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bubba182
10-26-2007, 09:32
A question for experienced Retina IIIC users. I managed to pick up a wide angle and telephoto lense for my Retina IIIc camera, but I couldn't find the aux rangefinder that fits into the flash shoe. Is this something I really need and where the best source to try and locate one? :)

rogue_designer
10-26-2007, 09:38
the RF is the same as the one built in - there is a conversion scale on the lens.

The aux viewfinder is handy though - but I don't know where you'd find one apart from the lenses.

Gumby
10-27-2007, 12:54
The aux. VIEWfinder is well worth the money. They are available often on ebay for not too much money. Do your homework using "completed auctions" to get a sense of what a good deal is... or isn't.

bubba182
10-29-2007, 09:26
Thanks for the advice, I'll keep my eyes open on Ebay. I used to have a Retina IIIc camera back in the 80's and used the 35 and 80mm lenses without the aux view finder and took some of the most remarkable pictures with them. In a moment of weakness I sold it.