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DK-17A Anti-Fog Eyepiece for Select Nikon Cameras
 
4.4

(based on 12 reviews)

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91%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (8)
  • Improves function (6)
  • Durable (5)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Everyday use (7)
  • Action shots (4)
  • Macro photography (4)
  • Travel (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Pro photographer (5)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (6)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

It Works !!

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...Read complete review

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.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Not multicoated

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...Read complete review

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.

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5.0

Works well

By KS Pete

from Kansas City, MO

About Me Pro Photographer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Durable
  • Easy to Use
  • Lightweight

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Studio

    Comments about DK-17A Anti-Fog Eyepiece for Select Nikon Cameras:

    The fit of this adapter is great. I am able to use it to attach my Nikon lenses to my BlackMagic URSA EF. The fit is snug on both sides, and the aperture levers work perfectly. Naturally this renders all of your lenses manual focus, but if you're adapting Nikon to Canon, you get what you get.

    The construction is very good, and the tolerances appear to be perfect.

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    • No

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    4.0

    A Useful Accessory

    By Fred Stevens

    from Portales, New Mexico

    About Me Pro Photographer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Durable
    • Easy to Use
    • Improves Function
    • Lightweight

    Cons

    • Easily Scratched

    Best Uses

    • Everyday Use

    Comments about DK-17A Anti-Fog Eyepiece for Select Nikon Cameras:

    I use this eyepiece on my D700, D800 and D810 for situations of cold where my breath might fog the viewfinder. This amounts to four months a year. It is an option which I remove in springtime. So, keep the standard issue eyepiece for the rest of your shooting. This item is plastic and easy to scratch.

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    • No

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    5.0

    Works as described

    By Uli

    from Scandinavia

    About Me Photo Enthusiast

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy to Use
    • Improves Function

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Everyday Use

      Comments about DK-17A Anti-Fog Eyepiece for Select Nikon Cameras:

      Works as described - confirmed in a very humid environment.

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      5.0

      Perfect

      By logicalways

      from Canada

      About Me Photography Student

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy to Use
      • Improves Function

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Action Shots
        • Everyday Use
        • Macro Photography
        • Traveling
        • Wildlife

        Comments about DK-17A Anti-Fog Eyepiece for Select Nikon Cameras:

        Shooting out in the cold this winter has been a bliss after purchasing the Nikon DK-17A anti-fog eyepiece. No more blurry viewfinder!! Worth every penny

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        • No

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        5.0

        Works Great!

        By Les Tension

        from Wisconsin

        About Me Semi-pro Photographer

        Verified Buyer

        Comments about DK-17A Anti-Fog Eyepiece for Select Nikon Cameras:

        Attaches easily / works great. No problems

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

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        5.0

        Get Out of the FOG

        By ProDigital Images

        from Germantown, TN

        About Me Pro Photographer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Durable
        • Easy to Use
        • Improves Function

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Action Shots
          • Everyday Use
          • Macro Photography
          • Traveling
          • Wildlife

          Comments about DK-17A Anti-Fog Eyepiece for Select Nikon Cameras:

          As a Pro Photographer, I shoot under varying conditions and there is nothing worse than trying to get the perfect shot when you cannot see clearly thru your viewfinder.

          The DK-17A Anti-Fog Eyepiece works very well and I never remove it from my D2X.

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          • No

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          2.0

          Scratches when you merely look at it

          By Ron

          from Manchester, NH

          About Me Pro Photographer

          Verified Reviewer

          Pros

            Cons

            • Flimsy
            • Scratches

            Best Uses

              Comments about DK-17A Anti-Fog Eyepiece for Select Nikon Cameras:

              The reviewer above is dead on. This does resist fog (though is not even close to fog proof) and when I am sweating and I put my face close, or accidentally breath a bit on it when removing it from my face, it still fogs easily.

              Morover, it is NOT coated with any sort of scratch resistant coating. SHooting weddings, I have to wipe it when it fogs using the closest micro-fiber cloth or shirt material. Have no choice, can't lose shots. It is unusable after about 4-5 weddings, scoured and scuffed, way too easily.

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              • No

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              (8 of 9 customers found this review helpful)

               
              2.0

              Not multicoated

              By Alec

              from CT

              Pros

              • Won't fog

              Cons

              • Not Scratch Resistant

              Best Uses

                Comments about DK-17A Anti-Fog Eyepiece for Select Nikon Cameras:

                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.

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                5.0

                Awesome

                By ET

                from Galesburg, IL

                About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Durable
                • Improves Function

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Cold Weather
                  • Hot humid weather

                  Comments about DK-17A Anti-Fog Eyepiece for Select Nikon Cameras:

                  So far the eyepiece has worked extremely well in cold weather. It is easy to install and works perfectly.

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                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Goes perfectly with my Nikon D700

                  By Dominique

                  from France, Alps

                  About Me Pro Photographer

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Durable
                  • Easy to Use

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Action Shots
                    • Everyday Use
                    • In wet environment
                    • Macro Photography
                    • Outside low temperature
                    • Shooting in concerts
                    • Traveling

                    Comments about DK-17A Anti-Fog Eyepiece for Select Nikon Cameras:

                    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.

                    Always used with the DK-19, personal choice, just to let people know that it is possible to mount it together.

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                    5.0

                    I would not work without it

                    By Kybi

                    from Switzerland

                    About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Easy to Use

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Everyday Use

                      Comments about DK-17A Anti-Fog Eyepiece for Select Nikon Cameras:

                      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..

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                      (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      5.0

                      It Works !!

                      By Luther Y

                      from Maine

                      About Me Professional

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Easy to Use
                      • Improves Function

                      Cons

                      • None

                      Best Uses

                      • Action Shots
                      • Everyday Use
                      • Macro Photography
                      • Studio
                      • Traveling

                      Comments about DK-17A Anti-Fog Eyepiece for Select Nikon Cameras:

                      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.

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