Loud shutter sound of Sony A7 series

Started Apr 10, 2014 | Discussions thread
Jeff2013 Senior Member • Posts: 2,413
Re: Loud shutter sound of Sony A7 series

When I unboxed my A7R and heard the shutter, I was so appalled by the sound that I almost re-boxed it, on the spot, to ship it back.  The funny thing is, I have grown to actually like it.  I'm glad I kept the camera!

The shutter that really annoys me is my D800E.  Now that shutter is loud and not very pleasant sounding.  I have never gotten used to it.  I guess that is the price one pays for full-frame with 36MP; and in the case of the A7R, continuous Live View.  With the great image quality I get, I can live with these sounds.  If I want quiet, I just use my RX1R.

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Sony RX1R II Sony a9 Sony Alpha a7R III Sony FE 55mm F1.8 Sony FE 90mm F2.8 macro +12 more
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