BMPCC and Olympus 17mm - focus issues

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trulyhung

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BMPCC and Olympus 17mm - focus issues

PostWed Sep 04, 2013 5:41 pm

I just got my BMPCC today and tried all my active M43 lenses. They all work GREAT but I'm having problems with the Oly 17mm Zuiko lens. I'm not able to adjust focus at all. When I turn the focus right, nothing happens, and when I pull the focus ring back to set it in 'manual' mode, still getting nothing. Is anyone else experiencing the same issues? Ideas? Thoughts?
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Re: BMPCC and Olympus 17mm - focus issues

PostWed Sep 04, 2013 6:22 pm

Try cleaning the lens contacts, and remount the lens. Also, after lens is mounted, if still not working, try pushing lens release button and press focus on camera. For manual focus, push focus button twice, and set lens to manual focus, if still not working, lens is not getting power from camera on focus motor contacts.
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Re: BMPCC and Olympus 17mm - focus issues

PostWed Sep 04, 2013 6:34 pm

Hey Danny, thank you for your response. Still not working. Very strang :( it works well with my GH3 and OMD.
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Re: BMPCC and Olympus 17mm - focus issues

PostThu Sep 05, 2013 12:44 am

Hi,

Have you updated the camera using the 1.4.1 update? This included some improvements with Olympus lenses. If you have, I think we'll have this lens in the office later today so I may be able to check it myself and see if this is a general issue.
Chris Pearse
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Re: BMPCC and Olympus 17mm - focus issues

PostThu Sep 05, 2013 4:52 am

Hey Chris, I updated the firmware and not it works great. Thank you!
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Re: BMPCC and Olympus 17mm - focus issues

PostThu Sep 05, 2013 4:55 am

That's great news.

I had only just tested it here, and it works fine. 1.4.1 made some big improvements with Olympus lenses.
Chris Pearse
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