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09-16-2011, 02:32 PM   #1
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Just received a Tamron 70-200 2.8 from B&H and like the lens a lot. But I have a question about manual focus. The focus has a strong drag. You can hear gears turning. I was wondering if that was normal for this lens? All lenses I have ever used turned easy and moved smoothly in manual focus.

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Are you switching the camera to manual focus?
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Yeah you have to switch out. This lens doesn't have quick shift.

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Yes that's it. I didn't get the focus switch on the camera all the way down to manual. It works great now.

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