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dockiks Jun 4, 2007 8:44 AM

Just bought an SD800 IS. Seems fine but I notice that when I half-press the shutter (lens in wide setting), a clicking sound is made by the unit as it focuses. The sound becomes longer, more like a whirring sound, when the lens is in telephoto setting. Is this sound normal? Observations from other SD800 owners would be greatly appreciated.

dockiks Jun 5, 2007 11:29 AM


ggladsto Jun 9, 2007 6:11 PM

I'm pretty sure what you're hearing is the mechanics of the lense focusing. It should take longer for the camera to resolve focus at full focal length than at wide angle which is probably why it sounds more like a whine, or zzzztzzzzt sometimes.

dockiks Jun 10, 2007 1:13 PM


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