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11-19-2008, 09:22 PM   #1
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Mirror Lock up function K10 vs K20

I read in the K20D manual and in the K10D manual that the mirror locks up when using the 2sec delay self timer mode. No mention is made in either manual about using the 2sec delay remote control mode to enable mirror lock up.

I have the K10 and it appears, by watching through the viewfinder, that both the 2sec self timer and the 2sec remote settings lock up the mirror before the delay period starts (ie the mirror goes up, waits 2 secs, then trriggers the shutter). The other modes all pop the mirror up just prior to the shutter activating.

Does anyone with a K20 know if this behaviour is the same as I'm seeing on the K10?

11-19-2008, 09:35 PM   #2
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It's the same. 2 sec delay uses mirror lock up no matter how you fire it on both cameras.
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This is very useful when doing macro work.


QuoteOriginally posted by Mark2100 Quote
It's the same. 2 sec delay uses mirror lock up no matter how you fire it on both cameras.
11-19-2008, 11:46 PM   #4
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Yes, K10D and K20D both have MLU (mirror lock-up) with IR remote at 3-sec delay. (Don't know if *ist D has, but K100D, K100D Super and *ist DS don't)

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I'm slow on here today, but I've started so I'll finish, yes they do have mirror lock up.

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