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Re: E-420 Contrast AF on older lenses works... + 25mm full res shots

I'm just finishing off a technical article for Four Thirds User on this subject.

The 25mm, 14-42 and the 40-150 f/4-5.6 are all contrast AF mode compatible but the latter two already out in the wild require a firmware update.

The interesting news is that Olympus Japan confirmed to me that the contrast detect AF system should be compatible with Panasonic's system as demonstrated in the DMC-L10 DSLR. So contrast AF in live view should be possible with the Leica 14-50 f/3.5-5.6 and the 14-150.

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