DR-4 or DR-5 for My D2X (These are Right Angle Viewfinders)

Discussion in 'Nikon DX DSLR' started by Paul Beiser, Aug 21, 2005.

  1. hello,

    I know the DR-4 works on the D2X, but I wondered if anyone was using a DR-5, and if so, why'd ya pick it over the DR-4?

    tnx
    paul
     
  2. I know of no reason why one would do this.

    I have just bought a secondhand DR3 and adapter for my D2H on ebay. Really good price.

    Best Wishes. Bob F.
     
  3. I'm not at home but I had one for the D100 and then bought one for the D2H/X. I believe they were the 4 and 5. If I'm correct the 5 is far superior. You can get 2x magnification and that's great when you're bending over. I'll check it when I get home tonight.

    Rich
     
  4. Thanks, Rich, I really appreciate it!
    Paul
     
  5. Paul,
    Yes, the DR-5 does have 1x & 2x magnication. It also has 90 degree detents so that it doesn't "wander" from the vertical (as the DR-4 did, as I recall). The DR-5 simply screws into the D2X eyepiece threads.
    Rich
     
  6. Thanks, Rich, appreciate the info and help!

    Paul
     
Loading...
Similar Threads Forum Date
D2x manual shooting issues Nikon DX DSLR Aug 26, 2014
D7000 off to the dr... Again. Nikon DX DSLR Mar 12, 2013
DR-5 - Right Angle Viewer - Backwards compatible? Nikon DX DSLR Sep 19, 2006
DR-5 Work with the D200? Nikon DX DSLR Apr 15, 2006
Sunset : handheld at ISO 800, DR and noise Nikon DX DSLR Jan 30, 2006