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Chapter 2. Sony Alpha NEX-3/NEX-5 Roadmap > The Sony Alpha’s Business End

The Sony Alpha’s Business End

The back panel of the Sony Alpha NEX is where most of the camera’s physical controls reside. There aren’t that many of them, but, as I noted earlier, some of them can perform a formidable number of different functions, depending on the context. So, while we have only a few buttons and one dial to talk about, there is a lot to say about these items.

All of the controls on the back panel of the NEX-3 and NEX-5 are clustered on the right side of the body, with the exception of the light sensor (not to be confused with the image sensor, the heart of the camera), which is practically invisible down in the extreme lower-left corner of the LCD screen. The key components labeled in Figure 2.5 include:


  

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