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07-12-2011, 07:10 PM   #1
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K-5 Dust Removal

With my old K20, when I activated the dust removal you could hear and feel the whole camera shake. I tried the dust removal on the K-5 and it is as if nothing happens when I press OK on the menu. Would some of you who have the K-5 please comment on whether this is normal or should I hear and feel it just like with the K20?

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Same with my K-5, nothing to let you know it did something - I was wondering about it since even my K-7 makes a noise when using the feature.
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It's audible, but just barely. If you have startup DR enabled, you can easily tell that it runs

This new system is both much quieter and more effective.

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Of course, like most other automated functions, it's not 100% effective. Nothing replaces physical therapy (rocket blowing dust off the sensor in mirror lockup mode).

But the K-5 DR feature is considerably more effective than that of K20D, and essentially silent.

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