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Canon power shot s3is, picture quality is not good, we have use flash every time. otherwise images are very blurred and dull. what change i have to made to my camera. any suggestions will help full for me
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Every time I use my Canon PC 1130 I have to change the batteries. Why?
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Well done ! It sound like a bad contacts issue. ... Canon PowerShot A400 Digital Camera
I have a Canon EOS 50D Digital Camera and use 3 different Canon Lenses. I am getting "Error 30". I have taken the internal battery out and re-installed the firmware. At times I can shoot quite a number of shots before getting the error. But, once I start getting the error, it comes about every 4 or 5 shots. I believe this is very similar to the "Error 99" in the Canon 30D, which I also have. The 30D has been sent to Canon for repair and worked for a while and now it gets the Error 99 every coupl
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I received a canon powershot as a gift last year and am just now really starting to use it. The pictures seem fine, but the it seems like I am frequently requested to put in the date and time (i.e. about every 2nd or 3rd time I turn the camera on). Is there somethign I can do to get the camera to retain the date and time? It is sort of annoying that I can't turn it on and take a picture quickly since it won't let me take one until I have entered the date and time. Also, I don't think it is stamp
There is a button battery in your camera (CR1220) that remembers the date and other settings when you remove the main batteries. It probably needs to be replaced. It's in a slide-out holder next to the AA batteries (see page 184 in the manual). ... Canon PowerShot A590 IS Digital Camera
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Dear Experts: I got the 850SW over a year ago, I only used it less than 10 times around pool or water park. I never immersed the cemera in water though, I doubt it was really waterproof like they claimed. Three weeks ago, my friend borrowed it for snorkeling in Hawaii for a couple of minutes. then the camera couldn't be turned on: every time I pressed the power button, it kept on beeping a few times then went off. If I pre-set to picture review, the camera is normal, just when I change to shooti
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Hi there We have a Canon Powershot A570IS digital camera, about a month old. Since changing the batteries once, the camera "low battery" warning light blinks every time the camera is switched on, and then it just cuts out with a "change the batteries" message. The new batteries are fine. They have been checked with a voltmeter and are giving spec of 1.5 V each. Any ideas? Thanks for your help Andrew James, Wantage, Oxfordshire, UK
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Canon 30D Took a pic and it looked really good but I decided to change lenses, switched off then changed lens for one that I have used hundreds of times and camera will not switch back on, full battery and all doors closed properly.
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CANON Powershot S51S - Every time I go to download pictures using a USB lead it tells me the camera or scanner is in use
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Hi I have a Canon Digital IXUS9515. I've downloaded photos many times from the camera however the last three times I've done it it's coming up with "communication Error" on the screen. Can you please tell me why? I've tried using different leads and also different computers but have had no succsess. I dont recall changing any settings on the camera. thank You
Try NOT connecting your camera to your computer.\012\012\012The best way to download pictures from your camera to your computer involves removing the memory card from the camera and plugging it into a card reader (either built-in to the c ... Canon PowerShot SD1200 IS / Digital IXUS 95 IS Digital Camera
I have a canon Powershot S51S Camera. I am having a problem with the zoom. I can zoom in but If I have to zoom back out or adjust the zoom for the pic it just shuts off. Every time I use the zoom and move it more than one time it totally shuts off.
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Every time i power up my canon powershot A720 is, it asks for the date / time prompt. I have changed the CR1220 battery twice but it still does it.
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Low battery Every single time I use my Canon a 560 I have to put in new batteries. I am going on a trip soon and don't want to have to carry a Costco size pack of AA with me. Why is my camera using up the batteries so fast?
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Canon A510 Powershot camera will not stay powered on when I turn it on in picture-review mode. It comes on for a second --> Canon screen flashes on -- and then shuts off. In picture-taking mode, it seems to be fine. It stays on. But if I switch to review mode, it turns off. I've changed the batteries. It was fine last time I used it, last week. I left it plugged into the PC for a few days, if that makes any difference.
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Blurred pictures every time i take pictures with my Canon PowerShot A530, pictures always come out to be blurred inspite of using new batteries. What do you think the problem is, can anybody help me out?
Batteries don't play a role in it. Maybe it has slow focus. Try to push the shooting button to only half of its full push, wait a while until it focuses an then shoot by full press on the shoot button. You can also check if you have not switched on m ... Canon PowerShot A530 Digital Camera
I have Canon power shot S2 IS digital camera.I bought it around 2 years back.Now my camera is showing the sign of "change the batteries" even though the batteries are fully charged and the lens does not come out..When I tried the same batteries on other digicamera they are working fine. Very few times the camera starts working but after taking 2 or 3 pics the low battery sign appears on the screen.I use AA size NiMH Sony batteries. Can you let me know the solution to my issue.
I suggest replacing a fresh battery will most likely solve your prob, overtime rechargeable battery can drain easily, try changing with a new battery and see if it does work well, there might be insufficient current, thats why it tends to drop of vol ... Canon PowerShot A540 Digital Camera
Canon Powershot A470 - asks to 'change battery' every time it is turned on, then turns off immediately. This is so even when new, fully charged batteries (different brands, rechargeable, non-rechargeable) are inserted. Any ideas on how to remedy this?
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Battery Killer Every time I try to use my Samsung s630, the battery in the camera dies in seconds. I tried to change the battery type, but the camera never makes it that far with any batter type (alkaline or rechargeable). Is this a lost hope?
When I got my s630 at first it went through batteries like crazy. Than I changed the battery type, like you did, only, mine started working just fine. I would try contacting Samsung on their website, and if your still in warranty, if it is a technica ... Samsung Digimax S630 Digital Camera
My Canon EOS 350D camera was working just fine the last time I used it, but now it won't shoot any more. Everything else on the camera works just fine, it just won't take any photographs in any mode. I've changed the CF card but it made no difference. No errors messages appear, it does everything except shoot.
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On the Canon G3 I have issues with the main dial on the handgrip (used for aperture shutter speed and manual focus) while in Manual mode. it will change settings only some of the time! is this usually due to dust in the area and can it be cleaned or otherwise made operational?
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I tried using a 800mm lens with a 2x teleconverter on my canon digital rebel every time i press the shutter button i get err code 01 what does this mean
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Hi, I have a Canon Power Shot S2 IS 5.0 megapixels that was working fine until one day I changed the memory card from 512MB to a 1GB. Now every time I turn the camera on and try to take a picture, a beeping sound and a legend on the LCD screen that reads: Memory card error. It's like something locked the shutter mechanism. I tried other memory cards with the same results. Thanks, Roger.
Its possible that there may be an error on the camera try to reset the camera by \015\012\015\0121. Turn the mode lever to the camera or play button\015\0122. Press and hold the MENU button for more than 5 seconds.\015\0123, T ... Canon Digital Cameras
Battery power? I have had my camera for about a year and I haven't yet used it. Every time I turn it on it says low battery and shuts off. I change batteries, and now it doesnt turn on at all. Do I need a wall charger or something? Please help!! thank you
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My canon rebel xsi was working a month ago. Today I took it out from the case and found it was not reading the card (8gd transand). It had been working fine until last time I used it mid of April. Thought it was a card problem, I went out to buy a new one (8gb sdhc), put it in and it asked for reformat. Proceed to reformat the card, but it says it can't reformat it and ask to change the card. Put in the old card (which was loaded with picture I previouly took), it asks the same thing. I'm 100% s
The reader in the camera has gone bad. You can get it repaired by anyone who fixes camera's or by sending it to Canon which will cost you more then finding someone in your home town that repairs cameras. Just FYI the repair is somewhat costly roughy ... Canon Digital Rebel XTi Digital Camera