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Alpha (uppercase, lowercase; ἄλφα, álpha, modern pronunciation álfa) is the first letter of the Greek alphabet.
An autofocus (or AF) optical system uses a sensor, a control system and a motor to focus on an automatically or manually selected point or area.
A bayonet mount (mainly as a method of mechanical attachment, as for fitting a lens to a camera) or bayonet connector (for electrical use) is a fastening mechanism consisting of a cylindrical male side with one or more radial pins, and a female receptor with matching L-shaped slot(s) and with spring(s) to keep the two parts locked together.
A beam splitter is an optical device that splits a beam of light in two.
CompactFlash (CF) is a flash memory mass storage device used mainly in portable electronic devices.
Digital Photography Review, also known as DPReview, is a website about digital cameras and digital photography, established in November 1998.
A digital single-lens reflex camera (also called digital SLR or DSLR) is a digital camera that combines the optics and the mechanisms of a single-lens reflex camera with a digital imaging sensor, as opposed to photographic film.
Exmor is the name of a technology Sony implemented on some of their CMOS image sensors.
Greek (Modern Greek: ελληνικά, elliniká, "Greek", ελληνική γλώσσα, ellinikí glóssa, "Greek language") is an independent branch of the Indo-European family of languages, native to Greece and other parts of the Eastern Mediterranean and the Black Sea.
HDMI (High-Definition Multimedia Interface) is a proprietary audio/video interface for transmitting uncompressed video data and compressed or uncompressed digital audio data from an HDMI-compliant source device, such as a display controller, to a compatible computer monitor, video projector, digital television, or digital audio device.
Canon EOS 350D Hot shoe Proprietary hot shoe used by Minolta and older Sony cameras (Konica Minolta Maxxum 7D) A hot shoe is a mounting point on the top of a camera to attach a flash unit and other compatible accessories.
iISO (intelligent ISO) flash shoe (aka "reversed" hotshoe) is the unofficial name for the proprietary accessory flash attachment and control interface used on Minolta cameras since the i-series introduced in 1988, and subsequently Konica Minolta and later Sony α DSLRs and NEX-7 up to 2012.
The image circle is the cross section of the cone of light transmitted by a lens or series of lenses.
Japan (日本; Nippon or Nihon; formally 日本国 or Nihon-koku, lit. "State of Japan") is a sovereign island country in East Asia.
is a Japanese multinational technology company headquartered in Marunouchi, Chiyoda, Tokyo, with offices in 49 countries worldwide.
Sony released the following A-mount cameras since 2006.
Sony released the following SAL (for: Sony A-mount Lens) lenses for Sony A-mount cameras since 2006.
Memory Stick is a removable flash memory card format, originally launched by Sony in late 1998.
The Minolta A-mount camera system was a line of photographic equipment from Minolta.
A mirrorless interchangeable lens camera (MILC) features a single, removable lens and uses a digital display system rather than an optical viewfinder.
The Multi Interface Shoe (MI Shoe or MIS) is a proprietary camera hotshoe introduced by Sony in 2012, replacing an assortment of other proprietary hotshoes used by Sony in various types of cameras in the past.
A ring flash is a circular photographic electronic flash that fits around a camera lens.
Secure Digital (SD) is a non-volatile memory card format developed by the SD Card Association (SDA) for use in portable devices.
is a Japanese multinational conglomerate corporation headquartered in Kōnan, Minato, Tokyo.
The Sony α55 (model variants SLT-A55V with GPS, SLT-A55 without GPS depending on country) is a midrange-level SLT camera, released in August 2010.
Announced by Sony on August 24, 2011 the Sony α77 was the flagship for Sony's midrange Alpha SLT camera line.
The α900 (DSLR-A900) is a full-frame digital SLR camera, produced by Sony.
The E-mount is a lens mount designed by Sony for their NEX ("New E-mount eXperience") and ILCE series of camcorders and mirrorless cameras.
Sony α (the lower case to Greek letter alpha, often transliterated as Sony Alpha), is a camera system introduced on 5 June 2006.
The Sonnar T* 135 mm 1.8 ZA (SAL-135F18Z) is a high-quality wide-aperture prime telephoto lens compatible with cameras using the Sony α lens mount.
The Vario-Sonnar T* DT 16–80 mm f/3.5-4.5 ZA (SAL-1680Z) is a high-quality zoom lens compatible with cameras using the Sony α, and Minolta AF lens mounts.
Single-Lens Translucent (SLT) is a Sony proprietary designation for Sony Alpha cameras which employ a pellicle mirror, electronic viewfinder, and phase-detection autofocus system.
is a Japanese company manufacturing photographic lenses, optical components and commercial/industrial-use optics.
, officially, is one of the 47 prefectures of Japan and has been the capital since 1869.
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