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Camera focuses/unfocus in barcode scanner

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by Iceytea, Nov 16, 2009.

  1. Iceytea

    Iceytea Member
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    When using the barcode scanner app, my camera continues to focus and unfocus over and over, making scanning difficult. Anyone else have this?
     

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  2. Matthew

    Matthew Well-Known Member
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    I did have this problem. I think it's an issue with the camera software. It is supposed to be fixed in the 12/11/09 update. Lets hope because it's pretty useless right now.
     
  3. HyperM3

    HyperM3 Well-Known Member
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    I found that you really have to play with the distance you hold the camera to the barcode. At first it was too close and I was trying to fit the whole barcode within the rectangle. Then I started holding it a bit farther out and it would get the barcode within seconds.
     
  4. Droidzilla

    Droidzilla Well-Known Member
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    Set your screen brightness to low, and set the camera to action. These help quite a bit, but it still is not perfect.
     

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