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12-17-2011, 05:15 PM   #1
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stuck in Av mode

last 2 days, my K20D is seemingly stuck in Av mode. It says Av mode whenever the mode button is swithched to the Green mode, P,Sv, Tv, Av, and Tav. M, B and X mode show up on the LCD when chosen with the mode button. I am using the 28-105 Power Zoom lens. Thankis for any help, drfilgd.

12-17-2011, 06:48 PM   #2
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Sounds like the camera cannot see the lens. Try cleaning the contacts. You see this behavior when using all manual lenses like Takumars with no contacts. No contacts, then all 'auto' modes default to Av and only the manual modes (M, & B) work properly. Try a different lens to check if you have one.
12-17-2011, 09:05 PM   #3
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thanks, I will try that.

I just found out, after a members idea, to put my "A" button back to lock, now its OK

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