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04-10-2011, 10:46 AM   #1
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Pentax Kx issues?

So i took out the camera today and as soon as i got outside the camera would not turn on. completely dead. i thought maybe it's the batteries, although the last time i used it the battery looked full, so i was completely unaware that the battery might be running out. (these are lithium AA batteries btw) anyway i changed the bats, and it works now.

secondly, after changing the batteries, it would not (and still will not) let me change the ISO to anything under 400. i've tried it in every mode and when i hit the ISO button it only allows me to select an iso at 400 or above.

anyone know why either of these issues might occur?

thanks!

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You have Highlight Correction turned on and Expanded Sensitivity turned off. When Highlight Correction is turned on the minimum sensitivity is ISO 400, ISO 200 if Expanded Sensitivity is turned on. Page 189 & 190 of the manual. As for the battery issue, are you running the latest version of the firmware? To check what version you are running hold the menu key while turning the camera on. The 1.0 version of the firmware had battery issues, they were corrected in version 1.01.
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thanks, i'll check on both of these!
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fyi - issue with iso has been resolved, and i updated firmware to newest version which is actually 1.02.

thanks so much!

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