Panasonic GH5 won't autofocus in video mode

8 months 3 weeks ago #666448 by Greg Friedman
OK, this is so strange.  It was working just yesterday. Now I can't get it to focus.  I have looked at everything that I can think of.  Lens is set to AF, menu is set to AF and continuous.  

I don't want to reset this thing, but not finding any further help from Google.

Also, Panasonic has horrible tech support!  No GH5 phone number to call? 

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8 months 3 weeks ago #666459 by Ozzie_Traveller
G'day Greg

Hmmmm - try some silly things -
remove & reseat the lens (are all contacts in contact?)
has frame rate been jiggled to something that affects focus?

dunno other options ...
except hit the "reset" option except you've said that you don't want to do it just yet :(

Phil from the great land Downunder

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8 months 3 weeks ago #666472 by Chester Foster
Go into your menu under video and see if you have VFR turned on.  If it's on, there's your problem.  Autofocus won't work if that is on.  

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