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01-06-2013, 01:42 PM   #1
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hello All,

at page 4 of Menu/Recording my K5 show an entry labeled GPS.

There is no reference to a GPS in the manual, though.

Can it be that my camera has a GPS inside and Pentax does not know about it?


Anybody can shed some light on this issue?


01-06-2013, 01:53 PM   #2
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Here is the GPS, at got some nifty functions like astrotracer. You can read about it here: PENTAX - GPS Unit
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Here's our review of the GPS: Pentax O-GPS1 GPS Unit - Introduction -

The GPS stuff was introduced after the K-5 was launched, so it requires a firmware update in order to work. That's why the manual doesn't mention it.

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It is mentioned in the copy I have with the unit I just picked up from Pentax Australia. Presumably, they've updated the manual since the firmware update. The explanation is a little scanty, though. Pentax Japan's dedicated website is a little better presented.


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