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Pentax ist d keeps saying delete after each picture i take before picture is shown

I have the pentax istd love the camera but!! I take a picture and before I can view the picture its saying delete? also nothing shows up on card

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You can try to reset camera settings to default from the menu.
And fimware update could help if the software causes the problem.
http://www.us.ricoh-imaging.com/support/download-details/417

SD card write protection lock also should be off.

Posted on Nov 02, 2013

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SOURCE: date/time problem on *ist d

There is a small re-chargeble battery inside the camera that charges of the main battery. Chances are that battery had just drained when the date/time reset occured, but should be fine after you recharge.

Posted on Feb 15, 2006

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SOURCE: Need a 'User' or 'Operating Manual'.

Go to the following page and select category "cameras", sub category "Digital SLR" & you will find all the *istDS manuals for download: http://www.pentaximaging.com/customer_care/manuals_literature Please update the question & let us know if the information given was useful to you - Good Luck!

Posted on Aug 14, 2007

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SOURCE: Memory card error and deleted some saved pictures

try using another memory card. I would take the memory card back to the shop and ask for another one. I had the same problem. it was the card, not the camera.

Posted on Apr 26, 2008

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SOURCE: Pentax istD won't take pictures

I have recently had a similar problem and had tried everything I could until I realised the camera will not trigger if you have it set to manual focus and a manual lens.

Posted on Nov 14, 2009

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SOURCE: pentax istd will auto focus and snap shutter but

clean the card/card reader contacts and its contacts with the mother board.

Posted on Apr 10, 2010

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