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07-19-2011, 04:02 PM   #1
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Back control dial not working?

So it would seem that the control dial on the rear of my K5 has suddenly simply stopped working. I cannot adjust ISO, aperture, zoom in/out of photo's, etc...

It just happened overnight with no trauma preceding it...

Has anyone experienced this? Is there anyway to further diagnose it? Or possibly to fix it???

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07-19-2011, 04:13 PM   #2
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Check...

...what mode are you set on?

Could be the K-r grease issue I suppose. They are fixing theirs with a shot of contact cleaner.
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Doesn't work in any mode... nor even during playback to zoom in/out...
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move it for a few minutes, it might grease the contacts again

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You won't void the warranty...

QuoteOriginally posted by Javaslinger Quote
Doesn't work in any mode... nor even during playback to zoom in/out...
You won't void the waranty if you spray a touch of electrical component contact cleaner above and below the dial. It evaporates. You should check the K-r threads about it. The problem is too much grease upon assembly. The grease isn't a conductor. If it was it would probably short out the functions.
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