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12-11-2009, 04:13 AM   #1
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K-m (K2000) strange shutter sound

I recently bought a Pentax K-m (K2000) and I have noticed that on long exposures (+1 sec) I can hear a fizzing/buzzing noise coming from the shutter/sensor area. Has anyone else noticed this? It seems to stop if I tip the camera up.


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12-11-2009, 05:46 AM   #2
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I have k200d with 14000 actuations already made and there is the same sound on long exposures. Seems to be fine, don't worry
12-11-2009, 11:38 AM   #3
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That's the SR system trying to keep the sensor in place. My K200D does the same, my *istDS (which lacked SR) did not.
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K100ds here - exact same thing, it's even occasionally a bit whiny.

12-11-2009, 03:44 PM   #5
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Glad to hear itís not a fault - thanks for putting my mind at ease guys.
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