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11-24-2011, 02:55 PM   #1
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Adjusting back focus with K5

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I can't find the page in the K5 manual where it tells how to adjust for back focus or front focus with a lens like the Tamron 17-50. I am about to order one and have heard that many of them need to be corrected for back or front focus in camera. If I do get one with that kind of issue I would rather adjust than send back if possible.

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The adjustment menu is cleverly hidden in the custom function list. First you have to go into the custom function, then select setting 2 (I think) and then you will be able to apply an adjustment.

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It is a fine focus adjustment, so if it's wildly off it will need physical calibration with your camera by a qualified repairer.
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QuoteOriginally posted by Adam Quote
The adjustment menu is cleverly hidden in the custom function list. First you have to go into the custom function, then select setting 2 (I think) and then you will be able to apply an adjustment.
Custom, 4, Item 26 is where you want to go.

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Thanks to all of you. Do you know if this is somewhere in the manual I can't seem to find it in the manual. I haven't gone to the in camera menu to adjust anything as I haven't had the need to, I would like to be able to just go to the manual if I can, if not I will write your instructions in my manual.
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Page 126 in the manual.
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