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06-18-2012, 11:00 AM   #1
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K5, first shot always black...

Dear friend, I'm Angelo from Italy.
I have a damned problem with my K5, after turning on the camera its first shot from is alway black.

Does anyone have this problem?

I try to reset camera and sd but nothing...

06-18-2012, 11:35 AM   #2
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Please post the sample image with exif info.
06-18-2012, 01:04 PM   #3
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Maybe you forgot to remove the lens cap? Sorry I couldn't resist

As SpecialK said, posting a sample photo of the issue would help us identify the cause.
06-19-2012, 11:16 AM   #4
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attached you have the original jpeg in zip format.

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06-19-2012, 11:42 AM   #5
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I used to have this exact problem with my K20D -- the symptoms sound precisely the same.

It was a sticky shutter, and it required a trip to the repair center.
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1/5000s shutter at f0.0, 50mm?
Do these numbers make sense for this photo?

The AE Metering segments seem to be registering rather high. All near 9-10.
Otherwise the image is certainly pretty ugh all black. Even with levels increased as much as possible, I only see sensor noise.

Regardless of the issue, i think the thing is in need of repair.
06-23-2012, 09:52 PM   #7
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Is a lens mounted and communicating properly with the camera? "f/0" is a sign of trouble here...

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