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Sony Releases A700 Firmware v2 and Software Updates

Sony today released software updates for the Alpha DSLR- A700 camera and Image Data Converter and Image Data Lightbox. The camera firmware and software updates apply to 12.2-megapixel Sony A700 flagship model, specifically units manufactured until early

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Oct. 30, 2007 – Sony today released updates for the Alpha DSLR- A700 firmware and Image Data Converter and Image Data Lightbox software. The camera firmware and software updates apply to the 12.2-megapixel Sony A700 flagship model, specifically units manufactured until early October that contain firmware version 1. Cameras with firmware version 2 already include the upgrades, according to a company press release.

The Sony Alpha firmware version 2 promises improved image sharpness and noise reduction. It also allows for more short distance flash control with non-ADI control lenses. The software updates correct image display and file type errors.

"Although these improvements are subtle, it is recommended that customers make the update to improve the camera and application software performance," stated a company press release today.

Users can download the Alpha DSLR A700 camera firmware updates from the Sony Customer Support site for Windows and Macintosh operating systems. The software updates are also available for Windows and Mac platforms.

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