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06-08-2016, 12:03 PM   #16
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QuoteOriginally posted by niceshot Quote
Dont worry the aperture motor will surely die just like it did on mine about three months later
What was its shutter count when yours died {rough estimate would be enough if you don't know the exact value}??

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QuoteOriginally posted by reh321 Quote
what was its shutter count when yours died {rough estimate would be enough if you don't know the exact value}??
10000
07-10-2016, 11:30 PM   #18
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AA batteries

Hello
I too have after just over two years occurred the same problem.
I read in Spain pentaxforum of a user who discovered that using AA batteries go well exposed photos from the first shot.
I have an adapter for AA batteries, I've tried and so far goes perfectly.
As you can read, the problem is typical of Pentax k30, k50 and k500.
I hope it helps.
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07-11-2016, 02:00 AM   #19
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QuoteOriginally posted by ludpi Quote
Hello
I too have after just over two years occurred the same problem.
I read in Spain pentaxforum of a user who discovered that using AA batteries go well exposed photos from the first shot.
I have an adapter for AA batteries, I've tried and so far goes perfectly.
As you can read, the problem is typical of Pentax k30, k50 and k500.
I hope it helps.
Greetings.

Problema con exposimetro K30 - Pentaxeros.com
//// Yes that might help it the beginning but in the end, the camera will still fail. there are two problems one the aperture block motor gets tired, 2 the shutter mechanism fails to fire or gets jammed as it did on mine.

07-12-2016, 12:38 PM   #20
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So what's the Final Advise

Its great to learn that AA batteries would resolve the issue.
1. New questions is striking my mind. How is the type of battery power affecting the Aperture Motor ?
2. Would the problem reoccur on AA battery mode too ?

What's the final solutions for me.

I am thinking of retiring K500 and go with K-SII

What's your take on K-S2 ?
07-12-2016, 01:05 PM   #21
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QuoteOriginally posted by tosudarshana Quote
Its great to learn that AA batteries would resolve the issue.
1. New questions is striking my mind. How is the type of battery power affecting the Aperture Motor ?
2. Would the problem reoccur on AA battery mode too ?

What's the final solutions for me.

I am thinking of retiring K500 and go with K-SII

What's your take on K-S2 ?
The answer is yes, and outside of rebuilding the camera there is no final answer. Maybe the K-s2 is the answer
07-12-2016, 01:08 PM   #22
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Great. Have been eyeing KS2
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