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Rick Olsen Brightscreen in Rollei 2.8c
Old 05-25-2019   #1
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Rick Olsen Brightscreen in Rollei 2.8c

I just finished installing a new mirror and Rick Olsen's Brightscreen into my Rollei 2.8c Planar.

The old screen was dim and fairly difficult to see with uneven illumination. In bright sun I tended to use the magnifier to be able to see the screen.

I was hoping the Brightscreen would help with this but it made a *much* bigger improvement than I was expecting.

I took a few before/after shots out a window with a curtain in front of it.

The above is the stock screen shot at ISO200 1/60 f5.6. The picture is cropped to about the edge of the viewfinder but exposure was not adjusted in post.

Same basic distance away same ISO200 1/60 f5.6.

Same basic distance away ISO200 1/60 f8.

And then the same thing at f11.

Well worth the purchase.

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Yep - I fitted one in each of my Rolleicord and my Rolleiflex 3.5f. Wondrous screen!
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Leica M2, Nikon D700, Bronica RF645, Leica CL, Summicron 40mm, Rolleicord Va, Hasselblad 500 CM Zeiss Planar, Leica 50mm Summicron V3, Hasselblad PME51 metered prism, Zeiss Ikon Super Ikonta 534/16 & Ensign 820 Special - all gone.
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I have one in my Rolleicord as well. It is night and day improvement.
RF's : Bessa-R ,FED II, Olympus 35RC , Kiev 4AM,Argus C-3
Other :Minolta XD-11, Minolta SRT102, Pentax Spotmatic ,Nikon N80, Yashica-Mat 124G, Rolleicord Va
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Same here. However, I have the split image screens in my Rolleicord III and Minolta Autocord LMX--huge improvement for both.
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