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12-26-2009, 06:39 AM   #1
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New K-7 owner: ? about sensor shift

I recently purchased a K-7 after a short and disappointing run with Canon. One of the features that I love about the K-7 is the internal sensor shift.
Here's my question...
When you move the camera around, especially rotating it from horizontal to vertical, do you feel the sensor (or something) move inside the camera? The movement is dampened, and it does not rattle, etc. I felt something similar when I had the K20 (then again, I had to return the k20 due to an autofocus issue...). The images and functioning of the camera do no seem affected.

12-26-2009, 09:31 AM   #2
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Welcome to the forums and the thing you feel is the floating sensor. The SR system moved the sensor to compensate for camera shake. So you feel it moving in it's guides. Normal and all SR bodies (Pentax) do it.

disappointing run with Canon
, which body and why? They make some good cameras for sure (although I don't like the image rendering in many of them).

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