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Mavica FD-88 Rattles

I just bought a Mavica FD-88 and so far love it. But I noticed a rattling sound when it records an image. I've used a FD-81 before and didn't notice a rattling like this with that particular camera. It seems to be working fine despite the noise. Can anyone tell me what this noise is and if it's normal? Thanks

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I'm considering getting the FD-88 also. The one I tried out at circuit city rattled & the sales rep said this is normal. I tried out a friends FD-73 & it didn't. I can just imagine how many hundreds of times a day the FD-88 store display was handled, I would rattle too :)

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You might want to check out more comments about the FD-88 drive on the Mavica Info Exchange archives posted by Dave Wetzel. Some diskettes seem to cause a "grinder" sound while others don't. I also read some folks had the drive replaced, hope this helps. http://www.mavican.nu/

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You have nothing to worry about. It's normal. The 3.5 diskette drive is a 4X speed and the noise you hear is normal. All FD83's and 88's will make noise and vibrate a little.

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