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02-07-2014, 06:56 PM   #1
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Black ME Super SE?

Has anyone here at PF ever seen an all black ME Super SE?

I've seen chrome and all black ME-Super's and ME's (in fact I own some),
but I've never seen, nor heard of an all black ME Super SE.

02-07-2014, 07:08 PM   #2
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According to camerapedia:

The Pentax ME Super existed in chrome or black finish. There was a special edition called ME Super SE, only sold in chrome finish; the differences are the SE marking and the diagonal instead of horizontal split-image device in the focusing screen.
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I'll never guess that one. But there was at that time some discussion about diagonal split-image vs horizontal split-image. The diagonal tribe stated that both horizontal and vertical patterns were easier to detect and faster to focus manually. Just my 2 cents.
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I have a diagonal screen in a P30T i got a while ago and I think is the best of them all.
I wish my Spottie could be fit with onw

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There is some loss of precision with the diagonal split, but that can be remedied (if picky) by tilting the camera 45 degrees.

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Thank you for your replies.
It suddenly occurred to me that I had never ever seen an all black ME-SE or ME-Super-SE, for sale or otherwise.
So I thought I would ask the biggest pool of Pentax collectors I know of

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