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Viewfinder Eye Cup?

MasterDabber

Camberley, UK
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"RE: Viewfinder Eye Cup?"

MasterDabber Registered since 10th Dec 2005
Fri 28-Dec-12 04:46 PM

>I'm the OP on this thread and am awaiting shipment of the
>same Nikon parts. D-19 and D-22.
>
>Without seeing the items, I remember from film days that Nikon
>eyepieces generally required stretching the rubber eyepiece
>over a circular flange on the mount. This requires some
>pulling and forcing. And it helps if the rubber eyepiece is
>warm. If you live in a cold place, then bring some water to
>near boiling on the stove and soften the rubber by immersing
>in the water briefly.
>
>The mount (D-22) then slides onto the slot on the D7000. Of
>course you have to remove the present eyepiece from the
>camera.
>
>I think. My parts won't arrive until after the 1st of the
>year. Unless someone else with this same equipment can suggest
>how it's done.

Hi Gary. I can fit the Eyepiece Adapter (DK-22) easily by simply removing the standard Eyecup (DK-21). That's not the problem.

The Rubber Eyecap (DK-19) will fit over the very small protrusion on the back of the Adapter but there is no method of retaining it (other perhaps Superglue).
I've done some more searching and what I think I now need is Nikon Finder Eyepiece for FM, FE & FA Series Cameras (2925).
It needs something that will screw into the Adapter to retain the rubber eyecap and from what I can see this is it??? However, it seems next to impossible to be sure as I can't find the internal diameter of the adapter threads and therefore the diameterof the male piece that is needed to screw into it.

The poster who said they had fitted this makes no mention of additional parts but I think they are required... I have checked and what I received were correct - no missing parts.

If I'm missing something obvious I hope someone will put me right.


Derek

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