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06-21-2007, 03:28 PM   #1
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Staying RAW

How do I keep my K100D from reverting to Jpeg when I turn it off/on?

Any way to keep it in auto-bracketing/drive mode when going off/on?

Why doesn't my camera obey me?

I tried reading the manual but suffer from male-related instruction reading and direction asking dysfunction.


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06-21-2007, 03:58 PM   #2
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Did you change the format to RAW under Menu? (assuming your using the one touch button)

if so you could try reverting your firmware and updating it again.

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It sounds like a camera problem to me.

On my K100D, these parameters stayed as I set them. You're not telling the camera to revert to defaults before you turn it off, are you?
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I have the k110d, but it's identical except for the shake reduction. I know on mine the only drive modes that stay set when you power off the camera are the single or continuous shooting modes. The self timers or auto bracketing features don't stay active when you power off the camera.

I don't think there is a one-touch button on the K100 - but I could be wrong - but this setting sh ould remain the same when you power off the camera - I've never had it revert back to JPEG mode after powering off.

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In my experience JPEG/RAW mode remains with power off. Motor mode does not. I often use 2 sec mirror lock and it will remain all evening (including timeouts) but once powered off the camera reverts to single frame shooting. Not a problem for me, my Nikon Coolpix forgets some settings every shot!
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My K100D sticks on RAW. Don't think I've ever left it set on continuous at power down to check that, and I only used bracketing during one day-long test.
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After a few days of shooting -

My K100D staying in RAW and staying in Drive mode when I turn it off.

It will not stay in Auto Bracket.

Don't know if I have a problem or not. Time will tell.
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