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Ellis Vener
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« on: March 22, 2014, 08:33:22 PM »
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Has anyone see na difference in results between using the Gen 2 and Gen 3 targets?
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« Reply #1 on: March 24, 2014, 01:23:36 PM »
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A set of the new 3 gen targets and ruler should arrive sometime this week. I'll do some comparisons and see what the difference is.
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« Reply #2 on: April 01, 2014, 09:06:59 AM »
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This will be  seem obvious to many of you, but if you use imperial measurements  instead of the metric system , to find out how far the 25x distance for shooting the target, rather than do  the 25 * FL (in mm) and then converting the result to inches, you'll get close enough by remembering that 25.4mm = 1 inch so use the  focal length as your distance in inches.

 In other words, instead of calculating 50mm x 25 = 1,250mm and then dividing 1,250/25.4 to get 49.213 (I am rounding) inches, use 50 inches as your sensor plane to target distance
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« Reply #3 on: April 01, 2014, 09:51:40 AM »
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A set of the new 3 gen targets and ruler should arrive sometime this week. I'll do some comparisons and see what the difference is.

Let us know. I haven't found the time to check out the new v3 software... I understand that to get the most of it, you should have v3 targets?
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« Reply #4 on: April 01, 2014, 11:16:54 AM »
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Not necessarily. I am running trials right now , witha Nikon D4s and 50mm f/1.4G lens with  the updated software and these three  target and ruler configurations"
- Mark II target and ruler
- Gen 3 target + mark II ruler
- Gen 3 target and ruler combinations. 

My understanding is that the purpose of the Gen 3 target and also  the Gen 3 ruler is to make it easier on the AF system and for FocusTune  to do various functions.  I like the LensAlign and FocusTune combination and find it very reliable but the documentation right now could be written more clearly.
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« Reply #5 on: April 01, 2014, 12:15:49 PM »
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Not necessarily. I am running trials right now , witha Nikon D4s and 50mm f/1.4G lens with  the updated software and these three  target and ruler configurations"
- Mark II target and ruler
- Gen 3 target + mark II ruler
- Gen 3 target and ruler combinations.  

My understanding is that the purpose of the Gen 3 target and also  the Gen 3 ruler is to make it easier on the AF system and for FocusTune  to do various functions.  I like the LensAlign and FocusTune combination and find it very reliable but the documentation right now could be written more clearly.

Ellis,
I look forward to your results. I've been using LensAlign from its first days and was always satisfied with it. FocusTune was a big timesaver, a real improvement.
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