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10-10-2015, 06:31 PM   #1
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When camera is in "AF Active Area Select" how to use ISO, Flash, WB, timer buttons?

When using a Pentax DLSR (K-30 in this case, I assume it is the same for all models) with autofocus set to active area select, the 4 way selector is used to select the specific autofocus point. If I want to maintain the AF selector, but change ISO for instance, how do I do it? Is there anyway to regain or toggle use of these buttons while staying AF-active area select?

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This is different on each model. On the k-5 you hold the 'OK' button in until it beeps and that is the toggle. On the k-3 there is a separate toggle button. On the k-30 i do not know but try holding the OK button in and see if that works.
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Hold the OK button until it beeps.
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Well that was easy, thanks guys

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Having the K-30 myself I hate having to toggle. I am not sure but I think it might be possible to assign the green button to use as ISO in bottom customization.

I could be wrong.
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You can assign ISO to the other e-dial in Av and Tv-modes, another alternative is using the Sv mode with program shift assigned to the other dial (this is actually a mode I often use on my K-S2!).
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