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02-08-2012, 09:40 PM   #1
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Tests For Brand New K5

I have just received my brand new K5 with DA 18-55 WR and DA 50-200 WR lenses. Can anybody suggest faulty items to check for before the return time frame expires. This is where I'm at so far.

1) Updated firmware from V1.01 to V1.12
2) Need to test for stained sensor.
3) Had a problem with SDHC card slot. At first the camera would turn on and see the SDHC card, (Formatted by the K5), but would not store a photo
to the card. I had to take out the SDHC card and try another one. The first couple of times The SDHC card got caught up on something when trying
to take it out of the slot and I had to twist it at a funny angle to get it out. Now I'm trying the "POP OUT" method that I had seen on the forums and
that seems to have solved the sticky card problem. Now the camera is taking and storing photos with both SanDisk cards.

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