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Zoom broke the zoom toggle switch on my canon a520 is broke. normally when you zoomed in the switch would return to a neutral spot...but now if you zoom in or out, the switch stays there until moved again!!

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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 zoom broke - stitch_assist_icon_a70.gifor .
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  • The lens will zoom to the maximum optical telephoto sezoom broke - tele_icon_a70.gifelease the lever and press it toward tele_icon_a70.gifagain to further zoom zoom broke - wide_icon_a70.gifly.
  • Press the lever toward to zoom back out.
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  • Shooting procedures are the same as for the auto_mode_icon_a70.gifmode.
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  • The digital zoom cannot be used when the LCD monitor is off.
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    • images become coarser the more they are digitally zoomed.
    • Since camera shake may become a factor when using the digital zoom, the use of a tripod is recommended.
    • Digital Zoom is disabled when the [Postcard Print Mode] is selected as a image quality setting.
    IF this fails, your camera is in need of service.

    Posted on Feb 08, 2008


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