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10-07-2013, 08:20 PM   #1
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O-GPS1 support?

I've been reading through the specs and don't see any reference to support for the O-GPS1 unit and the astrotracer function. Does anyone know if this is supported by the K3?

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Certainly looks that way. See page 9:

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QuoteOriginally posted by SointulArt Quote
I've been reading through the specs and don't see any reference to support for the O-GPS1 unit and the astrotracer function. Does anyone know if this is supported by the K3?
It's definitely supported. I think all future cameras will too

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Appart from Astrophotography, Flu card also allows geo-tagging with their app on Android. If it works as advertised (might not since the card is a Ricoh development) then your phone's GPS can be used to geotag your pics.

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Thanks for the info. The K3 is definitely on my wishlist
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QuoteOriginally posted by SointulArt Quote
I've been reading through the specs and don't see any reference to support for the O-GPS1 unit and the astrotracer function. Does anyone know if this is supported by the K3?
One of the pics that Adam posted showed the GPS mounted on the hotshoe.
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...and the O-GPS1 is listed under accessories on Accessories?K-3 | RICOH IMAGING
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Oh man I really want the strap that says Professional. Then it can be official! LOL!

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Simple navigation is not supported with this camera.
Will be missed by some.
Welcome new feature: the option to turn off the LEDs on the O-GPS1. They are quite bright when outside in the dark and I had taped over them - now won't have to do that!
If you switch off the camera or change out of B mode the LEDs come back on.
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I did a test of the calibration and it worked fine. Haven't done any actual tracking with it yet but will as soon as there are some stars around. Will be interesting to see if they have changed the setup such that you no longer need to dive back into the menu after every shot.

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