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The SMART ZOOM is not working - doesnt either come up in SET UP menu?

I have a problem with the smart zoom it doesnt work when i press it at all. i've read the instructions manual and thought that maybe it could be turned off in the set up menu. i checked by looking on this set up menu but the SMART ZOOM isnt there in the second row = it says: moving image ...........and then, date and time. red eye reduction af illuminator how can i fix this problem? many thanks

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Re: the SMART ZOOM is not working - doesnt either come up...

Set the camera to take a picture push menu then the button with the trash can and alter the picture size to anything less than 2.8 metres this will work.

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Re: the SMART ZOOM is not working - doesnt either come up...

I fixed my problem myself. Simply read the top of the camera1.gif where it says TO USE SMART ZOOM SET IMAGE SIZE TO LESS THAN 2.8M
Then go to the very bottom button on your camera (there are three) and press it and reset your image size.Then your zoom will work.
Problem solved.

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Re: the SMART ZOOM is not working - doesnt either come up...

Check whether the DC power supply is reching the zoom motor. If the supply is ok, the zoom motor may need replacement.

Posted on Jan 13, 2007

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