Having problems with your Sony Alpha DSLR-A100 Digital Camera ?

The camera shack motor takes ages when you turn on

\015 The camera shake motor takes ages when you turn on the camera before its ready to use. Also when taking shots the camera seems to capture off centre what was shown in the viewfinder.\015

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