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Zoom will not go back when i power off, comes up zoom error

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  • Anonymous Oct 07, 2008

    My camera also does this. I have never had a problem before and suddenly I get "zoom error"

  • Anonymous Jan 07, 2009

    i have the same thing. it has never done this before but now i as well have "zoom error"
    anyone know how to fix thissS?

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My camera was dropped and the zoom small stick stop working, looks like it was stuck, when I want to zoom I pull de stick but it doesnt work, any suggestions?

Posted on Oct 27, 2008

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