A7/A7R Light leaks reported + White Orbs issue?

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Re: A7 No White Orbs issue?
In reply to blue_skies, 5 months ago

blue_skies wrote:

robert1955 wrote:

He says he's owned one of the Fuji cams that had the problems, he should know what it looked like.
The issue reported in the thread linked was something else entirely.

Really?

Did you also click the referenced link in the article?

http://www.dpreview.com/articles/3340468423/fujifilm-x10-orbs-investigated-does-the-firmware-fix-work

blue_skies wrote:

Good to know Henry. So you are saying there is not a chance of a White Orb issue, and we should drop it?

Steve

Steve, the White Orb Syndrome looked very different:

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Henry

Henry,

That firmware fix for the Fuji X10 White Orbs issue did not work at all. Eventually Fuji re-designed the sensor and the problem was solved.

The Fujifilm X10: The White Orbs Machine

http://photography.tutsplus.com/articles/fujifilm-x10-the-white-orbs-machine--photo-8976

9 Apr 2012 ...

"Fujifilm launched a firmware updated that was supposed to solve the problem but in fact it did not, which made people even more angry. They had just bought an expensive camera only to find that it would create forms like round UFOs on their images. So the forums online had more and more people talking about the problem. It's, somehow, a sign, for good and for bad, of the power of the web."

"In May, Fujifilm starts replacing the sensors on the X10 compact, after ... The appearance of white orbs on the pictures taken with the Fujifilm X10 created ... But because the X10 is a high-end model and is closer to the X100 and the new ... "

"Now Fujifilm has stated that, from May on, they will start to change the defective sensors with a reformulated sensor for all those customers that claim they've problems. So this has more or less dried up the conversation, and many have found something else to moan about. The "blooming" effect present in Fujifilm X10 and XS-1, says Fujifilm, can occur with all digital cameras which use CMOS sensors, but will be more visible under certain shooting conditions... and, let me add here, it seems these models are more prone to show it."

Steve

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