A6000 ergonomics

Started Feb 19, 2014 | Discussions thread
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nandbytes Senior Member • Posts: 5,779
A6000 ergonomics

I was thinking of getting an A6K but the ergonomics seem to put me off a bit.

Firstly, the EVF is on the top left corner, being a right eyed person I feel this would be better placed in the centre (like a-mounts) or on the right. Any one feel the same way?

Then the A6K only has one control wheel, I know a lot of you are thinking - "Yeah, so what's the problem?". Well the problem is I am spoilt now with two control wheels, I don't like not having two

With sensor being so open, would it cause much of a dust issue? I can easily get in bit of dust on my SLT's sensor just by changing lenses, I can't imagine a mirrorless doing well in this regard.

When using this with an adaptor is it easy to handle? I have used it with adaptor once (today in fact) but it was with a prime lens. So if I were using zooms would that cause handling issues, like does the adaptor get in the way? Also does the adaptor make handling the camera harder in general? (i am referring to sony a-mount adaptors only, don't really care for the rest)

Lastly, if I were to be using telephoto lenses, say sony 70-400mm G on a A6K or A7, how much would the unbalance nature of the set up bother you? in fact would it even be possible to properly hand hold such a combo effectively? any one tried such a combo?

Just trying to gather a few thoughts and opinions on the above matters. Also anyone else considering A6K or similar? what are your reasons?

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