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EVF blackout

Discussion in 'Nikon Z Mirrorless Forum' started by Stone@ge, Sep 16, 2018 at 12:03 AM.

  1. for those wondering here is a video of the EVF blackout in various stages of continuous mode for both bodies.

  2. Neil Swanson

    Neil Swanson

    Sep 3, 2018
    That’s a great video thanks for posting that. Here’s a silly question though and I’ll bet the answer is very simple but why is there mirror black out or maybe I should call it image black out when there is an a mirror? I should’ve asked that question when I saw the Z7 a couple of weeks ago at a store demonstration

  3. rooster


    Jul 13, 2008
    There is still a real shutter and it must close before taking the image thus causing a blackout. On the fastest FPS setting there is no blackout -- it appears like the real shutter only goes up to 5.5 FPS and higher rates use an electronic shutter.
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