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12-20-2013, 01:59 PM   #1
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Shutter Release Problem

Greetings - I have a K2000 model - have had it for 3 years and it has worked masterfully. I took some photo's on Wednesday and the camera performed perfectly. I am preparing for the holidays and was attempting to take some pics today and neither lens, 18-55 or 50-200 will activate for focus, etc. Additionally, when I depress the shutter release button to focus or take a picture, nothing happens - no auto focus and no shutter activity. I removed the lens and the shutter works fine. When powered on the camera makes a clicking noise every 10 seconds as though it is resetting - when this happens the display goes black. I have changed to new LI batteries, reset to factory and tried both lens'.

Any ideas?

Tim

12-20-2013, 09:36 PM   #2
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I rust you've tried all the usual battery out, wait 30 seconds, battery back in type fixes? It sounds as if something's stuck. Have you done a firmware update? Tried firing it without a lens on in the manual setting, so you can see what's happening?
12-21-2013, 12:11 PM   #3
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Check to see that none of the dials on the camera are between clicks/positions.
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