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PostPosted: Mon Aug 02, 2010 6:26 pm 
So far I'm really digging my ZS7 but the zoom speed is excruciatingly slow. I honestly do not mind the fact that it would translate into more motor noise because for what I use the camera for (live music performance) the audio capture for the video is coming from room condenser mic's.

camera audio capture is muted in video editing.

So is there a way to manually override this? Or is there a custom firmware flash out there that can change this or am I just outta luck here? :?


Also, is there a manual focus on video mode? if the lights on stage stay fully lit, it keeps it's focus but once the lights start flashing, the focus has a seizure and goes nuts.


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PostPosted: Mon Aug 02, 2010 10:57 pm 
I have tried increasing zoom speed in video mode but didn't find anything in the settings or in the full user guide so I don't think it's possible.
There isn't any manual focus in video mode or camera mode which is frustrating sometimes.


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PostPosted: Fri Aug 06, 2010 3:00 pm 
yeah the slow zoom and lack of manual focus in video mode is really my only complaint with the camera.

with any luck, someone wil come up with a hacked firmware that can speed up the zoom and who knows what else.


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