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12-22-2010, 12:09 PM   #1
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I both today a pentax k-r ..it is my first slr camera ...i mounted the lenses,the card,the battery but as i was doing this i noticed a sound ,something was moving inside the camera body ...after experimenting and trying to figure out what the noise was i noticed that when i shake the camera left right left right something seems to move left right as well inside the camera ,i don't think it's the mirror ,it doesn't seem to move when i shake the camera ,i think is something behind it that is not properly fixed ... is this normal ?

12-22-2010, 12:15 PM   #2
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Yes, perfectly normal. All Pentax cameras with Shake Reduction do this. Just ignore it.
It is as designed.
12-22-2010, 12:19 PM   #3
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oohh,man thanks ,i was so nervous about it ,i kinda have a bad luck on me when i buy expensive stuff ,so i was "oh shit ,not againnnn" ....thanks allot!!
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It's as a sticky at the top of the K-r forum

https://www.pentaxforums.com/forums/pentax-k-r-forum/124114-clunk-noise-yes-its-normal.html

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Arsenal Emyrates, eh. That is providing you sure you did not forget it was a camera and not a football. LOL
12-24-2010, 09:59 AM   #6
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was that supposed to be funny ?
12-24-2010, 02:13 PM   #7
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Yeah, it was.
The "clunk" question comes up very frequently.
Stick around, you'll see.
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arsenal_emyrates, I might suggest that on your next post, perhaps put a short description of what you are asking about in the "Topic" line, such as "K-r has clunk sound when jiggled" so it is easier for other users to know what sort of issue you are having. Helps you get a faster response I believe.

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...or better yet, post in appropriate section, such as "troubleshooting".

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