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e5 viewfinder issues

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picked up an E5- having problems with the viewfinder- no matter what lens I attach the info in the viewfinder flickers on and off all of the time- I have to check the top plate to change anything or the rear lcd- I have reset, removed battery etc, but to no avail-camera works perfectly apart from this- anyone got any solutions please ?
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Re: e5 viewfinder issues

Clean the contacts on the camera and make sure all are springing back as expected when pressed in?
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Re: e5 viewfinder issues

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Thanks. Have tried that as well- if it was the contacts I think that neither the top plate or rear lcd would display info ? It is odd, I am guessing there is a wire loose or something
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Re: e5 viewfinder issues

Simple solution: return it to CEX for a refund.

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Re: e5 viewfinder issues

...and after getting the refund from CEX, go for the Ffordes E-5. I can vouch for it being in very good condition, and never realised there was a mark on the sensor!

They forgot to mention the unused strap, and didn't say that it comes with a few OEM batteries (three, I think).

I have no "interest" in it, as I PXed it for an EM-1.

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