Turn the arm of the rotation mechanism assembly of
the BKW-401 in the direction of the arrow in the
Next, using a hexagonal wrench 3 mm across flats,
remove the bolts (M4 × 8), to separate the rotation
mechanism assembly from the viewfinder front-back
positioning mechanism assembly.
Remove the two M3 × 10 hexagon socket bolts from
the front-back positioning mechanism assembly,
together with the washers. Take care not to lose these
bolts and washers.
Using a hexagonal wrench 2.5 mm across flats, detach
the viewfinder shoe from the camcorder body.
Using the two bolts (M3 × 10) and washers removed in
step 2, attach the rotation mechanism assembly of the
BKW-401 to the camcorder.
9-2-6 Detaching the Eyepiece
Removing the eyepiece gives a clearer view of the screen
from further away. It is also easy to remove dust from the
viewfinder screen and mirror when the eyepiece is
Hexagon socket bolts
(M3 × 10)
Reattaching the eyepiece
Turn the eyepiece locking ring fully counterclockwise,
to align the red marks on the locking ring and the
Detach the eyepiece.
Align the red marks on the eyepiece locking ring and
the viewfinder barrel.
Align the red mark on the end of the eyepiece end with
the red marks on the eyepiece locking ring and the
viewfinder barrel. Then insert the eyepiece into the
Line up the red marks.
9-2 Adjusting the Viewfinder