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

Sony Cybershot DSC W-50. All works except later part of zoom. (Zooms to x3, then no more.) Makes a noise like it's simply run out of battery power, but rechargeable battery is fine. Have assumed there is also an internal battery, but can't find where it is (to replace it?) Have also tried the (thin) instructions for what to do in this case ("Charge the rechargeable, leave for half an hour") but it doesn't help. Any suggestions (including for example where best to send it if no DIY so


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Hi Simon,
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\015\012The Sony DSC-W50 Camera is coming with only 3X Zoom and the rest 2X zoom is the Sony's precision 2X Digital Zoom which provides an additional 2X magnification. It also have a Smart Zoom option of 13X. You can set the Digital Zoom option to either Smart Zoom, Precision Digital Zoom or to OFF. By default it is set to Smart Zoom. You can change the settings in the Camera from the Menu options.
\015\012Set the mode dial of the Camera to Camera icon.
\015\012Press the Menu button and select the Digital Zoom option.
\015\012Set the Digital Zoom to Smart or Precision. Make note that the images quality deteriorates when set to precision maximum.
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\015\012The internal battery in the Camera is used only to keep the date/time/Camera memory.
\015\012Try performing the steps which should resolve the issue.
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\015\012Thanks for contacting Fixya.
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