Having problems with your Pentax Optio M20 Digital Camera ?

The camera powers on ok BUT when the button is pressed .. it does not ever take a picture at present. Apart from not taking a picture .. other things 'seem' ok. Please help. [email protected] (email)


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I have just purchased a DC 1000 under water camera. It powers up ok but I have to push the power button at least 3 times to turn it off. Often I have to hold it down on the third try. I have only had the camera 2 weeks. It did not do this when I first used the camera.
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The camera powers on ok BUT when the button is pressed .. it does not ever take a picture at present. Apart from not taking a picture .. other things 'seem' ok. Please help. [email protected] (email)


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