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Standard zoom and mid range Lenses with focal lengths larger than 12mm, but no longer than 60mm, includes standard zooms and portrait primes plus some macro lenses.

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Old 20th July 2014
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Zuiko 12-40 broke

Was out today with my EM-5 and 12-40 f 2.8 when all of a sudden it stopped auto-focusing. Nothing would get it to work.

When I got home I tried the lens on my E-PL3 - still won't focus.

So had a close look at the lens to examine the contacts. Then I realised why it would not focus. There is part of a metallic looking ring visible in the lens with a sheared off mount point.

So time for my lens to have a holiday in Portugal, but I am not impressed with the build quality of this "Pro" lens.
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Re: Zuiko 12-40 broke

Sorry to hear that, do you have a photo so I can check mine?
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Re: Zuiko 12-40 broke

Mine does that quite often ..... and then I realise it's slipped into manual focus!

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