Sony a77 autofocus trick (1.03)

Started Feb 11, 2012 | Discussions thread
BONK  E
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Re: Sony a77 autofocus trick (1.03)
In reply to Biggs23, Feb 11, 2012

Biggs23 wrote:

BONK E wrote:

I've since "upgraded" to v 1.04 on my a65 , but seem to remember the "trick" working as follows:

  • lense on manual focus . set your aperture . V 1.03 will allow you to go below 3.5 .

  • turn camera off .

  • with camera still off , switch to auto focus on camera body .

  • turn camera on . You should now have auto focus and the aperture setting you had previously selected .

So it can only be done with lenses that have a dedicated AF/MF switch?

Hey Biggs,

No . You toggle the AF/MF switch on the camera body itself . As an a65 user , there is a slide switch on the lower front of the body . Not sure about the a77 switch location . I did see a AF/MF button on the rear of the a77 . Of course pushing this button will have no effect with the camera powered off .

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