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01-14-2015, 12:14 PM   #1
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Problems with K-r


I have since a couple of days a problem with my Pentax K-r.

The status screen on the monitor gets black sometimes and does not appear again. I have not used my camera for quite a while and as far as I recall it always gets black for a moment when focusing.

Now it goes black without pressing the shutter release button, comes randomly on again - sometimes immediately sometimes it takes a time. Frequently the status screen does not appear at all (it just stays black) and I have to take the battery out and put it in again. I can however take photos.

I have noticed it after using it for a couple of hours, suddenly the screen stayed black. Before it appeared to work normally.

Did anybody experience something like this before? Hope I described it understandably.

Would be grateful for your help.


01-15-2015, 06:29 AM   #2
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Is the battery / are the batteries OK? They might be at the end of their life.

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