a99 HOT SHOE does not FIT Radio Trigger and Flashes

Started Mar 28, 2013 | Discussions thread
tqlla Veteran Member • Posts: 4,629
Re: Don't get me started...

dennismullen wrote:

Hi Brian,

Why did it take a year to correct the A77/A65 flash problems, why the poor (tall) implementation of the F20 replacement, why is there no flash extension cord for the new hotshoe (low profile)? Using the adapter sucks!


I agree

Why didnt Sony just do it the other way around.  Leave the old hotshoe and include an adapter for Standard flashes?

Why is that adapter so big?  I would think they could make it smaller.  Or recess the shoes, so you could swap plates(between standard and minolta).

The current implementation is a disaster, when you look at that remake of the F20am flash.

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