Dropped my K-r


primck

Link Posted 03/01/2017 - 18:40
I dropped my k-r today and just after that it did not turn on anymore. Does anybody have any idea what could have happened and if I can fix it myself? I am really sad.

Thank you

GrumpyGrandPa

Link Posted 03/01/2017 - 19:13
sorry to hear of your predicament, is the battery still in position?
Try taking it out and re-seating it.
If that doesnt fix it then - TBH - I've no idea whatsoever ;-(
Grumpy GrandPa, Recently Retired.
K-S2 and suffering from a relapse and so now buying digital camera kit - started with a little Lumix TZ80 and now LBA has re-occured for my K-S2. Not sure where it will lead!
Previous addiction has resulted in using Zeniths, Yashicamat, Chinons, Minoltas, Samsungs, Fujis, Cosina, Lumix, Canon, Nikon and Pentax etc etc - have tried most makes in the past 40 years. Love cameras - love taking photos even more

Jonathan-Mac

Link Posted 04/01/2017 - 08:26
It could be anything, from a simple broken connection to a busted circuit board. Check the batteries and if that doesn't work you could try taking the bottom off and looking for breaks. Beyond that, you'd need to send it to a professional to look over, but it may be cheaper to replace than to repair.
Pentax hybrid user - Digital K3 & K200D, film 645 and 35mm SLR and Pentax (&other) lenses adapted to Fuji X digital
Fan of DA limited and old manual lenses
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