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Is Melville capable of fixing the D800 AF issues yet?

KnightPhoto

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"RE: Theory on why they can't fix it."

KnightPhoto Gold Member Nikonian since 18th Dec 2006
Sat 27-Oct-12 02:55 PM

From time to time, there has been talk, about what the proprietary PDAF functioning actually does. Does it hammer home to "close" and then perform a corrective fine adjustment? I don't know, but if so could AF-S lenses have an ability for the corrective cycle that screwdriver do not? Anyhow, I'm not asking for a serious answer, just thinking out loud about changing one variable (screwdriver for AF-S) to see if a difference could be measured in your unit.

Another stupid question on my part but what if you try AF-C - does it make any difference? I am biased enough that I do all my photography with AF-C not AF-single (but that is not a majority view as I believe all advice is tune while using AF-single).

Regardless your sad saga here may be approaching the "argue with them to get a replacement" stage as you've been through enough perhaps.

Best regards, SteveK

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