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#1 jason duncan

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Posted 21 October 2007 - 10:27 AM

Hello all. I have a Panasonic PV-GS150 3CCD miniDV and latley it seems like I'm getting a slight blurred image if the light source is not extremely bright. I have to zoom in and then out on the subject to correct this. Is this normal for a consumer model?
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#2 Michael Nash

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Posted 21 October 2007 - 10:54 PM

Auto-focus systems work by finding high-contrast edges. If the light level is too low or the image underexposed, there isn't enough contrast for the autofocus to work.

http://www.camcorder...al-Controls.htm
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#3 jason duncan

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Posted 22 October 2007 - 03:31 PM

Auto-focus systems work by finding high-contrast edges. If the light level is too low or the image underexposed, there isn't enough contrast for the autofocus to work.

http://www.camcorderinfo.com/content/Panas...al-Controls.htm



Thanks Michael. Should I set my focus for manual instead of auto?
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#4 Chris Keth

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Posted 22 October 2007 - 04:59 PM

Thanks Michael. Should I set my focus for manual instead of auto?


The best solution to problems with autofocus is to learn to work without autofocus ;)
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