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07-17-2009, 08:12 PM   #1
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K100D pop up flash will not fire

K100D flash pops up but will not flash.
Any hints or easy fixes to try?
yes its on and up
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07-19-2009, 06:13 AM   #2
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Check your flash mode using the Fn button + the down arrow.
If its in "Auto" it may not discharge if the camera thinks its bright enough.
Just close the flash and press the pop-button to force it into Manual discharge mode.

The other thing to check for is make sure your battery still has plenty of charge. It may be enough to operate the camera normally but not enough to fire the flash.

Other than that, if your flash still doesn't fire, I think its just faulty and needs to be sent back to Pentax for repairs if you want it functioning again.
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