Having problems with your Konica Minolta DiMAGE Z5 Digital Camera ?

3 -4 secs. vibration and unstable viewfinder image at power up

\015 Minolta Dimage Z5 works fine except that on power-up the image in theviewfinder seems to roll or shake and appears as multiple images for 2or 3 seconds until the image locks in. It is the same in bothviewfinders. Then all is well. There is a a certain amount of internalknocking /vibration during this time.(It is over and above the normalsound of the lens mechanism which I know from my Z1) The frequency ofvibration varies from very fast to four or five knocks a second. Itseems to come from the real of the lens or behind the largerviewfinder. Nothing is obviously loose or jamming . Power-offworks ok. Zoom works ok. Focus seems ok. Exposure is accurate.Batteriesare new. I recently purchased camera second hand. I have had severalZ1and other cameras none with anything similar. Local dealer has notcome across the fault before either. Hope you can help. I know Minoltaparts are like hen's teeth, but I would like to have some idea of whatit is.\015

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