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07-28-2013, 08:04 PM   #1
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K5IIs Image Review Time-Lag

When I got my K5IIs, I was perplexed that it took five long seconds for the image to appear on the LCD screen after firing the shutter.
Called Pentax tech support, and spoke with a friendly and helpful technician, who told me the extra processing time was caused by having either (or both) Distortion Correction on, or Lat-Chromatic-Ab Adj on.
I switched them off and Bingo ! the image review time was greatly reduced.

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Still wish it wasn't so long when you fill the buffer. The somewhat weak buffer capabilities of the K-5 series is one of my only complaints. (The other big one is that it's OEM Grip is so dang expensive!)
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I recently bought a 32gb 95m/s card and it reduced the wait tine by a good bit.
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If you haven't done so, set a user mode for Fast Shot - turn off all the in-camera corrections, and set drive to fast continuous and you'll get 6-7 fps and the buffer will empty more quickly.

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If you haven't done so, set a user mode for Fast Shot - turn off all the in-camera corrections, and set drive to fast continuous and you'll get 6-7 fps and the buffer will empty more quickly.
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QuoteOriginally posted by TER-OR Quote
If you haven't done so, set a user mode for Fast Shot - turn off all the in-camera corrections, and set drive to fast continuous and you'll get 6-7 fps and the buffer will empty more quickly.
Done it. Running a Sandisk UltraPro (45/s listed, tested at 51 peak). Still not the fastest gun in the west, sadly. (It's about 13 seconds to empty the buffer. Used other cameras before, takes about 5)
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