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Old 02-08-2012, 08:22 AM
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Best thing I've bought all year

I purchased one of these and have been using it for a few weeks and it works a treat.
http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Angled-Mi...item43b15fcc09

My DSLR doesn't have a flip-out screen, so you just attach this to the base of the camera, and the front surface mirror becomes a flip-out screen. No more crawling on the ground!

I have no association with these guys, just very happy with the thing.
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Old 02-08-2012, 08:51 AM
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Sans a real one, this is a great idea. Simple and elegant. Easy to heat too I'd imagine.
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Old 02-08-2012, 09:14 AM
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Not a bad idea, but isn't everything up side down. ???, not that that really matters i suppose.

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Old 08-08-2012, 08:58 AM
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Everything is reversed, but it doesn't matter for astro use, and it saves my knees!
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Old 08-08-2012, 09:10 AM
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Very simple, neat idea but what happens if you can't read backwards?
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Old 08-08-2012, 09:59 AM
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Actually with my scope, it means the adjustments end up the right-way round as far as moving it goes, so it actually makes *more* sense
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Old 08-08-2012, 10:12 AM
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Great idea!
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Old 08-08-2012, 11:52 AM
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I'm interested. Also in their "Telescope Solar Finder".

I wonder if we could have a bulk order from Sydney that could save overall on postage?
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I'm glad to get good feed back on this. I'd been looking at alternatives for the 550D.
Kinda moot now though with the new camera.
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