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Old December 16th, 2007, 01:43 AM   #1
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Rattle from Veiw finder

Could somebody please check if when the the view finder is shaken there is a small rattle noise coming from inside the area of the view finder focusing ring. I had the camera mounted on the back of a suzuki jeep and could hear the rattle as we went along a bumpy forest road. I am not sure if I developed a fault or if the losseness is normal. Everything works ok

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Old December 16th, 2007, 07:58 PM   #2
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Yes. I have the color finder detached at present and when I shake it there is a rattle and you can fell something moving slightly internally. The rattle is not extremely loud, but it is definitely there.
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Old December 17th, 2007, 02:57 AM   #3
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Willard,

Many thanks for that, I was fairly sure it was ok but was just a bit concerned.
I have checked the recorded footage, the noise was not recorded.

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Old December 18th, 2007, 10:34 AM   #4
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i have same Problem!
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Old December 18th, 2007, 10:50 AM   #5
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It's not a problem. It's normal. There are moving elements inside the EVF diopter which rattle if shaken.
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