Checking HC/HCD Lens AF Compatibility with X1D-50c XH Adapter

2019-02-27

Tags: X System H System Lenses H6D

Photographers wishing to use their HC/HCD Lenses on the X1D-50c coupled with the XH Adapter can check if they are able to be updated for autofocus in the following ways.

H6D System

  • Mount the selected lens on to the camera.
  • Press the General Settings icon on the sensor unit display. The General settings screen appears. (See figure 1)
  • Select the About item from the displayed list.
  • The About dialogue box will appear. (see figure 2)
  • The lens firmware version is displayed.

Figure 1.

Figure 2.

X1D-50c System

  • Mount the selected lens on to the camera.
  • Press the General Settings icon on the sensor unit display. The General settings screen appears. (See figure 1)
  • Select the About item from the displayed list.
  • The About dialogue box will appear. (see figure 3)
  • The lens firmware version is displayed.

If the displayed firmware version displayed is v18.0.0 or later the lens firmware can be updated to enable autofocus with the X1D-50c.

If the displayed firmware version is lower than v18.0.0, unfortunately the lens firmware cannot be updated to enable autofocus. Focus assist will be available when manually focusing.


Figure 1.


Figure 3.

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