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Old Jul 28, 2004, 7:40 AM   #1
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any help i cant make my mind up on these i seemed to have narrowed it down to these 2 but they are so close i am being swayed by the more powerfull zoom at the moment thopughts anyone?
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Old Jul 28, 2004, 8:03 AM   #2
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IMO they are not so close:
1. One has Image Stabilization
2. One has an optical finder with the associated parallax, the other has an EVF with WYSIWYG as well as a real-time histogram or grid/scale...
3. One has manual Zoom/Focus ring, the other is "buzz" "buzz"
4. One is threaded for filter, the other needs an attachment hood
5. The A1 can shoot several RAW frames in a row, can the Oly?
6. The A1 can map its output to several colorspaces including AdobeRGB
7. The A1 can track focus a moving subject with its cursor, ah but I forgot the Oly is optical: http://home.tiscali.be/johan.branders/A1/A1-focus.htm
8. The A1's external flash system (ie multiple units setup) is wireless with TTL control. I believe you need at least a cable for the FL flash... for remote use
9... I can go on if you want

... Other than that they have about the same resolution

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