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Not really sure if this is a problem? I have an Olympus E-500 and E-510. When I changes settings on the E-500 (ISO, White Balance, Auto-Focus Mode etc.) it remembers them when I switch it off. The E-510 doesn't. Is it supposed to work this way or is there an obscure setting I need to change? It remembers the time and date and the quelity settings ok. Thanks in advance for any help you can give me.

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  • meachp Dec 12, 2008

    Thanks for your help, but that's exactly the problem. My E-500 remembers my settings even on automatic and I'd like the E-510 to do the same without having to put them in My Setup or use Progam mode. I know it's not exactly a huge problem but it would be nice if both cameras worked the same way.

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If you are shooting in the Auto mode and make the changes when power the camera off it will reset back to factory defaults. If you change the dial to P mode, make those same adjustments and power the camera off and then on again it should maintain those settings. Auto just uses the factory defaulted settings.

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