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08-24-2012, 04:52 AM   #1
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Grip is not reacting to half-press

Hi, i have a not original Grip for K-5 (Meike), i used it just few times and then removed it for quite a long time. Yesterday I put it back on K-5 and noticed that pressing shutter half way down does not involve AF to work. When I press all the way down it just takes picture. However the af button works. The grip used to work perfectly and i did not use it much and now half press does nothing. Ideas?

08-24-2012, 04:00 PM   #2
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Sounds like the switch contact is possibly oxidized, I would spray some electronics contact cleaner in the switch and then work it. Just make sure to use the kind that is safe for plastics!

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