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03-12-2012, 06:51 AM   #1
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Focusing screens for K-r and K5

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Focusing screens for K-r and K5 (SOLD)

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I have changed into KatzEye custom focusing screens and have the following focusing screens from focusingscreen.com for sale. Neither exposure nor focus adjustment was needed on my cameras after installation. Both are in original package with Instructions, shims, new finger gloves & tweezers.

K-r K3 (Nikon Nikon K3 split image microprism) Focusing Screen. $40
Focusing Screen

K-5 Ec-A (Canon Ec-A "AF Frame" microprism) Focusing Screen. $60 (SOLD)
Focusing Screen


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No return please.

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focusing screen and warranty

i have been wanting a better focusing screen but curious if i change mine out would that invalidate my warranty?
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I don't think so, because that part of the camera is designed to be user interchangable. This issue have been discussed in this Forum a few time before. I alway take the "other" screens out before sending in the camera for calibration and have zero complain from Pentax.

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the EC-A will fit K-7 too?
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Ec-A is sold.

The Ec-A screen for K5 is sold to a Forum member in Ontario, Canada. Thank you.

PS: My own experience is the K5 & K7 focusing screens are the same.
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oh I guess I am too late, but thanks for the knowledge

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K3 is sold

The K3 screen for K-r is sold to a Forum member from Russia. Thank you.
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So I guess no need to sand anything down on the screen? It just pops in straight out of the box?
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Installation

That's right. Both fit perfectly. The Focusingscreen.com online instructions are fairly clear, but I find KatzEye has better photo illustrations to follow. Also, they included 2 bags of shim with the Canon Ec-A, but the Nikon K3 kit has only 1 bag of shim.
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QuoteOriginally posted by MJL Quote
That's right. Both fit perfectly. The Focusingscreen.com online instructions are fairly clear, but I find KatzEye has better photo illustrations to follow. Also, they included 2 bags of shim with the Canon Ec-A, but the Nikon K3 kit has only 1 bag of shim.

very detail infos! thanks!!

since you have experiences for both Kateyes and focuscreen, my quiestion is, in which one of your knowledge, is "brighter?"
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They have about the same brightness under most lighting condition. KatzEye seems to be more precise in very dim light such as 60W household tungsten. I would say if you are a DIYer, go for Focusingscreen.com stock. KatzEye has great services all around including installation/calibration, but $$$.
 

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