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Old Aug 11, 2003, 11:32 PM   #1
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Default DSC-V1 lens design fault? Please help!

2 weeks ago I purchased a wide angle conversion lens for my V1, and today I noticed that the small button close to the lens thread has a small mark on it that looks like wear from winding on the converter lens. The small button is on the bottom right of the lens when looking at the front of the camera, and is pushed in when conversion lenses are screwed on.

It looks like half the button is slightly ground away, and there is a clear 'line' across the middle of the button.

I dont remember seeing this before on the button, and it could be that it was already there before I purchased the lens, but it looks like definate wear to me.

If the wear continues at this rate, the button will eventually wear down and not work.

Does anyone else with a wide angle or telephoto conversion lens, have this problem of wear on the button?

Or could someone who has never used a conversion lens please look and see if this is normal?

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