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Old 9th August 2011
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Re: E-50? Could it be more than just a rumour?

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Originally Posted by RogerMac View Post
Earlier in the year I saw an Oly patent for a "flapping translucent mirror" - this would have about 30% of the light directed downwards onto a phase detect AF system but move out of the way to provide 100% of the light for image taking. Of course it would only work with a built in EVF and the full 4/3 flange to sensor distance.
This I do like the idea of as it can have a much larger view finder than Exxx could ever offer... could also offer a "high speed" mode where the transparent mirror stays where it is and the image quality takes the 30% less light knock.
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