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Re: [OM] Advice requested

Subject: Re: [OM] Advice requested
From: DZDub <jdubikins@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 3 Jul 2022 22:01:21 -0500
On Sun, Jul 3, 2022 at 5:01 PM MICHAEL GORDON via olympus <
olympus@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Well I suppose there are more dire calamities.
> My hot shoe cover for the Oly EM1 mkIII is no more.  It had been awol once
> when it traversed the event horizon that is my desk but defying the known
> laws of physics suddenly reappeared.   This time I fear it became dislodged
> on a high plateau in La Palma.
> I had the cam out today and the deficit deeply  offended my aesthetic
> sense (Marnie is probably howling in the background).  It also keeps gunk
> off the contacts as well as water.  Oly seems to have them on back order
> and their site wouldn’t let me even buy one and wait.  I don’t care that
> much about saving 2 dollars on a seven dollar part ( 20c to make?) but just
> want it to fit properly and look right.  Any suggestions?
> Exposed shoe, Mike

Do you have the battery grip?  My EM-1iii is not new and the PO tossed the
shoe cover out (or else KEH held on to it to sell it to you).  What I found
is that the hot shoe is the perfect place to store the cover for the
contacts on the bottom of the camera that must be removed to make the grip
work.   So that's my shoe cover now.

Joel W.
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