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09-23-2007, 05:40 PM   #1
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K100D battery level indicator blinks

The battery level indicator on my k100D blinks when I try to turn the camera on and the camera won't turn on. The manual says this happens when "the camera turns off after displaying a message". I don't rememebr any message the last time I used it. I have tried new batteries, both re-chargeable and regular. Nothing helps. Any ideas? Yes, I'm sure the batteries are inserted correctly. I've also cleaned the battery contacts in the camera. I have not updated the firmware.

Is there a way to reset the camera?

Thanks for your help.

09-23-2007, 11:21 PM   #2
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Check that the sd card door and the battery door is closed properly and if so that the little switch under the door is depressed.
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Hmmm this happened to me when my batteries failed in the middle of a bulb shot... the indicator stayed on even while the camera was off... it went back to normal after I changed fresh batteries though...
09-24-2007, 05:59 AM   #4
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I took the batteries out and left them out for about 4 hours then popped them back in. The camer then worked normally. Must have done a "reset" somehow. Thanks for the help.

09-24-2007, 06:00 PM   #5
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Welcome to Pentax Forums Dan.

That's how you reset our cameras.

Usually 10 min will do it

Have fun with it, and I hope that you post some more.
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