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12-11-2012, 02:44 PM   #1
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K01 + Viewfinder

Guys, I have a silly question for K01. Is it possible that I can put Pentax O-VF1 47mm Viewfinder for Q Camera on K01 body? Is there any view area concern? Thanks.

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I'm sure you can. A number of us have experimented with various add-on OVFs. You have to do a little experimenting to figure out how well the view corresponds to whichever lens you want to use, as well as parallax shift up/down for closer subjects. I haven't actually tried the O-VF1, so I'll leave that to those that have.
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I'll work but it's not going tobe a very good fit for the 40mm...plus it costs about the same as the camera

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There are lots of viewfinders that were for old rangefinders that work in the hotshoe. Over on the Q forum we've got many examples to read about thst ought to work just fine on your K-01 and are FAR less costly than the O-VF1.

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The lens that would fit that OVF's field of view is the FA 31mm/F1.8 Limited (1.53*31=47mm). If you ain't got that wonderful piece of glass that's a reason ;-)
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Thanks for the information guys, got it
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Just need a confirmation here before I purchase the wrong item, thanks.

When I use DA 15mm on K01, is it correct to use Voigtlander 21/25mm viewfinder? For DA15mm, it should be around 22.95mm if I am not mistaken.
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