Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Some Reported K-5 Faults (Defects and/or Bugs)

Here are some of those reports, by different new K-5 users:-

1. Overexposure with 3 Different External Flashguns Except at ISO 100:

http://www.pentaxforums.com/forums/pentax-dslr-discussion/119630-my-2-days-old-k5-faulty.html

2. Out-Focusing and Inconsistency AF Issues with DA*55 and DA*50-135 SDM Lenses:

http://www.pentaxforums.com/forums/pentax-dslr-discussion/119597-new-k-5-i-need-help-focus-issues.html

3. Un-Cooperative Auto ISO and Overexposure with Flash:

http://www.pentaxforums.com/forums/pentax-dslr-discussion/119808-k-5-flash.html

4. Stuck Shutter Release Button Overnight!

http://www.dchome.net/viewthread.php?tid=944050&extra=page%3D1
(Traditional Chinese, machine-translated English Here.)

5. Auto Rotation Not Working for Photos! (But it works for displaying status info in-camera!)

http://www.dchome.net/viewthread.php?tid=944866&extra=page%3D1
(Traditional Chinese, machine-translated English Here.)

http://www.dchome.net/viewthread.php?tid=944866&page=1#pid11114265
(Yet Another new K-5 user reported that his unit suffered from the same problem.)

6. ISO 70 Bug(?):

http://www.dchome.net/redirect.php?goto=findpost&pid=11115061&ptid=944866
(No further information is provided, though.)

7. Obvious Physically Short-sighted (by observing the lens' distance scale):-

http://www.dchome.net/viewthread.php?tid=945579&extra=page%3D1
(Traditional Chinese, machine-translated English Here.)

Well, this is just a great news for macro photographers, or it should be treated as a Bonus! ;-D

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