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05-04-2017, 04:45 AM   #1
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GPS unit on my KP

I have just bought a GPS unit for my KP - mainly for astro. I do however want to see the compass and lat/long info on the screen like the manual says. But.....alas, no compass, no lat, long, or even time. The astrotracer function seems to be working OK and the time and location are written into the EXIF data. Is this function not available on the KP? a note on page 121 of the manual says "Caution. Simple navigation cannot be used on this camera." Any suggestions?:

---------- Post added 05-04-17 at 05:26 AM ----------

Oh Dear, silly me. I didnt read the manual properly. On p 121 it says to go to shooting info display on page 16. I did this and found I had to get to the status screen by hitting info button! then just press right arrow a couiple of times and Hey Presto, there it was, the compass and all that good info on latitude, longitude, height above sea level , time in GMT - all valuable stuff to help me take a good photo!! Well done the KP manual - It WAS working after all!

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I have just bought a GPS unit for my KP - mainly for astro. I do however want to see the compass and lat/long info on the screen like the manual says. But.....alas, no compass, no lat, long, or even time. The astrotracer function seems to be working OK and the time and location are written into the EXIF data. Is this function not available on the KP? a note on page 121 of the manual says "Caution. Simple navigation cannot be used on this camera." Any suggestions?:

---------- Post added 05-04-17 at 05:26 AM ----------

Oh Dear, silly me. I didnt read the manual properly. On p 121 it says to go to shooting info display on page 16. I did this and found I had to get to the status screen by hitting info button! then just press right arrow a couiple of times and Hey Presto, there it was, the compass and all that good info on latitude, longitude, height above sea level , time in GMT - all valuable stuff to help me take a good photo!! Well done the KP manual - It WAS working after all!
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