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  1. WRL

    CANON 8x20 IS - operating noise?

    Thank for so much feedback and sharing various experience with your IS bins. Obviously , the latter have a humoristic aspect as well. Today I rechecked my 12x32 IS and ... it also emits a very low buzzing/humming noise when IS is engaged. That is certainly lower in volume than the one on my...
  2. WRL

    CANON 8x20 IS - operating noise?

    You effort is much appreciated, Sancho. Thank you. That is what I assumed. There is something (a sensor?) in the bino that "whirls". Mayby a kind of mechanical gyro or other electro-mechanical device. That is definately different to your 10x42 IS and my 12x32 IS. However, both systems work...
  3. WRL

    CANON 8x20 IS - operating noise?

    Based on mainly positive opinions/experience here in this forum (and elsewhere) I bought a Canon 8x20 IS. It arrived a few days ago. I went out into the field the same day and it works great for me, despite a few (known) shortcomings (a bit smallish FOV, lacking/little weather resistance) which...