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01-16-2012, 11:16 AM   #1
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Is there Compact Flash Counter on *istD?

I have *istD for few years. It's come time that I would like to know if there is a Compact Flash Card counter that can indicate how many photos are left on card as I use the camera.??
I also have searched everywhere in manual and Pentax website. No luck finding info.

All I see on camera is the amount of photos capable with the card. i.e.- i currently have an SanDisk Extreme 16GB CFcard. The total possible photos of "999" appears on camera in all the right places. However, it doesn't show a count down. (this seems simple so I think I'm missing something here.)

Is there a way to set a countdown on the *ist D?

Many thanks!

01-16-2012, 11:26 AM   #2
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It's because a 16gb card holds far more than 999 shots, and it would take quite a while to get down to 999. After that, you'll see the shot count decrease. Those large capacity cards didn't exist when the *istD was introduced. I use a 4gb card, and even that takes awhile before the shot count starts dropping.
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