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When the Full-time AF mode is set to ON, the camera always operates in the AF mode. Why?

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Full-time AF keeps the image on the LCD monitor focused at all times without having to press the shutter release button. Note the following: Using full-time AF will drain the battery more quickly Full-time AF is not available when the LCD monitor is turned off For "Card set-up" or "Card cover alarm", the AF operation of the camera does not halt. Once resumed, the camera always puts the AF in action for immediate focusing

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Full-time AF keeps the image on the LCD monitor focused at all times without having to press the shutter release button. Note the following: Using full-time AF will drain the battery more quickly Full-time AF is not available when the LCD monitor is turned off For "Card set-up" or "Card cover alarm", the AF operation of the camera does not halt. Once resumed, the camera always puts the AF in action for immediate focusing
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