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dilbert

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1DX and external GPS
« on: November 01, 2011, 09:57:33 PM »
It occurs to me that putting the GPS inside a magnesium alloy body might not actually work because the magnesium alloy body is going to act as a pretty good shield and keep out all of the useful RF from the satellites.

It will be curious to see how well the GPS inside the A77 fares or how/where they've done the wiring for the GPS antennae in that camera.

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1DX and external GPS
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Re: 1DX and external GPS
« Reply #1 on: November 01, 2011, 11:15:56 PM »
DPR tested the GPS as part of their review here:  It was pretty much as expected, took a few minutes to acquire signals when first turned on, but worked well after the startup.

http://www.dpreview.com/reviews/sonyslta77/page11.asp

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Re: 1DX and external GPS
« Reply #1 on: November 01, 2011, 11:15:56 PM »