The Viewing Glass
PAN GLASS FOR DOPS, GAFFER AND ELECTRICIANS
FaderLux Viewing Glass (contrast glass / gaffer's glass), stop index
- UV - protection
- variable ND
- Stop index
- compatible with any 52mm filters
The FaderLux Viewing Glass is a multifunctional pan glass or gaffer's glass for DOPs, Gaffers, Electricians and First ADs. It can be used for checking contrast settings, for lamp adjustment, F Stop / ND calculation and calculating cloud - sun intervals.
When turned to the darkest position, the FaderLux Viewing Glass provides 99% UV protection. read more
The Viewing Glass´s density can be steplessly regulated by turning the knurled ring, so that you can freely choose the grade of translucence.
Engraved onto the outside of the fixed ring is a scale marked from 1.5 to 7, which indicates by how many Stops the light transmission is reduced.
You can read the current setting by using the mark on the knurled ring.
The scale on the Viewing Glass corresponds to the ND scale as follows:
1.5 = ND 0.3 - 0.45
2 = ND 0.6
3 = ND 0.9
4 = ND 1.2
5 = ND 1.5
6 = ND 1.8
7 = ND 2.1
This makes it very easy to measure the required ND levels, i.e. for gels and filters.
Any additional 52mm photographic filters can simply be screwed onto the FaderLux Viewing Glass.
For example, you might add extra ND filters, or colour filters for checking your green and blue screen settings, or for checking contrasts in black and white.
The Viewing Glass will still be very slim and easy to handle.