Camera is fine except for one major problem, LCD screen turn off.

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Larry
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Camera is fine except for one major problem, LCD screen turn off.
4 months ago

This problem is consistent with K50, K30, and even K500.The annoying LCD screen will not turn off as your using the viewfinder to take a photo. This also takes up battery power. I have to recharge my battery far to early. I even bought a back up due to this problem.

I do not use the LCD screen as its worthless in sunlight conditions. I have tried everything even the Pentax forum to get this camera to turn off the LCD. This is a Pentax problem they have not addressed to this date. Pentax forum has a lot of responses to this problem and I have tried all the actions suggested with no luck.

I do like this camera as an upgrade to the KX. I am taking it to Alaska. But the LCD screen annoyance is a big problem. I have contacted Pentax and they have not returned my call.

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