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Nikkor 70-300mm G manual focus problems?


Sunnyvale, US
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gemmyboy Registered since 31st Jan 2002
Fri 15-Feb-02 07:36 AM

Hello all,

I just recieved my 70-300mm G lens and the first thing I noticed is that auto-focussing is *very* noisy and it just doesn't sound 'right' (compared to my 28-80mm G). It also seems to have difficulty focussing in indoor lighting (keeps going back and forth).

Also, when I set the camera to manual focus, the focussing ring is *very* hard to turn (unlike my 28-80mm G). I am not quite sure if this is normal for this lens... If this sounds abnormal to you, I will have to consider replacing the piece I bought with another piece.

I would appreciate if someone would share their experience with this lens.

Thanks for your help!


Gem Immanuel
(A Nikonian in the Bay Area)
Life is made of moments. Shoot Well