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01-30-2014, 06:55 PM   #1
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LensRental: The A7R teardown: A look inside...

  • Do not try this at home. This post was made by semi-trained, semi-professional repair technicians who sort of know what they’re doing.
  • The following blog post contains graphic images of the inside of a very nice camera. If such things make you squeamish, don’t read further.
  • No cameras were harmed in the making of this blog post. The camera has been fully reassembled and is functioning normally.

01-30-2014, 09:44 PM   #2
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I LOVE tear downs!
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It's more like a computer with a shutter than a camera with a sensor.
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I liked the part about the simplicity allowing for lower cost to manufacture. Clearly the current price point reflects a fat margin


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As an engineer, that teardown made me want an A7 more than anything else I've read. Simplicity and efficiency, imagine that.

I'm still happy with the stuff I have, but my respect for Sony just went up a notch.

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