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07-29-2009, 10:59 AM   #1
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K7 View finder question

Hi folks, I recently made the jump over from Nikon to Pentax. I always enjoyed shooting my dad's film Pentax back in the days...

I have a question in regards to the K7 view finder. I find it looks kind of grainy, but all the pictures come out fine when looking at playback or on the computer. I have cleaned the lens and view finder and it still looks grainy when composing through the view finder. Can anyone with a k7 tell me if there's looks the same? It is hard to describe...


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07-29-2009, 11:06 AM   #2
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Pentax screens are designed to allow ease of manual focus, hence the somewhat more visible grind on the screen.
I've used recent Nikons and Canons and found that while the screens appear somewhat clearer, they are very difficult to manual focus with.
It's normal, and I find it to be an advantage over the competitions viewfinders.
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QuoteOriginally posted by Wheatfield Quote
Pentax screens are designed to allow ease of manual focus, hence the somewhat more visible grind on the screen.
I've used recent Nikons and Canons and found that while the screens appear somewhat clearer, they are very difficult to manual focus with.
It's normal, and I find it to be an advantage over the competitions viewfinders.
Thank you for the explanation. That eases my mind. I wanted to make sure it was not defective.
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that's a useful tidbit to know! I was wondering the same thing about my K7

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