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05-19-2021, 10:13 PM   #1
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K-5 power button problem

Hi , My K-5 sometimes refuses to switch on . I don't know if it's a related problem but the sd card won't pop out either .
Any ideas ?

05-20-2021, 12:44 AM   #2
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If you have problems with SD-card you might not have closed the memory card door.
The camera will not power on if the door is open.
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QuoteOriginally posted by VIOLAVIEW Quote
Hi , My K-5 sometimes refuses to switch on . I don't know if it's a related problem but the sd card won't pop out either .
Any ideas ?
Not related!

The ON/OFF Switch of your K5 can collect dirt.

For a short solution, protect your K5 well (against water intrusion).
I do it with tape and plastic-foil.

Then hold it under warm water and switch on and off


But the best solution you find here:
Manual/Repair/clean On-Off-Switch / Shutter-Release-Button - PentaxForums.com

The SD-card not popping out is something that happens sometimes with age, it is wear of the pop-out mechanism.
But it can be related to the card being to thick or that the paper is lose. Try with another card, best are Sandisc!

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