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.
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 Robinson - charlesr at visi.com
>> Minneapolis, MN
>> PDML Pentax-Discuss Mail List
>> PDML at pdml.net
>> to UNSUBSCRIBE from the PDML, please visit the link directly above
>> and follow the directions.
> Thibault Massart aka Thibouille/Thibs
> Photo: K-7, Sigma 28/1.8 macro, FA50/1.4, DA40Ltd, K30/2.8, DA16-45,
> DA50-135, DA50-200, 360FGZ ...
> Laptop: Macbook 13" Unibody SnowLeo/Win7
> Programing: Delphi 2009
> PDML Pentax-Discuss Mail List
> PDML at pdml.net
> to UNSUBSCRIBE from the PDML, please visit the link directly above
> and follow the directions.
More information about the PDML