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10-15-2012, 01:10 AM   #1
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K5 Locking Up

I was out yesterday and shooting with theK5 and Pnetax D* lenses across some water with a lot of light reflection. The camera locked up and wouldn't shoot. I remoived the battery and replaced and still the same problem.

I tuned the camera to a darker sceneand i fired, but later on locked up again.

It was on aperture mode with the ISO set manually and autofocus on automatic single shot.

When it locked up, the flash icon ( the staggered arrow) was flashing in the top display.

Evetually everything started working again on normal lit scenes.

Can anyone help please; not sure if I have a camera fault.



10-15-2012, 03:08 AM   #2
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check that the built in flash is working...
If it's not, it may stop the camera from shooting.
10-15-2012, 04:33 AM   #3
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Were you shooting in AF S. mode? You may have not been able to get a focus lock in the reflections.

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