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Old Sep 11, 2004, 9:13 PM   #1
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I just bought a PowerShot S1 IS. The slow zoom is quiet, but the fast zoom is far from quiet. Does anyone else notice this, and is this normal?


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Old Sep 13, 2004, 2:04 PM   #2
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It is not silent but it can be used in movie mode without affecting the output sound,some cameras don't allowuse of the zoom during movie mode because of the noise.
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Old Sep 18, 2004, 9:42 AM   #3
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Eventhough S1 IS has a LITTLE bit of sound whenyou arezooming fast, you wont hear that when taking a video.

Unless you are taking a silent movie!!!
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Old Sep 19, 2004, 8:35 AM   #4
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I have no problems with zoom vs. noise eitherbut I discovered something else.

I recorded a video clip in a living room the other day and I could hear a "background noise", justlikewhen the tapesof theolder video8 camcorders were running. You can hear it here: http://www.blueskypilot.dk/Video/Waf.wmv

But it was the only time I heard it so I guess it was a one-time-only noise! :O:?

Yesterday I tried to record a clip in a quite dark room. The result was not bad but there were some "grains" on it. Does anyone have some hints how to make goodclips in darker rooms

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