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Fuji X100 VI OWNERS ( Camera noise ! + JPEGS )

Please help me

Camera noise : -

With IBIS turned ON , I can still hear a low volume noise only when moving the camera from side to side. It's not the autofocus. It almost sounds as though it's coming from the vicinity of the lens - I can only hear the noise if the camera is relatively close to my ear - Perhaps the aperture blades moving !? Does your camera make the same noise ?

Does this happen with your X100 VI ?

Please advise - I would appreciate it lots

 

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That camera is so new, that, right now, there are probably not a lot of members that have one yet.

As far as IBIS goes, noisy sounds is commonly reported in cameras from every manufacturer that includes it in the bodies. Usually it turns out that unless you are hearing the noise followed by dust and camera bits falling out of the body, there is nothing to worry about, some quiet noise is normal.

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Mine makes a very low hum, not sure that's what you're referring to. I'm more interested in the sharp electronic buzz at startup. It makes an audible "bzz" when turned on or turned off. The X100F also was noisy at startup, but didn't sound like this. 

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On 3/18/2024 at 12:09 AM, AdamL said:

Fuji X100 VI OWNERS ( Camera noise ! + JPEGS )

Please help me

Camera noise : -

With IBIS turned ON , I can still hear a low volume noise only when moving the camera from side to side. It's not the autofocus. It almost sounds as though it's coming from the vicinity of the lens - I can only hear the noise if the camera is relatively close to my ear - Perhaps the aperture blades moving !? Does your camera make the same noise ?

Does this happen with your X100 VI ?

Please advise - I would appreciate it lots

 

Don't have the x100vi, but do have the x-h1and have had the x100s. Ibis noise on the x-h1 sounds more like a laptop fan, aperture blade noise on the x100s is a very soft clicking.

For me, the x100s' aperture blade clicking was so soft that it didn't bother me. The x-h1's ibis noise is loud enough that it requires an external mike when taking video. Was majorly annoyed that reviewers seem to have missed such a major design flaw. On the x-h1 the system is also active (to keep the sensor in its position) when disabled, proving that the often espoused claim that including ibis has no downsides for those who don't want it "because it can be turned off" is a load of bollocks.

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On 3/22/2024 at 5:28 AM, nilter said:

I got my x100vi yesterday and i have this sound when i turn it on: https://streamable.com/w0xyem (old video from x100v not mine, but same sound) i'm sure the sound started a few hours after initial setup and taking some pictures... i don't find it normal, but enough people in forums say it is, will i have to return the camera? 🤔

How can you be so sure? Mine does the same sound, I thought it was normal. Although I also own an x-t5 and it doesn't make that noise.

Listening very carefully I noticed that the sound comes from the fixed lens.

None of my other lenses does that sound, so it is a shame...

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