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Old Jul 5, 2008, 10:57 PM   #1
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Before I take a picture with the flash it has this annoying pulse flash, does anyone know how to turn this off, but still leave the flash on ?
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Old Jul 5, 2008, 11:06 PM   #2
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Assuming you don't have the red-eye mode selected, it's the focus assist illuminator...it flashes when there's not enough light for the lens to lock onto focus.

To turn it off go into Setup Menu 1 (the one with a wrench 1) and turn AF ILLUMINATOR to OFF.

Note if you use an external flash (FL-36 or FL-50) there is a red beam used instead rather than strobing.

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Old Jul 5, 2008, 11:11 PM   #3
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thanx soo much, it was blinding the subjects lol
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