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Picture still blurred on record mode

Same problem as the other post - No Solution yet. When in record mode, the SC-D103 is blurry in dark and in light and in both the viewfinder and the LCD. It just started and has only once gone back to normal. It has had no drops or bumps to my knowledge. The only way to get a clear picture is to zoom all the way in (optical). The playback works fine with full color. Is there any way to fix this myself? I have no reservation on ripping it apart! Thank you in advance.

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Re: picture still blurred on record mode

Your problem sounds like a focus problem. Could be that it's on manual focus and you're hitting the sweet spot only in full zoom? From the manual: 1. Set the power switch to CAMERA mode. 2. Turn the MENU DIAL up or down until the FOCUS is highlighted and then press the ENTER button.  M. FOCUS(MF) will display. 3. Turn the MENU DIAL up or down until the object is in focus.  Zoom out a little if focusing is difficult. 4. To return to AF (Auto Focus: ), press the ENTER button again. Hope it works out, let us know!

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