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Lens has become Loose

Hi.I have recently noticed that the lens has become kinds loose where it joins the body. It feels losse in it's socket.seems to take pics fine but it can't be right:o)
Anyone seen this before?
Thanks ppl :o)
Isn't the internet amazing?? :o)

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  • LazyRiverzz Nov 16, 2008

    Thank you for that my friend. It has at least put my mind at rest:o)
    Bless you :o)
    Sincere Regards
    James:o)



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If it is at all like my C8080, there are 4 screws that hold the lens guard in place, accesible only when the case is opened. This is the fixed tube that the lens extends out of. The knurled coller is a screw on piece that allows a lens tube to be screwed on, that can be tightened by hand. If the lens itself seems kinda wobbly, that is normal and is just showing a little sign of age. It wont affect the picture. The lens rides on helical rails on a rotating inner barrel and these rails and bushings get a little worn over time.

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