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06-26-2018, 05:09 AM   #1
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K-3 four way controller

My K-3's four way controller has stopped working. If I change photo modes or switch to live view, the options on the four way controller are accessible. But once I shoot, the four way controller doesn't work again. Thoughts?


06-26-2018, 05:46 AM   #2
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Have you tried pressing the button to the right of the menu button (the one with the four-point icon)? Try keeping it pressed for a couple of seconds, you could simply be in the wrong mode (focus point selection).
06-26-2018, 06:01 AM   #3
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It could also be that your preview time is long, and during the preview, unless you're zoomed, the 4-way doesnt do anything. Try squeezing your shutter halfway (like you would to auto-focus) and see if the stat screen comes on and the 4-way starts working.
06-28-2018, 05:32 AM - 1 Like   #4
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LensBeginner .... You were right. I was in the wrong focus point selection mode. Four way controller worked in 27 point and single point modes. So, I learned something! Thanks so much for both responses.



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