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08-10-2015, 02:51 PM   #1
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Three blinking lines/dots in K-5IIs viewfinder


I recently got a lightly used K-5IIs and I notice every now and then when looking through the viewfinder I see 3 blinking lines/dots (where the electronic level display/exposure is). Does anybody know what that means? When I disable the electronic level I do not see it anymore. I thought it was to tell me the camera is level but sometimes when it is level I just see 1 line/dot in the middle and other times it is those 3 blinking lines (1 at each end of the meter and 1 in the middle). I don't know if it has to do with exposure or low light? Thank you.

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I means the camera angle cannot be detected.
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If the angle is outside of the level's display range (3 degrees), then that's what you'll see.

Also, if the level is giving you a hard time, try updating the camera's firmware.

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Thanks for the replies. I have the latest firmware already installed (1.07).

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