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02-25-2013, 04:05 PM   #16
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QuoteOriginally posted by Na Horuk Quote
try changing the AF mode to select and make the AF square as small as possible (you press ok, then you can move it around and if you use the scroll wheel, the square will get bigger or smaller).
Thanks for the tip, that may well improve things.

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If your K-01 locks on to the wrong object, try changing the AF mode to select and make the AF square as small as possible (you press ok, then you can move it around and if you use the scroll wheel, the square will get bigger or smaller). I don't know, but my K-r misfocuses (using PD AF) as often as my K-01. I can't say the K-01 is bad at focusing. I've even used it in a dark bar with the 18-55mm kit lens, and the AF locked. With the DA 35mm f2.4 and 40mm XS primes the AF is very fast.
I was already on AF Select, however was not aware the AF area size could be changed. Unfortunately, it starts off with the smallest setting by default, so can only make it bigger, which makes the problem worse.

Perhaps, I shall just turn the AF switch to manual and leave there permanently.
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Really? I thought the default was 2x2 and you can go to just 1. Oh well, with some lenses focus peaking will let you nail the focus each time
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Howdy-

Love the brick. Slapped on the FA 50 1.4 and the focus hunts likes crazy? Any similar experience? Might I have a setting wrong?

Thanks for any ideas.
I have had the exact opposite. My 50mm locks on in situations where the pancake 40 hunts

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I just upgraded the firmware to 1.02. While I've only messed with it for a few minutes, it may be focused more positively, less hunting. That may be what I want to think, but it may actually be true.

Thanks all for the great discussion and information.
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Latest firmware 1.03 has been released:

https://www.pentaxforums.com/forums/pentax-k-01/216905-firmware-v1-03-now-available.html
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I like that they are supporting the camera though they have discontinued it.
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No, no, it's not discontinued . . . it's just . . . resting.

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