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06-05-2013, 10:52 PM   #1
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My Pentax K-5 is scaring me! (HELP!)

I don't know what to do I update it with K-5 fimware and it says complete but it still loading from SD card what should I do?

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I believe the activity light flashes to indicate that it is finished, it doesn't mean it is reading or writing anything, it is normal.
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QuoteOriginally posted by elliott Quote
I believe the activity light flashes to indicate that it is finished, it doesn't mean it is reading or writing anything.
So I should just turn it off? The K-01 was easy it restarted itself. K-5 works differently?
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QuoteOriginally posted by Pentaxlover22 Quote
I don't know what to do I update it with K-5 fimware and it says complete but it still loading from SD card what should I do?
QuoteOriginally posted by elliott Quote
I believe the activity light flashes to indicate that it is finished, it doesn't mean it is reading or writing anything, it is normal.
Yup, that's right. You can safely power down your camera once it says complete.


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Thanks everyone! That worked!
It's been while since I updated I use to have K20D and I think it worked the same way but could not recall, K-01 restarted so I thought they all did that.
I was stating to freak out, I thought it was stuck loading the fimware I did not want risk bricking it.
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You can even turn the camera down while it's updating, when updating non of the buttons work including the on and off switch.
Only way you can break is is to take the battery out.
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