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6.8 out of 10

Nikon DK-17A

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Overall 4

Not multicoated

Alec, B&H Photo
20 January 2009
  • Summary: Definitely good antifog properties, however the coating on the glass is not particularly scratch resistant. I do not recommend wiping it with anything! In addition, it's not multicoated like the original glass eyepiece that came with my D700. This means that light sources from behind the photographer can sneak in and cause rather distracting reflections. I use it with the rubber eyecup and still find this to be a problem.
  • Pros: Won't fog
  • Cons: Not Scratch Resistant
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Overall 10


ET, B&H Photo
23 November 2008
  • Summary: So far the eyepiece has worked extremely well in cold weather. It is easy to install and works perfectly.
  • Pros: Durable, Improves Function
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Overall 10

Goes perfectly with my Nikon D700

Dominique, B&H Photo
27 September 2008
  • Summary: I've discovered this product (and the DK-19 RUBBER EYECUP) when I used to shoot with a Nikon F5 outside in low temperature. Fed up not breathing while shooting because of fog problems I was looking for a solution, and this product offered me THE solution for this kind of problems. I was so happy with it, that when I got the opportunity to buy a D700 with the same kind of viewfinder, I decided to order an Anti-Fog Eyepiece even before I ordered the D700.
  • Pros: Durable, Easy to Use
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Overall 10

I would not work without it

Kybi, B&H Photo
26 August 2008
  • Summary: Very good product for my D3. I use it for everyday photography. Be careful when cleaning it. I destroyed the anti-fog surface by using a standard micro-lens-cleaning-cloth. The anti-fog cover just went off. Now I have a second one always with me. It was very hard to find this item in Sweden while on vacation..
  • Pros: Easy to Use
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Overall 10

It Works !!

Luther Y, B&H Photo
29 April 2008
  • Summary: I live in Maine where the winters can be trying. The DK-17A Anti-Fog Eyepiece works great. No more fogged eyepiece due to a inadvertant exhale too close to the camera. No problems exerienced. I did buy it again as the first was knocked off the camera and lost. Would buy a third if necessary.
  • Pros: Easy to Use, Improves Function
  • Cons: None
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