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CLEANING THE EOS 5D MKII VIEWFINDER
August 24, 2009 by Jan Shim 47 Comments
Continuing from my Focus Screen and Sensor Cleaning article which I had written when I had my EOS 5D, I saw an opportunity to follow it up with a more thorough post when a friend noticed a spot in the viewfinder. Having risked it all before on my EOS 20D, 5D and the 5D MkII I said I would take a look the next time he’s in town. So the day came and I knowing that he’s handson enough when it comes to small PC-related tasks such as handling screw drivers, I threw the ball right back at him and had him tackle the problem himself. It was a great learning experience for him and at the same time allowed me to document the steps we took to complete the job. I’ve divided this post into two practical phases. Phase 1: Removing (or changing) the Focusing Screen This step guides you to quickly examine if the dust or grime is merely on the Focusing Screen. After removal of the focusing screen and blowing both sides, reinstall the screen to check if dust disappears. If satisfied then Phase 2 isn’t necessary. Follow the same steps if you want to swap out the original focusing screen with a new one such as the Canon EG-D (Grid) Focusing Screen.
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Place the camera on a flat surface with the lens mount facing up to avoid dropping the focusing screen. I take the extra step of removing the eyecup too for reason you'll understand when you are at this stage.
You can actually use your fingernail or a small tool to lift the attachment hoot to release the focusing screen. If you previously bought a replacement focusing screen from Canon, a "Special Tool" is provided (see 2 pictures down). Yep, Canon doesn't even know what to name it but calls it "Special Tool"
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When done right. Gently pull the attachment hook to release the focusing screen holder from the hook. the Canon part number is SCREEN-EGD CZ6-C218 3356B001AA as printed on the box.CLEANING THE EOS 5D MKII VIEWFINDER « SHIMWORLD 01/05/10 1:18 PM I replaced my 5D Mk II's focusing screen with an optional Grid screen.com/2009/08/24/cleaning-the-5d-mk-ii-viewfinder/ Page 3 of 21 . Also be careful not to smudge the mirror or other parts of the camera when changing the focusing screen. Focusing Screens on the 5D Mk II are slightly larger than that of the 5D so make sure you order the right item. removing the focusing screen is a no-brainer task. The focusing screen is extremely sensitive to touch and will smudge very easily. In case anyone is interested.wordpress. Instructions on Canon Focusing Screen kit reads … “Never touch the screen with your fingers or hold the screen in your hand. If you've bought a kit from Canon the box is where you can temporarily keep the screen should you require to proceed to more advanced stages of cleaning.” http://shimworld. the screen slightly "pops" out for easy removal. Using the Canon special tool or tweezer. If the screen becomes smudged with a fingerprint or a foreign substance. the smudge will be very difficult to remove.
Ignore the manufacturer's instructions for a moment and use some common sense. If you spot dust on the focusing screen. I will not be held responsible for any stupidity on your part. Believe me when I say it's delicate. You've been warned. I have screwed one up before and pretty much lived with my mistake until the camera was sent in for shutter replacement only then I asked for a new screen replacement.com/2009/08/24/cleaning-the-5d-mk-ii-viewfinder/ Page 4 of 21 . blow it off with a blower (I use a Giottos Rocket). Phase 2: Removing the Metal Shims and Superimposed Display Screen If however after completion of Phase 1 and you still see spots on the viewfinder.CLEANING THE EOS 5D MKII VIEWFINDER « SHIMWORLD 01/05/10 1:18 PM For the small price you pay for an optional Canon focusing screen the "Special Tool" has its use long after you've installed a new screen. The tool clamps the mounting tab of the focusing screen firmly and is ready to be inspection of dust or grime.wordpress. proceed as follows: http://shimworld. You do not want to get any moisture onto the delicate screen. I do not suggest using air from your lungs for this assignment. Warning: DO NOT (I repeat) DO NOT at this stage use a blower on the screen just because there's dust on it. This clamp is NOT STRONG enough to hold it against "Hurricane Katrina".
you'll know soon enough—when you're missing some screws and you happen to hear some rattling noises afterwards) Using the smallest Philips screwdriver.com/2009/08/24/cleaning-the-5d-mk-ii-viewfinder/ Page 5 of 21 . http://shimworld.CLEANING THE EOS 5D MKII VIEWFINDER « SHIMWORLD 01/05/10 1:18 PM If the dust spot isn't removed using the above methods.wordpress. remove the two micro screws that secure the metal plate. You'll need a set of these mini screwdrivers and you'll want magnetized ones too for obvious reasons (if you don't know why. chances are the spots are on the Superimposed Display ie the clear plastic screen with AF rectangles overlay. Remember to use a magnetized screwdriver here.
wordpress. then the metal shims then finally the superimposed display screen. http://shimworld. Next comes the three-piece copper shims.com/2009/08/24/cleaning-the-5d-mk-ii-viewfinder/ Page 6 of 21 . I used a tweezer to grab the metal plate firmly and slowly disloge it from the fitting making sure I don't accidentally drop it onto the highly sensitive mirror underneath it. The idea here is to carefully undo them starting with focusing screen.CLEANING THE EOS 5D MKII VIEWFINDER « SHIMWORLD 01/05/10 1:18 PM There are no cool looking tools here except the obvious one. These are sandwiched between the focusing screen and superimposed display each has a attachment hook that prevents them from dropping down during camera operation. You don't want to add a scratched mirror to your list of pain.
http://shimworld. Of the three tasks.CLEANING THE EOS 5D MKII VIEWFINDER « SHIMWORLD 01/05/10 1:18 PM The metal shims come off rather easily.wordpress. The focusing screen for instance cannot be fitted the wrong way. Note that you should always remember how they come off because you need to put them back in the order they were removed.com/2009/08/24/cleaning-the-5d-mk-ii-viewfinder/ Page 7 of 21 . The final bit in the triathlon of viewfinder cleaning is the removal of each of these components. I find the attachment hook that holds the superimposed display a little difficult to remove. The idea here is to use something flat so that you can lift the catch to release the superimposed display. Doing so will leave you with a blurred viewfinder.
tilt it a bit and suddenly the cheap plastic screen looks like expensive jewellery.com/2009/08/24/cleaning-the-5d-mk-ii-viewfinder/ Page 8 of 21 . The owner of this camera (being new and somewhat clueless and inexperienced) was :O by one lil black dot in his viewfinder and asked me for help.CLEANING THE EOS 5D MKII VIEWFINDER « SHIMWORLD 01/05/10 1:18 PM Using a tweezer. I discovered something more stubborn—an oil spot.wordpress. How it got in there I think that's open to a multitude of guesses. gently remove the superimposed display ("SD") to inspect for dust or in this case. Here. you can see the stubborn spot. I took this opportunity to proceed with a tried and tested wet clean method with a purpose of documenting this procedure. Isn't this cool? I just placed the SD under my flourescent table lamp. http://shimworld. It's decision time—wet clean or leave it be. The spot refused to budge even after given it a dozen blows.
please consider making a small donation. products. The point here is that the Eclipse is safe to use and does not attack the plastic. Thank you! http://shimworld. No representations or warranties of any kind. Here is a picture of me applying a second sensor swab on the SD. or related graphics contained herein are made for any purpose. All contributions are graciously accepted. I inadvertently left some streaks which needed a second application.wordpress. You've come this far. services. reliability. RELATED PHOTOGRAPHY TECH ARTICLES DSLR FOCUS SCREEN AND SENSOR CLEANING | SPEEDLITE 580EX-II HOTSHOE FIX HOTSHOE MICRO SWITCH FIX | EOS 20D GRIPPING ISSUES | WONDERFULLY DRY (DRY CABINET) If this article has helped you. Any reliance you place on such information is therefore strictly at your own risk. It takes practice to get things right. don't let streaks (should they appear) freak you out. express or implied. suitability or availability with respect my cleaning method or the information.CLEANING THE EOS 5D MKII VIEWFINDER « SHIMWORLD 01/05/10 1:18 PM Applying Eclipse methanol fluid on a new Sensor Swab (two drops). Although the oily spot had disappeared. Soaking the swab with too much fluids will leave unsightly streaks on the SD. — Photo by Gavin Disclaimer: The information contained in this website is for general information purposes only. accuracy. about the completeness. Follow the instructions to activate your subscription.com/2009/08/24/cleaning-the-5d-mk-ii-viewfinder/ Page 9 of 21 . You can fairly easily remove the streaks with a newly prepared swab and sweep the SD a few more times. Thank you very much! Subscribe to receive Email notification whenever SHIMWORLD has new updates! You will receive a verification message in your Email once you submit this form.
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Items include the copper shims.com/2009/08/24/cleaning-the-5d-mk-ii-viewfinder/ Page 11 of 21 . I see two tabs of different width. 2009 at 11:49 am Eek. 2011 at 8:48 am Did it. Nicholas Leong says: August 24. 47 Responses to CLEANING THE EOS 5D MKII VIEWFINDER 1. 2009 at 10:36 pm Hi Trevor. However. http://shimworld. it’s entirely possible to insert any of the removable items the wrong way around. Follow me @janshim Like Be the first to like this post. My viewfinder appears to be in focus as it was before I cleaned the SD so I think it’s ok. I don’t know. if the rectangles on the SD are completely symmetrical. 2009 at 12:00 am Umm. Jan. If you install the focusing screen wrong way around the entire viewfinder goes blurry. Assuming their mating slots are also different widths then it would be should be impossible to insert it back to front. Reply 2. Thanks for the tutorial. 2009 at 7:30 am Just reading this makes me cringe! No way am I even going to attempt this procedure man! I’ll leave it to the pros (like yourself) thank you very much! Hehehe! Reply Trevor Rymell says: December 21.wordpress. What would be the effect of the SD being the wrong way round but everything else put back correctly? Would it be immediately obvious? Trevor Reply Jan Shim says: December 22. I’ve never had the SD plate installed the wrong way round before so I can’t comment. Reading about it was worse than doing it. I shall leave my dust spots there. Fitting them wrongly is a great opportunity to learn from the mistake and you would exercise great care and observation next time before removing them next time. 2009 at 11:43 pm Thanks. Viewfinder all clean now. focusing screens and superimposed display even though Canon has engineered the tabs to be different.CLEANING THE EOS 5D MKII VIEWFINDER « SHIMWORLD 01/05/10 1:18 PM About Jan Shim International freelance assignment/magazine photographer and independent photojournalist. 2009 at 6:23 pm Is it possible to insert the SD screen in the wrong way round? In the photo above. Yes. Scary looking stuff here. Many thanks for the clear guide. Reply Trevor Rymell says: December 21. I agree with Reedz. Reedz says: August 24. there’s a chance it may still work Rob @ Atlanta Real Estate says: March 2. can anyone verify? Thanks Trevor Reply Jan Shim says: December 21.
I’m not offering any cleaning services. I was afraid of taking apart everything I’ve taken apart in my life. dandruff and anything else falling in while carrying out the op. I got myself some latex surgical gloves and food-handlers’ hair cover to help reduce the chance of any extra bits of skin flakes.did u do for nikon to? Reply Jan Shim says: August 25. 2009 at 9:25 am Well Joe.asp?forum=1032&message=32978084 Reply 8. could you clean mine when I see you?? XD Reply 6.com/2009/08/24/cleaning-the-5d-mk-ii-viewfinder/ Page 12 of 21 . unfortunately. SaraJane says: August 24. I hate those damned dust spots! Reply Jan Shim says: September 17. Gnul says: August 24. So far I’ve only had to take the entire viewfinder apart once (excluding the penta-prism). Someone has found the steps to be useful so I’m certain it’ll work for you too. 2009 at 12:51 am Thanks.but it is very detailed and informative.dpreview. Joe The Wizard says: September 17. Most of the “dust spots” I noticed subsequently are the ones caught on the focusing screen and those are very easily blown off using a blower. Thanks for the detailed walkthrough. 2009 at 10:55 pm For what is worth. The methods can be applied universally to most modern digital SLR bodies. If you don’t think you’re brave or knowledgeable enough to pull this off then I suggest you leave things alone. dust is very much a part of our everyday lives. I really enjoyed doing this and am very grateful for the guide. I was just wondering. sgdavid says: September 18. 2009 at 12:19 pm Respect! and no comment…. What I don’t understand is why the viewfinder cannot be designed with better sealing. 2009 at 12:01 pm just wondering here sir. Thanks again.com/forums/read.wordpress. Don’t think I’ve got it wrong as it focuses OK. Good luck! Reply 4. http://forums. Pingback: SPEEDLITE 580EX-II HOTSHOE FIX « SHIMWORLD 7. I’d never have learned anything. Trevor Reply 3. 2009 at 10:46 pm that’s too complicated for me la…. 2009 at 10:47 am Jan…can you teach my domestic helper about cleaning “sensor”. Jan. The purpose of this documentation is so you can attempt to clean the viewfinder or sensor yourself. This will be very very helpful. 2009 at 8:45 am Hah! So much fear! I am definitely going to try this. hair. Reply 5. All the best. LOL http://shimworld. Jeff says: August 24..CLEANING THE EOS 5D MKII VIEWFINDER « SHIMWORLD 01/05/10 1:18 PM Reply Trevor says: December 22.
2010 at 11:22 pm Thanks for the reply! Yeah it gets very busy with the grid. Jan Shim says: April 15. i am not sure why they are appearing black. i wanted to say thank you for the really useful article you did on the 5d mk2 SI screen.. if not no worries and good luck on your adventures Nice contact picture by the way. Reply Laurian says: April 23. But you’re right. 2010 at 10:27 am Looking at my blog’s stats I came across a link from Fred Miranda discussing the same “black squares” issues. i quickly came to realize these were not on the focusing screen. Hope this helps (or not). where i don’t pay particular attention to lining up horizons and just want to focus on the subject matter. Hi. I try to clean my focusing screen (i have a 5D Mark II). Yes. the black rectangles can be a little distracting if you’re not used to them being there.CLEANING THE EOS 5D MKII VIEWFINDER « SHIMWORLD 01/05/10 1:18 PM Reply 9. thus having an extremely clear VF. with the 5D Mark II .wordpress. Then years later. I was wondering.net/forum/showthread. that’s an Interesting observation—I hadn’t really paid much attention to the black lines inside the VF other than stuff that shouldn’t be in there.com/2009/08/24/cleaning-the-5d-mk-ii-viewfinder/ Page 13 of 21 . 2010 at 4:57 pm Received this email from a photographer in Canada. Jan Shim says: April 23. something your article confirmed for me… Which begs me to wonder if i have any options as to getting rid of them ? On the 1ds mk2. I did have a question that you might be able to answer for me before i open my 5d2 up. one could simply tweak the options and have the square light up red only when AFing. If the items are etched onto the SI. I owned a 1D Mark II a few years back and I do recall how bright it was. that part does not bother me. I wanna ask you something. Pingback: Anonymous 10. If you think 9 black rectangles are a problem just imagine what I have to put up with 9 black rectangles AND 5 black vertical and 3 horizontal lines—I have the Grid Screen The interesting part is how they appear black inside the VF but are clear on the SI screen. what your experiences were with them on the SI screen ? Are they etched in ? Thanks for your time. and i hope you’ll get enough spare time to answer my question. This would be especially nice for me when doing candids or street photography. the first one but I noticed that other screen from back have dirty http://shimworld. the VF is a lot brighter and much nicer to use overall. 2010 at 3:01 pm I have run out of Sensor Swabs and I’m currently looking at alternative cleaning methods. 2010 at 7:52 pm Hi. Alexandru Vorobchevici says: June 6. hopefully you’ll have the time I just came from a 1ds mk2. with just the general circle.php?t=857606 Reply 11. But i was thinking of grabbing one of the Eg-S for some of my fast lenses and then removing the black af squares would leave the entire viewfinder much cleaner and pleasurable to work with. and the black AF squares in the VF on the 5d2 are getting to me. Any luck with your own findings? Reply 12. and were etched in on the SI. Hi Jan. Thank you so much for this tutorial. I’ve never tried the brush technique and feedback regarding the Artic Butterfly kit seems convincing http://photography-onthe. perhaps there are some markings further into the prism ? I suppose its my turn to break out the screwdrivers then Reply Jan Shim says: May 30. the rectangles and also grid lines are etched. more so then i expected.
com/ Reply Sergey says: August 1. I used a Kinetronics Speckgrabber to remove some stubborn dust spots.wordpress. 2010 at 9:33 pm I made it yesterday night (couldn’t help itching to get rid of the dust and grease in viewfinder) with methanol and fancy swabs from Vistek. Thanks. One can’t apply it to plastics. 2010 at 8:26 am Hey Jan. I’m really glad I went through this because I got rid of some annoying particles in the middle of my VF. I performed it on my 5D mk1 and the procedure is exactly the same. While I successfully used Eclipse to clean the screen. 2010 at 12:00 am Thanks Benjamin. It can make grease spots. I know. considering “night shift”. Yes you can change out the “Superimposed Display Screen” which Canon calls Super Impose Indicate Plate and the part number is YN2–9869–000. It is not so easy as it seems. Sergey says: July 31. Over time. it’s more economical to just put up with the minor irritation. Fortunately it doesn’t display in the viewfinder at all! Most of the dust in my VF was on the backside of the SI screen and on the pentaprism: most of it was actually removed by blowing on the prism with my rocket blower.com/2009/08/24/cleaning-the-5d-mk-ii-viewfinder/ Page 14 of 21 . Glad you found the tutorial useful. That said. I hope you’re getting the Eclipse Methanol solution to clean the sensor and not specifically to clean the focusing screen. Where to get this “Eclipse methanol” for the future references? Reply Jan Shim says: July 31. Next project is the sensor — I haven’t been able to remove the smudges in the corners yet and those swabs are so damn expensive… Reply Jan Shim says: July 16. and it kind of worked. A good result if you ask me. a big loupe is essential for this job. it’s best to not have to touch it unless absolutely necessary. Thank you so much and i really need some help. Keep me posted how you get on with the “sensor project. but comparing to what was there – it’s perfect now. Reply Jan Shim says: July 15. Once you get a hang of the procedures. There is still a couple of tiny dust dots. 2010 at 11:43 pm Alexandru.CLEANING THE EOS 5D MKII VIEWFINDER « SHIMWORLD 01/05/10 1:18 PM “Superimposed Display Screen” i try to clean that screen with out get it out from camera but with out luck. but it works. avoid using blower closer then three inches from the surface of an object.photosol. my mistake. routine also introduces deterioration which is completely unavoidable no matter how careful you may be. Reply 13. My heart is broken when i look through viewfinder. 2010 at 4:08 pm Hi Sergey. and now just two smaller ones on the perifery are left. one has to wear gloves (during the cleaning my hands became wet and thanks to gloves I didn’t screw it) 2. everything becomes routine. it slipped from my tweezers and I got a superficial scratch and some smaller marks on it. I talk about this screen. It’s probably easier to use a sensor swab… When I took out the SI screen. My question is: is there any chance to change that screen from back? and if is it from where to buy another one. Check out the manufacturer’s website http://www. 2010 at 11:17 pm Thanks for publishing this guide.” Reply 14. Benjamin Jung says: July 15. I follow your way and screwed my focusing screen already by applying some liquid that I bought in Henry’s especially for cleaning sensor. but also created some small smudges on the focusing screen and SI screen. 3. Reply http://shimworld. A couple things I dare to add to your instructive article: 1.
2010 at 6:18 am Great that you found gloves to be useful. Hi Jan. if the information in this post isn’t enough or if you’re not convinced that the steps work. Unless you use surgical gloves.com/2009/08/24/cleaning-the-5d-mk-ii-viewfinder/ Page 15 of 21 . of course (useful when shooting in the field).. give it a good blow or two and pop it back in without relying on any tools other than a good blower. Over time.wordpress. Jan Shim says: August 25. http://shimworld. most fabric ones will shed a lint or two and can be frustrating to work. You can get the replacement part from your nearest Canon service centre. 2010 at 10:39 pm Did the above on my 5D MKII as I had a large piece of dust/dirt work a treat although would not want to do it too often .. 2010 at 7:59 am Folks. 2010 at 10:11 am Just a heads-up that three images from this post were published in a leading French film maker’s new book http://shimworld. Looking forward to hearing from you and again thanks for all the inspiring words I read on your blog.. Jan Shim says: September 22.wordpress. Just come back from a gig with a bit toooo much rain and we’re all steamed up in the view finder and its just not clearing. Reply 15. check out the How To Clean Behind Focus Screen discussion on the POTN Canon Digital Photography Forum. First of all thanks a lot for your blog’s tutorial .com/2010/08/03/its-all-french-to-me/ Reply 18. possibly not from Canon which I doubt it’ll be a “cheap piece of plastic” to replace then… I’m considering new focusing screen too and I’d like your opinion about which one would you prefer and why. 2010 at 6:01 pm How would you manage cleaning the inside of the view finder window (the bit you put your eye too!!). Reply 20. Don’t count on dust/dirt cleaning being once off Reply 19. 2010 at 6:50 am You’re most welcome. Thanks a lot for this. YN2–9869–000 Reply 17. hopefully not the sensor but I’m sure the Focusing screen is . eYSIGHT says: September 30. Thank you for sharing your steps. cheers! Jean Claude By SD I think you mean the “PLATE SUPER IMPOSE INDICATE” which is printed on the box it came in. and I realized the SD plastic panel (the cheap plastic panel that looks like expensive jewellery … and I was wondering if you know where to find such SD replacement part . I own a 5D mk II and I’m an amateur photographer. you’ll find that desensitizing yourself to presence of dust spots make photography more enjoyable. Jan Shim says: August 25.CLEANING THE EOS 5D MKII VIEWFINDER « SHIMWORLD 01/05/10 1:18 PM Jan Shim says: August 2. Reply Jan Shim says: August 29. Let them know you’re looking for Part No. I’ll go straight to the point… I’ve been a really bad 5D proper cleaner and now I even found that I made few mistakes that got me with a scratched few parts . 2010 at 9:04 am A reply to an email from Jean Claude that’s worth sharing with folks who find themselves in similar predicament. I usually just pop the focus screen out.. Tony says: August 28. Pingback: IT’S ALL FRENCH TO ME « SHIMWORLD 16. These days.
they (2 or 3 pieces I can’t remember) are sandwiched in between the Superimposed plate and focusing screen (see pictures above). No matter which way I put it back in. I’ve accidentally scratched the SI plate.CLEANING THE EOS 5D MKII VIEWFINDER « SHIMWORLD 01/05/10 1:18 PM Any help would be great. 2010 at 7:28 am The only thing I think would help is to leave the camera inside a dry cabinet. Richie says: March 25. 2011 at 9:20 am I have not handled a 50D so I have no idea what the chamber looks like. 2011 at 10:14 am I was about to suggest that you may have either installed the SI Plate or Focusing Screen wrong way around if your viewfinder appears blurry. it has one big tab and two others that are spaced. 2011 at 9:36 am thanks Jan. This is my own fault. The prongs on top are stopped by these “catch” (indicated by the arrow) so they don’t fall out when the focusing screen is removed. Reply Jan Shim says: October 1. So I thought I’d check it out more in depth tonight and now can’t get it back together I guess there are no photos of the 50D innards online. I feel like I’m going crazy here. Help??? Thanks! Reply Jan Shim says: June 29. The bottom prongs are designed to slot into existing “compartments” to hold them in place. 2011 at 9:07 am Richie – I can’t figure out how to fasten the copper shim to anything in the 50D. so I knew I put it back wrong) and I had scratched the SI plate so I had ordered new ones anyway. because I had it back together today (but it was blurry. The only difference is there’s only one copper shim. Good luck. 2011 at 10:06 am UPDATE: I had the SI plate in upside down. There don’t seem to be slots in the bottom of the chamber on the 50D. But having said this. Reply bsemerick says: June 29. The shims in the 5D Mark II do not fasten to anything either. Jan Shim says: June 29. sorry! Jan Shim says: June 29. http://shimworld. and two are more near each other. and also put a bit of finger sweat! Ouch! Tried to clean it with pec pads which made it worse! I’ve now ordered a new SI plate and its on its way! Reply bsemerick says: June 29. This method helped dry a non L lens that accidentally took a dip in the river and that took 3 days before all traces of moisture disappeared. How long you would need to leave it there depends on how “dry” the setting is versus the amount of moisture that’s trapped inside.com/2009/08/24/cleaning-the-5d-mk-ii-viewfinder/ Page 16 of 21 . It’s one shim. I have had this happen to me before from first hand mistake. Reply bsemerick says: June 29. the shims do not float between the SI and screen but instead have cut outs that slot into the bottom part of the chamber. Guess what.wordpress. it doesn’t seem to fit into any tabs. and it has two prongs on both top and bottom – two are wide. Take another look (use a torch light if necessary). I should write a how to on the 50D and stay out of 5D pages……. Reply 21. 2011 at 12:40 am I’ve done this on my 50D. 2011 at 10:11 am It’s expected that the shim(s) have prongs on them. Unfortunately I didn’t take note when it originally sprung out after removing the screws. It just flops there. It doesn’t look like the 5DII screen.
2011 at 10:01 pm thx man finaly got rid of that dirt in the viewfinder Reply Leave a Reply Enter your comment here.wordpress.com/2009/08/24/cleaning-the-5d-mk-ii-viewfinder/ Page 17 of 21 .718 since Nov 2006 http://shimworld.CLEANING THE EOS 5D MKII VIEWFINDER « SHIMWORLD 01/05/10 1:18 PM 22. 2011 at 3:54 am After reading this I am ok with the dust specks in my viewfinder. Page views 1. John says: April 12.005. Post Comment Visit this blog via SHIMWORLD. My 30D after years still didn’t have anything in the viewfinder. Reply 23. Notify me of new posts via email. Guest Email (required) Name (required) Website Log In Log In Log In (Not published) Notify me of follow-up comments via email. but also didn’t have the option to switch focusing screens. gnarf says: July 23.COM Donate to support this blog. Pingback: How to take good care of your DSLR and ect « ๑۩۞۩๑Journals๑۩۞۩๑ 24...
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