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Canon Lens Question

by roundtowne / October 25, 2012 3:52 AM PDT

Have Canon EFs 55-250mm lens on my CanonT4i.

When the image stabilizer is ON and I have button pushed 1/2 way I hear this "dirty ballbearing" noise.
I just got a replacement and hear it in this "New Lens" as well.
Is this just the noise I can expect Image Stabilizers making?

Appreciate any help here!

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First off, I don't own your camera or lens BUT
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / October 25, 2012 3:58 AM PDT
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But I've found IS to make noise in most cameras. And my bet is the bigger the lens, the more noise. I bet this could rattle those new to IS and such. Here I've grown accustomed to it over the few dozen cameras we have at the office.

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Perhaps its the gyros "spooling up"
by roundtowne / October 25, 2012 4:09 AM PDT

It isn't the loudest noise in the is rather faint.
However, I don't want this to be the begining of something much more costly down the road.

I realize this isn't a Pro lens, but I can't afford nor do I want to cary around a $1,000 lens <<For now! Wink
<Perhaps Santa will take notice.

Well I keep a lookout for you 55-250 Canon Lens users!

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Found My Answer ?
by roundtowne / October 25, 2012 5:10 AM PDT
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