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Old September 5th, 2009, 03:15 PM   #1
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Focus macro on Z5

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Although the default setting for the focus macro setting is "on" on the Z5, do you guys turn it off?
I would like to know what is the opinion here.

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Old September 5th, 2009, 11:08 PM   #2
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Sony service has told various customers that some of their back focus issues were a result of having "Focus Macro" turned on when they didn't need to use it. That is what they told me once upon a time. I am no engineer but that just doesn't seem logical to me. But what do I know.
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Old September 6th, 2009, 04:00 PM   #3
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I've heard it should be turned off but I leave it on. I haven't had any back-focus issues either. If I did, that would be the first thing I'd try. I tried turning it off once when I first got the camera and found it very annoying.
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