What else is happening before the first curtain on E-M1?

Started Mar 31, 2014 | Discussions thread
Jim Salvas
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Re: Shutter video

I don't have the software to do it, but if someone had a better video editor that showed a sound meter, it would be easier to figure out which movements went with which sounds.

On my little video, I can see when I go through frame by frame that two fairly loud clicks come before the first curtain closes. My guess is they are associated with an internal spring or a solenoid which trips the shutter. The shutter blades themselves are associated with much more muted sounds.

However, my video editor does not show me a synced sound graph, so I can't relate it to the above audio recording.

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