Thread: WANTED LX100 or GM5 Body
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Old 21st May 2018
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Re: LX100 or GM5 Body

I'd recommend you be careful buying the LX100 used. I bought one and found that it would not reliably focus on anything beyond a few metres away. I tried everything - all the AF modes, MF, Image Stabilisation on/off, ... Nothing worked. One shot in ten would be sharp, but the other 9 were just mush; not every close.

There are lots of people around on the web who have experienced similar issues. Steve Huff's review noticed it too.

It's clearly not a complete fail since many people do like their cameras and find that focusing works fine. However, there is a decent minority who have had serious problems.

So - if buying used ... I'd suggest that you find somewhere with a robust return policy
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