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10-11-2007, 09:08 AM   #1
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K10D in the rain ?

Made a trip to the Oregon Coast yesterday. Heavy rain & some wind. Took pics. w/the K10D & 'Kit' Lens's. The 18-55mm lens/camera became erratic. It would 'fire' periodically however at times I would have to wait as long as 1/2 min. With the 50-200 mm lens I had no problem. My assumption is that there was no problem w/the camera as long as I had the 50-200 attached so probability is that moisture/water caused a problem while using the 18-55mm. This range of lens is important to me so should I be looking @ an upgrade? What are the reasonably priced options for replacement? Thanks for the help. I purchased this set up in July of this year.

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Did you try cleaning/drying the contacts ?
10-11-2007, 09:36 AM   #3
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Remember that although the K10D is rainproof, the DA lenses are not. If you want weatherproofing then you'll have to dish out around $1000 for a DA* lens.

On the cheaper side, plastic bags and rubber bands can go a long way...
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