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03-29-2012, 02:57 PM   #1
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How to Check if K-5 is new?

Just the other day I came across a thread on here about a way to check if your K-5 is new in terms of shutter actuations and the date it was built. This website has a way to do that? Can anybody tell me how to get there? Thanks!


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Check shutter count online - My Shutter
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Here is the one on Pentax Forum
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Awesome...thanks to both of you! My K-5 is new...the first shot was mine and it was manufactured on 1/25/12!

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Thanks, guys...I'm shot #1 on my K-5 and it was manufactured on 1/25/12. Thanks again!
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I just bought one too. Will use the software to make sure that it was manufactured recently and the shutter count is 0. I couldn't pass up a great deal at Abe's of Maine. It was $935 with a coupon. Can't wait to get it and my trusty white K-x with 12000+ shutter counts can take a rest!!! :-)

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