My OM-D is noisy!

Started Mar 31, 2012 | Discussions thread
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Re: Cheap MEMS gyros?
In reply to eques, Mar 31, 2012

Fair enough, but why does it stop when the movie mode starts?

eques wrote:

dotborg wrote:

I'll bet that part of the IS system is MEMS gyroscopes ( ) and that's where the sound is coming from.

Thank you for the link. I believe, you might be right. And then, it is easy to see where the noise comes from: those MEMS cost about $5.- according to wikipedia, Olympus might have got one for $4,69.

Good enough for the $1k body but in line with the fogging EVF in the weather-sealed body. Peter

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