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Old Nov 9, 2007, 7:32 PM   #1
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I have heard and read in other forums that the D40 is very quiet for a DSLR. It's what I would need where I would take pictures. It is as quiet as they say compared to other DSLRs? Thanks.
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Old Nov 10, 2007, 6:28 PM   #2
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I have two Pentax dSLR's which are noisy in comparison to the Nikon D200. The Nikon D40 which I also have is incredibly quiet for a dSLR.
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Old Nov 11, 2007, 8:23 AM   #3
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Thank you. The Pentax was my first choice for a long time. As a photo journalist, I cover a lot of events that require a quiet shot. My Fuji F30 has sufficed up until now, but I'm tired of getting only about a 20 percent hit rate in dim or tough lighting that require a lot of PP. I covered the funeral of a young soldier killed in the war and the photographer from another news organization made an incredible racket in the cavernous church with a Canon 20D.
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anyone tried comparing it to a canon 350d ? those are just "zzt" and thats it. I hate it though, i like a hard "flop" when shooting
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How about the D40x. Is it as quiet as the D40?
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Old Nov 23, 2007, 6:56 AM   #6
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The D-40 and D-40X are about the same degree of noise. The Canon 350D is louder. I own all three and just tried them.

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