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11-14-2015, 05:14 PM   #1
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K3 ii longest exposure time

I have a question about the longest exposure time on the K3 ii. On the Ricoh Imaging site it states 30 sec is the longest exposure possible. Then on the astrotracer page it shows a sample image with a 120 sec (or thereabouts) exposure, showing off the capability of the astrotracer feature, which I really like. So how is this possible?

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I don't have the K-3II but believe that to use the astrotracer you have to set the camera to Bulb mode in which exposures longer than 30 secs are done.
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I don't have the K-3II but believe that to use the astrotracer you have to set the camera to Bulb mode in which exposures longer than 30 secs are done.
OK. Got it. Wondering also what time tolerance the SR of the sensor can take without hitting the stops so to speak...
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QuoteOriginally posted by plooksta Quote
I have a question about the longest exposure time on the K3 ii. On the Ricoh Imaging site it states 30 sec is the longest exposure possible. Then on the astrotracer page it shows a sample image with a 120 sec (or thereabouts) exposure, showing off the capability of the astrotracer feature, which I really like. So how is this possible?
30s, or up to 300s with the astrotracer depending on focal length and location.


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30s, or up to 300s with the astrotracer depending on focal length and location.
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