Busting the Lens dictates Focus Speed Myth

Started Mar 22, 2013 | Discussions thread
Freneticburn
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Re: Busting the Lens dictates Focus Speed Myth
In reply to Sovern, Mar 23, 2013

You also have to take into account other factors like the design of the lens, the weight of the elements, etc.  Some lenses go through their distance range with a 90 degree twist while others take 180 degrees or more.  Usually your fast lenses, like 1.2 or 1.4, have the longer twist to fine tune focus better.

I think the lens most certainly determines AF speed but it goes further than if its just USM or not.

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