D800 eyepiece stuck

Started Jun 11, 2012 | Discussions thread
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Re: D800 eyepiece stuck
In reply to Robin Casady, 1 month ago

Robin Casady wrote:

Panmahaa wrote:

On My D800 the View finder blind is jammed open. (as well as the viewfinder glass vover being stuck) Any ideas how to release this would be appreciated. Thanks

If a lot of pressure has been used to try and unscrew the eyepiece, it may be jamming the viewfinder blind mechanism. Try turning the eyepiece clockwise a little.

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Robin Casady
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I had the same problem with my new D810.  Robin nailed it -- a slight turn clockwise freed the stuck eyepiece.  Once it was free, turning it counter-clockwise popped it right off.

Thanks, Robin!!!

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