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12-26-2012, 08:04 AM   #1
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2 k-01 issues

2 issues have arose with a brand-new k-01:

1 - e-dial stopped working. I thought I reset it (though tough to determine if I did, since the settings barely moved). Also took out battery.

2 - focus doesn't always catch. Using a tamron 28-70 2.8 dg lens, and sometimes it searches for focus, other times it whirs and the focus doesn't shift; it's almost like the lens doesn't catch.

Any suggestion for either or these?

12-26-2012, 11:08 AM   #2
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How did the e-dial stop working? What mode is your camera in? Is the button mechanically broken, or does the camera not recognize what is going on?
Is the AF/MF switch set correctly? Contrast detect AF isn't the fastest and might not always lock. You can try upgrading the firmware, but I would wait with that if i were you, in case you want to return it under warranty due to the e-dial issue.
12-27-2012, 01:20 AM   #3
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One annoying thing is that somethings the lens' screwdrive is quick and other times it's super slow, like it's out of power...

Anyone know what's up? I'm guessing when it's going slow it's looking for focus?
12-27-2012, 02:22 AM   #4
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Returning for warrenty should not be a problem to update your firmware. I have only one non-pentax lens, my sigma zoom, and that works better with the new firmware.


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