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06-20-2016, 03:05 PM   #1
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Live view stop working on my k3?

Hi my Live view stop working on my k3? I try whit my 2 lens (one Pentax DA, & Tamaron) My Firmware is v 1.21

Any suggestion to fixt it before I send to Pentax for repair!


06-20-2016, 03:07 PM   #2
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Does it still take images fine?

Does it work in video mode?

Have you tried with a fresh battery?
06-20-2016, 03:09 PM   #3
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Try cycling the shutter a few times and see if that fixes it. Did your camera overheat by any chance?

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10-05-2017, 02:29 PM   #4
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K3 live view button stopped working

Has this last year question been answered?

Because I just noticed today that the liveview button on my K3 (which I use very seldom) doesnt work anymore, as well in still mode for liveview as in movie mode to start and stop recording.

Has anybody else met this issue? Is it an hardware problem or a possible bug?

I reinitialized the factory settings, then I reinstalled the firmware (version 1.3), but it didnt fix the issue.
As Adam suggested, I also fired some long fast bursts.

None of these actions fixed the issue.

Is there anything else I can do or must I send the camera for servicing (the two years european guarantee ends in january 2018)

Thank you for any feedback on this topic


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