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11-29-2012, 10:41 PM   #1
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Shutter Count on a New K30

Hi I've just recieved my first DSLR, the Pentax K30. I did my first shot and check the shutter count online and the result shows the following:-

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CameraPENTAX K-30Manufature Date2012:07:05Shutter Count113

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113??? It should be 1. Should I be upset? or is this normal with new cameras?

11-29-2012, 10:48 PM   #2
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Completely normal. It really seems like it should be zero but don't worry about it.

edit: just checked and my K-7 came with 430 on the shutter.

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11-29-2012, 11:04 PM   #3
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+1. That is normal and parts of the QA process.
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Thanks for the response, I feel much better knowing this.

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QuoteOriginally posted by hcc Quote
+1. That is normal and parts of the QA process.
Now I don't know if I should be happy or mad, mine was on 0 out of the box, so it wasn't checked
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First shot I took with my K 30 shows shutter count of 4. Filename was IMGP0001.

Interesting, lots more info than the typical EXIF info my software shows.
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