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Pro-View Wireless Remote Display For SLRs

Pro-View Wireless Remote Display (Images courtesy Pro-View)
By Andrew Liszewski

The recent addition of live view LCD displays to DSRLs has made capturing photos at odd angles considerably easier, and you can think of the Pro-View as taking that idea one step further. It consists of a camera-equipped transmitter which is placed over the eyepiece of your SLR that sends a live video feed to a remote wireless display up to 500 feet away. The display has a 3.5-inch LCD running at a resolution of 640×480, though that can be split into 4 sub-views for monitoring up to 4 cameras at one time.

Now even though the remote does have a 4-way controller on it for adjusting tilt, pan and zoom, that functionality is useless if your camera isn’t setup in a proper rig allowing you to control that remotely, not to mention you’ll also need a remote for triggering the shutter. And it’s those limitations that make the $395 price tag a bit hard to swallow for amateur photogs. On the other hand, if photos of notoriously rare and shy animals in the wild pay your salary, this could be an instant must-have accessory.

[ Pro-View Wireless Remote Live-View Display ] VIA [ Ubergizmo ]








  • Nikkita Croix

    It might be expensive, but it comes with free shipping in the US. The battery life is only 4 hours. While it may feel like a long time if you were just sitting around, and your camera might not last much longer than that, the 8 -10 hours of recharging for the non-replacable batteries in this device will make those 4 hours go by far too quickly.

  • mcman

    If only my interest level were higher.

  • ncruz

    Phottix Hero FTW, simillar price, with remote.

    But I don't get why don't they just connect to the AV port instead of having a camera filming the viewfinder…

  • Jessicat

    When properly setup, this would be an amazing addition. You could do up high shots without having to be on a ladder. The possibilities open up with this setup. I like the fact that the separate piece has controls on it. But like you said, if you don't have it setup in a rig, it's kind of pointless…actually the whole add on would be. Why see it far away if you can't do anything about changing it, other than manually walking over to the camera and changing it, might as well just stay with the camera.

  • bleicher

    dont trust a company using “marquee” on theyr website.

  • Jessicat

    When properly setup, this would be an amazing addition. You could do up high shots without having to be on a ladder. The possibilities open up with this setup. I like the fact that the separate piece has controls on it. But like you said, if you don't have it setup in a rig, it's kind of pointless…actually the whole add on would be. Why see it far away if you can't do anything about changing it, other than manually walking over to the camera and changing it, might as well just stay with the camera.

  • bleicher

    dont trust a company using “marquee” on theyr website.