Having problems with your Pentax *ist DL Digital Camera ?

Can't see symbols in viewfinder of a Pentax ist dl.They are completely blurry and unreadable

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There's a diopter adjustment lever just above the viewfinder. Adjust it while peering through the viewfinder. This may be easier if you remove the rubber eyecup.

For further details see the "Adjusting the Viewfinder Diopter" section on page 39 of the manual.
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