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How soft is N80 slow rewind mode?

ZoneV

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ZoneV Silver Member Nikonian since 08th Jan 2005
Wed 13-Jan-10 02:12 AM

Thinking of picking up an N80 for those times when rewind noise of the F4s or N90s would be a distraction. Anyone use it in the slow (quiet) rewind mode? How is it? My Canon EOS A2 is so quiet that you practically can't hear it from a few feet away in a busy room. But that camera uses a belt drive; I believe the N80 still uses gears, so I'm not certain if it would be as quiet at rewind as the Canon.

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