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Screws Missing The two screws which hold the casing together on the right hand side by the line in and out ports have fallen out. Everything is wobbling now. Is there ANY way and where any how I can find replacement screws? Thanks Tony twright05@gmail.com

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  • Anonymous Sep 19, 2008

    I have the exact same problem. My screws just went missing! I haven't been able to find the specifications for a replacement.

  • Anonymous Mar 29, 2009

    Screws disappeared.

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Same issue here although there has not yet been any effect on function. I do quite a bit of underwater photography and the images have remained very good without the screws.

The parts people at Pentax Imaging in Golden Co were very friendly in offering a free set of screws when I called.
http://www.pentax.com/subsidiary.html#n_america

Cheers

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I had the same problem. I called Pentax. They sent a complete set (6 screws) free. -GG

Posted on Nov 16, 2008

I can't say i honestly know of any good fixes, but i have the exact same problem. manufacturer defect, perhaps?

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