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E-30 AF Focus Adj

I wonder if anyone has tried this adjustment to correct AF focus problems with some lenses? I have notice for sometime now that I was never really able to get a sharp image with my 70-300 more so on the long end, and I chalked it up to me not being able to hand hold this lens well enough. Well today I started playing with this adjustment, and although I wasn't doing the adjustment 100% correctly I was able to make a huge difference in the out come, now that I have found the instructions here http://www.fourthirdsphoto.com/image...uctions_EN.pdf I will do a better test after work today, and over the weekend and check more of my lenses.
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Re: E-30 AF Focus Adj

Thanks for this printed and filed will try it out later.
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Re: E-30 AF Focus Adj

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i absolutely agree with you regarding the results using this lens/camera combination, i cannot get a sharp image (even with fiddling with lens adj.) with any of my lenses, so i have finally succomed and am sending it back to olympus for a calibration/diagnosis....my e510 is better !!
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Re: E-30 AF Focus Adj

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Has anyone got a copy of the Olympus pdf document referred to above on the E30 focus adjustment procedure as the link doesn't work anymore?

If so, could you email a copy me please pad.green at zen.co.uk.

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Re: E-30 AF Focus Adj

managed to find one, thanks anyway.
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Re: E-30 AF Focus Adj

Glad to hear you got one. I was looking but could only find a print out was going to contact you to see if a scan would be any use. I have just got my camera back from Olympus as I was finding soft images and tried to adjust but sent it away in the end it is much better now. Hope you get it sorted.
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Re: E-30 AF Focus Adj

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Glad to hear you got one. I was looking but could only find a print out was going to contact you to see if a scan would be any use. I have just got my camera back from Olympus as I was finding soft images and tried to adjust but sent it away in the end it is much better now. Hope you get it sorted.
The problems a second hand Sigma 30 mm I've just bought off ebay. It's a bit variable at f1.4-2. Sometimes OK, actually very good, but other times it misses what I want it to focus on. I've spent the day doing test shots, photography a test chart Amateur Photographer published a while back and comparing it with my Olympus 50 mm f2. When on a tripod, and compared to the Olympus, actually it's very good. Strangely though, when I go walkabout with the lens, I get more variable results. Some portraits I shot yesterday to test it were soft as well.
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Re: E-30 AF Focus Adj

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Does anyone have a copy of the pdf they could e-mail me?

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Re: E-30 AF Focus Adj

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Send me a PM with your email address and I'll email you a copy.
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Padgreen - have sent you a PM
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Re: E-30 AF Focus Adj

Would anyone have a copy of this please, none of my lenses appear crisp on a newly acquired E-30, would like to try all options before returning to shop
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Re: E-30 AF Focus Adj

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Hi

Has anyone got a copy of the Olympus pdf document referred to above on the E30 focus adjustment procedure as the link doesn't work anymore?

If so, could you email a copy me please pad.green at zen.co.uk.

Thanks.
Has anyone got the above please - if so I would really appreciate a copy
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Re: E-30 AF Focus Adj

Will not be home until next Friday will post and if still needed I will scan and e- mail copies if still required
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Re: E-30 AF Focus Adj

I have the PDF, [E-30_AF_FOCUS_ADJ_Instructions_EN] if this is what you want.

Send me your email details in a Private Message or email me (through this site) & I'll email it to you.

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