January 8, 2010
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Sorry guys for the Live stream noise!


Dear readers!
I only noticed now that our website still had the audio of the Sony Live conference from two days ago! Normally I have the sound switched off on my laptop :(

January 8, 2010
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Administrator message


Dear SonyAlphaRumors reader.
We will work on a small redesign starting from today. If you see strange “things” don’t worry ok? :=)
We hope to finish on Sunday.

Have a nice day!

January 7, 2010
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Petition for MLU on Sony Alpha DSLRs


As you know Sony “refuses” to implement MLU in Alpha cameras. That’s why you should sign the petition which asks Sony to consider this feature in future cameras: http://www.petitiononline.com/AlphaMLU/petition.html

To: Sony Alpha Design & Product Management

We the undersigned as Sony Alpha DSLR customers or those considering Sony Alpha DSLRs, understand that not all cameras can have all features, but feel that Mirror Lock-up MLU is feature that should be on any camera that suports the wired remote that can trigger the 2 sec time where MLU was on the A100 and A700.

This petition asks that if possible MLU be added to the following cameras by Firmware update if possible. (Service Manuals show the A200 and A700 shutter / mirror system is nearly identical)

We also ask the Sony not design MLU out of future DSLR cameras.


P.S: Thanks to the one who sent me the link!

January 7, 2010
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Sony announces new “Bloggie” videocamera


The MHS-CM5 and MHS-PM5 both shoot 1080p MPEG-4 video and shoot 5 megapixel stills. The CM5 has a pistol grip look and 2.5-inch flip out LCD. The PM5 has a 270 degree swivel lens and a 2.4-inch LCD in back. Both caeras do have Face Detection, exposure correction, and SteadyShot shake reduction andno built-in storage or included SD storage.

All cameras are available for preorder at amazon.com!

source: engadget


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