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08-31-2013, 06:55 AM   #1
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New Pentax K-5II

Hi all pentaxian :-) please help me (31.08.13)

today I have bought a news Pentax K-5 II (from an official retailer Pentax), I have taken some photo of test..
until here all ok. Then I noted the number of the taken photo is: 100-8670 than 100-8671
and so on.

This what it means?
That my news pentax bought today, has already taken 8670 photos??

Have I been cheated??

thanks to whom does it answer me as soon as possible and sorry for my bad english


08-31-2013, 07:01 AM - 1 Like   #2
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The file names mean nothing, especially if you put in an SD card that was not freshly formatted and had pictures already on it.

Upload your first photo here and it will tell you the real shutter count, it is stored in the EXIF data. - Online check DSLR shutter count and EXIF info (?????EXIF??)
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Upload a picture to a shutter count site like Camera Shutter Count or the one here to find out if the camera is used.
It should only have a few test shots, if there are thousands then it is not a new camera.
08-31-2013, 07:59 AM   #4
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Thanks for the very fast answer....
I have made the test that you have written to me, I have loaded a photo,
and the result was 150 clicks (a relief sigh) :-)))

Then I formatted the sd card [slow formatting], but he was always marking 867x clicks :-(

Then, in the menu of the camera I have deselected... [Memory -> File Number],
I have taken a photo and re-selected [Memory -> File Number]

now the number of the clicks is like that: 100-0001...100-0002 and so on... :-))

still graces with pleasure to all the pentaxian,

A greeting Flavio


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