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sdh Dec 27, 2005 11:41 AM

I dont want to try this experiment (and wouldnt expect anyone else to either!)but I have to wonder what happensif the power button gets pressedaccidently when the lens cap is on, with a camera like the H1? I sure hope the computer has an "oops retract now" function so that the motor doesnt burn out pushing the lens barrel against the cap. comments?

This is why I usually set the mode dials on my cameras to Replay mode before I put them in their cases...

CyberShotNut Dec 27, 2005 3:43 PM

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There is a small switch in the lens housing that gets pressed in when the lens cap is on preventing the lens motor from running.

sdh Dec 27, 2005 6:26 PM

Thanks Cybershotnut! Im very happy to read that, having just bought an H1 for my g/f.


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