|03-24-2012, 12:19 PM||#1|
Join Date: Oct 2011
Device: Considering getting a Pocket eDGe or Kindle 4
Weird sounds in K4NT. Defects?
Hello. I noticed weird sounds in my K4NT when I push in 5-way, it sounds like a rustly thin plastic bag. I googled teardown pics of K4NT and found out the control buttons on the motherboard are covered with some membrane, maybe there's something wrong with it. And another thing, I hear very quiet noise when it's turning or rendering a page, it can actually be heard when your kindle is an inch close to your ear. Is this normal? Has anyone here had similar issues with their K4NT? Thanks.
|03-24-2012, 12:36 PM||#2|
Join Date: Dec 2011
Device: K3, K4, K5, KPW, KPW2
Thanks for the info. I tried it on my KT, and there is indeed some (very light) clicking and buzzing when turning pages. Funny.
About the 5-way controller: if it's really disturbing, it's most likely a defect, so I suggest to call Customer Support. From most of the testimonials here, I assume that you would get a replacement.
|03-25-2012, 05:17 PM||#3|
Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: Raleigh, NC
Device: 4 Kindles, 2 Kindle Fires, N7.2, 2 SGPs, FirePhone, Lumia520, LGVolt
|03-25-2012, 08:24 PM||#4|
Join Date: Feb 2012
Device: KPW1 & KT
Turning page on e-ink makes, really, a little noise. Little thread about it in Kindle Forums: http://www.amazon.com/forum/kindle?_...x2KXMOOEHI0G8M
About the 5-way noise, well, I have a K3, and, well, the buttons are cheap plastic. Click sound is unavoidable.
|03-26-2012, 12:31 AM||#5|
Join Date: Mar 2011
Device: Nook Color
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