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Autofocus I cannot get the AF to work when I mount my sigma DL macro super 70-300mm lense on my EOS 350D. Do you know what is wrong, and how can I fix this?

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Make sure you have the switch on the side of the lens that has the options "MF" and "AF" (or something like that) switched to "AF"

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Are you sure you bought a lens with Canon AF mount? To me it sounds like you got one with a mount for a different camera.
Does the mount on the lens look like this?
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If it doesn't, you got the wrong version of the lens. If it does look like the mount in the picture, your just mounting it incorrectly.
If you hold the camera with the lens mount facing you, the red marker on the lens should be in the 12 o'clock position, lining up with the red marker on the lens mount on the camera. The turn the lens clock wise, about an 8'th of a full turn, and the lens should click into place.
I hope this help you!
/Chris

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Compatible Lenses*: Nikon F mount with AF coupling and AF contacts Type G or D AF Nikkor:
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4) Other AF Nikkor*â¹/AI-P Nikkor: All functions supported except autofocus and 3D Color Matrix Metering II
5) Non-CPU: Can be used in mode M, but exposure meter does not function; electronic range finder can be used if maximum aperture is f/5.6 or faster
6) IX Nikkor lenses cannot be used
*â¹ Excluding lenses for F3AF

They do not recommend 3rd party lenses, ever

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