Thanks for the kind offer, Aggie -- and I may take you up on it after I know the right questions to ask. I've fooled with the thing for all of one evening and will approach it with seriousness in a little while. I did the same thing when I bought my first 4x5: took one look at the dark image on the focus screen and jambed it into a closet for two months ...I'm not real quick to adapt (putting it mildly).