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My zoom is behaving badly...camera is working fine ontil i want to use Zoom ...it will not stop until it reaches the 12x position ...takes photo here fine but nothing inbetween ???

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Sounds like the zoom switch is broken. Repair is possible, but is best left to a professional technician. Check with your local service centers.

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