09-22-2014 05:25 PM
Hey everyone. I have been researching everywhere. I am pretty sure I am staring at my AF-Assist beam and I have it turned on in the settings. But for the life of me no matter what setting I put it on it does not fire if that is the case.
I made sure I was in One Shot AF, Single Shot Drive.
I am not an amateur, but am baffled. Is it defective?
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09-22-2014 05:34 PM
"AF assist beam" is poorly choosen in this case, although it's more of a general term. The camera uses the built in flash for AF assist, not a dedicated red/IR light like on flash units.
09-22-2014 05:37 PM
Oh ok I mean I see the flash spazzing out. That is a cheezy way of doing it. What is the litte yellow circle then off to the left of the flash?
Thanks so much for the reply.
I have purchased the Yongnuo YN622C-TX and that has an AF-Assist beam but it is a little high on the focal area.
09-22-2014 07:46 PM
The light to the left of the flash is the red-eye reduction / self timer lamp.