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Two possibilities here. The lens housing is damage, and when you try to zoom it is unable to do so. You would be more inclined to get a message about this as opposed to the camera powering down.
Second option is a low power situation. If you are using non rechargeable batteries, you might find they are not up to the task. I have found this with few cameras. If you are using rechargeable batteries, they may be end of life, and no longer packing the same punch that the once were.
Although rechargeable batteries have 1.2 volts instead of 1.5, they can have more power with higher capacity. I tend to use 18mAh or higher batteries in my camera, especially for zooming, but make sure to use the guidelines for charging and recharging these so they will last a long time.

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My Kodak EasyShare M320 camera works fine except for the fact that everytime I try and zoom in, the camera shuts off. I'll charge it and the problem still doesnt resolve itself.


sounds like the zoom motor is shot. to prevent further damage, the unit shuts off when the power goes to the motor but the motor doesn't move. if power kept going it would overheat and melt inside if was allowed to get hot enough. it could be the motor is stuck but either way i think you may need to take it in to a repair shop. if still under warranty, i would take it back.
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Stephan, I had the same problem as this user did, I tried to zoom and it would shut off, what I did was one of your options, zoom and as I did turn the lens, like help it zoom. Now it works, thank you so much for your help! :) I thought my camera was doomed forever!

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2nd guest .. zoom errors means its really stuck tight

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Hey bello205,
This camera does not allow the user to actually turn off the optical zoom, but does allow the user to shut off the digital zoom. If you are talking about the digital zoom make sure it is turned on in through the menu system. As far as the optical zoom goes make sure you are not in playback mode. If this doesn't work you can try having the camera reset to the original settings every time you shut off the camera by choosing this option under the setup menu in playback mode. If none of this works have the camera looked at by an authorized service technician.

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