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  • Focus assist Magnification range-driving me nuts !

    I'm used to using the Magnify focus assist on the E-PM2 and works a treat for old lenses. I'm a bit stuck with the E-P5 in that the range of magnification appears to be X 2.5- 7.I know it should go to X 14 as it does on the E-PM2 and according to the manual it should. But can't work out a way of changing the range. Any ideas ?
    https://www.flickr.com/photos/minnies_mum

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    Re: Focus assist Magnification range-driving me nuts !

    I would expect 5 to 14, does having the x2 digital TC on affect this?
    Cameras: E-M5, E-PM2, OM40, OM4Ti
    Lenses (M.Zuiko Digital): 7-14mm/F2.8, 12-40mm/F2.8, 40-150mm/F2.8+TC1.4x, 12-50mm/F3.5-6.3, 14-42mm/F3.5-5.6 EZ, M.ZD 40-150 F4-5.6 R, 75-300mm/F4.8-6.7 Mk1, 12mm/F2, 17mm/F1.8
    Lenses (OM Zuiko): 50mm/F1.2, 24mm/F2, 35mm/F2.8 shift
    Lenses (OM Fit): Vivitar Series II 28-105mm/F2.8-3.8, Sigma 21-35mm/F3.4-4.2, Sigma 35-70mm/F2.8-4, Sigma 75-200mm/F2.8-3.5, Vivitar Series II 100-500mm/F5.6-8.0, Centon 500mm/F8 Mirror
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      Re: Focus assist Magnification range-driving me nuts !

      Thanks for that- it seems a logical explanation as everything was X 2 out. I'd been fiddling with settings for a couple of days and I knew it was something I'd inadvertently changed. Didn't really want to do it, but in frustration this aftie I did a full Reset. This has restored calm the mag has gone back to default of X 10 and I can now change the mag level to X 14. Happy. However, I still don't know what I'd done wrong !
      https://www.flickr.com/photos/minnies_mum

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