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X-E2 screen protector?

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#1 asinus

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Posted 15 November 2013 - 03:09 PM

Anyone find any screen protectors for the X-E2? Or at least compatible sizes? I currently have a GGS screen protector on my X-E1, and I am looking for something of similar quality.



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Posted 15 November 2013 - 05:29 PM

I heard from somewhere that the LCD Glass in the XE-2 it tougher and more scratch resistant than on the X-E1. We may not need to protect it. Does anyone else out there know about this?



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Posted 15 November 2013 - 07:18 PM

I heard from somewhere that the LCD Glass in the XE-2 it tougher and more scratch resistant than on the X-E1. We may not need to protect it. Does anyone else out there know about this?

 

Hmmm I haven't heard that about the LCD before. Nothing in the manual says anything about the LCD material. Anyone?



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Posted 15 November 2013 - 07:26 PM

I just saw this in the X-E2 brochure... 

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Adoption of special reinforced glass not only protects the screen from scratches, but also reduces reflections for improved viewing comfort.



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Posted 15 November 2013 - 07:37 PM

I just saw this in the X-E2 brochure... 

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And PhotographyReview says:  "And the protective cover on the LCD was upgraded to more scratch-resistant tempered glass."

 

So, it is more scratch resistant .... again up to the individual whether or not to use some type of extra protectant

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Posted 15 November 2013 - 08:02 PM

I had heard it was like Corning Gorilla Glass.  Not quite sapphire, but pretty resistant.  I have used Giottos Schott glass protectors prior to this on my M9 (not the M9P which had reinforced glass) and the X-Pro1.  But I think I'll be traveling light with the X-E2.


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Posted 15 November 2013 - 08:20 PM

I just cut extra protectors from an iPad screen protector. Works like a champ and I get quite a few out of one piece.


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Posted 15 November 2013 - 08:34 PM

Check out the Fuji Guy's video part 3 of 3.  It's on Arjay's Xe-2s  Resource Links.


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Posted 16 November 2013 - 12:00 PM

Well I just got X-E2 and the 3" GGS screen protector and it is not wide enough, need something else.



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Posted 16 November 2013 - 12:10 PM

I'm going to try the Expert Shield when I get my X-E2


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Posted 16 November 2013 - 12:11 PM

Well if someone gets a good fit let us know.



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Posted 16 November 2013 - 12:16 PM

The giottos 5Diii screen protector seems to be about the right size looking at the specs (I just typed them all into a spreadsheet)... 



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Posted 16 November 2013 - 12:27 PM

This is what I use on the X-E1: 

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I need the X-E2 screen dimensions to research further, anyone measure them please?



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Posted 16 November 2013 - 01:07 PM

I got an Expert Shield for my X-E1. Seems to work okay. Fairly easy to apply if you don't fat finger it (like I did). Great customer service.



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Posted 29 November 2013 - 08:15 AM

I'm going to try the Expert Shield when I get my X-E2

 

Apologies on the delay, they should be in next week, touch wood.

 

I got an Expert Shield for my X-E1. Seems to work okay. Fairly easy to apply if you don't fat finger it (like I did). Great customer service.

 

Thanks Cug! How does your Expert Shield look now? If your fat finger caused any problems we haven't already seen to, do get in touch.







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