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Using The Zoom Feature - Sony Handycam DCR-DVD101 Operating Instructions Manual

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Shooting movies

Using the zoom feature

Move the power zoom lever a little for a slower zoom. Move it further for a faster zoom.
Using the zoom sparingly results in better-looking recordings.
W: For wide-angle (subject appears farther away)
T : For telephoto (subject appears closer)
* The minimum distance required between your camcoder and the subject to get a sharp
focus in that position of the lever.
To use zoom greater than 10
Zoom greater than 10 is performed digitally. Digital zoom can be set to 20 or 120
The picture quality deteriorates as you move the power zoom lever towards the "T"
To activate digital zoom, select the digital zoom power in
[D ZOOM] in the SETUP display (page 112). The digital zoom is set to [OFF] as the
default setting.
The right side of the bar shows
the digital zooming zone.
The digital zooming zone
appears when you select the
digital zoom power in the
SETUP display.
If you cannot get a sharp focus, move the power zoom lever to the "W" side until the
focus is sharp.
1 cm (approx.
1/2 inch)*
80 cm (approx.
2 5/8 feet)*


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