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02-15-2015, 02:00 PM   #1
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K5iiis top lcd fade

The top lcd of my K5iis fades out or dims when the front of the camera is raised up a bit. The battery is fully charged and the camera is working just fine.
Is this normal? The camera is still under warranty. Thanks. Mike


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02-15-2015, 09:00 PM   #2
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Does the viewing angle change (from your eye to the camera)? If so, it's probably normal.
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If I look directly down on mine and tip the front of the camera up, mine does get dimmer. Tip the front of the camera down and it doesn't fade until the angle makes the numbers hard to read anyway. My K-7 is the same exactly.
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Thanks for your replies. According to a customer rep at Ricoh Imaging, whom I contacted, the lcd is designed to fade as described above. Mike

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LCDs are very angle-dependent, at least this type. They're also really hard to read with polarized sunglasses!
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