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Pentax ist dl camera is working fine, but no matter what card I put in all the pictures are black and the card is not counting down all the time, starts at 400 and I'll take 20 photos and it will read 398 and those 2 photos are totally black... Thank you'

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Remove the lens and fire off a few shots while looking inside. Does the mirror seem to work ok? Is the shutter actually opening revealing the sensor?
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Pentax ist dl camera is working fine, but no matter what card I put in all the pictures are black and the card is not counting down all the time, starts at 400 and I'll take 20 photos and it will read 398 and those 2 photos are totally black... Thank you'

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