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DK-17M Magnifying Eyepiece

Will the DK-17M Magnifying Eyepiece fit a D-700. The D-700 brochure indicates that it will, but the Nikon website doesn't list the D-700 as being a compatible camera.
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Fits on my D700-- and works great!
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1 year, 8 months ago
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The DK-17M is compatible with the D700.
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It has to fit, the D700 comes with the DK-17 and the 17 m is the same only with a magnifier.
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2 years, 4 months ago
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How would I go on fitting this accessory onto my D5100? Any adapters, anything?

I need a larger magnification than the DK-21M, and also, the DK-21M doesn't work well while using glasses, which I always need to wear. Also. would I still be able to put a -3.0 diopter adjustment accessory with this? Thanks!
 
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D5100 has a slide on eyepiece not a screw on won't work.
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2 years, 3 months ago
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hi
the eyepiece should screw into the same place your original rubber eyepiece is, unscrew it and screw new one in its place...
not sure about the "diopter adj. accs", you will still be able to make diopter adjustments...
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No to first question and no to second question.
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Is the viewfinder coverage the same?

What I want to know is when this magnifying eyepiece is added and you achieve the 1.2x magnification, do you still retain 100% viewfinder coverage or does it somehow crop the edges to be less than 100%? What I want to ensure is that I still see what I'm going to get, but have a large viewfinder image for ease of manual focus. Thanks
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Great Product.Im using this on my D2h and it works perfectly fine.
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No crop on the edges. You will still retained the same viewfinder coverage.
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Is this eyepiece compatible with D7000?

I'm looking for an eyepiece similar to DK-19 which is compatible with D7000
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2 years, 4 months ago
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The only round rubber eyecup for the D7000 is the DG-2 eyepiece magnifier which must be used with the DK-22 adapter. There are no other similar eyecups.
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Please click on the link below for compatible eyepieces for the D7000:
http://www.nikonusa.com/Nikon-Produ... and Viewfinders/product:25468:D7000
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How to uninstall the DK-17M from the D-800?

I try to rotate the DK-17M and it moves a little bit but it stops abruptly and I can not remove it. I need to uninstall the DK-17M to use a DG-2.
Is there any screw or some thing that stops the DK-17M to go out?
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THANKS. Very, very, very much. My problem has being solved.
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Close the viewfinder shutter lever to the left and just above the viewfinder. It is number 24 on the diagram:
http://imaging.nikon.com/lineup/dslr/d800/compatibility03.htm
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Using the DK-17M Magnifying Eyepiece

I'm a photographer with advanced diabetic retinopathy, as a result of which, I've had extensive laser surgery to the back of my eyes. The effect of this is that I have great difficulty in seeing small objects. I'm wondering has anyone tried this Nikon eyepiece and can it assist in magnifying the viewing screen to the extent a photographer with bad eyesight may be able to functionally operate a digital SLR.
Many thanks for any help with this.
JAD
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It's just a bit bigger image, Live view is better.
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DK-17M does this have farsighted eyepiece correction (and what values), fit F3HP, how large is it on the camera?

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the DK-17M magnifies the finder image approx. 1.2x. Please click on the link below for compatible cameras.
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can this be adapted to the D300?

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The DK-17 Eyepiece is not compatible with the D300. Please click on the link below for a list of compatible accessories for the D300:
Please click on the link below for a list of compatible accessories for the D300:
http://www.nikonusa.com/Nikon-Produ...
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I can not tell from the photo, does it include an eye cup or do I also need the DK19

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You will need the DK19, the DK-17M viewing area is flat with no soft eyecup.
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Is this accessory compatible with the new Nikon D600?

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Here is the system chart for the D600, it lists DK-21M as the correct magnifying eyepiece.
http://imaging.nikon.com/lineup/dslr/d600/compatibility01.htm
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Is the DK-17M a rotatable zoom type adjustable Dioptric? Will it fit, and work on a Nikon F3HP?

I have looked high, and low for a very long time for a +0.5 diopter for my Nikon F3HP. There's everything but the +0.5. The +0.5 is perfect for my Nikon FM3a. The +1.0 for the F3 is too much.
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I ama Semi Professional advanced Photographer with waining eyesight. My magnifier reading glasses are 1.75
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No its not rotatable it is a fix 1.2x, and no it will not fit the F3hp
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I have a +1 diopter adjustment viewfinder lens dk-17c. Will the dk-17M screw into it?

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The DK-17M will not fit onto the DK-17C.
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Will it work with D-750?

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No, the DK-17M will not work with the D750. DK-22M is the compatible eyepiece. The DK-21M magnifies the view through the viewfinder by approximately 1.17 × (50 mm f/1.4 lens at infinity; –1.0 m–1) for greater precision when framing.
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