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01-31-2011, 07:32 PM   #1
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K5 viewfinder display of AF points

Can someone tell me how the k5 displays viewfinder af points? I have a kx which shows nothing. I had a look at a kr in store today (no where near me has a k5), and it seems to only show a red af point when you half press the shutter release or change points, otherwise the finder is blank except for the brackets. Is this how the k5 works too? If you use the 9 point user selectable mode, is there a way to have the selected point illuminated all the time? And are the focus points red or black in the k5?


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Thanks for that.

Just to clarify, I was just going through the specs on DPReview and it says Custom Function 14 is "Superimpose AF Area" - Notes: Show AF points in VF, is that just whether the red points show up when you half press etc, or will that show the AF point all the time?


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Blinking red at half press only .
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My center one is very slightly off center, it only makes a difference for extremely close focusing but it took me a while to figure out that it was not the lens that was having issues.

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