Article ID : 00032534 / Last Modified : 10/15/2012

Still pictures taken with the camcorder are fuzzy or grainy.

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Follow these general guidelines to troubleshoot fuzzy or grainy still pictures taken with the camcorder:

IMPORTANT: If more model specific information is required to perform any of the steps listed here, refer to the operating instructions supplied with your camcorder.

  • Take pictures in a location with more light.
  • Set the camcorder autofocus to ON.
  • Hold the camcorder steady when taking the picture.

    NOTE: Use of an optional tripod will assure the camera is not being moved when the picture is taken.

  • Use a different Program AE mode setting with a faster shutter setting.