Thread: HELP! 70-300 af
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Old 29th May 2012
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Re: 70-300 af

I had a similar problem with this combo, tried everything, including a tripod, but couldn't get reliable AF at distance, only closer up. Manual focus was okay, so I tried adjusting the 620's focus (briefly) but without solving the problem. Then I got an E-1, and found it could focus the 70-300 more precisely. Those two are an amazing combo, and have shown me what a sharp lens the 70-300 really is. So my theory is that the E-1's more powerful battery may have made a difference. Perhaps a pattern exists that all the bodies using BLM batteries can drive this lens' focusing motors more accurately? Anyway, it is a fine solution; I almost gave up on that lens--now I'm reluctant to use anything else.
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