Tonight's fail

Larry Colen lrc at red4est.com
Tue Jul 27 20:12:01 EDT 2010


On Jul 27, 2010, at 2:28 PM, Rick Womer wrote:

> Does it turn on and recognize the SD card?  From what I've heard the most serious traumatic injury to K10Ds and K20Ds is the connection breaking between the main circuit board (fastened to the frame) and the SD card block (fastened to the battery holder).  That injury is often fatal.

Yes, other than the LCD, it seems to work fine.

I didn't run a full diagnostic series on it, mainly because I don't have one.  Considering the failures that my first K20D came back from Pentax with, they don't seem to have one either.


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> Rick
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> --- On Tue, 7/27/10, Larry Colen <lrc at red4est.com> wrote:
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>> It seems that my mysteriously cracked
>> LCD on top of the K20 wasn't enough. I didn't notice that
>> the flap on my camera bag wasn't entirely closed when I
>> pulled it out of the car,  and flipping the bag over my
>> shoulder tossed the K20 out onto the pavement.  The
>> only damage I've noticed so far was to the LCD:
>> http://www.flickr.com/photos/ellarsee/sets/72157624591632644/
>> 
>> It's not so much that I don't really have the money for the
>> repair (I'm guessing $200), but the fact that it means I'll
>> be without the K20 for a month.
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