Re: [OM] Re: Olympus Eyepiece Accessories

Subject: Re: [OM] Re: Olympus Eyepiece Accessories
From: Jim Brokaw <jbrokaw@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 02 Jan 2004 16:15:17 -0800
I know Leica makes one with a pentaprism in it... but it won't easily fit
OM's eyepiece frame. Very handy to have the pentaprism as there is no
'left/right' reversal, so its easier to frame the image. No starting off
swinging the camera in the wrong direction...

Jim Brokaw
OM-'s of all sorts, and no OM-oney...

on 1/2/04 3:41 PM, Julian Davies at julian_davies@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx wrote:

> Doesn't the P*nt*x magnifier have a prism in it instead of the mirror, or am
> I thinking of some other manufacturers offering?
> Julian
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>> <<IIRC the choice is between variable magnification with the Oly
>> Varimagnifinder or right way round viewing with the P*nt*x.>>
>> Since the OM varimag when used on a Pentax offers reversed image, would it
> therefore be fair to assume that the Pentax refconverter M (and A) when used
> on an OM body also reverses the image?
>> Peter

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