D780 Shutter Sounds Comparo (600, 700, 750, 780, z50)

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Bodkins Best Photography
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Re: D780 Shutter Sounds Comparo (600, 700, 750, 780, z50)

Fred Mueller wrote:

Rented a D780 from Lens Rentals just to check one out as a possible purchase ... "try before buy". Interestingly, I have read in a few places that the shutter/mirror was quieter in the 780 than the D750, which I have ... nope - slightly louder if anything.

Lined up all the bodies I currently have and made a little video.

Here's a link on Drop Box.

Pretty sure I'm going to get a Z6ii ... jury still out on D780.

cheers Fred

https://www.dropbox.com/s/l1om73r6sa07tfk/Shutter%20Sound%20Comparo.mov?dl=0

technical notes:

- The bodies are all set to M 1/80th with body caps on.

- Placed them on a towel to decouple from the granite surface of my kitchen countertop.

- Video by iPhone 11

If you've got a decibel meter I'd say run a shutter test while recording the readings.

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