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08-30-2015, 10:32 AM   #1

Scene (SCN) Mode Menu Disappeared in Q7

In my Pentax Q7, when I turn the dial to SCN for Scene mode the SCN mode menu has stopped appearing. It used to appear every time I set the dial to SCN. But I'm no longer able to choose from the SCN mode options, which is frustrating as I am a beginner and would like to use these options. I'm attempting a firmware update (V1.00 to V1.01) to see if this helps. If anyone has any insight on which settings I can adjust to make the SCN menu reappear, I would greatly appreciate it.


08-30-2015, 12:16 PM   #2
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Just for grins reset all options back to factory defaults.
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With the dial on SCN, press the 'Info' button, then use the 4-way buttons to highlight the SCN tile. Use the e-dial to run through scene modes or press 'OK' to select a scene icon.
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QuoteOriginally posted by First Poster Quote
I'm attempting a firmware update (V1.00 to V1.01) to see if this helps.
Thats a good place to start.
Also, which lens are you using? I think with some adapted lenses the SCN modes might not be available

08-31-2015, 08:55 AM   #5

It was the quick dial

Thanks for the replies, everyone. It turns out it was the Quick Dial on the front of the camera. It was turned to 1, and I set it back to the dot. When Quick Dial was set to 1, the SCN menu had disappeared and instead was showing the P menu. Once I returned the Quick Dial to the dot, my SCN menu returned. I spent the afternoon shooting in the mountains using different SCN modes.

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