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03-11-2010, 12:37 PM   #1
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DA 55-300

Just got this lens and was expecting a quick shift. Can you just manually focus whenever you want?

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Did you get the L version with plastic mount? that one doesnt quick shift...
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Its the DA with the hood.
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QuoteOriginally posted by Gregor Quote
Its the DA with the hood.

Just turn the focus ring whenever you want to; you should feel no resistance.

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Anytime as long as focus motor is not actually driving the lens.

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I think he's confusing "Quick Shift" with the AF/MF switch found on DA* lenses.

"Quick Shift" is just the ability to adjust focus manually after the camera has auto-focused. You can move the focus ring freely once focus is achieved. It has nothing to do with that switch.
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And sometimes *some* da lens' quickshift might get stuck and just needs a quick travel from one focus end to another, then quickshift whould return to normal.
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