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10-23-2011, 07:47 PM   #1
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Pentax *istD problem

I hope someone can point me in the right direction. I have not used my camera in over 3 months and now when i try to take pictures I can't. What i mean is that the camera does not seem to capture the image. If i use the flash the image comes up black and if I take a picture of say a light bulb that is on it looks like a blue flame. I took a picture of the computer monitor and all i saw was a blue screen with grids and streaks. Any help would be really appreciated..


10-24-2011, 05:22 AM   #2
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almost sounds like a memory card errorr

I assume new batteries?

I have never seen this with my *istD, and it can sit on occasion for a month or two,
11-08-2011, 11:54 PM   #3
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My *istD did something very similar. I found the problem was one of the NiMH rechargeable batteries has gone bad. Try swapping out the batteries with a fresh set and then try a different memory card if that doesn't help.

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