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Olympus E-620/600 An Olympus 12.1MP mid-range compact DSLR, the E-620 and the feature-reduiced version, the E-600.

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Old 17th January 2011
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C-AF is greyed out

In COGS meny, A, AF Mode: I want to set C-AF, but it is greyed out. I do not understand how to activate the meny?
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Re: C-AF is greyed out

Do you need to activate the custom menu?

If so I think you need to go into part of the menu marked with a spanner and scroll down until you see the cogs "menu display", select it and toggle it to ON
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Re: C-AF is greyed out

All menus are seen, but why are C-AF greyed out in the meny point "AF Mode" ?
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Re: C-AF is greyed out

This is a picture from Steve's Digicams, showing the setup menu.


It's worth checking that the "MENU DISPLAY" is set to "ON".

I'm sure somebody who's got an E-620 will be along soon to suggest something else to check.
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Re: C-AF is greyed out

I have never set it to OFF. I am the only user of the camera!

WOW!! I just took the lens off and put it back, and then C_AF came to life and is set!
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Re: C-AF is greyed out

Which lens are you using and are you using live view by any chance? C-AF is not available in live view.

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Re: C-AF is greyed out

It is set to OFF as default from the factory, for some reason.

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I have never set it to OFF. I am the only user of the camera!
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Re: C-AF is greyed out

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I have never set it to OFF. I am the only user of the camera!

WOW!! I just took the lens off and put it back, and then C_AF came to life and is set!
Could be dirt on the lens communication pins/contact pads?

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Re: C-AF is greyed out

I know about LV, and lens is 14-42 mm, 1:3,5-5,6, ED. How to clean the contacts? Have others had such trouble?
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Re: C-AF is greyed out

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WOW!! I just took the lens off and put it back, and then C_AF came to life and is set!
That can happen if you change the lens without switching the camera off.

Glad it's working
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