VF-2 and EPL-5

Discussion in 'Olympus Cameras' started by flatop222, Nov 17, 2012.

  1. flatop222

    flatop222 Mu-43 Rookie

    18
    Feb 11, 2010
    New Jersey, USA
    After much procrastination I believe I have decided that the EPL-5 with the VF-2 is for me. The only thing I can't determine for sure is how far the viewfinder extends above the top of the camera. Can someone please provide me with that info?

    TIA,

    George
     
  2. drd1135

    drd1135 Zen Snapshooter

    Mar 17, 2011
    Southwest Virginia
    Steve
    I'd make fun of how that looks if I didn't have one with the 45 sitting on my desk.
     
  3. GaryAyala

    GaryAyala Mu-43 Legend

    Jan 2, 2011
    SoCal
    Looks funny to moi. Maybe you can skip the middleman and just plug in the EVF directly into the PL25mm.

    Gary
     
  4. flatop222

    flatop222 Mu-43 Rookie

    18
    Feb 11, 2010
    New Jersey, USA
    Thanks for the quick reply. Picture makes it look like it's about half as high as the camera. Could you supply a dimension? I use a vest with large pockets, but this makes me think I might need to consider something else.

    George
     
  5. Jonathan F/2

    Jonathan F/2 Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    Aug 10, 2011
    Los Angeles, CA
    The E-M5's built in EVF is a bit more compact. The VF-2 adds some height.
     
  6. dhazeghi

    dhazeghi Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    Aug 6, 2010
    San Jose, CA
    Dara
    It adds 32mm in terms of height.
     
  7. flatop222

    flatop222 Mu-43 Rookie

    18
    Feb 11, 2010
    New Jersey, USA
    Thank you.

    George