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Old September 4th, 2009, 04:13 PM   #31
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Made spacer for my farsightedness to get in focus.
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Old September 5th, 2009, 05:23 AM   #32
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Old September 5th, 2009, 01:23 PM   #33
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Steve you said << Made spacer for my farsightedness to get in focus>>

I wear glasses and, whilst I'm pleased that the rubber eye cup on the Z-Finder is big enough to let me wear them whilst shooting, I was surprised that I need to wind the focus adjust all the way out in order to get it sharp.
Seems like Steve Weiss of Zacuto needs to allow a little bit more adjustment I think.

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Old September 5th, 2009, 04:51 PM   #34
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I use the the Zfinder without my reading/computer glasses, the spacer allows me to do so.
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Old September 5th, 2009, 08:55 PM   #35
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Thanks Steve... I'm thinking I may need to make me one of those too...
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Old September 6th, 2009, 10:14 AM   #36
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They are suppose to come out with thicker spacer, based on my feedback. The spacer I made is 6mm thick with the addition of double stick foam tape that is apox 1 1/2 mm thick, making a total thickness of 7.5mm. I still have the focus ring all the way out. I think you would be best to go to a total thickness of 12.7mm or 1/2 inch.

It is a thick mount attached to the camera, I would like to see a 3rd generation of Zacutto Z finder with a longer viewer, or even interchangeable optical elements without the thicker plate attached to the camera.

The spacer does protect the LCD from the potential of scratches, since it is now in it's own well. I just ordered a new LCD protector from Canon and the double stick tape that affixes it to the camera. Removal of the LCD protector may be the most challenging.
I am sure when I remove the spacer I made that it will pull off the Canon LCD. I do have a small scratch on it now and I will document a "HOW TO" at some point in time.
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