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Sony Alpha A550 - Camera

Sony Alpha A550 - Camera

Autofocus APS-C DSLR camera released by Sony in 2009. Has a rear 3" tilting LCD screen and a pop-up flash. Metal and plastic body available in black.

  • Sensor: 14.2 MP APS-C CMOS
  • Shutter: 30s - 1/4000s + B
  • Continuous shooting: 60 fps
  • ISO range: 200 - 12800
  • Size: 137 x 104 x 84mm
  • Weight: 599g
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Sony A

Sony’s A mount is the result of their purchase of Minolta’s camera division in 2006. Sony inherited most of Minolta’s innovative technology, including their autofocus lens mount, Minolta AF. Sony’s DSLRs used the A mount until the mirrorless E mount became the standard.

Sony A and Minolta AF are physically identical, and Minolta AF lenses can be used on Sony A bodies without issue. Sony also improved the lens mount over time, adding fast and quiet focusing motors (SSM) to lenses and improving coatings. Their collaboration with Carl Zeiss also added high quality lenses to the system.

As of now, Sony’s A mount is officially discontinued. The lenses can be used on E mount mirrorless cameras with the aid of an LA-EA3 or LA-EA4 adapter.

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Sony Alpha A550 - Camera Availability & Price History
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23 Apr 2024 T66123 € 111.40 Sony Alpha A550 - Camera Image