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01-21-2012, 08:27 PM   #1
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k-x dead... any help?

Hey everyone, here's the tale of woe: I noticed today the green button on my k-x had fallen out. Ok, no problems, I figured I'd get a new one from pentax this week.

Then, ill-advisedly, I tried to take a photo that required the green button. I used a bent paper clip to ever so gently push down the green button function. Now the camera won't turn on. A paperweight. I'm assuming I shorted something with metal-on-metal contact, but any idea whether this is a major issue or something that can be easily (and cheaply) fixed? I'll be sending it to pentax on monday, I'm just curious what I've got on my hands.

01-21-2012, 09:19 PM   #2
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Before sending it out for repair, try removing the batteries overnight. Put them back in the next day and see if the camera starts. Some electronics have self-resetting circuit breakers; I don't know if the K-x does but it's easy to try.
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