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Hey guys.

just got my 60D in the mail the other day and ive been playing with it and love it!

only thing, the shutter sounds very odd. i dont know a TON about SLRs buts ive used a few like the 7D and a couple Nikons and NONE of them sound like this 60D.

Ill try to upload a better video within the day [HD] but im at work.

It sounds like its very unhealthy/struggling, it opens and closes slowly [about .5-1.0 seconds from when it opens to when it closes], reguardless of the shutter speed setting i have it on.

it sounds very quiet and deep.

a couple times [today] i snapped a shot and the shutter stayed open and didnt close at all, i had to shut it off to get it to close.

is it normal? do i have it on some odd setting that i dont know about? or do i have to use my least favorite acronym in the human language, RMA

http://youtu.be/L7rctOsxMH0

[edit] this video is the shutter going decently quick its sometimes even slower and sounds worse
Edited by earwig1990 - 8/19/11 at 8:16am
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You don't have Silent Mode engaged, do you?
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Originally Posted by laboitenoire;14641109 
You don't have Silent Mode engaged, do you?

it was on "mode 1" i disabled it but it was only in the video settings [which is what i use this most for] but when the pics i take make that noise its usually in a camera setting
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Is this in live view or through the viewfinder?
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Get out of live view.
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Get out of live view.

exactly, your in LV so the mirror is up. what most people think of as "shutter sound" is really mirror slap.

fyi, dont turn off the camera cause the shutter wont close. its probably cause your taking a picture at like 2-3s shutter, you are potentially shocking the sensor. pay attention to teh shutter length before you shoot so you wont have this problem.
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Quote:
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Get out of live view.

This is your issue.
    
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post #8 of 16
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Originally Posted by mz-n10;14641833 
exactly, your in LV so the mirror is up. what most people think of as "shutter sound" is really mirror slap.

fyi, dont turn off the camera cause the shutter wont close. its probably cause your taking a picture at like 2-3s shutter, you are potentially shocking the sensor. pay attention to teh shutter length before you shoot so you wont have this problem.

ok the live view thing your all right...

but the shutter speed i didnt change when it wasnt closing. it was 3 seconds it was like 20ish, atleast, before i shut it off. it wasnt on blub nor did i have my finger on the trigger.
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post #9 of 16
Sounds like mirror lockup or something. Shoot it through the viewfinder in MANUAL at 1/8000. What does it sound like then?
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Originally Posted by sub50hz;14642115 
Sounds like mirror lockup or something. Shoot it through the viewfinder in MANUAL at 1/8000. What does it sound like then?

just did it sounds clean. what r u thinking

ps no shutter lock ups since this morning
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