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I did consider those EVFs, but the resolution put me off. My E-M1 MkII has an LCD with approx 1280 x 800 resolution and when I place my Hoodman loupe over it, the quality isn't much chop; it distorts and doesn't make viewing that great. The Hoodman loupe was 'the' quality loupe of the day. The EVF, on the other hand, is excellent (approx 1820 x 1200) and there are even higher resolution ones about nowadays.

At the moment my Blackmagic VA 12G is working quite well (at half power) and with the monitor hood I cobbled up for it, may suffice come summer.

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