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Canon DC50 camcoder Zoom problem

Camcoder zooms automaticaly without operating zoom lever

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  • uoitmath Apr 06, 2008

    I have the exact same problem

  • Anonymous Jun 08, 2008

    zoom operates automatically and there seems to be no easy woy to turn it off. Is this a feature or error?

  • mike9864 Oct 01, 2008

    My Canon zr600 is zooming by itself when I try to preview pictures or take video. I take it this is because the zoom lever is off calibration or broken due to poor storage. Now I need to find someone to fix it.

  • richardro375 May 11, 2010

    same prolem

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I have the same problem as well. Camera used 5 times only. What did they do for you, I am scheduled for a tech to call me hopefully today.

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Solution: Procedure for setting Digital Zoom PowerShot A520

Digital Zoom When the LCD monitor is on, images can be zoomed with the combined optical and digital zoom functions as follows (figures are approximate): 5.7 times, 7.1 times, 8.9 times, 11 times, and 14 times 1. Press the <DISP.> button to turn the LCD monitor on.
2. Turn the shooting mode dial to any Shooting mode except for stitch_assist_icon_a70.gifor movie_icon_a70.gif.
3. In the [ rec_icon.gif(Rec.)] menu, select digital_zoom_icon_a70.gif(Digital Zoom).
digital_zoom_menu.gif 4. Select [On] using the left_arrow.gifor right_arrow.gifbutton and press the <MENU> button.
5. Press the zoom lever toward tele_icon_a70.gifand hold it.
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  • Press the lever toward wide_icon_a70.gifto zoom back out.
digital_zoom_lcd_a70.gif 6. Shoot the image.
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And keep in mind there's a potential for electrical shock. Read this first before you turn any screws:

http://camerarepair.blogspot.com/2007/11/important-warning-camera-flash.html

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