E-5 vs OMD vs D800 - part 2 Locked

Started Jan 14, 2013 | Discussions thread
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Re: E-5 vs OMD vs D800 - part 2
In reply to windsprite, Jan 15, 2013

When I went from the E-3 to the D700, I felt the same as you. For example, I was horrified to find that the D700's CF card door was plastic, and there was no turn lock. I thought that was incredibly cheap of Nikon.

In fact E-3 card door is fully plastic (it only looks like metal), however Nikon D700 have metal hinge, so in this case I would say Nikon door is more robust.

I am "metal" guy, I would like everything metal however the truth is that modern "engineered plastic" can be very robust and in some applications obviously more suitable than metal.

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