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Old Feb 2, 2005, 5:11 PM   #1
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Forgive me if this is a silly question.

I have looked for the answer in the manual but I can't find it.

When I set the mode dial to 'P' ,a'P' appears on the top left of the viewing screen.

If I press the 'UP arrow' on the menu buttons a 's' is shown to the right of the 'P' on the screen.

What does this mean?.....I found this purely by accident.
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Old Feb 2, 2005, 8:19 PM   #2
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good question - and there is a reference about Ps mode in themanual. I found out how it works the hard way myself though

it will make no change in low light as your camera is set to F2.8 automaticaly to let more light in and no matter how many times you press the arrown up or down nothing happens but you see the Ps instead of P.

on the other hand where there is a lot of light you can change shutter speed and F (apperture) will change automaticaly to compensate. it is very similar to S (shutter priority), the only difference is Ps will not let you go beyond what camera thinks is a good idea.
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Old Feb 3, 2005, 4:57 AM   #3
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Thank you so much for your explanation on Ps O.S......Now it makes sense.

Still can't find it in the manual, not that it matters now...Thank you again.
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Old Feb 3, 2005, 11:54 AM   #4
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It's under Program Shift in the manual, but you'll discover the manual tell you less than O.S.'s post. Useful in good light when you want to stop down for increased depth of field.
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Old Feb 4, 2005, 12:52 PM   #5
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Thanks Jkusmier for that extra info, slowly but surely I'm learning more and more about the 8080.
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Old Feb 8, 2005, 3:36 PM   #6
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Hi!
I've bought a new C8080, but I have a little problem. The lens seems "unfitted". In off position it moves circularly about 1-2 milimeters and when I shaking the camera it little bit rattles. Is it normal or just my problem?
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normal
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Old Feb 8, 2005, 4:06 PM   #8
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Thanks for your quick answer!
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