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04-15-2013, 07:47 AM   #1
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K-5 doesn't recognize tamron 90mm

Not sure if its the best place to post this question.

I've just bought a tamron 90mm macro, but the camera doesn't seem to recognise the lens, I can't interact with the lens at all, can't set the f number take a picture, absolutely nothing.

If anyone can help before I take the long walk back to the camera shop.

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04-15-2013, 08:15 AM   #2
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QuoteOriginally posted by Pergamon Quote
Not sure if its the best place to post this question.

I've just bought a tamron 90mm macro, but the camera doesn't seem to recognise the lens, I can't interact with the lens at all, can't set the f number take a picture, absolutely nothing.

If anyone can help before I take the long walk back to the camera shop.

Cheers
Is the aperture ring set to A?

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Can you take a soft clean cloth, or a alcohol swab to clean the electrical contacts at the back of the lens, AND on the camera's lens mount?
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Did you go to the custom menu to enable Using Aperture Ring?

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Guys it's sorted, feel a bit daft. . . . . .aperture ring set to A. . . . DOH!!!!
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QuoteOriginally posted by Pergamon Quote
Guys it's sorted, feel a bit daft. . . . . .aperture ring set to A. . . . DOH!!!!
Great to know it is sorted out, but did you enable the Aperture Ring in Custom Menu #4? For lenses with the 'A' setting, the custom menu needs to be enabled for you to use the aperture ring with manual lenses.
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That darn aperture ring causes such an immense amount of grief.
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