Having problems with your Pentax Optio 50 Digital Camera ?

Menu button doesn't work. Can only see pics thru viewfinder then have to unload pics off chip to view. Pics are always out of focus and discolored (usually too much red or yellow). Also can't use flash because of no access to menu. Would like a fix or will need to purchase another camera. This one is only 3-4 years old.


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Check out Pentax- This modele may be subject to a recall for replacement.
If it is is not - then the only remedy is to junk it and buy another.
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