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New savings on the Sony a6000 and RX100 cameras

B&H introduced two new deals on the Sony a6000 and RX100 cameras: Sony Alpha a6000 camera bundle with $100 gift card and free shipping (expires May 8th) Sony RX100 camera accessory kit is now $100 off and free shipping (expires May 8th)

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Hackers have removed the 30 minute recording limit on Sony Alpha cameras

Hacker claims to have removed the 30 minute record limit from Alpha cameras, including the a7S  

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Firmware updates for Sony a7R II and a7S II cameras released

Sony released firmware updates for the a7R II and a7S II cameras that enable XAVC S recording to SDHC memory cards. Here are the direct download links: Firmware update version 3.20 for Sony a7R II Firmware update version 2.10 for Sony a7S II

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Sony financial results for the 2015 fiscal year

Sony announced their consolidated financial results for the 2015 fiscal year ending on March 31, 2016 (see the numbers for the Imaging Products & Solutions segment in the slides above). Here is a recap from Reuters:

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Status of Sony operations affected by 2016 Kumamoto earthquakes

Status of Sony Group Manufacturing Operations Affected by 2016 Kumamoto Earthquakes (Third Update) Due to the earthquake of April 14, 2016 and subsequent earthquakes in the Kumamoto region, operations at Sony Semiconductor Manufacturing Corporation’s Kumamoto Technology Center (located in Kikuchi Gun, Kumamoto Prefecture), which is the primary manufacturing site of image sensors for digital cameras […]

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Sony FE 24-70mm f/2.8 GM lens supply shortage

Sony Japan issued a service notice indicating a supply shortage for the new Sony FE 24-70mm f/2.8 GM lens. No release date was provided, but the lens has already been shipping in limited quantities worldwide (including the US).  

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