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08-23-2011, 04:45 PM   #1

KX buttons not working.

I don't know when it started. I made pictures of a festival last month, no problems, got home, no problems, made some more pictures, still nothing going on.
But from one day till the other my buttons stopped working

LV, info, menu and the function buttons (not sure what those are called in English) are not working at all. Also the screen stays black, so I can not see my set up.
Only the limited info I get through the viewfinder (yeah, is that the correct term?)
the playback buttons does work and shows me my pictures, so the screen isnt broken.

Can anybody tell me what could be the problem here?

08-23-2011, 04:48 PM   #2
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To me it sounds like a hardware problem (unfortunately), although I'm not 100% sure. Perhaps some of the buttons have somehow been disconnected.

If your k-x is still under warranty, you can get this repaired. Otherwise, if the repair turns out to be too expensive, the best course of action would be to get a new K-r.

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08-23-2011, 05:00 PM   #3

Well, it still is in warranty. So I am gonna have it checked out
I thought (well no, I had this silly hope) I might just have pushed a wrong button and disabled those buttons somehow

thanks for the quick reply
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You might try restoring the settings to factory default. Not sure it would help, but I think it's worth a try before sending it in for repair.

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I too would be interested to know if resetting your K-x back to factory settings would resolve this issue? Please report back...
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QuoteOriginally posted by First Poster Quote
LV, info, menu and the function buttons (not sure what those are called in English) are not working at all. Also the screen stays black, so I can not see my set up.
How to reset the camera to FC if the above are not working (taking out the battery will not do that)....................

Edit: K-x manual page 23) Screen goes blank if you press the Info button couple of times consecutively.
Just hopping that is what happened to your camera, otherwise what Adam said...

Last edited by ultraviolet; 09-06-2011 at 10:41 PM.

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