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05-31-2016, 02:30 AM   #1
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Pentax ist ds - only black with a streak images

Was fine, now just dark images with a small grey partial streak on the right side.... Any ideas?

05-31-2016, 02:37 AM   #2
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My *istDL did this except with a horizontal red line. I suspect it's the end, because when I sent it in to Ricoh they told me parts were unavailable. Perhaps yours is a different issue - loose wire or something - and can be repaired, but I would be prepared for the worst if I were you.
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I'd try another memory card and a settings reset. If those don't help, it might be time to retire the camera. Perhaps there's a K-50 out there with your name on it Best of luck!

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06-02-2016, 10:51 AM   #4
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thanks, probably time to upgrade...

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