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01-31-2013, 05:38 PM   #1
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Manual focus assist & MF lenses

Quick question:

The 2x & 4x manual focus assist only works when a native Q lens (02 zoom) is attached. I'd like to have that feature work with my adapted lenses. Any setting in there to make that happen?

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Hi Bob,

Press the OK button in the center of the 4 ways to activate the magnification focus assist -- I struggled with MF before a forum member pointed this out also.

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Press the OK button in the center of the 4 ways to activate the magnification focus assist -- I struggled with MF before a forum member pointed this out also.
Sweet! Thanks for the info! I thought there should be a way to get it to work with adapted lenses.
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And to cancel the focus assist just half press the shutter button. For some reason I like to return to the regular screen before making the shot........

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That combined with focus peaking should really help using mf lenses
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And to cancel the focus assist just half press the shutter button. For some reason I like to return to the regular screen before making the shot........
As a Ricoh GXR owner I find focus peaking less useful but it is ok.
I really like focus magnification
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You can also use the 4 directional buttons to move around your view-area in 2 or 4x magnification
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You can also use the 4 directional buttons to move around your view-area in 2 or 4x magnification
Good tip - I didn't know that.

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Good tip - I didn't know that.
Haha, me neither!
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QuoteOriginally posted by GibbyTheMole Quote
Quick question:

The 2x & 4x manual focus assist only works when a native Q lens (02 zoom) is attached. I'd like to have that feature work with my adapted lenses. Any setting in there to make that happen?

Cheers,
Bob :-)
...I just "discovered" manual focus lens/focus peaking and NOW MF Assist ! ...that really is going to make MF waaay easier with 2x/4x Assist and FP...what a deal...thanx
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