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02-18-2013, 12:08 AM   #1
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How can I reverse the wheels on the K-30?

Good almost morning,

I am enjoying the K-30 and the wheel configuration is driving me nuts and I can't figure out how to switch the wheels on the K-30.

I want the rear wheel to adjust shutter and the from wheel my aperture.

Can someone please walk me through this.

I like having my index finger on the shutter and changing shutter speeds with my index finger slows down my shooting flow when I was at an event over the weekend.


02-18-2013, 12:30 AM   #2
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There should be an e-dial customization option in the setup menu. I can't remember off the top of my head where exactly it is, but it will definitely allow you to change the role of each wheel in each mode.

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02-18-2013, 01:00 AM   #3
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Thanks Adam. It was there.

Much appreciated.

02-18-2013, 12:41 PM   #4
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Everyone should use the e-dials the way I do, but for the crazy people who don't Pentax has options. On the K-30, use the [Rec. Mode 4] menu, then [E-Dial Programming]. It's on page 162 of the manual. Some customization is available on all the 2-dial cameras except maybe the *ist D.

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@ Just1MoreDave - but it's good to be the crazy people. We are the ones who see the reality in the world around us and use our cameras to capture it.

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