Having problems with your Pentax Optio S4i Digital Camera ?
Optio S4i - Freezing problem on green switch
\015 I've just got a S4i, and I'm finding that after I switch from movie mode to Green mode, on pressing the shutter release halfway the machine locks up completely. I have to turn it off and back on to get anything.\015\012\015\012If I switch from movie to program, then press the quick green mode button everything is fine.\015\012\015\012Anyone else got this? Anyone know how to get the firmware version? (from the machine - exif shows "Optio S4i Ver 1.00")\015
According to Pentax this specific problem was solved in firmware version 1.01. See http://www.pentaximaging.com/customer_care/show_firmware?firmId=1020. You can find your firmware version by holding "Menu" as you turn it on.
I came upon the same problem yesterday when I passed my new camera to my Dad to try out, confidently pressing the green button for him to shoot a few shots without fussing. It froze up and he thought it was quite funny - I didn't... I haven't tried switching to green from all the modes so don't know if this is unique to movie mode. Another frustrating feature of movie mode is the severe reduction in resolutionusing zoom - it doesn't use all available pixels from the CCD to save the zoomed frame, just processes those in the open frame. \015\012\015\012Press Menu then hold the power switch for 2-3 seconds to get what I think is the version number.
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