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03-16-2017, 06:51 AM   #1
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Does the K-5 have an Aperture issue ?

Hi all,

K-30 has let me down by failing on me around 8K aperture count over 3.5 years.

Before I go out and get K-5, I just wanted to make sure it doesn't have the same dreaded aperture motor issue.

Thank you in advance,
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Edit: Answer is a NO


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03-16-2017, 07:14 AM   #2
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No, the K-5 has shown no evidence of the aperture block failure - certainly none that I've ever heard of. My own K-5, which was due to be retired a year or two ago, keeps giving me sterling service
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QuoteOriginally posted by BigMackCam Quote
No, the K-5 has shown no evidence of the aperture block failure - certainly none that I've ever heard of. My own K-5, which was due to be retired a year or two ago, keeps giving me sterling service
There is no K-5 aperture issue. If that's what you want to discuss, there is nothing to discuss. The title of this post is in error. "Is there a K-5 aperture issue?" would have been the way to go.
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Thank you for the replies, both of them are helpful... sorry for confusing title... I'll try and close the thread or let the mods shut it down

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NO need to do that, just be more careful in the future, it will go away on it's own in the meantime. It's not a big deal.
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We, moderators, don't close a thread or delete one either unless it's pertinent to spam/spamming or a duplicate. What you can do is, unsubscribe from this thread in your User Account Control. And the relevant thread will move down the list after some time of others creating a new thread.
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50,000+ actuations on my.. no issues.
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28,000 on mine and it's like new

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21,000 actuations on my K-30 and never had a problem. I moved up to a K-70 now though but not because of any problems with my K-30. I guess I was lucky.
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