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12-30-2011, 09:51 PM   #1
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Weak Pop-Up Flash Lock?

Hey everyone,

I've noticed many times my hand would brush against the side of my K-5's flash, causing it to pop up. I'm not hitting the button, just the actual flash piece itself; the lock seems to be very weak. Does this happen to any of you?

Edit: Just found a relating thread pertaining to the K-7. Sorry if this an old topic; my previous searches didn't yield any results.

12-30-2011, 10:34 PM   #2
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When your pop up flash is properly closed you should be able to tap at the top of the flash pretty firmly from the right or left without it releasing. You should also be able to tap on the flash release button pretty firmly without it releasing. The flash on my K5 latches firmly and has never popped up unless I push the button in.
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Mine is also release on command not by accident. Have had it 6 months with no unwanted pop up.
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