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Strange focus point behaviour

Escaladieu

Artiguemy, FR
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Escaladieu Silver Member Nikonian since 18th Apr 2010
Tue 16-Oct-12 07:01 AM | edited Tue 16-Oct-12 07:02 AM by Escaladieu

Well, I gave in and got one, and the left focus point seems fine. However, I noticed odd behaviour - need to check its not me

In Program mode, AFS, single focus point, centred, I turn the camera on, focus, and the single focus point tracks all the way to the left ... Like the camera was in AFC & tracking ...

I hit the centre button to bring it back to the centre, and afterwards all is fine ... Cycle power & the problem is back

This is surely not expected behaviour ?

Any views anyone ?

J

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briantilley

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#1. "RE: Strange focus point behaviour" | In response to Reply # 0

briantilley Gold Member Deep knowledge of bodies and lens; high level photography skills Donor Ribbon awarded for his support to the Fundraising Campaign 2014 Nikonian since 26th Jan 2003
Tue 16-Oct-12 06:07 AM

It may simply be that you are inadvertently pressing the left side of the Multi-selector control pad with some part of your body/hand/face. Or, it could be that the Multi-selector is jammed.

Brian
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Escaladieu

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#2. "RE: Strange focus point behaviour" | In response to Reply # 1

Escaladieu Silver Member Nikonian since 18th Apr 2010
Tue 16-Oct-12 07:06 AM

>It may simply be that you are inadvertently pressing the left
>side of the Multi-selector control pad with some part of your
>body/hand/face. Or, it could be that the Multi-selector is
>jammed.
Thanks, Brian, I'll verify this

J

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Escaladieu

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#3. "RE: Strange focus point behaviour" | In response to Reply # 1

Escaladieu Silver Member Nikonian since 18th Apr 2010
Tue 16-Oct-12 08:25 AM

>It may simply be that you are inadvertently pressing the left
>side of the Multi-selector control pad with some part of your
>body/hand/face. Or, it could be that the Multi-selector is
>jammed.


The multi selector was sticking - it seems OK for the moment.

J

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johntechx

UK
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#4. "RE: Strange focus point behaviour" | In response to Reply # 3

johntechx Registered since 09th Jul 2012
Tue 16-Oct-12 10:23 PM

I get this sometimes - it's my nose pressing the multiselector! Must remember to lock it off!

G