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14-150 oly - intermittent focus problem

Discussion in 'Native Lenses' started by randyspan, Jul 18, 2014.

  1. randyspan

    randyspan Mu-43 Veteran

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    May 24, 2014
    New Hampshire, USA
    Randy Spann
    Once in a while, not often, my 14-150 won't focus. It just hunts close to far, but never achieves focus. If I take the lens off and back on the problem goes away. Anybody seen this problem, maybe on other lenses? (On an E-M10)
     
  2. gryphon1911

    gryphon1911 Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    Mar 13, 2014
    Central Ohio, USA
    Andrew
    I have the same issue with the Oly 12-50 on my EM5. Sent it into Olympus and they cannot re-create the issue - tried it on 3 different bodies they said.

    They recommend ensuring that the camera and lens contacts are clean.

    I have 3 other lenses and none of them have this issue...so if it is contacts, it is on the 12-50. Thankfully I don't use it much.

    I get around the issue just by powering down and back on.