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Auto Focus Problem

After my camera has got a knocked, some times, auto focus function is not working good, the target image see wrong, if you point the lens to another places and comeback to first position the auto focus work fine and image see good. Are there some way to adjust the auto focus?

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  • Gustavo Duarte Feb 20, 2007

    Is it possible fix this problem by myself? Becouse the repair cost is to high.



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It´s pretty normal on that camera model, there was a problem on the focus system and they are fixing it when u send to a repair centre, they just don´t say it, but once u send it they will repair it, and will be fine.

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