Focussing at Infinity on the A1

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Focussing at Infinity on the A1

Postby sean2212 » 29 Jun 2010 18:44

I've noticed that when I focus on infinity on my A1, the infinity symbol (the lemniscate/figure of 8) only stays on the flip-out screen for a short while, before reverting to the mountain symbol. Does this mean my camera has developed a fault, or is that simply what the A1 does when you're on infinity in manual focus?

Thanks in advance.

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Re: Focussing at Infinity on the A1

Postby Stephan » 29 Jun 2010 21:18

My FX7 does the same. I always wondered why the two different symbols - apparently it's just the way Sony engineers designed the user interface. Inconsequential and nothing to worry about!

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Re: Focussing at Infinity on the A1

Postby sean2212 » 30 Jun 2010 18:01

Hi Stephan,

Thanks for your reply and reassurance! I guess Sony's engineers move in mysterious ways...

Cheers,

Sean.


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