- August 31, 2014 at 4:02 pm #4878erlingmmNew MemberJoin Date: Nov 2012Posts: 16Offline
The new S firmware is supposed to improve autofocus on the S (006). Will there be any improvements also for the S2, or just the upgrade for the 100mm f/2?
- September 17, 2014 at 12:29 pm #8462erlingmmNew MemberJoin Date: Nov 2012Posts: 16Offline
Just installed the new firmware for the S2, and tested autofocus on 120CS and 180mm. I have to judge by memory only, but it seems faster and more precise. Maybe a little noisier, too? When focus changes are big, it seems to go brrrrr-br, with a short fine correction after a very brief pause. Only one incident of hunting (to macro) on the 120CS, otherwise precise and fast.
Curious to hear impressions from other users, would be very happy if AF is improved also on the S2, or am I just dreaming?
- October 23, 2014 at 4:57 pm #10166Jack MacDEstablished MemberUSA, St. Louis, MO and Phoenix, AZJoin Date: Jun 2011Posts: 367Currently using:
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This little video of a 120mm lens focusing before and after the update suggest there is one less step of searching now.
The sound tells the story a bit clearer than the embarrassingly fuzzy image.
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