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Sony FX6 Z-Finder


The Zacuto Sony FX6 Z-Finder is specifically designed to suit the shape and size of the monitor included with the Sony FX6. It is the same optical viewfinder eyepiece but the mount is different for the FX6. The FX6 Z-Finder comes with a flip up frame designed to slide onto the FX6 LCD and lock securely in place. The Zacuto Z-Finder will pop on and off the frame for quick shooting. The red lever at the bottom of the frame allows you to quickly flip the Z-Finder up without removing it from the frame. If a producer/client/director etc. wants to see into the viewfinder, you can flip it open instead of having to adjust so they can get their eye to the loupe. 

This Z-finder will magnify the LCD screen by 2.5x and has a diopter for specific focus tuning. It cuts out any extraneous light and offers an initial point of stability by pressing your eye against our comfy, large eyecup. The FX6 Z-finder comes with a 40mm diameter Zacuto optical designed lens, anti-fog coated protective covers, and the mounting system designed specifically for the FS5 LCD. The diopter allows you to dial in the focus to match your eye. If you need extra focal points you can use the included Z-Finder Extender Frames. These are semi-permanent stackable frames that attach to the body of the Z-Finder and extend the Z-Finder glass further away from the LCD screen for people who are farsighted. The diopter range with the included lens and extender frames is -4.0 to 0.0.

If you need more adjustment than the Extender Frames provide, you can add drop in diopters for further diopter adjustment. The interchangeable anti-fog glass diopters, -1, +1, +2, +3 and +4, correct the focus to your vision for perfect clarity. An aluminum sun mask is built into the Z-Finder to protect your LCD screen from sunlight. Drop in diopters installed underneath this aluminum sun mask.

The included FX6 Mounting Bracket mounts the Z-Finder using the Sony 15mm rod mount.  This includes a locking lever which screws into the flip frame to hold the LCD securely in place. The Mounting Bracket attaches to either the Sony adapter or any 15mm rod. This setup is NOT ideal for shoulder mounted; it will not get the eyepiece where you need it. We suggest the FX6 Z-Finder Shoulder Mounting Kit.  If you already own a Zacuto Z-Finder, you can buy just the mount here. 


FX6 Z-Finder loupe with 2.5x magnification and diopter wheel
Two (2) Extender Frames
FX6 flip up mounting frame
FX6 Rod Mounting Bracket
Lens Cap, Sun Mask, and protective boot
Z-Finder Dust Cover
One installed and one additional Anti-Fog disc. This also acts as a lens protector and is expendable. More can be purchased here.

Special Notes: 

WARNING: The Z-finder is a magnifier and as such will magnify the sun which can damage the LCD screen if the sun is allowed to shine directly through the Z-finder lens. Use the enclosed lens cap to block light from entering your Z-finder when not in use. 

Zacuto products are proudly made in the USA and non-electronic products have a lifetime warranty.

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Marc G.
United States United States

sharp view but rigid mount

It is very useful for daylight and also for checking detail. But the ability to articulate the EVF to different positions is lost. It is possible to tilt the Z-finder on its 12mm rod axis, however. Seems overpriced compared to similar view finders I've had for smaller cameras.

Hong Kong SAR China Hong Kong SAR China

Excellent for focus & much better image with both extenders put in

Totally useless assembly instructions & the image seemed way too big & close - but once I put both the extender frames in - the image was much better suited to me.



Thank you for the feedback, we just released a new video on how to install.

Dan M.
United States United States

Z-Finder for FX6

I am impressed by the build quality of this view finder. The instructions for mounting did not help much, but once I messed with it I got it mounted. Ordering the handle mount also. Great product.



Thank you for the feedback, we just released a new video on how to install-

David F.
Canada Canada

Good product

Love it! Thanks zacuto

Patrick L.
Belgium Belgium


A little heavier than the Sony VIEWfinder (fx-9) but less bulky and more robust!