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Zoom does not work

When I try to zoom in the picture does not zoom although the guage indicates it is zooming. Also, there is a clicking sound and the camera turns off when the guage reaches the optical zoom limit.

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Re: Zoom does not work

My camera has the same problem. How could Kodak get away with that? Kodak V530 is a piece of garbage. I called Kodak's customer service. They offered repair for only $110. It is ridiculous, why we have to pay for manufactured defect? Take a look at the Kodak V530 on eBay. There are a lot of defective V530 up for sale. The government should review this E45 error lens issue, and have them take care of that. Or we should never buy Kodak again!!!!

Posted on Jan 20, 2008

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In Chile just bought a camera Lumix DMC FZ70, zooming only works in automatic mode AI in the other modes only works zoom 1 to 3x, please indicate what should I do

First thing Ariel is to read the manual. Specs say it has something called 'Intelligent Zoom', so it might be by design.

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70 / DMC-FZ72 Key Features:
  • 16.1-Megapixel 1/2.3" High Sensitivity MOS sensor
  • LEICA DC VARIO DC 60x (20-1,200mm) Ultra Wide-angle Zoom Lens
  • 120x Intelligent Zoom
  • POWER O.I.S. (Optical Image Stabilizer) with Active Mode
  • LSI Venus Engine Image Processor
  • 3.0-inch 460k-dot Intelligent LCD Display
  • 0.2-inch 202K-dot EVF (Electronic Viewfinder)
  • 1,920 x 1,080 60i Full HD Video Recording with AVCHD (MPEG-4 / H.264) Format or 30p in MP4 with the Dolby Digital
  • Built-In Wind Shield Zoom Microphone
  • Up to 9 fps continuous shooting
  • ISO up to 6400
  • RAW file recording
  • P/A/S/M Full Manual Control
  • iA (Intelligent Auto) / iA Plus Mode
  • Creative Panorama
  • Creative Control
  • Creative Retouch
  • Creative Video Mode
  • HDR (High Dynamic Range) mode
  • 3D Photo mode
  • Optional DMW-LT55 Tele Conversion Lens extends the zoom ratio to 1.7x to pull the subject far off even closer with minimum deterioration of image quality.
  • Optional DMW-LC55 Close-up Lens

Jul 04, 2016 | Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70 Digital Camera

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Faulty zoom operation

This is normal. If you hold the zoom for an extended time the lens is slower than the indicated zoom. Forcing the lens to continue to its zoomed direction.

Apr 14, 2014 | Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ18 Digital Camera

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The problem is that u know the sony hdv xr500x when u put it on the picture is very dark we have tried it under light too put but the picture is still dark

When you look at your pictures are they dark, murky and hard to see? If you took pictures at a wedding, dance recital, theater performance or any indoor event and they came out dark, read on to learn why your pictures are dark, and how to fix this common camera problem.

Many people take pictures of indoor events, only to be unsatisfied with the final outcome of their photos. Although you may have bought the top of the line film or digital camera, there are a few limitations that you need to know about.
To correctly expose your pictures, you camera needs a lot of light. The compact point and shoot varieties adjust for this when you're outside during the daytime, and usually your pictures turn out fine, right? Well, then how come when you take indoor pictures, they sometimes come out too dark? There are two culprits; your zoom function and your flash.
Most compact cameras today offer a zoom function. When I used to work in retail photography sales, the first feature that consumers would ask for is zoom. People love to get close-up pictures without using their feet. Although zoom does bring your subject matter in closer, it also decreases the amount of light that can get into your camera. Essentially, the more you zoom, the less light your camera can receive, and your pictures will be darker.
So, if your taking pictures indoors, in a dark church, gym or other window-less room it is very difficult for your camera to get enough light to properly expose your pictures.
This is when most photographers decide to turn on their flash. The flash on your camera is a great tool to illuminate dark situations that are in close proximity to the camera. Most built-in flash units are designed to allow the light to travel 8-10 feet away in poor quality light and up to 15-20 feet in brighter situations.
What most camera users fail to realize is that although your zoom function is visually bringing you closer to the action, you flash cannot reach that far to illuminate the subject, and your pictures will be dark.
Hope it helps, if so do rate the solution

Dec 21, 2010 | Sony Digital Cameras

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Blurry zoomed in pictures

if you take pictures on digital zoom, the picture quality may not be acceptable. Try don’t use digital zoom.
digital zoom is not really zoom, it just enlarge a portion of the image, thus 'simulating' optical zoom. That is why you lose image quality on digital zoom.

Apr 07, 2009 | Kodak EasyShare C613 Digital Camera

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Fuji Zoom Error Message

drop it on the floor from a few feet I did this and now mine works

Aug 02, 2008 | Fuji FinePix A820 Digital Camera

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Instruction in manuel nor very clear hard to understand

ok to Delete a picture when your looking at the picture click the center button then a bar comes across the bottom. the first one on the bar is Delete, click center again then to delete ONE click down to delete ALL click up. same with videos. and to zoom in there are 2 buttons joins with T & W on them. T is zoom in and W is zoom out :D

Dec 30, 2007 | Jazz DV-179 Digital Camera

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Digital Zoom Stopped Working

first of all why do you want to use digital zoom? it distorts your pictures! but if you insist, check the settings because it is possible to turn digital zoom off

Dec 25, 2007 | Casio EXILIM ZOOM EX-Z60 Digital Camera

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have you tried to check the mode or settings? Digital zoom is different from manual or analog zoom, when we say digital zoom the camera expand the picture digitally, the zoom lens is not moving when it reach its maximum length but the picture keeps on zooming in.

Sep 29, 2007 | Canon PowerShot A95 Digital Camera

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Canon SD550 Digital Zoom Not Working

Digital Zoom is best ignored in any camera it simply blows up a section of an image already taken, You can do that far better with an image editor in the computer. As for the Optical Zoom - it does indeed seem to be repair time- As it is only a year and half old- may be Canin will be sympathetic and offer a cheap swap out.

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Telephoto images

The D-630 has a 3x optical zoom and a 4x seamless digital zoom. In order to use the digital zoom, press the OK/MENU button on the back of the camera. Press the right arrow key to access the Mode Menu. The first setting under the CAMERA tab is DIGITAL ZOOM. Press the right arrow key to highlight this setting and then press again to select ON. Press the OK/MENU button to set the DIGITAL ZOOM to remain ON. When you press the zoom button with the T on it, a zoom indicator will display on the right side of the LCD. The W represents a wider area of view as you zoom out, and the T represents telephoto as you zoom closer to the subject. When the zoom indicator is in the red zone, you are using the digital portion of the zoom. images taken in the digital zoom will appear “noisy” or “grainy” which is normal when using the DIGITAL ZOOM.

Sep 01, 2005 | Olympus D-630 Zoom Digital Camera

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