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02-17-2015, 01:10 PM   #1
Michel R. Devezeau

Wrong language

Pentax K5 camera only in english and some asian languages ! What is wrong? i need German display.

02-17-2015, 01:40 PM   #2
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My guess is that you need to put your K-5 in debug mode in order to change its regional setting so that you can then switch it to whatever langage you want. Do a search for that here on the forum, I'm sure you'll find all the info you need! Good luck.
02-17-2015, 03:26 PM   #3
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The language choices are determined by sales region. Your K-5 was probably made for sale outside the European Union (Asia perhaps?). Happily all supported languages, German included, are flashed into the bios. All you need to do is to boot the camera in debug mode and change the setting for the active region. There are several threads on this site that explain the process. I believe that two actually involve switching to German.


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