Having problems with your Pentax Optio M20 Digital Camera ?

Flash problems flash will not go off no matter what mode i am in there is a red flash sign that goes off but no flash and because of that the pictures are dark and blurry


Answers :

What you are saying is that the flash will not flash. (go off), if I understand correctly.
First, make sure that the flash is on.
The flash can be turned off in most modes.
Another thing to try is to RESET ALL in the menu.
Then go back and set all the options like you want.
If the flash will not work in any mode, and you cannot get it to work, you may want to sell it on some site as Ebay, and offer it for repair, as is, or parts.
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