Has anyone ever experienced lens break-in?

Started Apr 5, 2012 | Discussions thread
fauxtog
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Re: Has anyone ever experienced lens break-in?
In reply to nathantw, Apr 5, 2012

nathantw wrote:

Yes. My 24mm f/1.4G had problems focusing at infinity when I first purchased it. It was so bad I had to throw it in manual and focus by hand. I played around with the fine focus adjustment for about an hour but it was never really consistent so I left it at zero. It's been quite a few months since I've had the lens and it has been working perfectly. So, I think, like you, that there is some type of break-in period for these new lenses.

That's interesting, Nathan, as the infinity was also off on my 50mm f/1.4G, and then just snapped into place, along with the nearer-distance front-focusing.

I assume that your lens was used with the same camera, both when it wasn't working ideally, and when it was?

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