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11-30-2009, 03:59 AM   #1
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K-7 AF assist lamp not turning on

I was out using the K-7 at my friends birthday and everything was going great until i went to a little bar with near no light. Not only could i not auto-focus but i couldnt see enough well enough for manual focusing. At the time i just guess-ti-mated using the focus scale but later that night i wondered why my AF assist light did not turn on. Ive seen it turn on randomly indoors but i thought near pitch blackness would surely make it flash a few times.
Anyone else have this problem and fixed it?
Oh and im only running the first firmware update. Not sure if theyve fixed it in later releases

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Check whether you have it on
a) AF-C
b) AF light "OFF" in Custom menu

In both cases the AF light will not turn on.
The AF-light consistency seems to have improved with Firmware V1.02.
I have no problems using it in total darkness e.g. in a situation fully dependent on the on-board flash.
11-30-2009, 07:12 PM   #3
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ohh, i didnt know you needed it on AF.S.
Cheers heaps, just tried it out then in then in pitch black and it works fine =)
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