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    The Konica FS-1 has the smoothest mirror-action of any SLR that I have ever used. The Yashica TL Electro-X and TL Super are good solid M42 bodies have true mirror lock-up, as does the Canon FTbn, in FD mount.

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    Hi. I own and use about 40 film SLRs from any brand including late EOS and the one with which I feel absolutely nothing in the hands when the shutter goes is the Minolta 7000, followed by the Canon T90 and the Pentax MZ-M. The Minolta is incredible.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Phalbert View Post
    Hi. I own and use about 40 film SLRs from any brand including late EOS and the one with which I feel absolutely nothing in the hands when the shutter goes is the Minolta 7000, followed by the Canon T90 and the Pentax MZ-M. The Minolta is incredible.
    By chance do you have or have you tried a Contax RX? Easily the least "shutter-feel" in a SLR I've ever felt.
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    Hi Tim. OMs have an horizontal (cloth) shutter travel which tends to induce less vibration. (While most of the other have a vertical shutter, which in turn usually gives a faster flash sync speed) Maybe this makes it more difficult to establish what is the amount of vibration due to the mirror. Which RF camera do you mean with a "long, stiff shutter button" ???

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    Hi Richard. No I haven't ever tried a Contax RX. I have a 139 which I like for the brightness of its screen. In turn, have you ever depressed a 7000's shutter? It is not my favorite body, but again, I really can't feel a thing when it fires. (But I can hear it, no doubt...)

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    Quote Originally Posted by peters8 View Post
    hi guy...this is the first time I write here,but i read always this fantastic forum.I apologize for my bad english...but I never studied english!
    anyway I hope you understand me!

    I've always been curious about the reflex cameras with less mirror vibrations and which instead were the worst (i mean reflex cameras with very loud and noisy movement mirror mechanism).I know that the best choice,if you are searching no vibrations or at least less vibrations of the mirror mechanism, are the ragefinder cameras.

    But my intention is to catalog the reflexes in three categories:

    1)camaras with no vibrations

    2)cameras with some vibrations

    3)cameras that vibrate too, so reflexes with a very noisy movement mechanism of the mirror.

    Do you want to start?

    Thanks.
    Analogic. I like that word!!

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