a57 v d5100 for first DSLR

Started Apr 6, 2013 | Questions thread
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Re: a57 v d5100 for first DSLR
In reply to Bjorn_L, Apr 9, 2013

Bjorn_L wrote:This is because the a57 uses some of the incoming light for the viewfinder.  This is not technically neccessary but it is how Sony has chosen to do it.

This is incorrect - the SLT design redirects some of the light for Phase Detect AF, it is not used for light to the viewfinder (that is a fed off the imagin sensor).

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