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CX6 : What is the Super Resolution Zoom (SR zoom) ?

The Super Resolution zoom (SR zoom) technology is applied in the zoom range from 300mm - 600mm (35 mm filmcamera equivalent). Super Resolution zoom captured images have minimal degradation in image quality than digital zoom.

* Simulated image

  • In the zoom range from 300mm - 600mm always work the Super Resolution zoom. (No options available for the [Opt. Zoom Super Resolution] On / Off.)
  • The Super Resolution zoom is used, [SR] icon will be displayed above the zoom bar.

Example for zoom bar

zoom bar example

Zoom Zoom range
(35 mm film camera equivalent)
Zoom bar Zoom ratio
Zoom bar Digital zoom 600 - 2880 mm [SR] / [DZ] 2.8x
Super Resolution zoom 300 - 600 mm [SR] 2x
Optical zoom 28 - 300 mm No icon 10.7x
* [SR] : Super Resolution zoom
* [DZ] : Digital zoom


  • The SR zoom is unavailable in the Movie mode, Continuous Mode, Creative Shooting Mode.
  • Step Zoom is available in SR zoom. If the Step Zoom is On, the focal distance will fixed as follows; 8 steps in the optical zoom, 2 steps in the SR zoom.
  • SR zoom is enabled when the [Digital Zoom Image] is set to [Normal] (default) in the Setup menu.
  • If [Opt. Zoom Super Resolution] is set to [Strong] or [Weak] in the Shooting menu, the [SR] icon will be displayed even in the optical zoom range.
  • [What is the Opt. Zoom Super Resolution feature ?]
Answer ID: edc06522
Date created: November 16, 2011
Date modified: December 5, 2011
Product: CX6
Operating system: --
Category: Hardware specifications, Hardware operations

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