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CAMERA WONT TAKE A PICTURE UNLESS I BACK THE LENS OFF A BIT,WONT AUTO FOCUS,HAVE ALLREADY CLEANED CONTACTS

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  • papa67392 Oct 09, 2010

    what i mean by back the lens off.is after it snaps into place i push the button like im taking it off,then i rotate the lens,when it reaches a certain point the shutter goes off.it never does auto focus.ive tryed all the lenses i have which work on my other pentaxes.no go!i tried every setting i have.

  • papa67392 Oct 09, 2010

    pentax k10d lenses wont auto focus,shutter will not fire with a lens attached.no matter what lens is on.firmware upgrade has been done.

  • papa67392 Oct 09, 2010

    im not new to cameras! yes ive tried every mode.took about 15 shots yesterday and all came out just fine.picked it up today and nothing.and yes there is a fresh battery in it.

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Hi,

It seems to me that you are in one of the modes where the camera is controlling the settings.
What do you mean when you say "Back the lens off?"

Please turn the camera off and then on again.
Use one of the creative modes and see what you get. I suggest Aperture Priority.

Auto Focus works on contrast, so please ensure that there is sufficient light and contrast when you are testing.

Also, if you have another lens please try with that to isolate the issue.

If this doesn't work for you, please comment and let me know, and I will be more than happy to assist you to further resolve your issue.

Thank you.

Posted on Oct 09, 2010

  • Anuj Joshi
    Anuj Joshi Oct 09, 2010

    Thanks for your feedback.



    I suggest that you upgrade the firmware version on the camera please.



    Once done, you may please customise the lens.

  • Anuj Joshi
    Anuj Joshi Oct 09, 2010

    Does this issue occur in the daytime too?



    Did you use the creative modes? What happened?

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