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Focus issues with R-D1 + Voigtlander 40mm?
Old 01-03-2013   #1
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Focus issues with R-D1 + Voigtlander 40mm?

I just got an Epson R-D1 and love it! It's just like my R3A, but digital!

I'm having a problem with using my Voigtlander 40mm Nokton with the R-D1. The lens seems to focus properly at infinity, but backfocus 3-4 inches when focusing closer up. I only seem to have this problem with the 40mm; my Leica 5cm Elmar and Zeiss 50mm Planar don't have any issues.

Has anyone had similar problems or have any idea what might be going on?

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Old 01-22-2013   #2
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The VC has some natural focus shift wide open, the amount you are telling us is not that shocking. You can probably just compensate, or spend money on a service if it bothers you too much.
I'd rather save the money and just get on myself, but...just my 2 cents

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