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I have just purchased a Tokina 100mm F2.8 for my Nikon D610 and cant get it to Autofocus the lens is deffo in the right mode.

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Looking at a photo of the Tokina 100mm f/2.8 AT-X M100 AF lens, I noticed that the barrow of the lens has two lines engraved behind the focusing ring labeled AF and MF. Are you sure that the lens is set to AF? If it is in fact in the AF mode, you probably have a defective lens. I would return it and ask for a replacement or refund.

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