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IB/E Optics | SmartFinder Pro

Our modern day replacement for the classic director’s viewfinder.

The original optical viewfinder by IB/E Optics

The SmartfinderPro is amazingly simple. Choose a camera, make a lens choice and you are ready. Options include the ability to save your specific setup or create a new one from scratch. Simulate all cameras and set-ups available on the market witht the IB/E Optics SmartFinder Pro. The additional brand new Smartfinder Stand Alone App lets you find the best camera and lens combination simply with an iPhone. It displays exactly how the shot will look.

The Smartfinder Pro arrives in a very high end aluminum case with two butterfly fasteners to make sure everything is safe.

Undistorted image of the optics

Simplicity is key! Undistorted image just like an analog viewfinder.

Perfect for low light situations

Traditional models have problems in low light situations - whereas the SmartFinder Pro works just as good!

Shoot framegrabs and videos

The device lets you shoot framegrabs and, of course, videos. This is helpful for scouting and pre video discussions.

SmartFinder Pro by IB/E Optics
SmartFinder Pro by IB/E Optics
SmartFinder Pro by IB/E Optics
SmartFinder Pro by IB/E Optics
SmartFinder Pro by IB/E Optics
SmartFinder Pro by IB/E Optics

SmartFinder Pro by IB/E Optics

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Simulate all cameras available on the market with our IB/E camera viewfinder. The image is gathered on a 62mm ∅ groundglass. Get undistorted images of any camera lens or model with the IB/E SmartFinder Pro. Choose a camera, make a lens choice and you are ready. Options include the ability to save your specific setup or create a new one from scratch. The additional SmartFinder Standalone app in Appstore visually demonstrates the interaction of all the cameras and lenses available today. Sunrise, sunset and GPS data make the Smartfinder app an essential tool for scouting locations and planning when to shoot where. The Smartfinder Pro is available with a small or large aluminium case when delivered.

✓ Optical viewfinder for SLR and DSLR camera lenses
✓ Additional App to simulate all camera-lens-combinations
✓ Get undistorted images of all optics
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Undistorted image of the optics

Create new camera and lens combinations for different camera manufacturers, focus capabilities and aperture information of the lenses from more than 50 different lens manufacturers included.

Watch our SmartFinder Pro Tutorial

Simulate all cameras available on the market!

The image is gathered on a 62mm ∅ groundglass, which is slightly larger than the image area of an ARRI Alexa 65. Accurate desqueezer for anamorphic productions the device pulls squeeze information from the database and displays an accurately desqueezed image.

Create new camera and lens combinations

for different camera manufacturers and focus capabilities and aperture information of the lenses from more than 50 different lens manufacturers included, IBE Optics SmartfinderPro combines the best parts of a Director’s Finder and a Lens Finder into a single product that handles all of those needs onset. The app offers the ability to save your setups from the 5000+ camera and lens options or it allows the user to create completely new camera and lens combinations as needed.

Unpacking the SmartFinder Pro

SmartFinder Standalone App

As an educational tool, the Smartfinder app visually demonstrates the interaction of all the cameras and lenses available today. Sunrise, sunset and GPS data make the Smartfinder app an essential tool for scouting locations and planning when to shoot where. As a must-have pre-production companion, the app also records extensive metadata for every setup.

Customer Feedback for our SmartFinder Pro

★★★★★

"I am so impressed by the ease of use and ability to previsualize what you see in your Viewfinder to the crew. Can only recommend!"

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Sepp Morrison

Munich, Germany

★★★★★

"Scouting a project to me is the most important step in ensuring a successfull shoot."

Ian Rigby

Los Angeles, USA

★★★★★

"The fact that you can simulate all cameras on the market with just a click is truly outstanding and massive timesaver."

Bill L. Richeson

New York, USA

★★★★

"When I first got my hands on the SmartFinder Pro I fell in love with the accurate image desqueezer. Such a pleasure to work with."

Paul Fields

Los Angeles, USA

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The RAPTOR lens family by IB/E can be used on most cameras with the Universal Mount System. With more than 50mm image circle, the lenses cover every sensor up to Vista Vision and beyond. They are literally future proofed for new cameras - for sensors up to VV. To get the best performance from sensors, our lenses with image circles of at least 50mm are necessary to cover the complete area.

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