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Thread: Does a new 3rd pary lens need to be calibrated before using on my Nikon??

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    Default Does a new 3rd pary lens need to be calibrated before using on my Nikon??

    I have bought a new tamron 17-50mm with VC....does it have to be calibrated??

    Does a new 3rd pary lens need to be calibrated before using on my Nikon??

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    Default Re: Does a new 3rd pary lens need to be calibrated before using on my Nikon??

    just try to shoot with it first.
    if you think the lens has any issues on back/front focus, then you can have it calibrated.

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    Default Re: Does a new 3rd pary lens need to be calibrated before using on my Nikon??

    you only need to calibrate a lens if you experence front / rear focusing issues.
    it won't make your image sharper

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    Default Re: Does a new 3rd pary lens need to be calibrated before using on my Nikon??

    Any tips guys on how I can test the front / rear focusing??

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    Default Re: Does a new 3rd pary lens need to be calibrated before using on my Nikon??

    Quote Originally Posted by Urfantasyguy View Post
    Any tips guys on how I can test the front / rear focusing??
    http://photo.net/learn/focustest/

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    Default Re: Does a new 3rd pary lens need to be calibrated before using on my Nikon??

    tamron lens can calibrate locally right? how long will it take?

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