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08-18-2011, 06:28 PM   #1
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Focus Points off center?

Bought my K5 for 1 month but I just noticed that the focus points are not on the exactly right position.

I mean, when i see though the viewfinder, the center focus point is a little bit to the left in the ( ) area.
Then I check every point i found they are all tend to be on the left a little bit.

It looks like this:

(_*__)
* is the center focus point

Any one has the same problem?


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No, though I do know the points don't exactly correspond with the red focus indicators in the viewfinder. Has your camera taken a knock or the viewfinder been tampered with?
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No, it's a brand new k5 and I only took 2k photos.
Never been knocked and I didn't touch the viewfinder...

Thanks for your reply!
Hope i can get a chance to go to QLD next month, Can't wait! : )
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It does sound like the focus matte has been bumped out of position.

While this is something you could fix yourself, I wouldn't recommend it, except on an old camera out of warranty. It's easy to ruin the focus matte with finger prints or get dust in the camera and end up making things worse than when you started.

Just take it to where you bought it and get them to have a look.

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Is your focus selector on SEL?

In the affirmative, the focus point will change when you presse the upp/down/left/right arrows. See your instructions manual.

If this is simply the above, it is an easy fix. In the negative, your camera must go back to repair.
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Thanks for reply!

I don't think is the problem of the focus matte, because the center focus point is not overlay on the center of picture, that means the focus point is out of position.
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QuoteOriginally posted by hcc Quote
Is your focus selector on SEL?

In the affirmative, the focus point will change when you presse the upp/down/left/right arrows. See your instructions manual.

If this is simply the above, it is an easy fix. In the negative, your camera must go back to repair.
It's in the negative way...so i will return it to dealer to see if it can be repaired.
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