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10-20-2016, 12:01 PM   #1
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Power problem with K-S2

When I switched the camera on today at first everything looked normal.
After about 15 seconds the display showing aperture and speed only went blank and a few seconds later the green ring round the shutter started flashing slowly a few seconds later the green ring went out and the camera behaved dead.
I recharged the battery and made sure that the shooting was single frame, far left on the screen choices. I checked the battery voltage and it was 7.5v
When I put the battery in there was no improvement.
What can cause such a problem, I am not used to altering settings so not willing to try changing things without a good reason.
The camera has behaved perfectly from new until today.
Can anyone help me please?
Thank you
John


Last edited by morelia; 10-20-2016 at 12:03 PM. Reason: Only added, the rest of the display was OK
10-20-2016, 12:34 PM   #2
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Could be that the battery needs to be replaced. It's not too unusual if you used it a lot.

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10-20-2016, 02:17 PM   #3
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QuoteOriginally posted by Adam Quote
Could be that the battery needs to be replaced. It's not too unusual if you used it a lot.
thank you for your reply.
taken 1200 images with it, only recharged it a few times, a voltmeter shows 8.3v when shown fully charged in the charger and the camera shows it full.
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Were there prolonged periods where you didn't use the camera?


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I've taken over 4,000 with my K-S2 without any problems. But I also have two batteries to share the load with. Last thing I want is to be out somewhere and start having battery problems.
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