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The camera dropped from a bookcase. Alarmed, I tried to see if it works, but the autofocus does not come on. Is this fixable at home or repairable? Is it a question of replacing the lense?

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SOURCE: autofocus

I remember reading a review of the K100D that mentioned that it had poor low light performance. I know mine has a really hard time focusing in low light situations. It does the sweeping back and forth & most of the time never ends up taking a picture. (Even when it bursts the flash to try to focus.)

I've just started experimenting by using a flash light aimed at the subject I want to focus in low light situations, and the camera seems to be able to focus & take a shot more reliably.

If this works, I'm going to rig up something to hold the flash light underneath the camera so that I can use it more often.

I will post an update if this works!

Take Care & Happy Imaging!
Glen
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Posted on Aug 01, 2008

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SOURCE: No autofocus

Clean the contacts on the camera body and the lens where they meet with a cotton swab lightly dampened with rubbing alcohol.

Posted on Nov 14, 2009

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