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01-27-2011, 07:46 AM   #1
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K-5 YES there is a sensor problem

January 26, 2011 - 10:15 Stained image sensor on some Pentax K-5 cameras

Pentax has issued a Service Notice on the K-5 digital SLR camera. It appears that some products have been fitted with a stained image sensor - a hitch which is believed to be caused during manufacturing - causing them to occasionally produce images with spots which look something like water drops, and which you cannot remove with ordinary cleaning methods.

Here is the link to the information on the Pentax Japan site including images showing the spots:
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