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03-02-2017, 03:41 PM   #1
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Question about Pentax K20D

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Just wanted to know if anyone could tell me why, after taking a photo, instead of the image I took appearing on my screen, it's a blinking
speckled green/gray colored image whereby you can't actually make out the picture. There is also an orange light that begins blinking
right after the picture s taken? Used it without any issues while on vacation, but took it apart and had it shipped securely to my home and
after putting it back together....that's when they problems started?

Any help would be appreciated,

Tracy

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Sounds like the shadow/highlight alert option. You should be able to disable it in the menu.

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QuoteOriginally posted by Tracy1022 Quote
Hi,
... it's a blinking speckled green/gray colored image ...took it apart and ...that's when they problems started?

Tracy
I think you answered your own question. Why would you take a camera apart?
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The orange blinking light means the image is being processed and/or written to the card.

By taking the camera apart I hope you mean removing the battery and lens and not opening the case up.

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can you post a picture of what you are seeing on the screen?
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