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Olympus E-M1 II with Panasonic Lumix lens MF mode 3 AFL S-AF

Discussion in 'Olympus Cameras' started by jeffbuzz, Mar 14, 2019 at 8:43 PM.

  1. jeffbuzz

    jeffbuzz Mu-43 Regular

    49
    Nov 25, 2018
    Is there a way to get instant S-AF when using a Lumix lens on the Olympus body in MF mode? I have camera set to [MF] [mode 3] so with an Oly lens attached I can touch the AFL button to activate S-AF when in MF. This works as expected with Oly lens. With Lumix lenses the AFL button does nothing unless the lens is switched to [AF].

    I am not talking about [S-AF+MF] where you can manually focus after auto focusing. I'm in MF mode (switch on Lumix lens) and trying to get E-M1 II AFL button to activate S-AF.

    Thanks.
     
  2. kbouk

    kbouk Mu-43 Regular

    78
    Dec 21, 2013
    Greece
    There is no way the lens AF when you put the side switch button on MF. Leave it on AF and when you are in mode 3 (ΜF) you can AF with back button AFL/AEL.
     
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  3. jeffbuzz

    jeffbuzz Mu-43 Regular

    49
    Nov 25, 2018
  4. barry13

    barry13 Mu-43.com Editor Subscribing Member

    Mar 7, 2014
    Southern California
    Barry
    Hi, you can set the lever on the E-M1's and 5's to toggle MF, and use BBF for S-AF; I think it's Mode 5.
     
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