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05-23-2012, 11:30 AM   #1
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k20d - laser assist

Hi everyone,

Just wondering, does the k20d have a laser assist option?

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Laser assist? Nope, but there is a setting in the setup menu to enable photon torpedoes.

...to be more helpful, I guess I could refer you to the manual at pentaximaging.com. To the best of my knowledge, there are no lasers in the K20D, though it is possible to use IR sync for flash.


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some flashes have AF assit light/beam that is really helpful.
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I'm guessing you're talking about a dedicated AF assist light. No, the K20 doesn't have one- but all high-end Pentax bodies starting with the K-7 do!


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QuoteOriginally posted by Adam Quote
I'm guessing you're talking about a dedicated AF assist light. No, the K20 doesn't have one- but all high-end Pentax bodies starting with the K-7 do!
The K-30 has an AF assist light as well.
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As does the K-r.

The lack of AF assist on a K10D was for me a reason to buy a flash with AF assist.
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