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When powering up the camera, a clicking noise occurs for a few seconds then stops. Lens focus OK but camera will not take picture.

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That is the soung of everything, including the lens & mirrors getting locked into place. It's normal. I wore out a Maxxum (after about 9,000 pictures) and bought another.

Posted on Oct 06, 2009

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