First Time FF User - 5DM3 or D600?

Started Oct 1, 2012 | Discussions thread
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Re: Please elaborate on the "vastly" better AF
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sandy b wrote:

Reports show the AF of the D600 as excellent and much improved over the D7000, indeed users are reporting as good as the higher body AF modules.

A couple points to get you started on your own research:

D600 has cross points only at the center requiring to focus and recompose that does not work well in some situations, such as with extremely shallow DOF.

5D3 and 1Dx utilize a new AF system with high precision sensors in the latest lenses (2010+). As a result, the standard deviation of the focusing error is reduced twice compared even to the earlier pro models that had already excellent AF. Read Roger's report from LensRentals.com.

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