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RockyIII

Raleigh, US
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RockyIII Gold Member Donor Ribbon awarded for his very generous support to the Fundraising Campaign 2015 Nikonian since 27th May 2006
Mon 27-Aug-12 06:36 PM

I have a new D7000, and all four of my prime lenses are back focusing on it, requiring adjustments ranging from -8 to -20. This is repeatable and can be observed both in testing with a LensAlign Mk II and real world shots.

I am wondering what, if anything, I should do. I do not currently have another body on which to test the lenses, although I did test one of them previously on a D800 and it also back focused.

Is it common for lenses to have this problem? If all the lenses back focus, then is it likely that the body has a problem instead of the lenses?

I can think of a few options:

1. I can just enter the fine tuning data in the D7000 and try to forget about it.

2. I can return the D7000 for an exchange as it is still within the time limit.

3. I can pack up all of the lenses and the camera and send them to Nikon for calibration. I am not even sure if this option is realistic. Would they likely say the camera and lenses are within normal tolerance since the fune tuning brings in the focus?

Any suggestions?

Rocky

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