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Optio 30 Focus Problem

Just want to let folks know again that the firmware upgrade to the Optio30 to correct the software problem must be installed BEFORE the focus problem occurs. After 3 cameras that locked up, I installed the software before I used the 4th and have had no problems with hundreds of pictures in all capture modes.

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  • montanamcgee Mar 21, 2008

    During my son's graduation ceremony, my Pentax Optio 30 suddenly stopped focusing. I checked the focus mode, and it was appropriate for semi-distant objects. It made no difference where I pointed the camera, or what sort of background I aimed at -- nothing was in focus, whether near, far, or in between. It appears to be "stuck" in a non-focus mode, as if the lens were smeared (it isn't). Help!

  • tazvmax Oct 13, 2008

    did anybody manage to find a solution to this focusing problem I have the same fault

  • shahub Oct 19, 2008

    I have the same focusing problem like otheres all of a sudden stoped focousing in any mode and I think the pentax co. should replace the defective cameras.

  • Anonymous Mar 30, 2009

    I had the same problem but i had solved it by reformating the card from the camera and setting the camera defalts.



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No image on the LCD monitor, the monitor stays black at all times.I need help, I can't take any pictures.

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