viewfinder wiring info, please post your findings

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Re: viewfinder wiring info, please post your findings

Post by yammo » 19 Jul 2014, 12:28

has anyone got any idea on the wiring of this viewfinder its from a JVC camcorder it has three leads coming from it one Black two grey,what i need to know what are the positive & negative leads i take it that it takes 5v to power it,i dont have hands on the viewfinder myself to check it out
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Re: viewfinder wiring info, please post your findings

Post by Yurgen » 21 Jul 2014, 20:12

Have a look at this article http://www.lucidscience.com/pro-night%2 ... wer-2.aspx
Maybe it could be of any help.

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Re: viewfinder wiring info, please post your findings

Post by Yurgen » 22 Jul 2014, 18:52

Here is wiring finding of Casey from http://verminhunter.com/ for Samsung VP-E405 CRT
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Casey made the following note "The wiring connections inside the viewfinder. WARNING! On a second unit I bought the blue wire is V+ but V- & V+ are still in the same holes in the connector"
More detailes you can find here http://verminhunter.com/viewtopic.php?f=10&t=10933

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Re: viewfinder wiring info, please post your findings

Post by Yurgen » 22 Jul 2014, 21:25

One more finding made by Doityourself Gadgets.
Camcorder Panasonic MC10.
5volts CRT viewfinder with ribbon cable!
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More details are here http://www.doityourselfgadgets.com/2012 ... ision.html

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Re: viewfinder wiring info, please post your findings

Post by yammo » 22 Jul 2014, 21:42

Thanks mate for the info but unfortunately nearly viewfinder is wired up differently the guy i know who has the viewfinder we are trying to get to work hasn't got back to me with photos of it yet
Yammo.

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Re: viewfinder wiring info, please post your findings

Post by Yurgen » 22 Jul 2014, 21:47

Here is wiring finding of Cristian Grecu from http://electrodb.ro/atelier/experimente ... implu-diy/ for Sony Handycam CCD-FX411 NTSC
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Hope it is enough googling for tonight :)

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Re: viewfinder wiring info, please post your findings

Post by gypo » 13 Sep 2014, 16:23

Mechanic775 wrote:Sony Handy cam
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Has a stupid ribbon connector :problem: Major pain in the ass but i finally got it working
What voltage is does this one run on?
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Re: viewfinder wiring info, please post your findings

Post by Snapper » 15 Dec 2014, 21:38

Chinon vc1800 camcorder has an excellent compact viewfinder. 105 mm long with 4 wires.
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Shown next to a 18650 battery.

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Re: viewfinder wiring info, please post your findings

Post by richgas » 12 Mar 2015, 17:14

Mechanic775 wrote:Sony Handy cam
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Has a stupid ribbon connector :problem: Major pain in the ass but i finally got it working
I have the same CRT for sony. Do you have the diagram for the ribbon. Cheers richard

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Re: viewfinder wiring info, please post your findings

Post by richgas » 12 Mar 2015, 21:15

Duh..right above in picture.

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