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What have you changed since you first bought your D40?

chewie

Petaling Jaya, MY
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chewie Registered since 17th Jan 2008
Mon 27-Feb-12 12:29 AM

Hey people,

Just wondering what have you changed since you first bought your D40. I, for one, changed the strap and I know one or two of my buddies changed to the Katz eye focusing screen.

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ctdrummer

Southern CT, US
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#1. "RE: What have you changed since you first bought your D40?" | In response to Reply # 0

ctdrummer Silver Member Nikonian since 09th Feb 2012
Fri 02-Mar-12 03:47 PM


Hi, I have the d40x. The only thing I did was to upgrade the kit 18-55mm lens to the VR version.

I reprogrammed the function button on the side of the camera near the flash pop-up button to change the ISO with the button pressed and thumb-wheel. This is more useful than the timer, which I kept hitting by accident thinking it was the flash.

I changed the setting to display the camera settings on the screen when I tap the shutter button in addition to the normal info button press.

Marmion4

Near Sacramento, US
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#2. "RE: What have you changed since you first bought your D40?" | In response to Reply # 0

Marmion4 Registered since 21st Sep 2008
Fri 02-Mar-12 10:26 PM

What is the Katz eye focusing system?

I upgraded to D300s and D7000 and switched my focusing to the button on the back of the camera. Intend to do the same with my D800E.

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ctdrummer

Southern CT, US
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#3. "RE: What have you changed since you first bought your D40?" | In response to Reply # 2

ctdrummer Silver Member Nikonian since 09th Feb 2012
Sat 03-Mar-12 12:21 AM | edited Sat 03-Mar-12 12:22 AM by ctdrummer



>What is the Katz eye focusing system?

I did a search and found this : http://www.katzeyeoptics.com/item--Nikon-D40-D60-Focusing-Screen--prod_D40.html

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