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Old Feb 3, 2006, 3:21 AM   #1
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Wanted to know if anyone using this camera has experienced a shutter lag. A managerof a well knownLos Angeles AreaPhotographyStore has indicated that there is a 1-1.5 second delay between thepushing of the shutter button and the actualshutter tripping.

Any help in this matter would be greatly appreciated...Darryl

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Old Feb 3, 2006, 11:36 PM   #2
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See Steve's new review posted on this web site. He states..."The all important shutter lag (the time between pressing the shutter release and actually capturing the image) measured 1/10 of a second when pre-focused and 4/10 of a second including autofocus." http://www.steves-digicams.com/2006_reviews/sp500.html

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Old Jun 9, 2006, 2:58 PM   #3
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I'm not sure how Steve measures it, but my personal experience would agree more with the guy at the camera store. I have been disappointed with the length of lag, not much better than my Fuji A205
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Old Sep 1, 2006, 2:57 PM   #4
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Button to picture time stinks - motion shots are a real hit or miss (mostly misses).
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