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11-25-2020, 04:34 PM   #16
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Try eBay. Or find a parts Pentax DSLR model before the K-7 and hope that the solenoid hasn't been previously harvested.

11-26-2020, 01:19 AM   #17
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QuoteOriginally posted by ShawnH Quote
Where do I get a white solenoid?
eBay.com: #322337505674

or any old Pentax body from *istD upwards up to K-x (sometimes K-r as well)
but not K7 which was the first using a stepper-motor.
K10D/K20D have just one solenoid for aperture, the others have 2 (one for pop-up flash)

Samsung GX1, GX10, GX20

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A LITTLE BIT OF HISTORY: Development of the solenoid in Pentax cameras - PentaxForums.com

The K-x and K-r came after the K7!

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12-03-2020, 09:33 PM   #18
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Someone was selling them in the marketplace recently.
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