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06-09-2011, 07:05 AM   #1
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live view disabled on Kx

I pull many photos off the camera and into photoshop. Once, I started editing the photos and forgot to turn off the camera. That was a month ago or so. I rarely use "live view", but I am still unable to do so. The LED screen flashes "camera overheated disabling Live View temporarily to proitect circuitry". Do I need to send it away for repair? temporarily should not mean months?

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The camera turns off live view to protect the sensor from overheating. Unless you had left the camera in LV during your editing, I doubt it is related to your current problem. Before sending it in, I would suggest re-flashing the firmware and doing every reset available.

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I agree, reset to factory settings and change out your battery first.
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Thank you.
My batteries are fresh and I am under warranty 'till August, so I sent it in. There was a smudge on the mirror, I think, I could not "shake" it off, and, some white balance issues. I hope all is well by my vacation in three weeks!

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Probably a heat sensor issue.
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