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Killing autofocus

Discussion in 'Nikon FX DSLR Forum' started by TheCommons, Oct 4, 2008.

  1. TheCommons


    Jul 2, 2008
    LA, CA ;)
    I want to set up the D700 such that the camera only autofocus when I hit the AF-on button. How Do I kill autofocus on the shutters half press?
  2. Lurker


    Jul 21, 2007
    Three steps:

    1) Remove plastic wrapper from instruction manual
    2) Open instruction manual on page 287
    3) Read the section about option a7 in custom settings.
  3. Nuteshack

    Nuteshack Guest

    we're possed to read the manual? lol
  4. TheCommons


    Jul 2, 2008
    LA, CA ;)
    Thanks alot. Yeah the manual is pretty huge, I actually went through Ken rockwells guide but I must have missed it. Its option a5
  5. I always keep the manual in the box, and download it to my computer on .pdf so I can just use the search option when I'm looking for something. It works great!
  6. BarryS


    Dec 12, 2006
    Narberth, PA
    I read my d200 manual about 10 times i am only on time one of the d700 but i am sure after sometime i will get to 10.
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