Sigma dp3m short impressions

Started Mar 2, 2013 | Discussions thread
victorgv
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In reply to Richard Franiec, Mar 4, 2013

Richard Franiec wrote:

solarsky wrote:

Are you also offering a DP1/2/3 Merrill-compatible hotshoe-mounted Custom Mechanical Cable Release Adapter, as you have offered one for the legacy DP-series cameras? AND: Since I got your hotshoe-mounted Custom Mechanical Cable Release Adapter for my DP2s, could I use it on a DP3 Merrill? In case not: Do you know any other good way of getting a Mechanical Cable Release Adapter that works with the DP Merrill series cameras? Thank you in advance for your reply!

Thank you for asking.

Unfortunately, the hot shoe based cable release adapter for original DP series is not compatible with Merrill counterparts. The distance between the anchor point (hot shoe) and shutter button is different. In fact, this much longer distance is the main concern in implementation of similar to original design concept of the adapter. I'm working on alternative solutions as we speak.

Kind regards,

Richard

Can you just make permanent extension to your grip and use floating button like on some old cameras where you screw mechanical release cable so when  cable off you just use that button as a shutter release. One other idea i had was to use nearest strap eyelet.

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