Sony V1 + Mercury Optics Wide Angle adapter 0,45X - focus problem

Discussion in 'Digital Photography' started by TSK-TSK, Dec 11, 2004.

  1. TSK-TSK

    TSK-TSK Guest

    Hello!
    I have bought from eBay a Wide angle adapter (tube + macro lens + wide
    angle lens), made by Mercury Optics (Japan).
    When I put it on my camera a new display icon appears, telling me
    about the adaptor on the lens (the tube press a little switch on the
    Sony original lens). In this operating mode, zoom, IR lamp (N.Framing
    and N.Shot) and focus control don't work (disabled). But the Camera
    doesn't focus well... my photos are all blur!!!
    The adapter can be mounted only in this way (no other combination
    possible).
    How can I take focused photos?

    Thank's all!
    And Have a nice Xmas...

    Cristian
     
    TSK-TSK, Dec 11, 2004
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  2. TSK-TSK

    Pete D Guest

    "TSK-TSK" <> wrote in message
    news:...
    > Hello!
    > I have bought from eBay a Wide angle adapter (tube + macro lens + wide
    > angle lens), made by Mercury Optics (Japan).
    > When I put it on my camera a new display icon appears, telling me
    > about the adaptor on the lens (the tube press a little switch on the
    > Sony original lens). In this operating mode, zoom, IR lamp (N.Framing
    > and N.Shot) and focus control don't work (disabled). But the Camera
    > doesn't focus well... my photos are all blur!!!
    > The adapter can be mounted only in this way (no other combination
    > possible).
    > How can I take focused photos?
    >
    > Thank's all!
    > And Have a nice Xmas...
    >
    > Cristian


    Christian,

    Not sure what is causing your problem but I would head over to
    www.sonycams.com , they will sort you out.

    Cheers.

    Pete D
     
    Pete D, Dec 11, 2004
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  3. TSK-TSK

    Guest

    Also, try putting camera in macro mode if you can, some addon lenses
    only work well if the original lens is close-focussed..
     
    , Dec 12, 2004
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