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Old Jan 19, 2012, 9:09 PM   #1
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Well, I traded my A200 for an A580 and my head is simply spinning for all the new things I need to learn! Wish the would use larger print in the manual. My old eyes have trouble seeing such small print!
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Old Jan 19, 2012, 11:15 PM   #2
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Well the company has gone through the motions of giving you a manual,to heck with whether you can decipher it or not.Thanking the "valued customer" for letting them pry on your $$$ and filling their coffers.Also patting their backs for using less paper and claiming to make a "big" contribution to keeping the earth green.
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Old Jan 20, 2012, 6:20 AM   #3
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I generally use the PDF versions of manuals more than the printed manuals, anyway. You can make the print a large as you want, but there's also all the things you can do in Adobe Reader that you can't do with the paper manual, like search. And one of the nice things about Sony's PDF manuals is that everytime you see a page number, you can click on it and you go to that page. I keep a copy on my computer and one on my PDA, so it's available wherever I happen to be.

See http://www.docs.sony.com/release/DSLRA560.pdf
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Old Feb 23, 2012, 6:56 AM   #4
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Gary Friedmans book is an excellent companion to the manual and very highly regarded. I used his book for the a100 and recently for my a580.
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