Having problems with your Pentax Optio A10 Digital Camera ?

Pentax a10 flash problems!

\015 The flash on my pentax a10 is not consistent, it goes from a very bright and powerful flash to a weak flash and then every once in a while the perfect flash. This occurs even when taking a picture in the same setting\015

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This could be either the main board, or the flash driving circuit. I can fix this for $40, or you can send it to Pentax in Arizona. It seems their minimum cost for a reapir is about $90. If you just want to get rid of this camera, I also buy all Pentax Option a10, a20, a30, a40 cameras.
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Pentax a10 flash problems!


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