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11-06-2007, 03:31 PM   #1
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Hello and help...

I decided to just post a introduction AND a Help all at once. So HI everybody, nice to meet ya...
...Now on to the story.
I had tortured myself for about a month on the decision of a dslr camera,
narrowed it down to the k100d and the k10d, And ended up getting the k100d.
Love it , but.......... I just noticed some (A LOT) of green blue and red spots on dark images!!
Not cool.
So I shot a long exposure with the cap on just to really get a good look. Yikes!!!
Are these dead pixels or dust??
I have only had the camera for a little over a week, and it has not been exposed to dust. On most photos they are not even visible, but if this is a defect, I will return it ASAP.
Any suggestions or advice would be greatly appreciated.
Here is the photo with the lens cap on to show you what im talking about.....

Oppps!!! I just noticed this is "forum" help... please give me noob-immunity for this.


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11-06-2007, 06:57 PM   #2
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oh boy-they look like dead pixels to me Even if it was dust, I would be concerned about a camera that got it's sensor that exposed before use (which would mean poor handling somewhere between manufacture and delivery). I would exchange it ASAP.
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Thanks for the advice, I think thats what im going to do now.
Seems that whatever it is, it's not suposed to be there. I just hope I don't have to go through a song and dance to return it............
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Wow, that's a lot. Normally the manufacturer will hem and haw over a few bad pixels, but that looks like a real issue.

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