JawaT

Lives in United States Greater Boston, United States
Joined on Jan 4, 2011

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  • Yes, if I put the lens in manual focus mode and move the focus from minimum to infinity many times over, and then switch to Auto Focus, the AF will occasionally work. But this is hit and miss. SO ...
  • Thanks for the info that the lens does not have a motor for AF. When I push the lens in Auto Focus position, I can turn the focusing ring slightly in either direction and then I hear it click into ...
  • Well, AF was intermittent for a while, but now has stopped working completely. Regardless of whether I am using the viewfinder or Live View, it does not focus when set to Auto Focus. When the ...
  • Your suggestions are much appreciated. JawaT
  • Replied in A question
    I am using AF-S.
  • There is a push/pull mechanism on the body of the lens, between the manual focus ring and aperture setting ring. JawaT
  • Sorry, I did forget to mention that I did clean the contacts on both the lens and the camera. The latter was probably not needed. I could hear the camera engage with the focusing mechanism but not ...
  • Created discussion thread Pentax FA* 85mm - sticky AF
    Got my hands on what appeared to be a good copy of Pentax FA* 85mm lens. I think it had not been used for a long time. Would not operate in AF mode. Lens has a setting for AF. So I used it in the ...
  • Great shots! Perhaps naive question - how do you get 510mm ? What lens and adapter combo are you using? Thanks, JT
  • Created discussion thread Pentax K-3 Mark III Price Drop by $300
    Got an email from the other Pentax Forum: A new month often means new savings, but today there's an extra special treat for those who have been waiting for the Pentax K-3 Mark III : as of May 1st, ...
  • Amazing detail! Well done!! JawaT
  • Replied in Pentax Kp Grip
    Thanks you all for the replies!
  • Created discussion thread Pentax Kp Grip
    I used to own a K-3 which I sold when I bought the Kp. Happy with the Kp, but really miss the "full size" grip of the K-3. And this is even though I use the largest of the three grips that came in ...
  • Phil, just to be clear, is the grip you are referring to connect at the base of the camera or is this one where the fingers go when you hold the Kp? Would you mind sending a picture of the grip? Th ...
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