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As I turn my camera right to left or the reverse slowly, it seems to be jerky and makes a noise which the movie camera picks up. How can I take off the head to lubricate it.



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Go anywhere on that camera with lubricant and you will basically destroy your camera. Over time even the oils from your hands will affect the operation of the camera. There are no user lubricating points on any camera film or digital and only a qualified camera repair person with the correct lubricate should ever apply lube.

What you are seeing and hearing is the camera constantly focusing and shifting the zoom to the focus spot. The image will appears as if you are looking through some warped piece of glass crinkled until focus can be established.

You didn't say what camera it was (is) so I'm going to assume it's a still camera with video capabilities. If this is the case you are not looking at the "real" image you are looking at a digital rendition which constantly changes focus. The auto focus is electrical over mechanical so you will hear a slight clicking sound each time it focuses.

I know this isn't going to help you with your question but maybe it will prevent you from killing your camera with some type of spray lub
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