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D800 focusing issue saga

km6xz

St Petersburg, RU
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km6xz Moderator Awarded for his in-depth knowledge in various areas, including Portraits and Urban Photography Nikonian since 22nd Jan 2009
Wed 14-Nov-12 08:50 PM

It would help with suggestions if you filled in your equipment profile since it still lists the D90 and a few DX lenses.
You mentioned the d90 was starting to fail in focusing, which prompted the upgrade. The mention that both LV and Phase Detection AF had the same problem after the first repair, and that the service center determined the camera was within spec.
Those are interesting and contradicting details. What lens are you using now and did you send one with the camera the second time? LV focuses using the sensor itself as you know so did you test other lenses with the D800?
Did the store check it with their own lenses?
Did the AF Fine Tune range of +/- 20 bring it into focus. When shooting actual scene, did any focal plane look dead on sharp?
Stan
St Petersburg Russia

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