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04-30-2013, 02:57 AM   #1

Pentax Kr mirror problem

I would like to share with you my bad experience with Pentax Kr mirror. The video I have put youtube "Pentax mirror problem"


I really appreciate your comments if you have observed the same problem your Pentax dSLR cameras.

04-30-2013, 10:31 AM   #2

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In your video, I can't see any problems with the mirror.

From the sound, it seems the dust remove system starts a cycle with every touch of a button. What are the actual settings for starting dust remove?
05-01-2013, 03:03 AM   #3
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QuoteOriginally posted by RKKS08 Quote
From the sound, it seems the dust remove system starts a cycle with every touch of a button. What are the actual settings for starting dust remove?
It's not the dust removal system: it also produces a rattling noise (of course) but far slower.

Instead, is the AF tab fully pushed to one of the positions (auto or manual)? I've already heard this kind of sound with the selector in between these positions.
05-01-2013, 08:08 AM   #4
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What battery and charger are you using? The genuine Pentax or knock-offs?

Try the following:
Reset to factory defaults in the menu.
Charge battery fully, leave it outside of the camera for a day.
Clean the camera mount and lens mount contacts.
Try a different battery.
Update the firmware.

The ones in bold are the most important ones. I think. Taking these steps might fix your problem.


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