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11-06-2017, 08:51 AM - 1 Like   #1
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How to disable LCD auto turn off

I am using the Q (first version) mounted on a microscope. And it's quite annoying that if there are no buttons pressed, it decreases brightness then switches off. Is there a menu option to disable it?

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Set-up (Spanner) menu 2, Power Saving. Either clear the check box, or change the Auto Power Off setting.

You're gonna need a slack handful of batteries though...
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QuoteOriginally posted by Shedking Quote
Set-up (Spanner) menu 2, Power Saving. Either clear the check box, or change the Auto Power Off setting.

You're gonna need a slack handful of batteries though...
Or if it's indoor use, try an AC power supply that connects to the battery slot. This one is marketed for Fuji compacts but I found it works on the Q.
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QuoteOriginally posted by Shedking Quote
Set-up (Spanner) menu 2, Power Saving. Either clear the check box, or change the Auto Power Off setting.

You're gonna need a slack handful of batteries though...
Thanks, strangely only after your answer I was able to find it.
Actually taking time to half-press shutter to avoid camera getting in standby mode wastes more than this feature ever saves.

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QuoteOriginally posted by alliumnsk Quote
Thanks, strangely only after your answer I was able to find it.
Actually taking time to half-press shutter to avoid camera getting in standby mode wastes more than this feature ever saves.
I face exactly the same issue when attempting to manual focus a lens on the genuine Q/K adapter. By the time I've stopped down after focusing, the viewfinder has usually dimmed itself.
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QuoteOriginally posted by alliumnsk Quote
I am using the Q (first version) mounted on a microscope. And it's quite annoying that if there are no buttons pressed, it decreases brightness then switches off. Is there a menu option to disable it?
I truly hate the auto dim feature. So glad it can be shut off.

Q on a microscope sounds interesting. Care to provide any details?
Thanks,
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it's rather crude thing with RMS mount, I use M39 adapter and some duct tape to attach the Q in place of eyepiece.
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Alliumnsk, still sounds great. Lack of shutter vibration should to be a plus on a microscope. Love to see some of your results one day.
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