SDM Failure Repair question I cannot ask in other thread due to "150" message limit

Started Sep 27, 2009 | Discussions thread
Russell Evans
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Re: John C Pentax two questions for you
In reply to awaldram, Sep 30, 2009

awaldram wrote:

It is reasonable to assume that your k20d has destroyed your 16-50.

I've heard of another person with the screw drive only for a K20D with issues.

http://74.86.168.180/forums/741058-post122.html

Everyone missed my earlier post it seems but I have a screw drive K20D now. The camera has some issues and the SDM has failed in the camera. So I attach an SDM lens and the SDM does not work. Screwdrive is fine. I have 2 K20D's and the other one works as normal.

The non-SDM K20D otherwise is fine and has the latest firmware. The contacts are clean and I can't 'see' anything that would have caused this. I wish I knew how this happened and could offer a solution to everyone who wanted to turn their K20D's to SD only bodies.

I don't think you can say that the K20D has destroyed anything.

Thank you
Russell

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