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Samsung VP-D101 Mini DV

Camcorder focuses correctly in "night capture" mode, and in this mode the picture is clear, but in day light capture (normal mode), the picture is fuzzy, the "autofocus" or the "manual focus" doesn't bring a clear picture

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  • Vanella Mar 30, 2008

    Hi, when recording inside, no problem, going outside, de pictures starts getting negative. never had this problem before.

  • Anonymous Jul 16, 2008

    I have the same problem: camcorder focuses correctly in "night capture" mode, and in this mode the picture is clear, but in day light capture (normal mode), the picture is fuzzy, the "autofocus" or the "manual focus" doesn't bring a clear picture

  • alan siltock Sep 04, 2008

    my samsung VP-D101 mini camcorder is working when night capture is on,but when i look through lens when night capture is off there isnt a clear picture.picture is blurred.please help

  • Anonymous Oct 04, 2008

    I have exactly that problem! i would love a solution.

    if anyone can help me

  • Anonymous Jan 04, 2009

    Same problem here, we used the cam on our holiday. Did not use it after that and today we tried to use it. Suddenly there was a bad focus. In night view it does give a very clear picture.

    Trying to find a "reset to factory defaults" option but need to find the manual first.

  • lisa kav Jan 05, 2009

    Camera isn't focusing correctly in normal view. Only focus correctly in night time view.



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