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07-04-2012, 02:49 AM   #1
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Something in my K5 Body is moving

Hello,

in the body of my new K5 is something (it feels like a block inside is moving a little bit) when I'm turning the body in different directions. Anyone any ideas if this is ok? Camera is working fine so far.

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07-04-2012, 02:55 AM   #2
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Standard answer number 1. Yes your camera is fine. It is just the sensor shake reduction system.
07-04-2012, 02:57 AM   #3
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No worries, that's the sensor. It's normal. The SR system requires that the sensor is moveable, and it only powers up to keep the sensor in place when you take a shot. So when the camera is switched off or in idle state, the sensor can move freely within the bounds of the SR construction.

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07-04-2012, 03:05 AM   #4
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thank you!

07-04-2012, 03:06 AM   #5
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It's even stronger in the K-7... caused me a lot of headache last year. I hadn't discovered Pentax forum then, would have saved me a lot of worry as the top answers are spot on...instead I went to the shop where I bought it from, they thought it was odd too, so took it to the 'camera doctor' (all covered under warranty) just to be told it's fine...
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Weird. I've never noticed this in my K-5....
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QuoteOriginally posted by ENicolas Quote
Weird. I've never noticed this in my K-5....
Yep, I can assure it's likely to be there!
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