Having problems with your Pentax K100D Digital Camera ?
New batteries fitted but low battery flashing and wont switch on in K100D
I just bought a K100D and experienced a similar problem when trying to use it with alkaline AA cells (checked battery voltage, not particularly low - 1.49 v.). I switched to lithium CR-V3 battery packs and it now shows full charge and seems to work reliably. This reflects recommendations in the user's manual.
Try cleaning the battery contacts in the camera with a cotton swab lightly moistened with rubbing alcohol.
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