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07-05-2014, 02:56 PM   #1

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Unable to change FILENAME prefix

On the K-7, K-50 and MX-1 I can set the four character filename prefix in the menu. This means instead of IMGP**** I can set MX1_**** or K50_****
This is useful for quickly identifying which camera I used to shoot the photo with because I store all my images in folders by month/year.
But, it seems this prefix renaming option is not available in the K-01 or Q menu system? I find this most odd, especially as it is present in the MX-1.

What say you?

07-05-2014, 03:01 PM   #2
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Nothing we can do about it unfortunately.
07-05-2014, 03:15 PM   #3

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Perhaps not, but can you think of any technical reason as to why it would be omitted form the two mirrorless models?
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No idea about the Q as I assume the firmware would be completely different, possibly even a different engineering team so I can see how it could be left out. On the K-01? Makes no sense. Firmware should be nearly identical to other models so someone had to intentionally leave it out. Other than there was no room in the available memory space to put it I can think of no reason to leave it out. And that reason seems silly since it was in other contemporary models.

07-05-2014, 05:10 PM   #5

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I've found a workaround. PIE Works quickly enough.

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