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03-04-2012, 08:13 AM   #1
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Live view noise?

Okay Q users, i'm getting what some have coined; "live view noise", it seem to have coincidentally started after switiching out the Sonnetar to a Pentax 01 and even the 03. This noise was not there prior to using the Sonnetar but with earlier use of the Sonnetar i didn't notice any noise either? The noise disappears in both movie and SCN modes.

also today was my second time using the onboard flash...

Anyone else or did i somehow break my Q?!?!!?...*arggggh*

i know i should just chalk this up to "Ghosts in the machine"

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03-04-2012, 09:22 AM - 1 Like   #2
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Have used all kinds of adapted lenses with the Q. The builtin flash has been used and so has the external Pentax 540 flash. No problems with lv noise. Only see lv noise when it is really dark or when the camera is turned on with lens cap in place.

Is it just a little noise or is it so bad it causes problems seeing your composition? Things to check:
1. firmware still current on body and lenses?
2. Try resetting whole camera.
3. Use differet battery and memo card.
4. Leave battery out for days to cause deep reset.
5. Make sure you don't have a strange setting on the lcd- in menu.
Sorry to hear the Q is having problems. Goodluck.

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03-04-2012, 09:49 AM   #3
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Thanks will do the deep reset.

No not having problems just reporting them as i find them; if there was a problem i'd be cussing, it still shoots fine just has that whining noise and I associated it with the LV noise mentioned in other threads? (maybe i shouldn't have)

I still like my Q with the 03, my favourite combination so far

Right now the Sonnetar is attached for all my shooting for a few days but the 03 is more my style of shooting.

*edit* added a question mark to the title.
03-04-2012, 08:38 PM   #4
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It was still making that noise after a full reset (didn't do the deep reset) but then i turned on dust removal and it stopped??? puzzling but at least the buzzing is gone


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