Forgot Password
Pentax Camera Forums Home
 

Reply
Show Printable Version Search this Thread
12-27-2014, 09:46 PM   #1
Veteran Member




Join Date: Nov 2014
Posts: 402
KM Problem

So I took my KM out today and shot the rest of a roll of black and white film (Ilford Delta 100, 36). And only one of the shots was fully exposed. Most of the shots had a large part over exposed. to the point of coming out completely white on the negative.

Here are a few examples:



From a color roll I shot just before the B&W one.





12-27-2014, 09:48 PM   #2
Administrator
Site Webmaster
Adam's Avatar

Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: Arizona
Photos: Gallery | Albums
Posts: 43,140
Looks like a faulty shutter mechanism to me

Adam
PentaxForums.com Webmaster (Site Usage Guide | Site Help | My Photography)



PentaxForums.com's high server and development costs are user-supported. You can help cover those costs by donating. Or, buy your photo gear from our affiliates, Adorama, B&H Photo, or Topaz Labs, and get FREE Marketplace access - click here to see how! Trusted Pentax retailers:

12-27-2014, 10:01 PM   #3
Loyal Site Supporter
Pioneer's Avatar

Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: Elko, Nevada
Photos: Gallery | Albums
Posts: 1,231
Shutter capping. Not an uncommon problem with older cameras that probably haven't been serviced in awhile. Ship it off to Eric for a good cleaning and relube.
12-28-2014, 08:47 AM   #4
Pentaxian
ChrisPlatt's Avatar

Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Queens NYC
Posts: 4,862
Just a shutter problem. Definitely worth fixing.
If you are in USA Eric Hendrickson is the repairman to send it to.
Eric's website: http://pentaxs.com

Chris

12-28-2014, 12:38 PM   #5
Veteran Member




Join Date: Nov 2014
Posts: 402
Original Poster
Thanks everyone for the answers.

It is going off to Eric this week.
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!
exposed, km, roll, shot, shots
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Pentax KM aperture problem IJJ Visitors' Center 4 07-01-2013 02:06 PM
Pentax KM light meter problem Gwen Visitors' Center 2 01-22-2012 03:05 AM
Problem with 50mm XR Rikonen L f2 and Km carlosg Pentax SLR Lens Discussion 4 06-28-2010 11:48 PM
Battery problem in a Km mvecchi Pentax DSLR Discussion 0 01-10-2010 03:33 PM
K2000 (Km) Digital Filter Photo Problem sealonsf Pentax DSLR Discussion 5 05-20-2009 09:57 PM



All times are GMT -7. The time now is 12:00 PM. | 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