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10-31-2009, 03:45 PM   #16
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QuoteOriginally posted by jerrymouse Quote
Heh, I rarely have the text in focus with my FA 50/1.4. Yours is almost spot on. Be glad
Im a damn OCD perfectionist type.... trying not to be a slave to it!

10-31-2009, 09:19 PM   #17
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That degree of FF is okay. Try it out with different focal lengths on the kit lens and see what happens
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LOL i was about to point out that the skid2964 has obviously cropped the image to show the text/scale part better, but Marc was actually right and the test was performed incorrectly.
My clue, BTW, was the perspective of the vertical lines.
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I just adjusted my Kx with -20um, as I was getting a bit of FF from my Tamron 70-200mm at 200mm f2.8.

I used Sigma 50 1.4 to adjust focus. Was initially going for -30um, but when I use f2.8 on the 50, it BF instead. So -20um is the best solution so far, and I still get a slight FF at that adjustment. Then tried the 85 1.4, and it still looks spot on.

Testing using wide aperture lens is most effective I find.

11-01-2009, 11:16 AM   #20
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Looks spot on to me! Another test you can do is taking three books or DVD covers, and set them up like this:
| <-- Camera

This will remove the need to have 45 degree angle, and I have found it easier to adjust focus this way. By the way, does the debug mode work with K-x as well? I'm using it on my K10D with great success.

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