D800 Serial # 3053xxx, Should I send it back?

Started Nov 10, 2012 | Discussions thread
David Henneman
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Live view af vs regular af pix
In reply to rplst8, Nov 10, 2012

rplst8 wrote:

Based on your examples, I'd say you are at the limit of that lenses performance on the left of the frame.

I would do direct comparisons of live view focus and viewfinder focus. That is the best way to determine a problem.

All this testing of the camera before I commit to it is no fun. Sometimes it seems like far left af is off, other times not so much. Here are comparisons between live view and regular af:


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Keep in mind these are tiny little lines as my iso12233 chart is only on 8.5x11" paper. I'm shooting from about 1.5 meters away.

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