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SOURCE: Pentax K100D black spot on images

To clean the sensor on the K100D . . .

1) Turn the camera on.
2) Press the "Menu" button.
3) Press the right arrow to the "Set-up" tab.
4) Press the down arrow to the "Sensor Cleaning" item on list.
5) Press the right arrow & follow the on-screen instructions.

And don't touch the sensor with anything. (You will damage the sensor).
And don't blow on the sensor. (You will get your spit on the sensor).
I used one of those old rubber blow bulbs that people used to clean their lenses with before the Lens Pen came along.

Take care & Happing Imaging!
Glen
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Posted on Jul 26, 2008

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SOURCE: Pentax K100D will not power up

First make sure you are using fresh lithium batteries. These cameras indicate low batteries quite early on. Rechargeables even when freshly charged are marginal.

If the problem persists remove the batteries. Set the camera switch to the off position. Set the focus switch to manual. Wait at least a minute. Then replace the batteries and switch on again.

Operating with low batteries can confuse the firmware and it may be stuck in a low-battery loop. If this is the case this should reset the camera by allowing the electronics to power-down completely.

If this does not work you wiil have to contact pentax support.

Posted on Jan 21, 2009

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SOURCE: What Memory Cards will work?

Hi,,

Unfortunately, the Pentax K100D is not SDHC compatible, which means that the camera can be equipped with a maximum memory capacity of 2GB.

It is also advisable to choose a fast version of the Secure Digital memory card, such as Ultra II or Extreme III by SanDisk. I would recommend using a memory card of at least 512MB, or even 1GB if you can.

Hope this info helps

Posted on Dec 03, 2009

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Talking about two camera's my guess is you made a picture with a Pentax K100D and you put it on the memory card in a Sony dsc-hx1.
In the manual the Sony tells what sizes of pictures it can display. None of the 4 sizes the Pentax K100D makes, is in that list.
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Your best bet is to try a local camera shop and have them fix it. Cameras are dangerous to disassemble yourself because of extremely high voltage electronics that can kill you if you touch the wrong parts. I had a K100D and it's circuits were also fried at one point, so I can sympathize with you. Try taking it to a local shop and seeing if they can beat Pentax's price. Odds are good they will try, but do not attempt this yourself. Even if you could find the parts (which you likely can't) then you will end up better off having it professionally fixed.

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Hi,
I assume that you are using Win.XP,
- did you check; System Properties>Hardware>Device Manager
Is there anything like yellow exclamation etc, especially on the USB section?
- Is it BIOS USB function enabled? Maybe disabled by accidentally.
- You said nothing working through USB, all ports are same?
If this ocurred all of a sudden, than I think you have a software problem.
I have a K100d, its been seven months now and ~6500 photo. My USB cables&fittings are fine, I always using USB port to transfer photos, no problem at all.
I hope your problem will be solved in a short time.
Sincerely
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Check the voltage trigger of the flash, if you're under 7vdc. Then you are good to go.

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