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01-04-2013, 02:25 PM   #1
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New K-01 owner with initial concern

Hello all. This isn't my first post, but it's my first post as an official K-01 owner.
I ordered my camera from B&H, and it just arrived. You can imagine my excitement.
As I was unpacking it, the first thing I noticed was that there appears to be something that moves back and forth within the camera body as I move the camera around.
Is this normal?
I can't tell what it is thats moving, but something certainly is. Could it be the floating sensor?
I'm hoping you all can bring me up to speed on what this could be.
Thanks in advance!

01-04-2013, 02:27 PM   #2
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It's the floating sensor and the shake reduction mechanism.
01-04-2013, 02:29 PM   #3
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Yes, that would be the fact the sensor can "float" with the SR, so if you shake your camera, you will hear that sound. Pretty normal.

Go out now, and take some photos!
01-04-2013, 02:37 PM   #4
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Thank's for easing my concerns.
Rookie mistake!
As soon as this battery charges up I'm going to try this baby out!

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QuoteOriginally posted by rkymtnrider Quote
Thank's for easing my concerns. Rookie mistake!
Just about everybody asks that question as soon as they open the shiny new box. Pentax should put a sticker on the box: "Warning: Highly advanced SR mechanism will make a CLUNK noise when you shake your new camera. This is perfectly normal for a $1,000 camera so do not worry."
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