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D100 95% frame coverage, why?

herbet


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"RE: D100 95% frame coverage, why?"

herbet Basic Member
Fri 26-Jul-02 11:56 PM

that makes sense for 35mm. but if the D100 is built upon the N80 that already had 97%, I can't understand why not to keep all the big 35mm-like view from the original body with a rangefinder-like border.


>Once upon a time I read that to have a 100% viewfinder also
>requires that the reflex mirror be more accurately aligned
>to the focusing screen (read: more work during assembly) and
>that the structure supporting the mirror and focusing screen
>needed to be more robust to keep them in alignment over the
>life of the camera (read: bigger and heavier).
>
>I guess it's believable, but I can't prove it.
>
>Victor Newman

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