Why Magnesium, Why Not Aluminum for NEX Body?

Started Dec 23, 2010 | Discussions thread
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Jerry Canon
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Why Magnesium, Why Not Aluminum for NEX Body?

'Was just wondering why camera makers opt for magnesium for a camera body. Looks like magnesium would be more corrosive and even possibly a fire hazzard as compared to an anodized aluminum alloy.
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