Contrast Detect AF on a580 -- questions

Started Aug 3, 2012 | Discussions thread
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Kilrah Senior Member • Posts: 2,664
Re: Contrast Detect AF on a580 -- questions

TheVoid wrote:

Thanks Justin. That extra mirror flipping for PDAF during FCLV is really annoying! Now I know why it's necessary. Since I sold off my 18-55 lens I no longer have a lens that will work with CDAF --

You don't lose much. CDAF on the A580 is VERY slow (can easily take 4-6 seconds to focus a shot). Only really useful with tripod and static subjects.

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