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01-16-2011, 03:56 PM   #1
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Quick focusing screen question

Hey all.

After my wife tried out the new split prism focusing screen on my K100D, she decided she wants one for her *ist DS. Would the K100D screen also fit the *ist DS, or is there a different model I should look for?

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01-16-2011, 04:21 PM   #2
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The istDS has a bigger focusing screen, you want the one for the K10D / K20D.
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Hi.

Thanks for the info... One thing I'm a little confused on, tho... I bought the K10D screen for my K100D & it fit, so is it the K20D screen I want for the *ist?

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I believe they are the same. You can test it by putting your original K100d screen in your wife's camera. The screens change in the K-x/K7 generation.



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Thanks for the info... Bob :-)
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that's a surprise...

so the screen is correlated with the sensor size, and the bigger VF coverage and magnification of the K10D / K20D / istDS is solely due to the prism.
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The Size of the Sensor, has not changed to my knowledge, the resolution and capacity have (and manufacturer).

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