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Digital zoom not working

That is about as clear as I can get. I put the camera in the display mode that uses the viewing screen on the camera. It used to show a meter when I got past the normal zoom and into digital zoom. Now it no longer goes into the digital zoom. I did have the CF card problem which I solved by resetting the camera back to factory settings and it has taken 1000+ pictures with no problem except for the zoom.

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Digital zoom is in the menu and must be turned on to activate it. When you use the zoom it takes 2 opperations to function. First opperation is to zoom all the way in then the camera should stop. This is the limit of the optical zoom. Then you let off the zoom button, and hit it again and then the digital zoom will start. Digital zoom is just a gimic if you learn how it works its not doing anything different then you can do in photoshop. All digital zoom is doing is like cropping.

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