Having problems with your Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W50 Digital Camera ?

Won't zoom :(

\015 My camera only zooms to x1.2 or x1.3 and then gives me a black screen that says "Turn the power off and on again." Otherwise works fine.\015

Answers :

Option 1:

Try Initializing the Camera as follow; Initializing the Camera will reset the settings of the Camera to the factory settings including date and time. It will not delete any data saved in the Camera.

1. Please press the Menu button on the Camera.
2. Then, select the SETUP menu and select the SETUP 1 option of the Camera.
3. Then, select the Initialize option to OK.

Option 2:
If issue persists try Power reset the Camera by removing the battery from the Camera and inserting it after 1 minute.

If the issue still persists then Service may requires to resolve it.
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