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Re: [OM] Filters on eBay and elsewhere, the results

Subject: Re: [OM] Filters on eBay and elsewhere, the results
From: Chris Trask <christrask@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sat, 15 Mar 2014 18:08:13 -0700 (GMT-07:00)
>> >
>> > 62mm Variable ND filter. eBay found a Vivitar ND2-ND1000 at $25
>> > including postage.  Build looks solid. Works smoothly. Will do the
>> > deal.  It is  made in China and appears to first class production all
>> > the way around. Limited use and I think it will do what I want it to do.
>> >
>>      I found my Vivitar Series 1 58mm Variable ND filter on eBay for
>>around $12, and it included a padded pouch.  Works well with no noticable 
>>distortion or colour aberration.  Nice thin design with smooth movement.  
>>Haven't used it much but it's there if and when I need it.
>I presume these variable ND filters are made of 2 polarizers, a fixed and a
>rotating or is there something else going on ?

     That's pretty much it.  Many years ago both of the polarizers rotated, and 
each had a little knob attached to the ring.  I'd like to find one of those.


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