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Is it normal for the 20/1.7 to

Discussion in 'Native Lenses' started by yottavirus, Sep 9, 2011.

  1. yottavirus

    yottavirus Mu-43 Regular

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    Aug 13, 2011
    Is it normal for the 20/1.7 to take 20 years to get from near to far focus when on manual? I have to turn it about 400 degrees at a fast pace for it to focus from infinity to minimum.

    Is it normal for the GF2 to refuse to af-c when the 20/1.7 is attached? The 14-42 has no problems with af-c, but the 20/1.7 af-c is greyed out (movie mode af-c works though).
     
  2. Danny_Two

    Danny_Two Mu-43 Regular

    182
    Oct 30, 2010
    London
    No manual focus problems for me.

    No AFC option with the 20mm on the G1 either.
     
  3. Kiwi Paul

    Kiwi Paul Mu-43 Top Veteran

    729
    Aug 15, 2011
    Aberdeen Scotland
    The 20mm doesn't support continuous AF which is why it's greyed out.


    Paul
     
  4. nickthetasmaniac

    nickthetasmaniac Mu-43 All-Pro

    Jan 11, 2011
    The 20mm does not support AF-C of anything.
     
  5. meyerweb

    meyerweb Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    Sep 5, 2011
    Might be quicker to use AF+M. Let the camera AF first, then use the focusing ring to fine tune focus if you need to.
     
  6. KVG

    KVG Banned User

    May 10, 2011
    yyc(Calgary, AB)
    Kelly Gibbons
    I agree the 20mm sucks to manual focus.
     
  7. s0nus

    s0nus Mu-43 Veteran

    424
    Dec 13, 2010
    Chicago
    Agreed. I recall being mildly annoyed by this on more than one occasion.
     
  8. SCT

    SCT Mu-43 Regular

    141
    Mar 8, 2011
    Landover, MD, USA
    .... this is the first negative thing I've heard about the Pana 20 f/1.7.
     
  9. KVG

    KVG Banned User

    May 10, 2011
    yyc(Calgary, AB)
    Kelly Gibbons
    It's the only thing on the lens that could be better, IMO

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