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Old June 27th, 2008, 11:41 AM   #16
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Ah, right! Now I see... I just mis-read "2X mag"... I thought you were referring to the finger zoom knob/button on the other side of the camera casing -- I do not know the technical name for it... :D

Ok, just checked the A1 manual: "Grip Zoom Lever"

But yah, I definitely use the 2X mag from time to time. :)

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Old June 28th, 2008, 07:00 PM   #17
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Hey guys,
When I do that, zoom into the subject, focus, then zoom out, the whole frame is out of focus. What am i doing wrong?
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Old June 29th, 2008, 09:52 PM   #18
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@Steve:

Hmm, that sounds strange to me.

The technique works well for me, esp. with peaking and the LCD sharpness turned-up.

Is your auto focus turned off?

Is the lens clean?

Not sure... ? :(
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Old June 29th, 2008, 10:30 PM   #19
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@Steve:

Is your auto focus turned off?

Is the lens clean?
Hi,
The AF is OFF and the lens is clean, when I set my focus (when zoomed in) the focus says about 1.3m but when I zoom out, it is blurry, I then re-focus, and it looks crisp at .2m
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Old June 30th, 2008, 06:08 AM   #20
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Hi,
The AF is OFF and the lens is clean, when I set my focus (when zoomed in) the focus says about 1.3m but when I zoom out, it is blurry, I then re-focus, and it looks crisp at .2m
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Hmm, strange.

Sorry that I can't be of any help.
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