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by Scrabo
Sat Oct 26, 2013 3:44 am
Forum: Alpha A-mount System
Topic: A580 diff exposure settings between ovf and liveview
Replies: 12
Views: 3113

A580 diff exposure settings between ovf and liveview

I have posted this elsewhere. Just noticed yesterday after taking some photos using the ovf and not the liveview that they were constantly over exposed but 2 full stops Back at the hotel I setup a test and took a series of shots using ovf and liveview and they confirmed my initial finding So the que...
by Scrabo
Wed Apr 10, 2013 5:37 am
Forum: DSLRs pre-2006
Topic: A580 LCD issue with live view.
Replies: 4
Views: 4892

Re: A580 LCD issue with live view.

I think it might be the actual Live View/OVF slider switch, I toggled it rapidly a few times between the two options and all is well for now. So it's either the slider switch is not traveling completely or the connection between the toggle switch and the upper mirror is suspect. Will have to keep an...
by Scrabo
Tue Apr 09, 2013 8:32 pm
Forum: DSLRs pre-2006
Topic: A580 LCD issue with live view.
Replies: 4
Views: 4892

Re: A580 LCD issue with live view.

Heidfirst wrote:are actual images out of the camera OK or do they also show this?
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Actual images are fine, using the OVF is fine, Focus live check is fine, I am now thinking it is the mirror that 'feeds' light to the OVF or the LCD screen sensor as highlighted in this image...

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by Scrabo
Tue Apr 09, 2013 6:52 am
Forum: DSLRs pre-2006
Topic: A580 LCD issue with live view.
Replies: 4
Views: 4892

A580 LCD issue with live view.

Capture1.JPG Just noticed this morning when I switched on my A580 using live view, the bottom 1/4 of the LCD was black. Switched over to Focus live check and the full LCD displayed he image, switched back and again the bottom third was black. Photos attached ( sorry they were done in a rush but you...
by Scrabo
Fri Mar 16, 2012 8:28 pm
Forum: DSLRs pre-2006
Topic: Fake battery
Replies: 5
Views: 3073

Re: Fake battery

Similar experience but thru Amazon.... some supplier in NYC sold them on Amazon, refused to admit that they were fake and Amazon refunded all the money and that seller no longer is allowed to sell batteries via Amazon. I had to admit, the fake was good, only came to light when it could not be remove...
by Scrabo
Mon Nov 28, 2011 2:31 am
Forum: Digital Workflow and PP
Topic: New IDC v4 version for all Alpha and NEX raw formats
Replies: 8
Views: 2835

Re: New IDC v4 version for all Alpha and NEX raw formats

I installed it on an XP machine with SP3 and the stupid thing just refuses to run, anyone else had this issue ?
by Scrabo
Tue Nov 03, 2009 6:55 am
Forum: Alpha A-mount System
Topic: A100 to A700
Replies: 7
Views: 1492

A100 to A700

I know this has been asked probably before but I current have a 2+ year old A100 and have been tempted recently by the lowering price of the A700. The A100 is mainly used for landscape shots, the occasional aircraft in flight , all usually in good light. Any indoor shots are with the F56AM flash and...
by Scrabo
Thu Sep 11, 2008 6:14 pm
Forum: Digital Workflow and PP
Topic: IDC ver 2 - lost disk
Replies: 4
Views: 900

Re: IDC ver 2 - lost disk

Currently Arizona but initially from N. Ireland ( google user name for exact location )
by Scrabo
Thu Sep 11, 2008 6:57 am
Forum: Digital Workflow and PP
Topic: IDC ver 2 - lost disk
Replies: 4
Views: 900

IDC ver 2 - lost disk

A friend in work is selling me a A700, however he no longer has the install disk that came with the camera. Is there anywhere to download both IDC2 and Lightbox ?

Thanks

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