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Macro Invalid :(

The macro setting on my camera is not working. It come up saying macro is invalid when I try to use it. Any ideas?

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  • Anonymous Dec 20, 2008

    "Macro Invalid" is what my camera is telling me. How can I fix this?

  • Anonymous Dec 20, 2008

    "Macro Invalid" is what my camera is telling me. How did this happen? What can I do to fix it?

  • Anonymous May 23, 2009

    THIS WORKED!!!!! thank you so much. I had been trying for weeks ot figure it out and this worked! thank you so much! to go to menu and setup and make sure the converseion lens is not set on close up. :)

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Hit your menu button. go down to setup. in the setup menu there is a tab for "Conversion Lens". make sure it is not set to "Close Up". i have mine set to off because i am not using any conversion lens.

Posted on Apr 10, 2008

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    sooshhhh Apr 11, 2013

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