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Old Oct 31, 2006, 5:09 AM   #1
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Hi there! :-)

Firstly, I am thankful for the various reviews; they are very good reviews.

I just want to querywhether isthe TTL viewfinder of the Sony A100 a pentaprism version, or a pentamirror version?

The reason why I ask this is because; I have been telling people all around that the viewfinder of the A100 is apentamirror version, so those pentaprism freaks have been looking down on the Sony A100 ever since. (Don't worry; another forum) However, I have just read the A100's review in here just now, and I discovered that ithas a pentaprism TTL viewfinder instead? :-)

I will appreciate itif you allwould be able toinform me on this.

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Benjamin.

Steves'A100 review >>>

http://www.steves-digicams.com/2006_.../alpha100.html
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Old Nov 1, 2006, 2:46 AM   #2
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Alright, never mind already;

Cnet-Asia just responded to my query >>>

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The Sony Alpha 100 uses a roof pentaprism for the viewfinder.
That is exactly the same specification asin Steve's review spec sheet >>>

A100's TTL Viewfinder:

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Type: Eye-level roof mirror pentaprism
Focusing screen: Spherical Acute Matte
Field of view: Approximately 95%
Magnification: 0.83x (with 50mm lens focused on infinity)
Diopter control: –2.5 to + 1.0 m-1
Eye-relief: 20mm from the eyepiece, 16mm from the eyepiece frame in -1 m-1
Eyepiece cup is removable.


So from now on, I better tell people that it has a Pentaprism TTL viewfinder, not Pentamirror. (I just hate to give misleading facts, especially when it matters a lot to those type ofpeople)

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