Compatibility of Mamiya RB-SD with prism finder

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    Can someone please tell me if Mamiya RB-SD can take the older style prism or does it only take Model-2? I am only interested in non-metering kind.

    I looked through literature but it is not clear which way it goes.
     
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    Looks like the answer is YES. Thank you.
     
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    OK, I got the unit and it fits and seems to work fine with my RB-SD but what exactly did I get? On front of it, it says Mamiya RB67. It is NOT the metered kind. Looking at the websites suggested above, there is no such thing as RB67 finder....

    It's the black, clunky, heavy kind with crinkled finish.
     
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    This is the metered version - the PD prism finder: http://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/33864-REG/Mamiya_214_499_PD_Prism_Finder.html
     
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    It doesn't look anything like that. What I have is far more clunky looking and triangular if you look at it straight on.
     
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    Yes. That's the one. What is this model called? Just a "Prism Finder"?
     
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    Yes. The other, more recent finders have something added to the name, like PD Prism Finder or Finder II.
     
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    I see. I thought it was strange because neither of the sites mentioned above mentions this model. I thought it may be called something different. I got a beautiful piece for pretty cheap. It's pretty heavy though.