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5x7 Fresnel Screen £35.00

When paired with your ground glass the Fresnel screen will brighten the projected image to make focusing easier in all conditions.

On the Intrepid 5x7 the correct way to mount a Fresnel screen is on top of the ground glass, between yourself and the glass.

Fitting the Fresnel to your Intrepid 5x7:

Watch the video below and follow these instructions.

You will need: PH00 screwdriver

  1. Remove one of the clips that hold the glass in place
  2. Loosen the screw holding the other clip but no need to take it completely out
  3. Lay the Fresnel on top of the ground glass (textured side against the glass)
  4. Ensure the glass and Fresnel are lined up and straight
  5. Replace the clip you removed and tighten the screws to ensure both Fresnel and glass are secure
  6. Don't overtighten the screws!

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Material: Acrylic
Dimensions: 127mm x 177.8mm (5” x 7”)
Compatible with all 5x7 cameras

While not crucial for your camera a Fresnel will considerably brighten the projected image on your ground glass making focusing easier especially in dimmer lighting conditions or when using wide angle lenses.