Having problems with your Pentax K10D Body Only Digital Camera ?

Everything seems to be working but the shutter release button. It does nothing, even depressing the button halfway for metering shows nothing. no indicators in viewfinder info line. I assumed it was a third party Battery problem, as there was a Impact battery being used primarily at the time. However replacing the Battery with a pentax battery didn't change anything. Camera not dropped, or damaged in any way, its a sudden problem i cannot seem to troubleshoot.


Answers :

Remove the lens and fire off a few shots. Re-attach the lens and try again. That sometimes works.
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