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Old Jul 8, 2003, 6:54 AM   #1
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Default A70- Clicking Sound

I am using A70 for the last six weeks but recently a noticed some clicking sounds during the time lapse between pressing the shutter button halfway and achieving the focus lock or otherwise. To be more exact the sound is like flapping of wings by a mechanical insect or like slipping of gears that move the lens for achieving the focus. The sound can be easily pickedup even when you hold the camera 1.5 feet away from your face.
Is this a normal thing or slipping gears that can give up any time?
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Old Aug 25, 2003, 10:55 PM   #2
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Mine makes that noise too, me thinks it's the auto focus doing it's thing (I'm sure it's normal). Try manual focus and see if it still does it.
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Old Aug 26, 2003, 4:51 AM   #3
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There has been a few of these posts, about the clicking. nobody has said anything bad has happened from it, and as most people say its is no doubt the auto focus. i have the noise but only softly.
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