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My camera cannot focus

Hi I am unable to focus my Rebel XT. Which ever way the lens is turned the view is out of focus. I have own the camera for around 7 months and has been fine up untill this point. I have also tried with alternative lens and result is the same, always out of focus. Can you help?

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  • spurg Jan 25, 2008

    Camera will find a focus on auto focus, but through the viewfinder the image I see is still out of focus. In manual it is impossible to focus.

  • Anonymous Mar 24, 2008

    I have the same sort of problem - the camera is a couple of years old and it seems like photos are coming out less sharp than they did when I bought the camera. It is not the viewfinder, as the photos themselves (results) are out of focus - I cannot find any place in the photo that it seems to have focused on sharply.



    The autofocus is working (at something). It's hit and miss with manual focus too.



    Can these things be recalibrated and if so, how much and how do I get this done.

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There is a little button with +<->- label that is used to 'focus' the viewfinder only. It is used to allow near / far sighted people to use the see thru viewfinder w/o glasses. It is located right next to the see-thru viewfinder.

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Are both the lens and camera set to autofocus?

Posted on Jan 25, 2008

  • curlykale Jan 25, 2008

    You will definitely have to return the camera. The autofocus sensor is most probably at fault.

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