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Old 27th March 2019
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AF Grid....Time to get RID...?

Or at least have a choice...ON/OFF

I read 'somewhere' of a pro who ditched all his Oly gear because it annoyed him so much...the AF grid that is.

I'm starting to agree with him I think, who needs it, it obscures most of the screen/viewer
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Re: AF Grid....Time to get RID...?

have you read the manual? (p116 E-M1 ii) I think you will find grid can be turned off
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Re: AF Grid....Time to get RID...?

Dave what exactly do you mean when you say AF grid? I just get a small AF square or rectangle when I half press the shutter, suspect you don't mean that?
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Re: AF Grid....Time to get RID...?

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have you read the manual? (p116 E-M1 ii) I think you will find grid can be turned off
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Dave what exactly do you mean when you say AF grid? I just get a small AF square or rectangle when I half press the shutter, suspect you don't mean that?
When I press Fn1 I get an AF target grid, manual page 40, which I cannot turn off, can you?
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Re: AF Grid....Time to get RID...?

Dave, when I press Fn1 I too get the AF grid. Press again and the grid disappears. With the grid showing, rotating the front wheel cycles through the focus patterns. You can change what the Fn1 button does, going menu, gear, b
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Re: AF Grid....Time to get RID...?

That 'grid' is only there for selecting the desired AF target. Since my camera (E-M1 Mk II) has been set up differently to default (4 way with Direction Function & Fn1 set to Home), it is the left pad key that shows the grid for AF selection. Also I have swapped the dials & 4 way pad keys for AF selection too, so I use the dials to move focus point (AF target). Also, the 'grid' shows when using the 'Touch Pad' (when using EVF), but as soon as the shutter button is touched it goes away. I think it is useful having it there, but....... each to their own.
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