Forgot Password
Pentax Camera Forums Home
 

Reply
Show Printable Version Search this Thread
07-25-2015, 08:06 AM   #1
New Member




Join Date: Jul 2015
Posts: 1
problem with mx1

Dear all, I am new here in the forum since I have a problem with my Pentax MX1, which I bought two years ago (to substitute a Canon G11) and have been using with great pleasure.
Here my troubles: A couple of weeks ago the camera simply did not fully extend the lens when I pushed the starting button and there occured a message on the screen, saying that the lens cap should be removed. Although the lens cap was removed already the camera refused to work and switched off (did not start) . Some days I played around (accu in and out, flash card in and out, cleaning lens....) and suddenly it worked again. Now, two weeks later the same thing happend again and there is no way to convince the camera that the lens cap is removed alrready and that the camera should start working.

I like tha camera very much but I am a bit disappointed. The camera was bought because I made some bad experience with some point and shot cameras of other brands and expected a long lasting product with the pentax.

Is there any similar experience somewhere?
Any recommendation what could help?

Sorry for my bad English, I am writing from a german speaking country, where Pentax cameras are not that wide spread. And Im not used to talk and write in English anymore.

Thank you for your support in advance.

07-29-2015, 12:07 AM   #2
Pentaxian
calsan's Avatar

Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: Perth, Australia
Photos: Gallery
Posts: 1,387
Guten Tag!
Try a new battery.
It sounds like the sort of problem that would happen if the battery were exhausted.
Reply

Bookmarks
  • Submit Thread to Facebook Facebook
  • Submit Thread to Twitter Twitter
  • Submit Thread to Digg Digg
Tags - Make this thread easier to find by adding keywords to it!
camera, cameras, cap, english, experience, lens, lens cap, mx1, pentax, pentax help, photography, problem, troubleshooting, weeks
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
My MX1 first impressions Rog Tallbloke Pentax Compact Cameras 13 06-06-2015 09:12 AM
Pentax mx1 beginner silwal Welcomes and Introductions 4 05-25-2014 11:40 PM
K200 vs mx1 geoffw Troubleshooting and Beginner Help 2 11-20-2013 03:41 PM
MX1 part 2 geoffw Troubleshooting and Beginner Help 2 10-05-2013 05:43 PM
MX1 geoffw Troubleshooting and Beginner Help 7 09-14-2013 09:38 AM



All times are GMT -7. The time now is 10:36 AM. | See also: NikonForums.com, CanonForums.com part of our network of photo forums!
  • Red (Default)
  • Green
  • Gray
  • Dark
  • Dark Yellow
  • Dark Blue
  • Old Red
  • Old Green
  • Old Gray
  • Dial-Up Style
Hello! It's great to see you back on the forum! Have you considered joining the community?
register
Creating a FREE ACCOUNT takes under a minute, removes ads, and lets you post! [Dismiss]
Top