NEX-7 shipping delayed because of floods in Thailand?

Started Oct 15, 2011 | Discussions thread
uhligfd Senior Member • Posts: 2,608
Re: NEX-7 shipping delayed because of floods in Thailand?

I went to google earth and Attuyhah (?). As told above, it is about 70 miles/kilometers from the coast and it lies only about 7 meters (or 20 feet) above sea level.

So it will take months for the water to recede through flooding Bangkok and then onto the sea in its 70 mile almost level course.

And yes, the A77, the whole NEX line is "outsourced" to Attuyhah (?) and all these Sony cameras and their kit lenses are only manufactured there. The Bangkok Post has articles as how the few workers who can get through to the factories there are trying to bring all machinery up to the second floors ... If the machines go under, so does NEX etc ...

Looks like there might be new NEX 7 and A77 again in February, or April/May/June .... or who knows if they even go back to NEX 7 then or start with NEX 9 right away ...

So patience is the virtue we must now have, except for the few cameras/lenses that are already in the mail ... nada for a while, for a long while ...

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