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Camcorder does not focus

I have a peculiar problem. When I shoot indoor the camcorder focuses correctly and functions but as soon as I focus on out door secenes the focus becomes totally blur. Can anyone suggest solution for this problem?

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  • dandee57 Nov 17, 2007

    Cannot focus inside. Photos are blurry. Closeups are non-existent. Help!!!

  • notlim Dec 25, 2007

    I have the same problem as describe by abi6375 and i don't find a solution yet . Help!

    Happy new year everybody

  • Anonymous Jan 06, 2008

    When I record indoors is perfect,but when I record outside the images is looks too bright and the camera does not focus or use contrast to correct the problem of lights.
    Any idea?? I tried everything following the entire manual, but the problem persist.

  • tmp191 Jul 31, 2008

    Camcorder (Canon Elura 100) unexpectedly stopped to focus. It does not focus not in auto not in manual mode (in manual mode it tries to focus but it seems the range is too small so objects are out of focus). Any suggestions?

  • keys4031 Nov 06, 2008

    How do you change the auto to manual focus on the GZ MG330HU. The manual does not explain how to switch from auto to manual focus.

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Another thing is that that maybe you move the camera to fast and blurring the image or there is too much light or too little light

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Try setting the focus manually to infinity. Then, if necessary, slowly adjust it for objects which are in your shot.

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You should probably check the camcorder's settings , then if it is a hardware issue we can look into it for you. We offer free estimates for camcorder repairs. When did you purchase the camcorder? Best of luck with your Canon ZR100.

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I would check to see if your camcorder is set for autofocus or manual. If it got changed to manual by accident, that would explain it (you can USE manual, but you'll have to keep adjusting focus). If this isn't the problem I would take it to the dealer you got if from or a repair station.

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I hope I can offer a simple solution. If it doesn't work, then I'll I have to ask a few more questions. I know the GL has many buttons and settings and it can be confusing to keep an eye on all of them. Perhaps the camera was changed accidentally to manual focus? Can you check to see it is set to auto focus. If that isn't the case. When you say you can't focus, do you mean when you try to manually focus it, nothing happens?

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