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Can D-770 use microdrives??

I remember reading somewhere that Sony cameras have trouble in general using the new microdrives? Can anyone confirm this?

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Re: Can D-770 use microdrives??

Sorry, No they can't be used! There is a difference in the power pinouts of the Microdrive that prevents it working in the D7xx cameras.

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