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#1 JB Earl

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Posted 25 October 2014 - 08:08 AM

I'd like to know if the periscope finder ( specifically on the 16 st) is rotatable to higher and lower viewing positions. I've looked all over the web and can't find any detailed info other than extending for left eye viewing.
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#2 Mark Dunn

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Posted 25 October 2014 - 08:46 AM

The basic finder is fixed.

I don't know if one was ever made.


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#3 JB Earl

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Posted 25 October 2014 - 10:08 AM

The camera's finder is fixed straight out the back.  Arri made a periscope finder attachment that the say is for left eye viewing with 400' mags.  It appears to be rotatable also but I can't be sure as I've never handled one.

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#4 Charlie Peich

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Posted 25 October 2014 - 11:23 AM

This may answer your questions

 

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Posted 25 October 2014 - 11:41 AM

Oooops, I should have dug deeper. This shows a cross section of the finder's optical path with the periscopic finder attached....

 

Warning, when rotating the periscopic finder, the image does not stay "erect", it will rotate and you'll have to cock your head to see a level horizontal image. You'll get used to it  :-).

 

 

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Posted 25 October 2014 - 01:33 PM

That's great, Thanks Much!


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