Pentax K-5 - Shoots max aperture only

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Pentax K-5 - Shoots max aperture only
2 weeks 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?

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Pentax K-5 Pentax smc DA 50-200mm F4-5.6 ED Pentax smc DA 21mm F3.2 AL Limited Pentax smc DA 18-135mm F3.5-5.6ED AL [IF] DC WR Pentax smc DA 35mm F2.4 AL +3 more
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