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02-18-2012, 07:33 AM   #16
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There's nothing to worry about! It sounds all right.

10-08-2012, 07:25 AM   #17
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Mine has never made a noise or vibrated so I guess it never worked.
10-08-2012, 06:10 PM   #18
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Wow! that is the first time I saw anything regarding dust on a K-5 sensor! I have had my K-5 for 6 months now and about 4000 shots on it, I have had it all over the place including riding around in my Jeep Wrangler out in the elements. I have yet to see any dust results on my images, I always have the camera facing down when changing lenses, and usually doing that indoors or in a dust free area.
It seems that no matter how carefull I was with my K-x, dust would find it's way onto the sensor, this is one of the biggest advantages I learned having the K-5, dust seems to stay out of it, I just love it for that feature alone.
10-08-2012, 07:35 PM   #19
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The K5 stays freakishly clean, anyone interested in a slightly used Delkin cleaning kit.

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QuoteOriginally posted by andre-mz5 Quote
For the K5 they have switched to a high pitch sound to remove the dust in stead of the old shaking process.
However everybody knows that when you get older you wont be able to hear those high frequency sounds anymore. So if you're over 50 and hear nothing there's nothing to worry about. If you're in the twenties and you here nothing then there is something wrong with your camera or possibly with your ears.
Yep.....Anything over 12Khz I cant hear..

Hearing Test - high frequency sounds measure hearing loss
10-09-2012, 10:52 AM   #21
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Like everyone says, the K-5's dust removal is silent. Unlike what many say, it works great. I've taken almost 7000 shots with my K-5 and never had to use a blower despite changing lenses frequently.

The K-x on the other hand was much noise and little effect. The K-5's dust removal is vastly superior.
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I have had my K-5 for over a year now and have shot about 3000 pictures.
I am constantly changing between three lenses.
I have never heard anything.
I have never had a single instance of dust - not one speck.
This is a remarkable camera.
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Too funny... was wondering if mine worked too, upgraded from the k-7. Thanks everyone, was dreading having to send it in to Pentax to be fixed.


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