No Focus Points Displayed in K-500 Viewfinder

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Benoz
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Re: No Focus Points Displayed in K-500 Viewfinder
In reply to happy guardian, 6 months ago

happy guardian wrote:

I recently borrowed my friends K-500 and to my dismay discovered it did not have any focus points displayed in the viewfinder. SO how do you confirm which focus point of the 11 was selected in the photograph? It seems like an odd omission.

From DPR: "Physically, the K-500 fits in the hand as well as any other inexpensive digital SLR, with good button and control placement. Where it lags behind any competitive model is with its lack of AF confirmation in the viewfinder. Whereas every other bargain SLR at least tells you which AF point is active, the K500 offers only simple brackets to hint at where AF points might be located."

The K-500 comes with a stripped down specifications of the K-50, though they could have included the focus point confirmation!

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