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02-12-2012, 09:54 AM - 1 Like   #1
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K-01 Shutter Sound


Didn't see this posted anywhere. Here is a video of the K-01 taking a picture, Sounds pretty quiet.

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No real way to tell with all that background noise just how loud the shutter will be in normal use. Without the weather sealing that the K-5 has I expect that it will be louder than the K-5 even without a mirror. Just a guess.
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You can judge it by the autofocus beep
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Sounds pretty clear going by the clear sound of the AF conf beep, may be as loud as the K5 - but it's mirrorless, shouldn't it be somewhat more quiet?

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They say it will be much quieter, but time will tell!

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Sounds decent to me.
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From my hands-on, it is quieter than the K-5 and there is less vibration.
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It's is quieter than K5, but don't expect it's too much quieter because K5 already has a very quiet shutter sound. We've tested them side by side, the difference is there, but you can't eliminate the shutter sound completely on k-01 even when disabled all the other sounds.

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It's way quieter than my K-r, that's for sure.
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QuoteOriginally posted by Cinders Quote
It's way quieter than my K-r, that's for sure.
Mine, too.
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