Having problems with your Pentax *ist DS Digital Camera ?
My Pentax *ist* ds doesn't power on half the time!
\015 Hello, I have a pentax ist that I recently received and it worked for a few days and then it decided to not come on at all. I switched batteries and that is not the problem. please help if you know what the problem is. thank you. have a great day!\015
Check the battery contacts in the camera. Perhaps they are dirty and need a clean. Make sure you're not using Alkaline battereis and if you use rechargeables they are fully recharged and not getting too old to hold a full charge.\015\012\015\012Apart from that, without further information I can't help any more.\015\012\015\012\015\012BMW
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My Pentax *ist* ds doesn't power on half the time!
Check the battery contacts in the camera. Perhaps they are dirty and need a clean. Make sure you're not using Alkaline battereis and if you use rechargeables they are fully recharged and not getting too old to hold a full charge.\015\012\015\012Apart ... Pentax *ist DS Digital Camera
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When I push the power-on button the LCD display briefly flashes on with the "Pentax Optio" screen and then switches off. The lens is stuck half-way open, and the camera will not stay powered up. The battery is fully charged (as well as the backup battery) so that isn't the problem. Is there a "camera reset" procedure for this camera? Other ideas?
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