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Troubleshooting
What appears troublesome may be easily remedied. Here are some problems that may occur and
their remedies. Before contacting a Pentax service center, check the following items.
Symptoms Causes Remedies Reference
The shutter cannot be
released.
The last frame is exposed. Remove the film. Page 31
The main switch is set to d. Set the main switch to i. Page 16
The low battery warning H
appears.
Replace the batteries. Page 14
The Self-Timer Mode is set. Cancel the Self-Timer Mode. Page 43
The film is not winded. Wind the film. Page 41
Indicators do not appear on
the LCD panel.
The main switch is set to d. Set the main switch to i. Page 16
No batteries have been installed. Install the batteries. Page 14
The batteries are improperly
installed.
Install the batteries properly. Page 14
The batteries are dead. Replace the batteries. Page 14
Focus is not precise in the
picture.
The pressure plate has not been set
to the proper position.
Set the pressure plate according to
the film type.
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Film winding is very heavy. The pressure plate has not been set
to the proper position.
Set the pressure plate according to
the film type.
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The first frame (or the last
frame) was cut off on the film.
The film start mark had not been
properly set.
Set the film start mark to the proper
position.
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