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12-29-2009, 02:50 PM   #16
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QuoteOriginally posted by jpzk Quote
Problem solved!!

Everything is working perfectly and ... ((Please hold your laughs for a while)) ...

the error was definitely of human nature, hence, myself.

I normally do not use the shutter button for the AF, rather I use the AF "button" which is much better when I go out to do some wildlife/bird/nature shots -- 99% of all my photos.
So ... I had this left "on" and of course the catch-in-focus option requires to use the shutter button only. If you have this AF button "on" in the custom menu and try to use CIF, forget it!

It is going to be tough getting use to the shutter button again, but only when using my manual lens with CIF. Now, I will have to remember to set it back to my normal use when I go out again.
Can this CIF business be stored in the USER function? Wondering.

Anyway, it is working and I want to thank all of you who took the time to reply to my stupid question.

JP
JP, not really stupid. atleast it also gave us some additional information about it or a forgotten one. my AF by the way is linked to the shutter button and I rarely use the designated AF button. thank you as well.

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Hi,
I wonder if anybody can confirm if the feature works with DA lenses like 16-50 or 50-135 which do have AF-MF switch.
Unfortunately I don't have MF lenses. I tried CIF with the above mentioned lenses. The shutter didn't fire, the only thing I've got was audible "In-focus" confirmation when I moved the target into position.
I wonder if it's a typo in the manual or there's some kind of a trick or a bug in f/w?
Thank you very much,
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QuoteOriginally posted by sinus007 Quote
Hi,
I wonder if anybody can confirm if the feature works with DA lenses like 16-50 or 50-135 which do have AF-MF switch.
Unfortunately I don't have MF lenses. I tried CIF with the above mentioned lenses. The shutter didn't fire, the only thing I've got was audible "In-focus" confirmation when I moved the target into position.
I wonder if it's a typo in the manual or there's some kind of a trick or a bug in f/w?
Thank you very much,
AK
Yes it does.
According to my own tests and the manual, you would have to set your lens on "MF". You haven't said anything about that, so I presume you would have kept the lens on "AF".
Try it and report back.
I will test it again with my DA*16-50 ... pretty sure it works.

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Here's my set up pic of the K7 with the Carl-Zeiss T*Planar 85/1.4 which I used for the CIF issue:


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QuoteOriginally posted by sinus007 Quote
Hi,
I wonder if anybody can confirm if the feature works with DA lenses like 16-50 or 50-135 which do have AF-MF switch.
Unfortunately I don't have MF lenses. I tried CIF with the above mentioned lenses. The shutter didn't fire, the only thing I've got was audible "In-focus" confirmation when I moved the target into position.
I wonder if it's a typo in the manual or there's some kind of a trick or a bug in f/w?
Thank you very much,
AK
any AF lens with an AF/MF clutch should work.
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Hi JP,
Here's what I did after attaching 16-50 and turning k-7 on:
1. Set menu 35 to 2
2. Switch the lens to MF, verify that the camera is set to AF-S
3. Cycle power (just in case) on the camera
4. Focus on the target (camera on a tripod)
5. Remove the target
6. Push the shutter button all the way in
7. Put the target back into the position
I tried it with menu 13 =1 and =2
Thanks again for your help,
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QuoteOriginally posted by sinus007 Quote
Hi JP,
Here's what I did after attaching 16-50 and turning k-7 on:
1. Set menu 35 to 2
2. Switch the lens to MF, verify that the camera is set to AF-S
3. Cycle power (just in case) on the camera
4. Focus on the target (camera on a tripod)
5. Remove the target
6. Push the shutter button all the way in
7. Put the target back into the position
I tried it with menu 13 =1 and =2
Thanks again for your help,
always set to MF. check !
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QuoteOriginally posted by sinus007 Quote
Hi JP,
Here's what I did after attaching 16-50 and turning k-7 on:
1. Set menu 35 to 2
2. Switch the lens to MF, verify that the camera is set to AF-S
3. Cycle power (just in case) on the camera
4. Focus on the target (camera on a tripod)
5. Remove the target
6. Push the shutter button all the way in
7. Put the target back into the position
I tried it with menu 13 =1 and =2
Thanks again for your help,
Did it work? You are not mentioning if it did.
All of your settings seem fine.

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Quick question with regards to CIF.

Has anyone managed to get it to work with a rapidly moving object?
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Quick question with regards to CIF.

Has anyone managed to get it to work with a rapidly moving object?
it depends on how, where and what rapidly moving object it is.
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Quick question with regards to CIF.

Has anyone managed to get it to work with a rapidly moving object?
I did, and it was a fiasco!
That was at Christmas, trying to snap a few pics of a young child in his "jumper"!

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I was trying to get it to work getting a shot of my sons toy car flying off the end of a ramp. Couldn't get it to work at all.
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