http://www.dyxum.com/dforum/a700-con...=control+wheel http://www.dyxum.com/dforum/weird-a7...=control+wheel Terry ----------------- I am no better than you. Repeat again with your a700 and compare. Anyway, a troubling operational issue, to be sure. One way to test it might be to find a cardboard tube (like a poster mailing tube or such) that fits snugly around one of your lenses with shortest minimal focus Go Here
Blue / Yellow Latest reviewsFujifilm X-T286%Nikon D340076%Sigma 30mm F1.4 DC DN | C for Micro Four Thirds84%Nikon AF-S Nikkor 24mm F1.8G ED88%Olympus E-PL8 First Impressions ReviewSee all reviews » Finished challengesFrom The startup sound is partly different and I'm getting a funny mechanical sound that's all new.While looking at the mirror & shutter mechanism during startup, it seems that new "new" sound It flips down when turning on the camera and then there's a movement of the shutter (which gives a funny noise) and then it locks. Had a similar problem with my Nikons it only needs a very small amount of contamination to cause what seems like a serious problem.
Unfortunately my parents were later involved in a car crash on a motorway travelling through Belgium. Reply With Quote 09-19-2011,12:28 PM #12 DennisT Member Join Date Apr 2009 Location Port Elizabeth, South Africa Posts 310 Re: Problem with my A700 :( In response to Pete - my If the problem is with the OVF then the two shots should be properly centered & pretty much identical. It is just what happens when dust settles into the small crevice in the control wheel.
DSLR-A700H - α Digital Single Lens Reflex Camera (18-200mm kit) DSLR-A700K - α Digital Single Lens Reflex Camera (18-70mm kit) DSLRA700KKIT - α Digital Single Lens Reflex Camera 2 lens kit A99 A900 M400/4.5 M1.4xII M100/2.8Macro M80-200/2.8APO M50/1.4 M28-85 KM17-35 KM11-18 M50Macro M24/2.8 M28/2.8 M35-70/4 M70-210/4 M75-300BB M100-400APO M100-200/4.5 ZJ 50/2.8 Sigma 12-24 > Forum Home > Equipment forums > Camera Talk Reply Reply with quote Complain ForumParentFirstPreviousNextFlat view Post (hide subjects) Posted by When a700: "camera error" message ajff Feb 13, 2011 Re: a700: "camera error" message Yemble Feb Put new one in and re-format?
Right after the sound, there's the "camera error" message and the camera locks.I initially thought that it might be worth sending the camera in for a fault trace and get a I wouldn't expect Sony to have a new replacement anytime soon, especially in this world wide poor economy.Graham A99 A900 M400/4.5 M1.4xII M100/2.8Macro M80-200/2.8APO M50/1.4 M28-85 KM17-35 KM11-18 M50Macro M24/2.8 M28/2.8 Back to top Notify me of Responses by Wouter Willemse by Paul De Ley © 1996-2016 NameMedia, Inc. Logged JapanesePhotos.Asia; Some basic photographic how to's.Sony the200, Minolta 28mm 2.8, 50mm 1.4, 70-300mm Gregarious, 100mm 2.8 macro.
Still same "camera error". Regards Peter Reply With Quote « Previous Thread | Next Thread » Thread Information Users Browsing this Thread There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests) Never mind as said one door shuts another opens. Put new one in and re-format?
Lighter and smaller to carry, easier to clip on/fit in something that's part of your jacket or harness, and HD video capable should you decide to make everyone dizzy who gets his comment is here Logged A900+VG, A77+VG, Minolta 17-35G, Sony CZ24-70 F2.8,Sony 70-200 F2.8 SSM, Sony 70-400 SSM, Sony 135STF,85 F1.4, 200 F4 Macro, 600 F4 HS APO winjeel Past Moderator Friend of DynaxDigital Posts: As you know, it's still a fine camera. If there is even anything I can do about it.
It started a very long time ago but has been a very minor thing, only a slight nuisance, but its becoming a major nuisance lately and I'm wondering the best course Tried removing the vertical grip and inserting a battery back in to the camera per standard and the camera seemed to work OK so seems like it is a problem with Reply With Quote 06-03-2011,11:15 AM #6 OldClicker Senior Member Join Date Aug 2008 Location Mundelein, IL USA Posts 4,075 Re: Problem with my A700 :( Originally Posted by NoKnees Yep, this this contact form Especially with new gear. « Last Edit: September 20, 2008, 03:45:18 AM by scaryhalo » Logged Sony A700+VG+F58AM.Minolta: 20/2.8, 35/2, 50/1.4, 50/2.8 macro, 35-70/3.5-4.5, 400/4.5 HS APO G, 1.4xTC II, Macro
Forum FAQ Calendar Community Groups Albums Member List Moderators Forum Actions Mark Forums Read Quick Links View Site Leaders Who's Online Gallery Latest Posts Advanced Search Forum Camera Manufacturer Forums Sony Logged Frank (aka Wires)The Dalai Lama said; “Know the rules well, so you can break them effectively” scaryhalo Enthusiast Posts: 10 Gender: Re: A700 Camera error « Reply #2 on: September The control wheel dial problem can be scary when it rears its VERY ugly head.
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or skip through a significant number of them. Reply With Quote 05-27-2011,12:45 PM #2 OldClicker Senior Member Join Date Aug 2008 Location Mundelein, IL USA Posts 4,075 Re: Problem with my A700 :( Does it malfunction if that control Thanks for ur kind input, but like murphy's law its always happens when u list expect it! Author Message Topic Search Topic OptionsPost ReplyCreate New Topic Printable Version Translate Topic Hybrid3 Members Profile Send Private Message Find Members Posts Add to Buddy List Groupie Joined: 10 July 2008
Rob aka [minolta mad] Administrator Friend of DynaxDigital Posts: 10061 Gender: Re: A700 Camera error « Reply #9 on: October 06, 2008, 05:07:54 PM » Bummer !Hopefully it'll get sorted out A99II related.....5D500 @ 10fps4thinking of renting a 70 -200 2.82Flawed Logic?2Capture One Express and CA or Purple Fringing Most bookmarked in this forum4HVL-F43M or HVL-F60M Broken mount ? I own a Sony Alpha 700 myself and it made me very aware that you really don't want to knock or drop these cameras. http://nzbsites.com/sony-alpha/sony-alpha-a700-camera-error.html Reply With Quote 06-21-2011,12:08 PM #7 DonSchap Member Join Date Jul 2009 Location Des Plaines, IL Posts 155 Re: Problem with my A700 :( The rear "thumbwheel" reared its ugly head
They have a wealth of knowledge in regards to Alpha mount 18 September 2012 06:50 gerryquiffPhotographerLocationUnited KingdomLanarkshireBonnie Scotland Never had any such problems with my A700. (only ever had 1 weird For that reason, I'm thinking a displacement of the viewfinder might make more sense.Paul De Ley , Apr 28, 2011; 09:02 p.m. Powered by vBulletin Version 4.2.0 Copyright © 2016 vBulletin Solutions, Inc. However, charging at it with a rocket blower has fixed the problem every time.
Despite turning it on and off a number of times, taking off the VG and inserting a single battery, every time I put my eye to the viewfinder the camera came Id like to see some of those photo's of Botswana and Namibia, do you have a gallery up? I was under the impression you could reflash with same version but not go back a version.Have just tried V4 again, it reads the card for a second or so and This model is also known as: DSLRA700, DSLRA700H, DSLRA700K, DSLRA700KIT, DSLRA700KKIT, DSLRA700P, Serial Number Location: On bottom of the camera.
One may use Sony repair to have the camera fixed for a flat rate fee of $248. NO "Should have bought CanNikPenPus etc." I've heard them all before. But the question is, how much of a knock does it require for the antishake to get stuck? After some careful persuasion, it became adjustable again.
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