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Pentax K3 firmware version 1.00
All new cameras have bugs, and generally these are correctable with firmware update. The K3 was quite reliable with two incidents noted.
At one point I shot five images, whereupon the camera claimed the card was not formatted. I had just started shooting (first five images), but the camera would not operate nor would it play the images. So I erased the card and started over. Had I shot more images, it would have been a choice of erasing or quitting for the day (or hiking back to the car to figure out if the images were there or not). Or abandoning that card for the day and shooting another, which is perhaps one reason the 2nd card slot is a plus.
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