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I just received my Nikon D3100 in the mail today, and I was so excited. When I opened the lens cap on the camera body to put the lens on a small, clear-ish rectangle fell out. It was surrounded by a thin cooper colored frame that is easily removable. It looked like a little magnifying glass so I am kind of nervous. It seems to shoot pictures fine, but some times it tells me the shot is to dark even though I am in full light. It also took black pictures the first few times and if I point it directly at the light fixture, everything is black and there is a small spec of light.

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Anything falling out of the inside of your camera is not a good sign, since it is new, I would have it exchanged as soon as possible for being defective.

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