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08-14-2016, 03:48 AM   #1
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Help! K-3 Pop up Flash broken

My friend's K-3's pop up Flash was broken after an accident. So can he use pop up Flash of K-5, K-7 to replace?
I know K-3, K-5, K-7 are different, I only want to know if my friend try to fix his K-3, will he be successful?

08-14-2016, 03:51 AM   #2
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I guess it would depend on what actually broke. The shape of the flash assembly itself is different on the K-3, so you couldn't just reuse the part from the K-5. If it's just the bulb, though, that shouldn't be hard to replace.

I'd personally recommend that you have a service center carry out the repair, but if you can get the right parts I suppose it wouldn't be that hard to fix if you know your way around the camera.

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Don't know about the pop-up flash, but I wouldn't try to repair flashes in general... there could be large charge capacitors and high voltages involved, it's not something you want to mess with...
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Thank you guys. My friend contacted service and the flash could be fixed.

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