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08-26-2012, 10:52 AM   #1
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AF/MF button stuck

After a bit of a tumble while mountain biking the AF/MF button is stuck on my K-m. AF still works but the button is actually stuck in the MF position.

I've tried a different lens and tried switching with lens removed but no joy. I've been thinking about a possible upgrade to K5 or K-30 but was hoping I could trade in my K-m. Any ideas or has my K-m officially gone to camera heaven? Any advicce greatfully received.


(if I do upgrade the new camera will be staying safely at home when I go out on future rides ).

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The AF/MF button retracts the screw drive when in MF. Take a look and see if something is keeping the drive from moving in and out. Possibly just a bit of grit, or maybe something is bent there.
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The button seems to move now and still makes a positive click but still does not seem to go into MF. I think I can see the screw drive pin and moving the AF/MF button does not move it.
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Sounds like the K-M would still be useful for taking on rough trips and a new K-30 for more peaceful excursions

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Boker- my thoughts exactly. having got over the initial disappointment I think the K-m will be my "danger" camera when biking/snowboarding and the new model (K5/K30) will be cherished and kept safe :-)
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