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08-17-2011, 11:43 AM   #1
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Two of my lenses are back focusing on my k-x. What can I do?

Hello,

I own a k-x and a few lenses (18-55, FA 100-300, Sigma 15/2.8 FE, DA 35/2.4, FA 50/1.4 and DA 70/2.4)
Out of those my 35 and 50 are back focusing. I know I can go into the debug menu and fix the lenses but as far as I understand, it will change the focusing on my other lenses too. My 70/2.4 has spot on focus and I do not want to mess that up.

What are my options? If I send it to Pentax, will they fix the focusing on the specific lenses? Will they charge me anything? Or Should I just buy a new body? Hopefully something with focus adjustments. I really like my k-x though and do not feel like I am ready to move up yet.

Thanks

08-17-2011, 01:25 PM   #2
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if the lenses are still under warranty, you can normally send it back to fix it for free.

Send an email at Pentax to be sure.
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I'm not familiar with Canadian Pentax service, but I had my K10D adjusted for AF accuracy with few lenses here in Prague. The cost was equivalent of ~20$ per lens and all the equipment came home perfectly cleaned and finetuned.
As some inaccuracy may develop over time due to wear and aging, I'm probably going to send my gear for such maintenance every few years.
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I emailed Pentax last night so I am waiting to hear back from them. One of my lenses was from Aden camera and still under one year, but I bought the FA 50 from kijiji :s

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