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RichA
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      09-12-2012
On Sep 12, 4:30*pm, Alan Browne <(E-Mail Removed)>
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> The full frame a99 is announced in two flavours, the 'v' model having a
> GPS receiver to tag photos. *(Though there is a 3 hole "GPS" position
> behind the accessory connection panel suggesting the GPS is an "add on"
> and not a "built in" - need to see more on this).
>
> Per one site, only the 'v' model will be offered in the US (I presume
> Canada as well).
>
> $2800.
>
> I'll stick to my a900 for now I guess (with separate GPS to record
> locations).
>
> [sorry for the double post to rpd, meant to x-post to both groups]
>
> --
> "C'mon boys, you're not laying pipe!".
> * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *-John Keating.


Looks a little like a Canon.
 
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      09-12-2012
On 13/09/2012 9:58 a.m., Alan Browne wrote:
> On 2012.09.12 17:06 , RichA wrote:
>> On Sep 12, 4:30 pm, Alan Browne <(E-Mail Removed)>
>> wrote:
>>> The full frame a99 is announced in two flavours, the 'v' model having a
>>> GPS receiver to tag photos. (Though there is a 3 hole "GPS" position
>>> behind the accessory connection panel suggesting the GPS is an "add on"
>>> and not a "built in" - need to see more on this).
>>>
>>> Per one site, only the 'v' model will be offered in the US (I presume
>>> Canada as well).
>>>
>>> $2800.
>>>
>>> I'll stick to my a900 for now I guess (with separate GPS to record
>>> locations).
>>>
>>> [sorry for the double post to rpd, meant to x-post to both groups]
>>>
>>> --
>>> "C'mon boys, you're not laying pipe!".
>>> -John Keating.

>>
>> Looks a little like a Canon.

>
> That EOS-1V look, I agree.
>
>
>

This?
http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedi...non_EOS-1V.jpg
Yep - it's painted with the same ugly stick.
Nikon should have patented the Pronea "look" - it might have saved the
world from such design gems.
 
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Wolfgang Weisselberg
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      09-14-2012
Me <(E-Mail Removed)> wrote:
> On 13/09/2012 9:58 a.m., Alan Browne wrote:


[a99]

>> That EOS-1V look, I agree.


> This?
> http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedi...non_EOS-1V.jpg
> Yep - it's painted with the same ugly stick.
> Nikon should have patented the Pronea "look" - it might have saved the
> world from such design gems.


Can't patent a look.
You could trademark it, however.

-Wolfgang
 
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