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Old October 27th, 2008, 05:34 PM   #1
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Green Flicker on Expanded Focus

Just wanted to check if this was normal for an EX3? When I press Expanded Focus I get a green flicker as the expanded focus zooms in and then when it returns to normal. Once zoomed in it is fine and when it returns it is fine, but just when I press the button I get a flicker. The green flicker is similiar to when you change shooting mode.
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Old October 27th, 2008, 05:53 PM   #2
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I get the same on my EX1.
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Old October 27th, 2008, 07:50 PM   #3
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Same here on my EX1; no biggie
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Old October 27th, 2008, 08:02 PM   #4
 
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Just wanted to check if this was normal for an EX3? When I press Expanded Focus I get a green flicker as the expanded focus zooms in and then when it returns to normal. Once zoomed in it is fine and when it returns it is fine, but just when I press the button I get a flicker. The green flicker is similiar to when you change shooting mode.
That's normal. Not to worry.
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Old November 1st, 2008, 03:19 PM   #5
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Since I had the firmware upgraded to 1.11 I now get that green flicker when pressing the expand focus button, and find it rather annoying. This never occured with the original firmware (version 1.5), there, if you pressed the expand focus button, expanded focus happened, with no green, no flicker, just immediate image enlargement.
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Old November 1st, 2008, 04:17 PM   #6
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You mean version 1.05. I had the flicker on 1.05. The hope was it would go away with 1.11.
It did not.............no big deal.
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Old November 1st, 2008, 05:31 PM   #7
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Does it on my EX-3 as well.

It's not a bug; it's a feature.
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Old November 3rd, 2008, 06:59 AM   #8
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In fact the Genesis, F23, and any other camera with the same viewfinder do this as well, and some more than others.

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