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12-28-2015, 06:40 PM   #1

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when i turn my pentax to on, it gives me a blank reading and when I do it a second time it turns on and shows me battery level and storage. Why is it doing that?

12-28-2015, 10:50 PM   #2
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What camera? Normally this would only happen if your battery is almost dry, or is no longer able to hold a proper charge.

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