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VF 8-100-H Viewfinder

Compact, High-quality, Flat Panel Color Viewfinder

The VF 8-100-H is a compact, high-quality, flat panel color viewfinder designed to work with Grass Valley LDX system cameras. The stylish design allows for direct mounting to the mini wedge plate of the camera head in both EFP and SuperXpander configurations. With native HD 1920x1080 pixels, panel focusing becomes easy. In combination with high brightness and contrast, and a fast display refresh rate, the VF 8-100-H is the perfect color viewfinder for both indoor and outdoor applications.


  • 7-inch LCD panel with LED backlight
  • High brightness and contrast
  • Full HD resolution with 1920x1080 pixels
  • Adjustable box and markers
  • Waveform and Vectorscope can be superimposed
  • Supports all current and future formats


  • Supports 4K/UHD operation
  • Standalone operation with SDI or HDMI interface
  • Fast response time
  • Easy accessible viewfinder menu via viewfinder controls
  • Two different mounts to choose from, the cost effective robust mount and the more flexible articulated mount




Camera connectors:

  • Future proof 9-pin Fisher connector
  • SDI input
  • HDMI input
  • DC input: XLR 4-pin
  • Menu button
  • Menu rotary
  • Input button
  • Marker button
  • Mono button
  • Power On/Off
  • Brightness rotary control
  • Contrast rotary control
  • Peaking rotary control



LED indicators front:

  • ISO (yellow)
  • On-air (red)
  • Call (green)

LED indicators back: On-air (red) selectable: off/low/high


Power consumption: 16W

Operating temperature: -20°C to +45°C (-4°F to 113°F)

Storage temperature: -25°C to +70°C (-13°F to 158°F)

Weight: 1.2 kg (2.65 lbs.) without accessories




Diagonal size: 177.8 mm (7 in.)

Active video: 16:9 1920 (H) x 1080 (V) pixel

Viewing angle: 170° in horizontal and vertical



Color depth: 16.7 million colors

8-bit color

Brightness: 350 cd/m2

Contrast ratio: 800:1

Color temperature: 6500K/9300K/user selectable

Pixel pitch: 0.081 x 0.081 mm

Supported formats: All current HD formats


Supplied Accessories

Complete mounting kit

Short sunhood


User’s guide

* The viewfinder’s LCD panel is manufactured using high-precision technology that yields a pixel response of 99.99% or higher.

Note: VF 8-100-H is compatible with the LDX 100 series cameras only



VF 8-100-H

7-inch native HD VF for LDX 100 series





Complete your camera system with hand-held or tripod-mounted options to fit all live production needs. LDX cameras offer a variety of viewfinder options for different resolutions, brightnesses, and viewing conditions. Accessories may be interchanged within a camera series to match production needs.

LDX 100 Camera Series Datasheet

The LDX 100 Series is Grass Valley’s highest performing live broadcast camera series. Its base model is a single-speed HD camera that can connect to an XCU Universe UXF and can slide right into any existing baseband configuration. With additional software licenses, the LDX 100 Series offers triple-speed UHD, streaming directly into your IP infrastructure by using its NativeIP capabilities.



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