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Jack56

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LCD screen protector for Mark5dIII?
« on: December 18, 2013, 03:30:12 PM »
Sorry, just one other question.
Do you use a screen protector for the Mark5dIII?

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LCD screen protector for Mark5dIII?
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Re: LCD screen protector for Mark5dIII?
« Reply #1 on: December 18, 2013, 05:28:22 PM »
No.  I'm not necessarily super rough with my equipment, but I don't baby it either.  I've never had a problem with scratches on the lcd screens on any of the dslrs cameras that I've owned.  That being said, I have seen pictures of other people with scratched lcds.  Honestly though I hate lcd sceen protectors, they annoy me so maybe I am biased. 
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Re: LCD screen protector for Mark5dIII?
« Reply #2 on: December 20, 2013, 07:37:00 PM »
It is a glass screen.  Any protective plastic plate or film you put on it will be more easily scratched or marred, and compromise its viewability.

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Re: LCD screen protector for Mark5dIII?
« Reply #3 on: December 31, 2013, 06:34:55 PM »
Technically speaking, the glass on there is a screen protector. If you scratch it, it's an easy self repair. Parts are about $20 and the foolproof process runs about ten minutes. That said, after one repair, I elected to cover mine with a screen protector from Zagg. People throw these on their iPads and iPhones all the time. Same material, very resilient, minimal loss to visibility. Whose pixel peeping on their 3" screens??
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Re: LCD screen protector for Mark5dIII?
« Reply #4 on: January 10, 2014, 03:14:59 PM »

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Re: LCD screen protector for Mark5dIII?
« Reply #5 on: January 10, 2014, 09:52:35 PM »
The new screen process that Canon used in the 5D MK III bonded the screen to the LCD.  Its now quite expensive to repair a simple scratch.
 
Plastic screen protectors went out with the middle ages, they are now most all layered glass and plastic.
 
I broke down and bought a GCS screen for my 5D MK III after checking on what it costs to fix one.  On my previous cameras, I just ordered a new one from Canon for $20-30 and put it on before I sold the camera.
 
Most of the time, I don't notice its there, but outdoors, it loses contrast badly.

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Re: LCD screen protector for Mark5dIII?
« Reply #5 on: January 10, 2014, 09:52:35 PM »