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by Vector1968
Tue Jan 15, 2019 6:47 pm
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: Which camera bodies have fully electronic shutter?
Replies: 39
Views: 11115

The Nikon D850 I use has a fully electronic curtain mode, called Silent Mode. This has no mechanical curtain movement, thus vibration free. As mentioned by ES you need a workaround for using flash/strobes, this is because the hotshot is blocked during this mode. I believe all cameras block the hot ...
by Vector1968
Fri Jun 15, 2018 5:22 pm
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: Holey moley!!! DImage 5400 elite scanner lens. Just wow!
Replies: 33
Views: 9221

Thanks for reply. I do like the 5400 lens :D
by Vector1968
Thu Jun 14, 2018 7:18 pm
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: Holey moley!!! DImage 5400 elite scanner lens. Just wow!
Replies: 33
Views: 9221

Re: Holey moley!!! DImage 5400 elite scanner lens. Just wow!

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Hi, Beatsy, According to this picture, I think you mounted the 5400 lens reversely, is that true?

Please reference to http://www.photomacrography.net/forum/v ... hp?t=37244
by Vector1968
Tue May 29, 2018 7:52 pm
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: Calculating vignette, cropping on tube lens?
Replies: 20
Views: 5388

Also, is there a consensus on whether a forward or reversed raynox is better? In my most recent tests, focusing on full-frame corner sharpness, I do not see much difference between forward and reversed. However, in both orientations the corners were significantly sharper with 35 mm total separation...
by Vector1968
Sat May 26, 2018 9:30 pm
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: Minolta DiMAGE Scan Multi PRO Scanner lens Surprise
Replies: 5
Views: 2712

It's strange, I think the seal in picture one was intact. Yesterday, I just got a Minolta 5400, but there is clear sign that the lens had been reassembled (maybe in the factory). Anyway, the result seems good, and I decide to keep it.
by Vector1968
Sat May 26, 2018 8:22 pm
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: Minolta Dimage Scan Elite 5400 mounting direction
Replies: 23
Views: 6448

Enoplometopus, nice work!
by Vector1968
Sat May 19, 2018 4:52 am
Forum: Technical and Studio Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: Moth wing scales with the AZ Plan Apo 4X
Replies: 7
Views: 1660

Thanks for sharing this, I think it would be more informative to compare with a Mitutoyo 10X.
by Vector1968
Fri May 18, 2018 5:24 am
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: One more scanner lens-Microtek 9800XL
Replies: 4
Views: 1409

I think you should make a comparison.
by Vector1968
Sun May 06, 2018 9:52 pm
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: No name ebay focusing block
Replies: 40
Views: 7348

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by Vector1968
Sun May 06, 2018 9:45 pm
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: No name ebay focusing block
Replies: 40
Views: 7348

ray_parkhurst wrote:Which Nikon model is this a copy of?
Such as Nikon SMZ645, 745, but with the improvement of fine focusing. And the fucusing looks like Olympus style. :)
by Vector1968
Sun May 06, 2018 7:07 pm
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: No name ebay focusing block
Replies: 40
Views: 7348

I think this part was made in China, It's a copy of Nikon's.
by Vector1968
Sun May 06, 2018 4:32 am
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: Minolta DImage Scan dual F-2400 - scanner lens
Replies: 27
Views: 8544

Thanks for sharing this. :D