How to add a front facing screen to the Sony A6000 for £100
I’m really enjoying shooting more Vlog style videos recently, and I’ve been trying a few different options for recording. All of the cameras that I have that record video, have some limitations, but I didn’t want to have to buy a new camera, and so I wanted to try and make the best with what I have. Out of the one's I've tried, I prefer the A6000 for this kind of thing, but it lacks a front facing screen. After a bit of research I found a really cheap option on Amazon.
In this video I take a quick look at the Viltrox DC-50 which I found on Amazon for £95. It’s a 5” lcd screen, and while the quality isn’t great, it’s perfect for framing and making sure your shots are in focus. The screen uses sony batteries, and the version I got comes with a battery, but not a charger, but those are pretty cheap too, and here’s the one I got. I also got a different cable, as the one that came with it was a bit inflexible and I felt it would put too much pressure on the port.
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