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  • "I'd probably get it serviced direct from Sigma in Japan and get the noise sorted out at the same time" Hmm, I am not too far from Japan; do you know if Sigma will service the Merrill series in 2019?
  • Yes, if one ignores the noise, the camera feels extremely solid; hopefully it will last a few  more years.
  • Yes, I think you're right: unless the camera's performance deteriorates it's probably not worth the risk of attempted repair. Thanks again,
  • That's reassuring. Yes, the lens unit does sound as though it is short of some lubricant. I live in a noisy city, and only noticed the noise when in the quiet of my home; I think I'll just live ...
  • Thanks for the reply. The noise of my camera is not so pronounced as the noise in the above YouTube film, but it is of the same 'type'.
  • Thanks, I will wait and see.
  • Created discussion thread DP2M focusing groan
    Hi all, I have recently purchased a second hand DP2M. The camera is (externally at least) in good condition; the lens is sharp as advertised. However, it exhibits the same type of focusing noise as ...
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