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Old Sep 20, 2005, 1:53 PM   #1
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The Canon S410(someone stole my trusty s400) I just bought seems to have a loose barrel. But I dont know if this is a problem. I just bought another one for my GFs birthday, and hers is not loose at any time.

If its zoomed, its tight as it should be. But if no zoom is being used, it is a tiny bit loose. not side to side really, just a tiny bit if I move it up and down.

It seems to work fine, but anyone familiar with this problem? Easy fix? Dont worry about it? Huge problem?

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Old Sep 20, 2005, 5:50 PM   #2
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I just checked my S410, and there is just the slightest bit of looseness in the lens barrel. It's much too small to see, and barely enough to feel, so I'm guessing less than 0.5mm or so. Doesn't seem to make much difference if it's zoomed or wide. If you can compare it to another, side by side, and it's the same, I wouldn't worry about it. It's a tough decision, though, as it would be a shame to have the warranty expire and then see an E18 failure code, which means a $200 repair bill.


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