Why is D200 that much noiser than D80?

Started Jun 2, 2007 | Discussions thread
arachnophilia Veteran Member • Posts: 3,362
my mirror makes just as much noise at iso 100! (nt)

Different mirror construction, the dampers in the d200 don't damp
down the noise at ISO 1600 nearly as well as in the d80. If you
got rid of the mirror, there'd be no noise.

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