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Error 18 powershot - Digital Cameras


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The camera can take a couple of shots (clear and in focus), then\015\012stops working. Removing the batteries and replacing may produce 2-3\015\012extra shots.

Canon's instructions (by phone) are to 'remove the batteries,\015\012rotate the on button and hold for 5 seconds, and then replace the\015\012battery'. The few lucky pictures are clear and in focus.

A better solution (not provided by Canon) is to connect the camera\015\012to the TV or a computer. This may completely solve the problem. If not,\015\012it may at least allow an extra 10-15 shots. There are several forums on\015\012the net that mention that connecting the camera to the TV completely\015\012resolved the E18 error.
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A camera lens is out-of-focus. Some users have been able to\015\012manipulate the lens back into place (see reference links below). To fix\015\012the problem, it is often necessary that the camera and optical assembly\015\012is disassembled, realigned and reassembled. A non-warranty repair at an\015\012authorized service center reportedly costs between US $79 to $250.\015\012
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