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Optical image stabilisation and magnetic fields

anomaly (Steve's digicam, Panasonic forum, 25 June 2004)...

Q: Is there anything inside the camera that magnets may affect?

A: I'm told the image stabiliser runs on electromagnets. If you had a big enough magnet, I suppose it would pull that off centre or limit its effectiveness.

David Fong 2009-09-04