G1X, UV filter instead of lens cap?

Started Jan 25, 2013 | Questions thread
nathondetroit
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Re: G1X, UV filter instead of lens cap?
In reply to shuttervelocity, Jan 25, 2013

shuttervelocity wrote:

How would a sensor be exposed when off? Keeping a shutter open when a camera is off is a major design flaw. Or did I not understand your question correctly?

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Sam

Thanks Guys!

For some reason I remember hearing stories of uncapped lenses harming the insides of certain cameras when left out for too long. I guess common sense would suggest that any sensor that didn't immediately conceal itself would wear out pretty quickly. Just wanted to be safe.

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