Pentax K-5 - Shoots max aperture only

Started 10 months ago | Discussions thread
Shop cameras & lenses ▾
ForumParentFirstPreviousNextNext unread
Flat view
dpnaiba
Forum MemberPosts: 99Gear list
Like?
Pentax K-5 - Shoots max aperture only
10 months ago

2 weeks ago my K-5 (~70k shots) failed. It still takes pics, but regardless of the lens, it doesn't close down the aperture. This means you're always shooting max aperture, but the camera thinks its adjusting if you switch it via the menus.

Anyone had this trouble before? I've just been to the local (Romanian) distributor only to find out they're no longer repairing stuff here, but sending it to Bulgaria. Crap. Ideas?

 dpnaiba's gear list:dpnaiba's gear list
Pentax K-5 Pentax K-3 II Pentax smc DA 50-200mm F4-5.6 ED Pentax smc DA 21mm F3.2 AL Limited Pentax smc FA 43mm F1.9 Limited +5 more
Pentax K-5
If you believe there are incorrect tags, please send us this post using our feedback form.
ForumParentFirstPreviousNextNext unread
Flat view
ForumParentFirstPreviousNextNext unread
Keyboard shortcuts:
FForum PPrevious NNext WNext unread UUpvote SSubscribe RReply QQuote BBookmark post MMy threads
Color scheme? Blue / Yellow