At 9/21/2020 04:28 PM, Mike wrote:
><<<I suspect that you have been the victim of mistaken literalism. My
>understanding of Mike's use of "smell" was not literal, but metaphoric.
>Yes, metaphoric. Sorry to mislead ---and appreciate the responses. the cam
>was not powered on for more than a few minutes except for a firmware update
>which did nothing for the problem. The grayed out 15% did flicker on and was
>for a few power cycles, then just stayed grayed out. If it is only a loose
>cable, I am not inclined to get the extended warranty. They may not even
>say. Panny was very cryptic despite multiple inquiries as to the exact issue
>with the GM-5,
>Just gave me the price to replace sensor, take it or leave it. I wonder if a
>serious early defect despite light use implies a general manufacturing issue
>with this particular cam?
>Not only that but your sensor is probably not truly parallel to the lens
>mount---if one is a pixel peeper as required for large astro prints:
>The lens decentering issue is waay more obvious than the sensor issue. Better
>QA is clearly required with these huge megapickel cams.
Let me understand.
The display is 15% greyed out, but the images taken are fine?
If you run the camera for a while, can you tell if the battery drains more
quickly than what should be normal?
Working in the electronics business, the smell of over heating components is
Themed Olympus Photo Exhibition: http://www.tope.nl/