EFCS

Discussion in 'Sony Alpha E-Mount Cameras' started by christilou, Sep 16, 2015.

  1. christilou

    christilou TalkEmount Top Veteran

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    Nov 26, 2012
    Surrey, UK
    Christina
    Not having a clue what this is I've been googling to find out..... when would this be the most useful. I read that some people have it set to on all the time. I take quite a few shots in low light at around 1/60th which sometimes ends in blur. Would using this help me ?
     
  2. unlo

    unlo Sony ******

    Jan 19, 2014
    Ohio
    Matt
    i for one have it set ON for my NEX5r all the time. however, i'm not sure i have the knowledge to say it's doing me any good or not.
     
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  3. roundball

    roundball TalkEmount Legend

    Oct 8, 2013
    USA
    I have it set on all the time (NEX-7)...here's a video of the difference in speed between mechanical shutter and EFCS.

     
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  4. roundball

    roundball TalkEmount Legend

    Oct 8, 2013
    USA
    PS:
    FWIW, I printed off the Sony manual when I got an NEX-7, then went right down each of the menu pages, making a note of all the default settings in the brand new NEX-7 so I'd always have a factory setting reference.
    Just checked my notations in the Sony manual and see that EFCS came set to 'ON' as a factory default setting.
     
  5. addieleman

    addieleman Passionate amateur Subscribing Member

    Nov 13, 2012
    Netherlands
    Ad Dieleman
    I have it always set to ON both on my A7 and NEX-6. The absolute freedom of vibration from the first shutter curtain helps in combatting vibration, so it won't hurt unless you're getting at shutter speeds faster than 1/1000 s, then EFCS may result in uneven exposure across the frame. I don't think I ever switched it off for actual picture taking, only for listening to the difference in shutter sound.
     
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