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04-13-2015, 11:56 AM   #1
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used Kx rattling when moved around.

I just got a used Kx from ebay with over 8000 shots, while handling it I notice a rattling coming from within the mount, It seems something shifts probably a mm or two when moved around. The camera seems to work ok. I'm thinking it may have been dropped, there's no dents or significant marks on the body. Anyone else has notices such issues?

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Dooon't rattle the camera!
Anyway, the clanking sound is just the shake reduction - SR system uses magnets to reduce shaking of the sensor. When camera is off, it just moves freely and clanks. If you turn it to live view, you can hear the SR's hum. It is quite loud on the K-x, its quieter on newer models

I think there are other threads and posts about this as well:
https://www.pentaxforums.com/forums/58-troubleshooting-beginner-help/94122-be...ntax-dslr.html

Don't worry about the sound, its normal
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