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08-05-2012, 02:18 PM   #1
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CIF and Microadjust.

Just did some AF microadjustment on the K5, after being inspired from a thread on the forum. I have a wonderful C/Y 28mm 2,8 with the Leitax bajonet which I simply love. I sometimes use CIF, but did not find it very accurate, hence the AF microadjustment.

Here how I did. I focused with LV and zoomed pressing info (that's the tip I got from a thread). Enable CIF and then AF microadjust. At -7 no shutter release, at -8 the shutter went of after the second try, at -9 and -10 the shutter went of on the first, so -9 was chosen.

After the AF microadjustment, I find that CIF is more accurate. But I might be wrong, anyway it was a fun eksperince to trigger the shutter by microadjust.

08-05-2012, 03:28 PM   #2
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It takes a while to get every thing in sync. Diopter, Af and viewfinder screen shims.
I started with the Diopter then the AF, had to shim the K10's screen to match the AF setting then every thing matched. My Kx was OK.
The AF and CIF hit at the exact same spot ( Green light on )and the viewfinder is spot on.
If you want to get really perfect adjust by turning the focus ring either clockwise or if you prefer Counter Clockwise and always turn the same way
for your CIF afterwards it makes that little difference.
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