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11-06-2012, 01:50 PM   #1
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Firmware update - what gets reset?

I tried to search in the forums but couldn't find the answer. I'm about to update the firmware of my K-5 (1.12->1.13) but I'd rather not loose my
- Custom settings
- Micro af adjustments
Do those resist the firmware update or do they get wiped off? What's your approach if they get wiped off? Is there anything to "backup"?

11-06-2012, 02:48 PM   #2
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I have always just blindly jumped in a updated and so far haven't had anything reset. All settings seem to stay the same before to after and this has been through three different Pentax cameras including the K-5.
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It won't reset anything unless an actual setting gets changed by the firmware, etc.

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Good to know.


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