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11-23-2012, 03:05 AM   #1
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LCD display of ISO, is this normal?

I just got a new K-5 and am using it in TAV mode, when looking through the viewfinder and at the top LCD, the zero character only displays the bottom half. I'm not sure how to explain this properly, but a digit on an LCD calculator is made up of 7 lines, the number 8 uses all 7 lines, and I would have thought a number 0 uses the six lines around the edge, but it only seems to use the four lines at the bottom... Does this make sense?

The strange thing is this happens for eg 128000, 32000, 51200, but 4000, 5000, 6400, look fine, and use the whole height for the number 0...

Eg it will look kind of like is: 128ooo, 32ooo, 512ooo, 4OOO, 5OOO, 64OO

I hope I've explained this well.

Anyway is this normal or do I have a defective camera?

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11-23-2012, 03:43 AM   #2
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Yes it's normal. The fifth number on the displays can only be shown with four lines, so all iso values of 5 numbers are displayed this way.

You can see all lines available on the displays in the manual.
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Cool, glad to know there's no problem with it. Thanks
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There was no other way to fit in all the digits in the display. You have a normally functioning camera, now go and enjoy it.

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Definitely been enjoying it, this is such a nice step up from my old k200d.
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