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Old Jun 8, 2011, 4:28 AM   #1
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Default Sony Announces New NEX-C3, Macro Lens, Flash, Plus Firmware Upgrade for NEX-3 & NEX-5

Sony Introduces World's Smallest, Lightest Interchangeable Lens Camera with APS-C Sized Sensor
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NEX-3 Camera Firmware Update
Improvements over version 03:
- Adds the function to use "Picture Effect" modes
- Adds the function to use "Peaking Level" and to select the "Peaking Color" in manual focus mode

More details about benefits provided by firmware version 04
Benefits provided by previous updates and included in version 04:
- Adds "Soft key Settings" to the "Setup" menu to allow customization of the soft keys
- Adds the "Menu start" function
- Adds two more settings to the "MF Assist" function
- Improves menu item selection using the Control Wheel
- Changes the aperture setting function so the setting is maintained when using "Background Defocus Control" or "Aperture Priority" movie recording modes
- Adds support for auto focus with Supported A-mount Lenses
- Note: Requires a firmware update for the LA-EA1 Mount Adapter (Mount Adapter sold separately).
- Adds a function to enlarge the image when "Release w/o Lens" is set to "Enable"
- More details about benefits provided by firmware version 03.
- Adds the 3D Sweep Panorama function (More information about supported 3D functions.)
- Improves the Sweep Panorama function
- Resolves an issue where the battery may be drained even if the camera is turned off
- Reduces start-up time under low light conditions
** More info on the firmware update**
www.docs.sony.com/release/NEX3-5_V4_manual_EN.pdf
** URL for firmware download: Microsoft® Windows®**
esupport.sony.com/US/perl/swu-download.pl?upd_id=6751&...
** URL for firmware download:Macintosh® OS X (version 04)**
esupport.sony.com/US/perl/swu-download.pl?upd_id=6768&...

NEX-5 Camera Firmware Update
Improvements over version 03:
- Adds the function to use "Picture Effect" modes
- Adds the function to use "Peaking Level" and to select the "Peaking Color" in manual focus mode

Benefits provided by previous updates and included in version 04:
- Adds "Soft key Settings" to the "Setup" menu to allow customization of the soft keys
- Adds the "Menu start" function
- Adds two more settings to the "MF Assist" function
- Improves menu item selection using the Control Wheel
- Changes the aperture setting function so the setting is maintained when using "Background Defocus Control" or "Aperture Priority" movie recording modes
- Adds support for auto focus with Supported A-mount Lenses
Note: Requires a firmware update for the LA-EA1 Mount Adapter (Mount Adapter sold separately).
- Adds a function to enlarge the image when "Release w/o Lens" is set to "Enable"
- Adds the 3D Sweep Panorama function (More information about supported 3D functions.)
- Improves the Sweep Panorama function
- Resolves an issue where the battery may be drained even if the camera is turned off
- Reduces start-up time under low light conditions
** More info on the update**
www.docs.sony.com/release/NEX3-5_V4_manual_EN.pdf
**Download URL:Microsoft® Windows®**
esupport.sony.com/US/perl/swu-download.pl?upd_id=6765&...
**Download URL:Macintosh® OS X **
esupport.sony.com/US/perl/swu-download.pl?upd_id=6770&...
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