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S5i date problem

Just recently purchased a Pentax Optio s5i from Australia and am having a problem with the date function. Was wondering if anybody else has had the same problem, and/or any possible solutions. I try to set the date format to dd/mm/yyyy. I do this and then go to set the date, but the date still wants to be set as (and displays as) mm/dd/yyyy.

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Re: s5i date problem

Go to the pentax site and follow the directions for the firmware. http://www.pentaximaging.com/customer_care/software_firmware?sfFlag=f

Posted on Mar 29, 2007

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Re: s5i date problem

It looks like Pentax has your fix! Have a look at the following: http://www.pentaximaging.com/customer_care/show_firmware?firmId=1010

Posted on Sep 08, 2005

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