Nikon 75-300 4.5-f5.6 AF Help

Discussion in '35mm Cameras and Accessories' started by MikeK, Mar 25, 2008.

  1. MikeK

    MikeK Member

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    Picked up this lens in very nice condition. This is my first AF lens and have a question regarding the "Full - Limit" switch on the barrel. Can some kind soul tell me what this is about.

    Thanks in advance

    Mike
     
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    It limits the focusing range by eliminating some of the near focusing ability.
     
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    Never mind I figured it out. It is a focus limit switch. In limit mode is will only focus from 10 feet to infinity. In full mode it goes a lot closer. Presumably to speed up the auto focus.

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    Thanks - as you were probably typing your post I had a blinding flash of the obvious watching the lens focus.

    Mike