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An optional EVF idea by John Chan


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If you have some smart ideas for future cameras you can do two things. 1) Patent them and 2) Send them to 43rumors to see if readers will like it and companies will call you :)

This is the text and idea that I got by John Chan:

“As a frequent visitor of your site I would like to share an idea I have of an optional EVF design for a Pen or Lumix.
We all hate the extra tumor created by the VF 2/3/4 above the hotshoe. And we can’t use an external flash when using the optional evf. Functionaly en esthetically we want the range-finder formfactor. Personally I do not need a tiltable evf.
From the manufacturer point of view they want to keep the body-price low and make money with their overpriced accessories.
I am not an technician, but maybe the solution is simple………….Finally we get a more well-balanced design with the M43-mount more in the middle of the body (more retro)
I am curious what you visitors think of this sketch……. You can pick the right moment to put it on your site….if it’s ok.
Regards, John”


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