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02-26-2012, 07:26 AM   #1
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Help please... should i return my k5 i bought yesterday

there looks to be a hot pixel issue ... should i return my k5 i bought yesterday.. i know its possibly a silly question but i really cant decide wether to live with it or not.. .
i know it really only seems to be long exposures ...
im not 100% sure it is a hot pixel ..
any ideas ?

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02-26-2012, 09:53 AM   #2
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You should be able to map them out. Here are two threads about the topic...hope they help...cheers!
https://www.pentaxforums.com/forums/pentax-k-5-forum/135197-new-k-5-hot-pixels-acceptable.html
HOT PIXEL in my brandnew K5. WHO ELSE? : Pentax SLR Talk Forum: Digital Photography Review
02-26-2012, 10:22 AM   #3
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Thank you so very much
Have just quickly ran upstairs put the sd card back in my pc and loaded the raw files into ps (first thing i did when i got the camera was set it to shoot raw + jpg) and true to the link there are no hot pixels
I can sleep happy tonight
I have ran the pixel mapping function too.
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Enjoy your new K5. Treat it with love and it will behave well

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