Nikon DA-1 Action finder, for F2 series

£195.00

The item photographed may not be the actual model but is used for illustrative purposes only.

The Action Finder DA-1 is unique among Nikon interchangeable finders offering eyelevel-type viewing, as the DA-1 is specially designed to provide large-field viewing/composing/focusing, with the photographer’s eye positioned at an extended distance from the finder.

(Features a slight dimple on the left slope of prism, otherwise in great condition.)

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Description

The Action Finder DA-1 is unique among Nikon interchangeable finders offering eyelevel-type viewing, as the DA-1 is specially designed to provide large-field viewing/composing/focusing, with the photographer’s eye positioned at an extended distance from the finder. The special, extra-large pentaprism and ancillary optical system offer a fixed -7 dioptry that permits and eye-relieve distance of as much as 60mm, and with the total field visible; and, when the photographer views at closer distances, eyepoint positioning can be off-axis but as much as 16mm vertically and 24mm horizontally (at a 20 mm eye-relief distance), while still retaining full coverage of the entire image field. Thus, with these special capabilities, the DA-1 proves an invaluable tool for the serious photographer. For example, those shooting sports in fashion shots, or other types of photography in which action or speed are essential, will truly appreciate the ease of operation afforded by using the DA-1; and for those situations where viewing at a distance is essential, such as when wearing protective eyewear, or when the or when the camera is enclosed in an underwater housing. The DA-1 Action Finder provides for operation that other finders cannot match. This finder is available in either satin-chrome or black enamel finish.

(Features a slight dimple on the left slope of prism, otherwise in great condition.)

Specifications

  • Finder coverage: virtually 100% of image recorded on film
  • Visual image magnification 0.7: 1 (50mm standard lens set to infinity focus)
  • Eye-relief distance: 60 mm
  • Dimensions: 52mm (W) x 56mm (H) x 72mm (D)
  • Weight: 310g
  • Accessories included: Plastic Prism Guard and Plastic Face Guard

Additional information

Second-hand grade

EXC++

Second-hand Grading Description

  • NEWAn item that has not been removed from the box or protective wrapping.
  • UNUSEDAn item that may have been removed from the original packaging, but has never been used.
  • MINT100% as new
  • MINT-98%-99% as new
  • EXC++95%-97% as new
  • EXC+90%-94% as new
  • EXCOriginal finish may have slight scratches or rubbed. No dents or deep scratches.
  • VGMay be slightly scratched, scuffed or worn, but in good mechanical order with clean optics
  • VG-An item that falls below our regular level of gradings. Items in VG- condition will have excessive signs of use.

Please note that the following important points when you see our grading description. When applied to lenses it means that the optics are in perfect condition. What we are describing is the cosmetic condition of the lens barrel. When it applies to cameras, motor drives, speedlights etc. the understanding is that the item is in perfect working order and the description would mean the exterior appearance. In other words we are judging cosmetic appearance.

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