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12-19-2010, 11:45 PM   #1
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K10 in X mode

Can any one tell me how to set my ISO setting when shooting in X mode. I am using an external off camera flash and in order to set my flash, I need to know what ISO the camera is shooting at. What I really want to do is be able to set the ISO in the camera. I know the shutter speed is locked at 1/180 and I can adjust the aperature setting. When I look at my top of camera or in camera display, it shows 165 which I presume is the number of pictures available to be taken on my card. No where does it show the ISO reading. I would like to adjust the ISO myself to have the ability to choose an ISO setting and aperature setting that will give me the ability to choose the depth of field I want. I know this is stretching it a bit because you don't have that much flexability when shooting with a flash however, I know I can choose different aperature sizes based on the ISO used. When I go into the Fn menu it says it is on custom. I am not sure how to change it to user select or even if you can. I am sure there is a way.

Thanks for reading my post and all suggestions/advice is appreciated.

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Hi Michael,
You can set your ISO manually using:
fn/ISO
It will stay at that setting until you set it to something else or are shooting in TAv mode. If you don't remember what your ISO setting is, simply use the INFO button to display most of the camera settings at a glance.

This stuff is all in the manual (available online at pentaximaging.com).


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QuoteOriginally posted by Mapleleaf-Mick Quote
When I go into the Fn menu it says it is on custom.
Custom? That is a new one for me and I have been using my K10D for almost 4 years now. Again, some time with the manual might be helpful.


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I don't have my camera here so I can't check, but I'm pretty sure you just press the OK button and it will flash up. Hold down OK and front e-dial will adjust ISO in certain modes.

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QuoteOriginally posted by jeztastic Quote
I don't have my camera here so I can't check, but I'm pretty sure you just press the OK button and it will flash up. Hold down OK and front e-dial will adjust ISO in certain modes.
That is true.


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