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04-01-2008, 04:33 AM   #1
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Help!! Reset diaphragm release

Play with my K10D today and pushed the diaphragm release to one side and cannot get it back!!! Now the camera can only use manual aperture ring but cannot digitally control it.....anybody can tell me how to rest it? Thank you.

04-01-2008, 08:12 AM   #2
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Play with my K10D today and pushed the diaphragm release to one side
Well, never do this!

I think that the spring that is holding down the lever is off.

Try this:

- remove the lens
- turn the camera on
- execute the optical preview a few times.

What you will see is a tiny ...ehm, well, how do you call this, spike, tack at the bottom.
The trick is now to move this tack back over the little nose of the black lever.
Use a small screwdriver or somehing like that.

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04-01-2008, 11:49 AM   #3
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Thank God!!!! Actually, thank you, Wieland. Your answer is really helpful. I managed to move the tack back and it is working now.

I will never play with my camera is a dangerous adventure...

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