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Marcum VS250 Clarity Issue

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When comparing my VS250 side by side to a buddy's Aqua Vu Scout (the one on sale last year for $125 after rebate) the Aqua Vu has much better video quality. From everything I've read on here I think the Marcum should be just as good so I'm thinking I have something wrong with mine. I've tried both video inputs in the monitor and I've tried a different battery in case mine had gone bad but it doesn't improve. I don't really notice it when playing with it at home but I do have troubles seeing clearly when it's in the water.

Any ideas? I'd hate to have to send it in and I don't even know what could be wrong but I don't feel it's working as it should. Has anyone compared the cameras side by side?

Thanks.

Matt

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Is it out of focus once in the water? Darker picture? Out of water is a good picture but in the water it's not. You see any water inside the camera? Kind of hard to explain in writing but any extra info would help.

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It is kind of hard to explain. It isn't necessarily worse in the water, it more seems like the water makes the clarity issue stand out more if that makes sense. I don't think the issue is with the water.

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Contact customer service, they'll know what the issue is right away, and if they don't, they'll work to resolve it ASAP.

csr@marcumcustomerservice.com

763-323-0456

Joel

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I was hoping to see if there was something I could do without sending it in and I wanted to verify that it should look better. It looks like I'll just have to call them and probably send it in.

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You may not have to send it in at all, perhaps there is something they can help you determine over the phone. Give them a call.

I know of at least one fishing show series that utilizes the VS250 (among other cameras) to do film-work, so I'm guessing that something isn't quite right. It's a great camera.

Joel

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True.

Even if I do send it in, at least it's not my flasher. I can fish without my camera but it's a lot harder fishing without my flasher.

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