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08-08-2016, 11:19 AM   #1
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I have a Pentax Kx which has stopped working. It won't turn on - the power switch has no effect. Yes, I have fresh batteries in it, but there is absolutely zero activity when I try to turn it on. Bad switch? Other problem? Worth fixing? Anyone else have their Pentax die on them?
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Make sure the card slot door is fully closed. If it's open the camera won't power up.
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QuoteOriginally posted by darylk Quote
Make sure the card slot door is fully closed. If it's open the camera won't power up.
^^^ This. Also triple check that the batteries are inserted correctly. I did that several times with mine.

As to repair, if indeed it has failed, it is almost certainly not cost effective. If you want to replace with the same body, used ones are available for little money or you could move up to a newer camera. Shame though, the k-x is a sweet little camera, my first dslr and my son is using it now.

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