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Old Oct 26, 2012, 3:17 PM   #1
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Hi i wonder if someone could give me some help. I have a nikon 8700, is it possible to view pictures on both the view finder and lcd screen at the same time. i cant seem to have both options on at the same time, i have tried to press the monitor button but it doesnt give an option for having both , sorry if this is confusing, with thanks.
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Old Oct 26, 2012, 5:18 PM   #2
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G'day Mate

Simple answer - nup
The electronics of the cameras with electronic viewfinders / LCD screens is "either one or the other - can't do both"

I'm not sure 100% as to why you'd want both - unless another person is viewing the LCD screen as you are using the main evf to keep taking photos

Q- can you give us some more info as to your thinking...
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Old Oct 26, 2012, 5:50 PM   #3
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Using both together, if you could, would put extra strain on the power supply in the camera and deplete the battery quite a bit faster. I'm not quite sure how you could use both at the same time, anyway.

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