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04-26-2012, 05:42 AM   #1
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no possibility to make video with viewfinder ?

Sorry about the simplicity of my question but I didn't succeed to find the information anywhere.
I'm beggining to use the K5 since yesterday.

In video mode, live view comes automatically, and I cannot manage to switch to viewfinder.
If I push the "LV" button, I get this message (in french for me) : "one push on shutter while live view is on will start video recording". Which is right, and works well.
But cannot I make my video by only using the viewfinder ?

Did I miss something in the menu ?

Thanks a lot for your help.

04-26-2012, 05:54 AM   #2
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Remove the lens from your camera and look inside and you will know the reason why not.
The mirror needs to be down in order to use the viewfinder.

luckily the K5 does provide HDMI out during recording so you can connect an electronic viewfinder.

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