Sony A55 and A33 Overheating Problems

Sony has issued a statement concerning an overheating issue with the new Sony A55 and A33 translucent mirror cameras.

The problem arises from the CMOS sensor overheating in certain temperature ranges.  Sony has put together a chart that provides an idea of max recording times under certain environmental conditions.  You can check it out below. [Read more…]

New EVFs for HDSLRs

For those video fans out there, I just wanted to pass along a couple of HDSLR accessories that have been announced this week.

Zacuto and Redrock Micro have developed true EVF solutions for HDSLRs like the Canon 5D Mark II, 7D and Nikon D7000.  These EVFs give you the freedom that was just never possible with the old loupe solutions like the traditional Zacuto Z-Finder, and will operate via the HDMI terminal of you HDSLR. [Read more…]

Pentax 645D (40MP MF Camera) Coming to US in 2010

Pentax 645D

You may recall the Pentax 645D announcement from earlier this year.  As it stood at that time, the 40MP medium format camera was set to only be available in Japan.

Well, that seems to have changed with apparent word from Pentax USA President Ned Bunnell that the Pentax 645D will, in fact, be available later this year in the US. [Read more…]