Zooming in More Closely on Subjects Digital Zoom

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You can use the digital zoom to zoom up to a maximum of 15x and capture 
subjects that are too far away for the optical zoom to enlarge. The images 
may appear coarse, however, depending on the recording pixel setting 

(p. 73)

 

and the zoom factor used.

Move the zoom lever toward 

i.

Hold the lever until zooming stops.

 

The zoom will stop when the largest 
possible zoom factor without image 
deterioration has been reached, and the 
zoom factor will appear when you release 
the zoom lever.

Move it toward 

i again.

 

The digital zoom will zoom in even further 
on the subject.

Zooming in More Closely on Subjects (Digital Zoom)

Zoom Factor

Images shot at zoom factors that appear in blue will be coarse.

What if the zoom factor appears in blue?

To turn off the digital zoom, press the 

n button, choose the 4 tab, and 

choose [Digital Zoom] and the [Off] option.

The equivalent focal length when using the optical zoom is 28 – 105 mm, 
and the equivalent focal length when using the digital zoom is 
105 – 420 mm (35mm film equivalent).

Turning off the digital zoom