Having problems with your Kodak EasyShare M530 Digital Camera ?

Ive bought the camera M530 yesterday and it makes a ticking sound when switched on as if it is something to do with the smart capture. Should I be worried that something is wrong with the camera or is just a quirk of it.

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Just purchased the M530 for my daughter for her Bday. Noticed the same soft ticking sound when the camera is turned on. And yes, I agree with other posts that this is annoying. The noise is probably coming from the fact that the camera is set to Continuous AF (auto-focus) mode. Here's the solution: STEP 1 - Press menu button (should take you to Capture screen). STEP 2 - Using the down-arrow button to scroll down to AF Control (Still). STEP 3 - Using the right-arrow button select Single AF. STEP 4 - Press OK button. Another screen will come up with the radio button selected on Single AF. Ticking sound should be gone by this point. STEP 5 - Press Mode button. STEP 6 - Select shooting mode (Smart Capture, Video, etc.) and Press OK button. Good Luck.
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