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Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II The second Micro Four Thirds camera that offers phase detect focusing so you can use Four Thirds DSLR lenses normally as well a Micro Four Thirds lenses.

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Alternative Eye Cups?

Can anyone recommend any alternative eye cups for the EM1-II, it doesn't seem as good to use as the Mark I imo? Does the Mark I fit the Mark II?
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Can anyone recommend any alternative eye cups for the EM1-II, it doesn't seem as good to use as the Mark I imo? Does the Mark I fit the Mark II?
Yes, it does fit.
I had the large version on my E-M1, and transferred it to my new E-M1 mk2.
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Yes, it does fit.
I had the large version on my E-M1, and transferred it to my new E-M1 mk2.
Thanks for this, I wasn't even aware there was a large version for the EM1 Off to amazon I go
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Yes, it does fit.
I had the large version on my E-M1, and transferred it to my new E-M1 mk2.
I've just been looking into the large eyecup and looking at images it seems to 'overhang' the LCD screen, have you found any hinderance with the large eye cup when trying to flip out the vari-angle screen?
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I've just been looking into the large eyecup and looking at images it seems to 'overhang' the LCD screen, have you found any hinderance with the large eye cup when trying to flip out the vari-angle screen?
It doesn't overhang, or affect the operation of the vari-angle screen, and as I wear glasses, I prefer it to the smaller version.
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It doesn't overhang, or affect the operation of the vari-angle screen, and as I wear glasses, I prefer it to the smaller version.
Thanks, I think I'll get one. As a left eye shooter my nose always fouls against the LCD
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Re: Alternative Eye Cups?

Very handy it is too, its known as the EP-13 and around the twenty quid mark
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Re: Alternative Eye Cups?

Eye cup ordered, should get it on Tuesday. 21 for a piece of rubber
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I'm considering the same one, can I please ask that you report back as to it's effectiveness.

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Re: Alternative Eye Cups?

No third party ones when I bought mine.
It does work although not as well as the one I bought for my GX9.
Think it needs to be a bit longer so you can really press your face/eye into it.
Cuts out a fair bit of glare and mostly stops my nose activating the screen.
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Forgot to ask....do you wear specs?
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Forgot to ask....do you wear specs?
Rarely, mainly contact lenses.
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