Sony screwed me ...

Discussion in 'Sony' started by Focus, Jun 14, 2008.

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    Focus Guest

    ....out of my IR remote control.
    I looked everywhere in the box, but it's not there.

    In the A350 review of DPreview it clearly states on page 22: supplied IR
    remote control.

    Of course they make no mistakes, like all other tests they did, but
    strangely enough it's also not listed on page 13 of the manual.

    Or maybe they didn't even look in the manual?
    That would certainly explain why they don't seem to grasp how well it

    Hum, I wonder what else they forgot, put in or left out that's not true...
    Focus, Jun 14, 2008
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    Frank Arthur Guest

    In the Box
    The Sony A350 Kit ships with the following items in the box (it is
    also available body-only):

    a.. Sony A350
    b.. DT 18-70mm f/3.5-5.6 Zoom lens
    c.. NP-FM500H rechargeable battery
    d.. BC-VM10 battery charger
    e.. Video and USB cable
    f.. Body cap
    g.. Lens caps
    h.. Shoulder strap with eyepiece cap and Remote Commander clip
    i.. Instruction manual
    j.. Software/USB Driver CD-ROM
    Please find where the IR Remote Control is hown on the box

    or where it was included?
    Frank Arthur, Jun 14, 2008
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  3. The A350 can not be operated by the remote, which comes free with the
    A700. The dPreview error is because the journalist involved wrote the
    A350 report by changing the A700 one, and forgot to make some changes.

    David Kilpatrick, Jun 14, 2008
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    OldBoy Guest

    It's Canon's fault.
    OldBoy, Jun 14, 2008
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    Pete D Guest

    This is something that the amatuers at DP Review often do, about time they
    got some Pro level reviewers.
    Pete D, Jun 15, 2008
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    Mr.T Guest

    I don't think I've ever seen an edition of "Aust Photography", "Wheels",
    "PC User", or even the "Herald-Sun", that didn't have errors.
    Mistakes aren't confined to the amateurs.

    Mr.T, Jun 15, 2008
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    Pete D Guest

    PC User Pros?????????????????????????????????

    But seriously, basic facts wrong in every review, they can do better than
    that, I have pointed out basic specs that have been wrong sereral times and
    let them know but the errors till remain, they have no particular interest
    in getting it right, just in getting it done.
    Pete D, Jun 15, 2008
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    Mr.T Guest

    "Pro", as in they get paid for it! :)
    Sounds about right. At least you get what you pay for :)
    Can't say the same for the overpriced print mags.

    Mr.T, Jun 15, 2008
  9. RTFM!!!! (or try to get a Dutch copy)
    van de Meppelink, Jun 15, 2008
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    Pete D Guest

    PC User, the font of all knowledge and "expertism" as long as it contains
    some sort of computing power, amazes me all the camera reviews they have
    these days and some of the conclusions they come up with and reasons for one
    over another continue to astound, amuse and baffle me.
    Pete D, Jun 15, 2008
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    Alan Browne Guest

    Per the B&H site this is what is included.

    NP-FM500H Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Battery
    BC-VM10 Battery Charger
    USB Cable
    Video Cable
    Shoulder Strap with Remote Commander Clip
    Eyepiece Cap
    Body Cap
    Software CD-ROM
    1 Year Manufacturers Limited Warranty

    Remote ControlSony Remote Commander (optional)
    Alan Browne, Jun 15, 2008
  12. ["Followup-To:" header set to]
    Those who go near Pete D's place of dwelling, beware of
    all the glass spinters and low flying stones, for he's
    without a fault ...

    Wolfgang Weisselberg, Jun 15, 2008

  13. A glass bridge!? - now there's something worth seeing! Is it in the
    tourist guides?, 'The Bridge Of Lies', perhaps ;)
    Not mad, but nearly..., Jun 16, 2008
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    ASAAR Guest

    It's more likely that Wolfie's intent was for us to conjure up an
    image of a glass house.
    ASAAR, Jun 16, 2008
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