K7 Problems

Started May 27, 2010 | Discussions thread
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stew1155
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K7 Problems
May 27, 2010

Just received a new K7 two days ago, camera has been a problem.
I think I have resolved some of the problems.
The last problem is firmware.

Camera has V1.00, to update to latest firmware do I have to install all three updated firmware versions or just 1.03?
Also is spot focus supposed to work in the green mode?

Camera was supposed to be new but it arrived without manuals. Have 7 1/2 days to decide if I'm going to keep it. It has been 2 days of utter frustration and disillusion.
E-mailed Pentax yesterday regarding the issues but haven't heard back yet.

I bought this camera as a long term investment, I will use it pretty much every day, but having this much trouble right out of the box is really making me question keeping it.
A brief list of problems
Most images from the camera are horrid.

Diopter adjustment didn't seem to work, but that may have been because it was so stiff to operate initially I couldn't make fine adjustments.

Camera I received does not perform as well as a K7 I tried in a camera store, but now wonder if that is due to old firmware.
Any help would be appreciated.
Thankyou

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