What's all this talk about plastic bodies?

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dinoSnake Veteran Member • Posts: 3,384
Re: What's all this talk about plastic bodies?

Brian Wadie wrote:

" I believe this is the point of discussion and concern for the camera owners: you can dent some metal cameras and you'll still have a camera, while the composite material will shatter but possibly at a higher failure point."

by which time the impact forces will be such that internal components and probably the lens mount / lens will have failed

Quite possible, depends upon the impact point, especially with modern digital mirrorless  designs.  The "pentaprism" housing inirrorless cameras is anything but of course, a stylistically chosen cover for an area filled with a digital display.  Corners have always been vulnerable but no longer contain winding mechanisms, just encoders and switches.

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