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Notes on the camera

The camera comes with this added note:"The camera will make sounds caused by internal mechanical movement when it is shaken. The sound arises when the lens moves. It stops when the camera is turned on. This is not a malfunction."

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This type of thing has been reported for several different cameras. And it is considered normal. Some models actually rattle when you shake the camera a bit.

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