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10-14-2016, 05:29 AM   #1
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Firmware Fail

I've just downloaded the Fwdc230b.bin file to the SD card, put it in my K3II and switched the power on whilst pressing in the menu button. The display comes on as usual. It doesn't refer to any updates or firmware.
The menu and all of the other buttons appear to react as they should in every other instance.

Any ideas ?

10-14-2016, 06:01 AM   #2
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The card is in slot 1?
10-14-2016, 06:04 AM   #3
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Maybe watch this video and see if there's a step you're missing?
Pentax K-3 II Firmware v1.10 Released - Firmware Updates |

Edit - good call UncleVanya!
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Have you checked to see what version of firmware you are running. The latest (version 1.10) may already be loaded on the camera.

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Did you download the .bin file to the root directory of your SD card? If not it the camera wont recognize it.
10-14-2016, 10:13 AM   #6
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Thanks guys. A problem with the first file I think. I deleted it from my laptop and started again from scratch. Everything fine now.

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