Sony a57 autofocus stopped working?!

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Sony a57 autofocus stopped working?!
Jan 21, 2013

Hi all, I was using my a57 today and swapped to another lens when I realized that autofocus had suddenly stopped working.. it would just "twitch" the autofocus ring on the lens I had on it at the time (a cheap plastic Minolta lens). I switched back to the kit lens, and noticed two things:

1) When using the kit lens set in AF and the camera body in MF, the autofocus motor still seems to be "attached" to the lens, as in I can still feel the drag from the motor as I manually turn the focus ring. I don't recall this being the case before.. but I could be wrong. Is this normal?

2) The a57 doesn't seem to recognize the kit lens! There is no f- number whenever I put the kit pens on, it remains dashed (f--). It does however, recognize the Minolta aftermarket lens.. but once more, neither autofocuses when pressing down lightly on the shutter release button..

Am I missing something? Or is my DSLR broken?

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