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11-05-2010, 12:42 PM   #1
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K-5 Fx button

I mostly shoot in raw format so I thougth I could use the raw/fx button for activate bracketing. It is easy to activate bracketing with a single press on the button, but I haven't found out how to turn bracketing off with the button. I have to use the menu for that.

Have someone here found it possible to turn off bracketing with the Fx button?

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When you press it, the bracketing drive mode is highlighted. I think if you just move the cursor up to the top of the menu and select another drive mode, you'll be out of bracketing.

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I may have a setting different because that function is kind of funky acting on mine.

If the Fx buttion is set for bracketing and I push it once, bracketing is on.

If I push it again, without ever shooting a bracket, it shows the menu but also turns bracketing off.

If i shoot a bracket and then push Fx, it again shows the menu but does not turn it off and as Adam pointed out, the menu must be used to switch it off.

Changing "Memory" setting for Drive mode does not affect this situation.

So it works different depenting on if you actually shot a bracket or not. Its not a Bug....its a Feature!
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