Question for eyeglass wearers using NEX-7 (About the EVF)

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Question for eyeglass wearers using NEX-7 (About the EVF)
Jun 19, 2012

I'm a bespectacled photographer I tried out an NEX-7 today (looking around for a new cam to replace my NEX-5) at one of the Sony concept stores.

I wear pretty standard specs, probably around the size of a pair of Ray-ban classics. For some reason, when I was trying to frame my shots using the EVF, the EVF display kept cutting out unless I pressed my glasses right onto the viewfinder, pretty uncomfortable to say the least.

Is this common for the other NEX-7 users out there? Or was the sample I tried at the shop misaligned in some way? In comparison, I tried out a Samsung NX20 and Oly OM-D at another shop and did not need to put my glasses right onto the EVF.

I tried fiddling with the menu as well, but there doesn't seem to be any option for setting the EVF detect sensitivity.

Any advice here would be appreciated, thanks!

Sony Alpha NEX-5 Sony Alpha NEX-7
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