Having problems with your Pentax *ist DL Digital Camera ?
When I put in brand new Duracell batteries (and yes, I am sure they are good) the "dead battery" icon blinks on the camera. Any suggestions?
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When I put in brand new Duracell batteries (and yes, I am sure they are good) the "dead battery" icon blinks on the camera. Any suggestions?
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