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03-01-2012, 02:30 PM   #1
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K100D - Compatible lens?

I have a 1:3.4 to 4.5 A Zoom lens 28-80 when attached does not appear to work in AF - works great in Manual mode.

Does this lens work in AF mode, if it does, what settings should be selected apart from AF!



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03-01-2012, 02:38 PM   #2
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A series lenses only have Aperture control, not Auto-Focus.. they are Maual lenses.
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Thanks for your reply.

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A series lenses only have Aperture control, not Auto-Focus.. they are Maual lenses.
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No worries! I have a Takumar 28-80 Macro lens.. I find it a little bit soft.. but the Macro mode is fantastic. My lens is also sort of broken.. the focus ring can spin right out and the entire front element section comes off too.. but it's great for macro work!

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Thanks for replying, i have not tried Macro mode but I will this weekend.


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No worries! I have a Takumar 28-80 Macro lens.. I find it a little bit soft.. but the Macro mode is fantastic. My lens is also sort of broken.. the focus ring can spin right out and the entire front element section comes off too.. but it's great for macro work!
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Like most lenses get it around f8 and it performs decently.. but I have others in that range I prefer to it.. but that Macro mode wide open is great with pretty nice bokeh to boot.
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