Focusing screen for Olympus OM-1

Discussion in '35mm Cameras and Accessories' started by Mike Kennedy, Jun 28, 2010.

  1. Mike Kennedy

    Mike Kennedy Member

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    My new acquisition has a zone focusing screen while I'd prefer a split image one.Where can I pick one up? (Other then that auction site).

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    I'll swap you a split-image/micro prism for your zone focus screen. Send a PM if you are interested.
     
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    1-3 is the split image / matte area screen found in oldest OM-1. The 1-13 has split image, surrounded by micro-prism collar and matte. The 1-14 is like 1-13 only with split image at 45 degree angle. I have 1-3, 1-14 new in box and 1-13 as brand new repair part. John
     
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    What's a "Zone focusing screen", does he mean a Microprism ?
     
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    Do you still have this split image screen, or did you trade?
    Gerry
     
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    I've been after a 'grid' screen for years for my OM1n. I don't know the code number but if anyones thinking of parting with one........

    Rob
     
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    The one with the grid is the 1-10 (checker-matte), its primarily used for shift lenses. Its also supposed to work well with long telephoto lenses and especially well for macro.
     
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    Mike.
    If you're still looking you can PM me about a 1-13 that I'm not using. It has the case, tweezers and Canadian shipping costs.