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I have a Pentax K100D and occasionaly when I push to button to take a picture it does not work. I have to turn off the camera and then try it again. It is in Auto mode. Is this a "fixable issue" or something that cannot be fixed? Is this an issue on new models? I am looking at upgrading and like the Pentax cameras. But not if this can happen?

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When this happens, does the battery indicator show no battery power? If so, this is a common issue and most owners check the battery indicator first before snapping and if it shows empty, they do the "turn off/on" routine. The newer cameras (K7, Kx, Kr,K5) do not seem to have this problem.

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