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Registered: ‎03-10-2018

EOS T5 - none of the lenses focus

I have the standard T5 kit from Amazon. It worked well for a couple of years, but today I took it out and none of the lenses would focus on anything - near, far, close. Grrrrr. I tried different settings, both on the camera and on the lenses, and nothing works! Can this camera be saved? Is it the lenses or the camera?

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Registered: ‎12-07-2012

Re: EOS T5 - none of the lenses focus

First off don't panic.  In the menus under the Tools tab do a Clear all settings.  Fully charge a battery.  New SD card.  A good one not a cheapo.  Go out side on a nice day with the T7 on green square or P mode.  Lens switch to AF.  Try it.


One word of advice never, never again never buy a camera package from Amazon.  With some of the accessory 'lenes' they supply it is possible to damage your Canon lenses beyond repair.

A lot less stuff for 2018 but still a lot of Canon stuff. Along with, a lot of other stuff.
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