electronic level (and an apparently-undocumented feature) in K7

P N Stenquist pnstenquist at comcast.net
Sat Jul 31 17:02:44 EDT 2010


I'm really liking the fact that with 1.10 live view now allows  
autofocus with the shutter release half press. Works like a charm.
Paul
On Jul 31, 2010, at 4:17 PM, Thibouille wrote:

> Yep, that's v1.10 firmware ;)
>
> 2010/7/31 Charles Robinson <charlesr at visi.com>:
>> I noticed today that if I pushed "info" twice (or is it three  
>> times?) while in shooting mode, the entire rear display switches to  
>> an electronic level, complete with a sort of "artificial horizon"  
>> display.  Neato.
>>
>> Unfortunately, this made it VERY easy for me to set the camera on  
>> top of a spirit level and visually confirm that my K7's level is  
>> actually off by about half a bubble.  :-(
>>
>> It doesn't look like it can be calibrated/adjusted, so now I get to  
>> turn OFF the level display, or train my brain to always show the  
>> display "a half-bubble off level" when I want the camera to  
>> actually be level.
>>
>> So... it was kinda neato to discover that feature, and kind of a  
>> bummer what it shows me.
>>
>>  -Charles
>>
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