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11-05-2015, 10:59 PM   #1
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Does the K5 focus track like the K5ii?

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I've had a K5iis for a while and love it. I decided to get a regular K5 as a second body. All in all they're practically twins except for one tiny issue.

I use continuous focus on both cameras, using SEL to pick my focus point. The thing is the K5ii can track around the frame where the focus point was. I can't seem to do that on my K5. The focus point will not follow the subject. It'll just stay there and focus on whatever is at that point. As far as I can tell, all of my settings are identical. Is it that the K5 doesn't focus track as well?

I just got it today from KEH and I want to make sure I wan't expecting too much from it. Also, I have the latest firmware and have the AF points at 11. The points don't group up like the K5ii.


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QuoteOriginally posted by jboyde Quote
Is it that the K5 doesn't focus track as well?
Correct. There is no "AF point expansion" in SEL mode. You will want to use auto 11-point mode instead.

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Gotcha. Thanks for the quick response. I'll just adapt. :-)

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