A7/A7R Light leaks reported + White Orbs issue?

Started Feb 8, 2014 | Discussions thread
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GaryW Veteran Member • Posts: 8,268
Re: Leak confirmed on my A7 (1 photo)

MisterHairy wrote:

GaryW wrote:...

Even if you take any long exposures, you'll be fine, as long as you don't shine a flashlight around the mount. This appears to be a completely artificial problem.

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Gary W.

I see a surprising amount of "roll" between the 55mm lens and the a7r at the mount. One or other is not flat. The lens can swing sideways slightly, opening a gap of a fraction of a mm between the lens and camera mounts. However, 30s high ISO exposures with the lens cap on and a very bright LED lamp shining at the affected parts of the mount gives me nothing but black frames. I see movement but have no light leak.

Well, that just adds more confusion, doesn't it?    Movement sounds bad -- I suppose it could affect the focus.

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