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02-12-2020, 01:45 PM   #1
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How much is a new SD card slot for my pentax k5

How much would it cost me to purchase a new k5 Slot to be installed in my K% Pentax Camera. How do I order it.

02-12-2020, 02:08 PM   #2
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Unfortunately, you can't order parts yourself, so to repair it, you would need to send it to a repair facility. This will be quite expensive, so it may actually make more financial sense to buy another (used) K-5.
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I saw the following part listed on Amazon in case you are interested. I have also seen videos listed that deal with the SD slot repair/replacement.

Below is part listing I am referring to.

amazon.com : PhotoTrust Camera SD Memory Card Reader Slot Holder Replacement Metal Compatible with Pentax KX KR K5 K5IIs K3 K30 K7 Cameras : Camera & Photo?tag=pentaxforums-20&

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Most likely it would be quite a task to repair it yourself, unless you are familiar with camera repair, so the options of either getting another K-5 or having yours repaired by a professional may be how it could possibly be dealt with.

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QuoteOriginally posted by Brian Baxter Quote
How much would it cost me to purchase a new k5 Slot to be installed in my K% Pentax Camera. How do I order it.
I expect that if your camera needs that sort of work, it is beyond economical repair. The K5 was beset by so many problems out of the gate, many unrepairable, that I wouldn't be putting any money into one. The K5II or K3 are both excellent cameras that should be quite reasonably priced on the used market.

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