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Wont stop zooming

I have been using the camcorder for two years when suddenly it keeps zooming without touching the zoom control. The only way to stop this is to hold the zoom out control on help

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Re: wont stop zooming

Have you cleaned the heads lately? Or the focus sensor. My previous advice for some one else is to clean the heads every 25 hrs of play. Buy a commercial tape cleaner. Try that first. If that doesn't help you may need to take it to a camera shop and have it cleaned and re-aligned because of normal usage after 2 years. Probably your best option.

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