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11-30-2019, 05:32 AM   #16
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QuoteOriginally posted by Norpa Quote
@WTBGR thanks appreciated your help.

Important step 0: change AF mode to "Select AF" otherwise it won't work.

however, I don't like it
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Yes, not an elegant solution. Thanks for pointing out step 0. I always have it on Select AF or Pinpoint but now I see your point if you are in the mode where you let the camera choose where to focus, then this does not really work.

12-02-2019, 02:21 AM   #17
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Bonjour

Les indications données par NORMA et WTBGR sont pertinentes et effectivement, permettent de neutraliser la fonction macro sur la molette (^) lorsqu'on est en mode AF.
Par contre, le problème persite en mode SNAP où il est impossible de neutraliser le mode macro. C'est même pire, car une fois passé en mode macro ( appui par erreur sur la molette) , on ne peut en sortir qu'en allant dans le menu et mettre le mode macro sur "arrêt". Ce qui est fastidieux et une perte de temps considérable qui a de quoi exaspérer !!.
Encore une fois, je comprends pas du tout la logique du constructeur : pourquoi associer le mode "macro" au mode "SNAP" ? Le mode SNAP est fait pour la street photo où le mode MACRO n'a aucune utilité
pour ce type de photo.
Je souhaite vivement que le constructeur prennent en compte nos récriminations et modifient au plus vite le firmware de l'appareil.
Au départ, je trouvais que la faible autonomie de la batterie était le défaut n°1 mais non, ce mode MACRO est réellement le GROS point NOIR de cet appareil; On peut remédier au problème de batterie en s'équipant de 2 ou 3 bateries- alors que le mode MACRO, rien à faire sinon subir et d'énerver!!!!
Merci pour vos précieux conseils
12-03-2019, 02:32 AM   #18
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QuoteOriginally posted by PONCET Quote
Bonjour

Les indications données par NORMA et WTBGR sont pertinentes et effectivement, permettent de neutraliser la fonction macro sur la molette (^) lorsqu'on est en mode AF.
Par contre, le problème persite en mode SNAP où il est impossible de neutraliser le mode macro. C'est même pire, car une fois passé en mode macro ( appui par erreur sur la molette) , on ne peut en sortir qu'en allant dans le menu et mettre le mode macro sur "arrêt". Ce qui est fastidieux et une perte de temps considérable qui a de quoi exaspérer !!.
Encore une fois, je comprends pas du tout la logique du constructeur : pourquoi associer le mode "macro" au mode "SNAP" ? Le mode SNAP est fait pour la street photo où le mode MACRO n'a aucune utilité
pour ce type de photo.
Je souhaite vivement que le constructeur prennent en compte nos récriminations et modifient au plus vite le firmware de l'appareil.
Au départ, je trouvais que la faible autonomie de la batterie était le défaut n°1 mais non, ce mode MACRO est réellement le GROS point NOIR de cet appareil; On peut remédier au problème de batterie en s'équipant de 2 ou 3 bateries- alors que le mode MACRO, rien à faire sinon subir et d'énerver!!!!
Merci pour vos précieux conseils
Bonjour Poncet,

happy to read that we share the same opinion.

I am also considering to glue a plastic cover to avoid to accidentally hit that button.

At the end of the day it is a tool, and I prefer to have a tool tailored around my need, rather then tailor my habits/thoughts around an object.
12-04-2019, 05:41 AM   #19
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Bonjour Poncet,

happy to read that we share the same opinion.

I am also considering to glue a plastic cover to avoid to accidentally hit that button.

At the end of the day it is a tool, and I prefer to have a tool tailored around my need, rather then tailor my habits/thoughts around an object.
Votre idée est bonne mais, je pense, difficile à réaliser car on ne peut couvrir entièrement la molette ronde dont les 3 autres fonctions sont nécessaires.
Et faire un cache uniquement sur la partie supérieure me paraît difficile à concevoir. Coller du plastique est toujours difficile et je ne suis pas certain que
Cela tienne très longtemps. Si vous l’avez déjà fait, je serai intéressé par votre méthode et si vous avez une photo de la pièce, pourriez vous me l’envoyer?
Merci

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is this a perfect solution, not even closer, but it doesn't alter the camera
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12-05-2019, 02:21 AM   #21
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Bonjour,

Merci pour la photo.

J'ai essayer de bricoler quelque chose qui semble efficace mais je ne suis pas certain que ça tienne longtemps.
Je souhaite que Pentax/Ricoh visionne nos images et se rendent compte de la nécessité de modifier le firmware.

Dommage que nous ne soyons pas assez nombreux à déplorer ce problème et à échanger sur ce forum.

Cordialement
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12-09-2019, 03:44 AM   #22
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Bonjour

J’ai amélioré la protection de la partie supérieure de la molette.
Après quelques jours d’utilisation, ce bidouillage s’avère très efficace
Et on oublie complètement la fonction Macro.
Seul petit inconvénient : on ne peut plus déplacer le zoom vers le haut de l’image.
En attendant que Ricoh prenne le problème au sérieux.
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same here, I would like to see a new firmware with the full customization of the four directional buttons.

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Just out of curiosity, have any of the folks here experiencing this "accidental macro" thing owned and used any previous GR camera versions?
I only ask because that has been the location of the macro function for the past 2 iterations as well. (Prior digital versions placed it in the "Down" position of the d-pad.)
While I've accidentally pressed it my share of times, it simply gets less and less as your fingers get familiar with the camera.
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QuoteOriginally posted by PONCET Quote
Hello

Thanks for your answer and your useful informations.
Even if I prefer, with this camera, take street pictures than static pictures, I'm going to use a part of your tunings particularly snap mode either than AF
and Av with ISO auto.
I'm going also to try to deactive touch screen mode to save perhaps the battery.

In the future, I hope that RICOH wil improve battery capacity and will change the macro mode with possibility to deactive completely this function on the back bottom (^).

Best regards

Christian
For small bodies such as GRiii it is better to travel with extra batteries, that is what I am doing with my RX100. I doubt Ricoh would significantly change GR design for that
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Bonjour

J'utilise le RICOH GR III depuis sa sortie, il a 6 mois et je n'arrive toujours pas à m'habituer à ce bouton MACRO - Je le répète : le GRIII est un appareil de street photo et non prévu pour la MACRO, qui ne devrait être qu'un accessoire et donc, une option complètement débrayable dans le mmenu.

Voi une photo du cache protecteur de la partie haute de la molette.
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QuoteOriginally posted by Eyewanders Quote
Just out of curiosity, have any of the folks here experiencing this "accidental macro" thing owned and used any previous GR camera versions?
I only ask because that has been the location of the macro function for the past 2 iterations as well. (Prior digital versions placed it in the "Down" position of the d-pad.)
While I've accidentally pressed it my share of times, it simply gets less and less as your fingers get familiar with the camera.
I bought the III as my first GR, no sure if the previous buttons were less sensitive than the rotating dial.
In any case my point is all about the customization, why can you customize left and right, but not up and down?
I mean, macro can be a nice feature for newbie looking for flowers and cats, but frankly not for a camera that is promoted as the "Street army knife".
Do you want to have cats&flowers on the controls? fine, but give me the opportunity to change it with something else or even better "nothing".
Less is more, as usual.
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I bought the III as my first GR, no sure if the previous buttons were less sensitive than the rotating dial.
In any case my point is all about the customization, why can you customize left and right, but not up and down?
I mean, macro can be a nice feature for newbie looking for flowers and cats, but frankly not for a camera that is promoted as the "Street army knife".
Do you want to have cats&flowers on the controls? fine, but give me the opportunity to change it with something else or even better "nothing".
Less is more, as usual.
Not sure what to tell you. I suppose a firmware update is possible if enough people complain, but TBH this is the first I've heard it mentioned.
I've been shooting it since release and I'm sure I've accidentally enabled macro before but not enough for it to be at all memorable.
Perhaps d-pad on your copy is somehow more sensitive than intended, possibly through defect of some sort.
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Not sure what to tell you. I suppose a firmware update is possible if enough people complain, but TBH this is the first I've heard it mentioned.
I've been shooting it since release and I'm sure I've accidentally enabled macro before but not enough for it to be at all memorable.
Perhaps d-pad on your copy is somehow more sensitive than intended, possibly through defect of some sort.
(: thanks for your understanding, btw beautiful flickr
I will end here my "rant" hoping for a future correction in 1.40, who knows

all the best,
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(: thanks for your understanding, btw beautiful flickr
I will end here my "rant" hoping for a future correction in 1.40, who knows

all the best,
Thanks very much.

Keep shooting. Your thumb will "learn".
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