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VelloEPN-DK19 Rubber Eyepiece for Select Nikon Cameras
 
4.6

(based on 16 reviews)

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92%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Durable (6)
  • Easy to use (6)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Landscape/scenery (3)
    • Sports/action (3)
    • Travel (3)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Photo enthusiast (5), Pro photographer (3), Semi-pro photographer (3)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (11)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Works well.

    Nice and inexpensive upgrade to the original eyepiece. Comfortable, and it seals out light from around the sides of your eye. To remove the original eyepiece, close the viewfinder shutter, which allows...Read complete review

    Nice and inexpensive upgrade to the original eyepiece. Comfortable, and it seals out light from around the sides of your eye. To remove the original eyepiece, close the viewfinder shutter, which allows you to unscrew the eyepiece. Remove the rubber from the original eyepiece and attach the new one and the plastic retainer included. Screw the new one onto the camera and open the viewfinder shutter.

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    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    Useless if wearing glasses

    Works well if take my glasses off.
    Unfortunately if I do so I need to reset the diopter on the view finder and then I have to continuously put my glasses on and...Read complete review

    Works well if take my glasses off.
    Unfortunately if I do so I need to reset the diopter on the view finder and then I have to continuously put my glasses on and off for camera adjustments etc.
    If I use it with my glasses on I have to press so hard to get my eye close enough to see the picture corners in the viewfinder that my glasses' frame and lens hurts my face and puts a lot of stress on the glasses' frame. Cutting off the thick rim of the rubber eyepiece helped minimally. The Vello eyepiece is now on its way to the dump.

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    4.0

    keeps the light out

    By tony

    from Miami

    Comments about Vello EPN-DK19 Rubber Eyepiece for Select Nikon Cameras:

    I wear glasses and don't have to worry about scratching them. Also keeps the light out.

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    2.0

    Useless if wearing glasses

    By None

    from USA

    About Me Photography Student

    Verified Reviewer

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          Comments about Vello EPN-DK19 Rubber Eyepiece for Select Nikon Cameras:

          Works well if take my glasses off.
          Unfortunately if I do so I need to reset the diopter on the view finder and then I have to continuously put my glasses on and off for camera adjustments etc.
          If I use it with my glasses on I have to press so hard to get my eye close enough to see the picture corners in the viewfinder that my glasses' frame and lens hurts my face and puts a lot of stress on the glasses' frame. Cutting off the thick rim of the rubber eyepiece helped minimally. The Vello eyepiece is now on its way to the dump.

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          • No

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          5.0

          Vello EPN-DK19 Round Eyecup

          By 1hawaii50

          from Cleveland, Ohio

          About Me Semi-pro Photographer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Fitfinish

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Vello EPN-DK19 Rubber Eyepiece for Select Nikon Cameras:

              I purchased this for my D700. It is the second Vello eyecup that I have bought, I also have one on my D810. It is nice and soft, and fits great. It is much better priced than the Nikon equivalent, and I highly recommend it!!!

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              • No

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              5.0

              Better alternative

              By JSL

              from Atlanta, GA

              About Me Semi-pro Photographer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Durable
              • Easy to Use

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Family Photos
                • Landscape/Scenery
                • Sports/Action
                • Travel
                • Weddings/Events

                Comments about Vello EPN-DK19 Rubber Eyepiece for Select Nikon Cameras:

                Purchased this because I didn't like the original round one on my D810. This covers the area around your eye better, and you don't have to squish your face against the back of the camera. It's a good quality material. Glad I purchased it!

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                • No

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                5.0

                Works well.

                By Bill

                from Yorkville, IL

                About Me Photo Enthusiast

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Comfortable
                • Easy to Use

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Bright Conditions

                  Comments about Vello EPN-DK19 Rubber Eyepiece for Select Nikon Cameras:

                  Nice and inexpensive upgrade to the original eyepiece. Comfortable, and it seals out light from around the sides of your eye. To remove the original eyepiece, close the viewfinder shutter, which allows you to unscrew the eyepiece. Remove the rubber from the original eyepiece and attach the new one and the plastic retainer included. Screw the new one onto the camera and open the viewfinder shutter.

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                  • No

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                  4.0

                  I always buy NIKON

                  By professor

                  from Venice, FL

                  About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Durable

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about Vello EPN-DK19 Rubber Eyepiece for Select Nikon Cameras:

                      I wear glasses and love my D800e so I want to protect in every way. It also blocks back light.

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                      • No

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                      5.0

                      Definitely easier than [*].com

                      By Sako

                      from San Francisco, CA

                      About Me Photo Enthusiast

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Compact

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Travel

                        Comments about Vello EPN-DK19 Rubber Eyepiece for Select Nikon Cameras:

                        It's such a simple product, but you can get wrong item. I order from [*].com before for Nikon D7000, and it took over four month and received wrong item. So, this was super fast and got right item.

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                        • No

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                        5.0

                        Fits well, excellent quality

                        By wmkphoto

                        from Chicagoland area

                        About Me Pro Photographer

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Durable
                        • Easy to Use
                        • Lightweight

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • On A Camera

                          Comments about Vello EPN-DK19 Rubber Eyepiece for Select Nikon Cameras:

                          This eyepiece uses a more heavy duty rubber than the Nikon version. The Nikon product is almost too pliable so I wanted to try this one instead. Installs the exact same way. Works well. I like it a lot better.

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                          • No

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                          4.0

                          Cheaper Eyepiece and good quality

                          By Dima F.

                          from Russia, Ekaterinburg

                          Comments about Vello EPN-DK19 Rubber Eyepiece for Select Nikon Cameras:

                          The eyepiece have a good quality and metal ring include in the box. Rubber is more hardly than original, when use it a few hours, it would have uncomfortable a little bit.
                          I think, the best choice for semi-professional and amater.

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                          4.0

                          perfectly described

                          By jal

                          from Colorado

                          About Me Casual Photographer

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Easy to Use
                          • Useful

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Sports/Action

                            Comments about Vello EPN-DK19 Rubber Eyepiece for Select Nikon Cameras:

                            The uses of this product are obvious: it adds some comfort and stability to the focusing process and saves wear and tear on the human involved. The main problem with this product is setting it up! Getting the old eyepiece out and fitting the new eyepiece required a substantial, vigorous, and dextrous finger action.

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                            • No

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                            5.0

                            Good

                            By Joe

                            from Houston, TX

                            About Me Photo Enthusiast

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Durable

                            Cons

                            • Flimsy Construction

                            Best Uses

                            • Landscape/Scenery

                            Comments about Vello EPN-DK19 Rubber Eyepiece for Select Nikon Cameras:

                            Very good product

                            • Was this a gift?:
                            • Yes

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                            5.0

                            XLNT alt to Nikon's eyepiece

                            By darkprints

                            from Monterey Bay area

                            Verified Buyer

                            Comments about Vello EPN-DK19 Rubber Eyepiece for Select Nikon Cameras:

                            I have the Nikon DK19 eyepiece, and this 3rd party version is as well constructed as Nikon's, at a significent savings.

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                            5.0

                            Great Product

                            By Dave

                            from S.C.

                            About Me Pro Photographer

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Compact
                            • Durable
                            • Easy to Use

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • Family Photos
                              • Landscape/Scenery
                              • Sports/Action
                              • Travel
                              • Weddings/Events
                              • Wildlife Photos

                              Comments about Vello EPN-DK19 Rubber Eyepiece for Select Nikon Cameras:

                              Used on Nikon D-800

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                              • No

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                              5.0

                              Good alternative

                              By Canycl

                              from Istanbul

                              About Me Photo Enthusiast

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • Easy to Use

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                  Comments about Vello EPN-DK19 Rubber Eyepiece for Select Nikon Cameras:

                                  Very good product for the price. Requires removal of rubber part of Nikon eyepiece but fits easily and provides much beter light protection than the standard one. It does not interfere the LCD anyway.

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                                  • No

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                                  5.0

                                  Dreamy

                                  By akaflash

                                  from Canaan Valley, West Virginia

                                  About Me Pro Photographer

                                  Verified Buyer

                                  Pros

                                  • Lightweight

                                  Cons

                                    Best Uses

                                      Comments about Vello EPN-DK19 Rubber Eyepiece for Select Nikon Cameras:

                                      This should be included with every single camera Nikon makes. I have one on my D700, D800, and D3s. For some reason, didn't fit my D300.
                                      With glasses, without, or with ski goggles... this works perfectly!

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                                      • No

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                                      5.0

                                      Fit perfectly, however no instructions

                                      By JG

                                      from Lima

                                      About Me Photo Enthusiast

                                      Verified Buyer

                                      Pros

                                      • Durable

                                      Cons

                                        Best Uses

                                          Comments about Vello EPN-DK19 Rubber Eyepiece for Select Nikon Cameras:

                                          took me a couple of minutes to figure out how to pull out the old one and attach this one, could have helped with some instructions

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