FT 50-200 mkI is always off focus with OM-D

Started Jan 19, 2013 | Discussions thread
sigala1 Veteran Member • Posts: 3,818
experience with 14-54 mk 1

sparklite wrote:

Does anyone else have problems with AF on the OM-D with the FT Zuiko 50-200mm f2.8-3.5 Mk I? It occasionally missess focus all together (ok, i'll accept that since it is an MFT lens) but when it gets a focus "lock" it is still out of focus. I have to manually focus VERY gently about two or three "clicks" to get it pin sharp.

What might cause this? i'm using OLY adaptors.

I don't have the 50-200, but I do have the same generation 14-54 mk 1, and I was not comfortable with autofocus and only use it in manual focus mode when I use it. so the 50-200 is probably a similar experience.

The solution is to buy a native m43 lens. For example, the 14-42mm II lens that came for free with the camera has excellent focusing, fast and accurate. So now I use that lens instead of the 14-54.

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