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Zoom When I use the zoom mode on my JVC camcorder it will not hold in one place. It will move back out. Even when I hold my finger on the zoom button it is hard to keep it steady at the zoom distance I've selected. Any ideas?

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Re: Zoom - JVC 580136 Camcorder Video Cameras

Change the camera operation unit

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