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09-13-2022, 05:46 PM   #1
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Hello everyone thanks for having me. I have used this forum before while researching lenses and such.Just yesterday I dropped my K3 with a very heavy Sigma 150 500 lens and tripod and now I hear something moving around inside the body. I was able to take pictures since the drop and they look fine. I removed the bottom cover/plate and see a steel plate which will move freely parallel to the sensor. Fun times!

09-13-2022, 07:30 PM   #2
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Welcome to the forum.
Be aware that the sensor moves freely along with it's support mechanism in a cradle. That may be what you're seeing.
As always, with falls, spills and bashes, I recommend doing a through test to see if anything's not working.
Also consider that your camera may be covered under your house contents insurance and, if so, you may be able to make a claim to cover costs of repairs.
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Welcome to the forum, sounds like a trip to your friendly Pentax camera repair guy.
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Welcome to Pentax Forums from Germany! Good luck with your repairs!

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Thanks for the replies.

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