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07-28-2012, 02:08 PM   #1
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Shutter Speed stuck at 15

I've had my k-30 for about two weeks now and just noticed that when I select shutter priority mode the shutter speed is stuck at 15.
Is there any option in the camera that I might inadvertently set to lock the shutter speed?

07-28-2012, 02:35 PM   #2
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I assume you know how it should work? In Tv mode, you set the shutter speed via the rear dial, and the exposure changes accordingly, keeping the shutter speed constant at what you set it. I don't think it's stuck at 15, it's just that you're not changing it.
07-28-2012, 06:26 PM   #3
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I had a k-x before the k-30 and I have assumed that the shutter speed operates the same way. Am I wrong?
07-29-2012, 07:01 AM   #4
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isn't shutter speed on the front dial (I dont have a K-30) ?

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I would be surprised if K30 operates any different than any other two-wheeled DSLR from Pentax.

Default setting
Front wheel = shutter speed
Rear wheel = aperture
And front wheel do nothing in Av-mode and rear wheel do nothing i Tv-mode.

But I guess the control setup is re-configurable like on other Pentax DSLR, and I always set the by default not used wheel in Av and Tv to exposure compensation. In this way shutter speed and aperture is controlled the same way in M, Av and Tv, the only difference is that shutter speed is controlled with exp comp in Av, and aperture is controlled with exp comp in Tv.

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