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Old March 15th, 2011, 06:33 AM   #1
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Noisy sound Moving inside lense area

Hi, I have received XF300 today. When switch off camera I moved vertical & diagonal side to side I hear something noisy sound moving around inside lense area. Is that normal thing?
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Old March 15th, 2011, 10:05 AM   #2
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Re: Noisy sound Moving inside lense area

Yes that's normal. I have 5 of them at work they all do that. I assume it's because of the semi-manual lens. I was concerned too.
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Old March 15th, 2011, 10:19 AM   #3
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I am grateful for your help, Thank you.
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Old March 15th, 2011, 02:11 PM   #4
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Re: Noisy sound Moving inside lense area

Hi

Probably the optical image stabilizer system that rattles. It needs power to work, then it will stop rattle. Most camcorders with similar systems works the same.

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Old March 15th, 2011, 05:13 PM   #5
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Hi Ras,

Almost the same type of noise I hear when I power up my XL2 :)

As Bo mentioned, it's the IS kicking in.
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