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06-04-2015, 03:57 AM   #1
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Autofocus problem

Hi,

This morning, as I was preparing my camera, a Pentax K-30, I realized that the autofocus is not working anymore. I checked the different points, I also changed the lens but it's still not working.

Have you encountered this kind of issue? If so what do I have to do?

In advance many thanks.
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06-04-2015, 04:06 AM   #2
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If you haven't already, move the AF switch through the different positions. The switch can get bumped so it is between positions. Have you also tried it in live view? Good luck!
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Depending on which lens you are using, you should clean the electrical contacts. If you have another lens, try switching it, and see if the problem is still there. If yes, the problem will be located to the camera. You could also try a factory reset ( don't forget to write your settings down before.
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A common cause of AF simply quiting is a loss of connectivity for the data contact on the mount. Using a microfiber cloth, clean the contacts on both the body and lens mount faces.


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Thank you very much for your help. I have found the issue almost as soon as I posted. I had forgotten that I set autofocus on the BFF.
Again thank you

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"BFF"?
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QuoteOriginally posted by zekewhipper Quote
"BFF"?
I was wonder the same thing. Best Female Friend? Best Friend Forever? Maybe it's a French abbreviation.


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Oops sorry I made a mistake LOL . Actually It's BBF Back Button focus..

So sorry !!!

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QuoteOriginally posted by Legonet Quote
Oops sorry I made a mistake LOL . Actually It's BBF Back Button focus..

So sorry !!!
As my Uncle used to say, 'that'll learn ya.'

I use back button a lot but haven't disabled the trigger.
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