Article ID : 00145805 / Last Modified : 03/04/2022

How long is the time lag between shutter releases?

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    Refer to the table for the time between when the shutter is depressed halfway to focus and the when the shutter is depressed fully to start exposure. 

    ModelTime lag between shutter releases (in seconds)e-Front Curtain Shut setting
    DSLR-A1000.11Not applicable
    DSLR-A2000.085Not applicable
    DSLR-A2300.10Not applicable
    DSLR-A3000.085Not applicable
    DSLR-A3300.10Not applicable
    DSLR-A3500.085Not applicable
    DSLR-A3800.10Not applicable
    DSLR-A5500.07Not applicable
    DSLR-A7000.066Not applicable
    DSLR-A9000.063Not applicable
    ILCA-77M20.05ON
    0.09OFF
    ILCA-99M20.05ON
    0.09OFF
    ILCE-1Approx. 0.02 Shutter Type is Mechanical Shut.
    Approx. 0.042 Shutter Type is Electronic Shut.
    ON
    ILCE-70.02ON
    ILCE-7M20.02ON
    ILCE-7M30.02ON
    ILCE-7M40.02ON
    ILCE-7C0.02Not applicable
    ILCE-7R0.19Not applicable
    ILCE-7RM20.02ON
    ILCE-7RM30.02ON
    ILCE-7RM3A0.02ON
    ILCE-7RM4A0.02ON
    ILCE-7RM40.02ON
    ILCE-7S0.02ON
    ILCE-7SM20.02ON
    ILCE-7SM30.02ON
    ILCE-90.02 If Shutter Type is set to Mechanical ShutterON
    0.033 If Shutter Type is set to Electronic Shutter
    ILCE-9M20.02 If Shutter Type is set to Mechanical ShutterON
    0.033 If Shutter Type is set to Electronic Shutter
    ILCE-50000.02Not applicable
    ILCE-60000.02ON
    ILCE-61000.02ON
    ILCE-63000.02ON
    ILCE-64000.02ON
    ILCE-65000.02ON
    ILCE-66000.02ON
    ZV-E100.02ON
    ILME-FX30.02ON
    NEX-30.10Not applicable
    NEX-3N0.02Not applicable
    NEX-50.10Not applicable
    NEX-5N0.02ON
    NEX-5R0.02ON
    NEX-60.02ON
    NEX-70.02ON
    NEX-C30.10Not applicable
    NEX-F30.02ON
    SLT-A330.09Not applicable
    SLT-A370.08ON
    0.09OFF
    SLT-A55V0.09Not applicable
    SLT-A570.05ON
    0.09OFF
    SLT-A580.05ON
    0.09OFF
    SLT-A65V0.05ON
    0.09OFF
    SLT-A77V0.05ON
    0.08OFF
    SLT-A99V0.05ON
    0.11OFF

    Notes:

    • The time lag between shutter release may vary depending on the camera settings.
    • Time measurements used are all approximations from Sony lab test results.
    • For DSLR-A550, the time lag between shutter release is approximately 0.2 to 0.3 seconds during Manual focus check Live View.