Auto focus lag - Startup slow - A99

Started Jan 9, 2013 | Discussions thread
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Re: Auto focus lag - Startup slow - A99
In reply to dcheney, Jan 10, 2013

I have more experience with the a77 but it used to take about 3 seconds to start up - which is agonizingly long when you want to take a pic.

The rear LCD would come on almost instantly.  The delay was the EVF getting online.  Holding down the shutter, it would be LCD, about 2 seconds of nothing, EVF on, Focus and *click*.  Which totaled about 3 seconds.  It takes about the same coming up from sleep because of the same thing - the LCD then the EVF power on.  I assume the 2 seconds of nothing between the LCD turning on and the EVF coming online is probably the rest of the camera booting up.



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