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11-03-2012, 11:43 AM   #1
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k-x out of focus problem in viewfinder

I've recently started experiencing an issue with my 2.5 yr old K-X. It works greatly most of the time, but occasionally when I'm shooting up at something, the viewfinder goes out of focus. Auto focus still works fine, but what's seen in the eyepiece is out of focus. My wife's experienced it too, so it's not just my eyes. Holding the camera level plus a little shake temporarily resolves the problem. Anyone experience this or have any suggestions? Thanks!

11-03-2012, 11:45 AM   #2
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Did you try adjusting the diopter (little slider on top of the viewfinder)?
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Agree. Sounds like you have somehow nudged the diopter adjustment out of place. Try readjusting it. Don't focus on the distance, look at the setting numbers inside and across the bottom of the viewfinder and slide the adjustment bar until they are sharp.
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Have you taken the lens off the camera and looked up into the pentaprism above the mirror? Is the focusing screen loose?

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