Having problems with your Canon Digital Cameras ?
Powershot sx100 battery slot cannot be opened
\015 Hi i own a powershot sx100 and i just found out that my 10 yr old jammed the batteries inside the battery slot not knowing the batteries were not properly inserted. hence i cannot open the battery slot to replace the batteries and insert the SD card. can this problem be fixed?\015
Just keep the lock open and slide the lid a bit harder, if your fingers are slipping, use some cloth to assist, it will come open.
Repair Help & Product Troubleshooting for Canon Digital Cameras
Tips for a great answer:- Provide details, support with references or personal experience .
- If you need clarification, ask it in the comment box .
- It's 100% free, no registration required.
Suggested Questions/Answers :
Powershot sx100 battery slot cannot be opened
Just keep the lock open and slide the lid a bit harder, if your fingers are slipping, use some cloth to assist, it will come open. ... Canon Digital Cameras
Cannot get the battery slot to open to recharge batteries I have a kodak easyshare C633
... Kodak Digital Cameras
Canon powershot sx100 is battery door wont open. i am using my thumbnail and it wont open.
... Canon PowerShot SD850 IS Digital Camera
I cannot open the battery/memory slot case on my Canon Powershot SD1200 IS Digital Elph
Push /it with a little slowness and will work, but ,if it is still stubern itself push it harder ...cause it is no mess that you could made to it...and Im on line tell me about ..please.. ... Digital Cameras
Hello, I have a Canon powershot SX100 IS, and everytime i turn it on it beeps and says on the screen "lens error, restart camera". I have tried tapping it, shaking it a bit. turning on and off. Put in new batteries, taking memory card in and out. Turning it on at different angles. Connecting to the computer. But nothing is working, it wont even let me look at the photos when i press the play button, and that doesnt even require opening the lens! please help! thankyou.
Try these procedures. ... Canon PowerShot SX100 IS Digital Camera
When a roommate used my camera, they accidentally jammed my battery in the battery/memory card slot. the battery slot is closed. how can I unjam the battery slot & open the enclosure?
You better let a camera repair person attempt this, you may do a lot of damage to the camera. ... Canon PowerShot G10 Digital Camera
Powershot A640 Could Not Be Powered On, Burnt Smell My Powershot A640 died during a picture shot, lens remaining open. I thought it may be due to the dead batteries. But after putting new batteries and pushing the on/off button, the on/off indicator blinked once then shut off by itself. After a while, a strange smell came from camera batteries area, and I could feel warm there too. Immediately I took out all the batteries from camera. When checking the posts here the other day, I tried one
HelloThe problem is that the lens has become stuck in the barrel\012 after dropping it. There are some DIY solutions you could try, but the \012probability is that you will have to get it fixed by a professional.Use\012\ ... Canon PowerShot A640 Digital Camera
Powershot SX100 low battery symbol with new batteries
Hi!If you're sure that the batteries are full, then the power board has to be changed. It's the first board under back cover, with the buttons on the other side of it. Contact your local Canon service center. If they ask very much, you can cont ... Canon PowerShot SX100 IS Digital Camera
Battery?? my camera will not charge the battery is dead so i cannot turn the camera on but when i put it on charge the light flashes red which it should not do it should stay red then turn to green when fully charged, but also when i put it on charge i can open the photos on my camera but cannot do anything else this is still while on charge
Call technical support and they will replace your battery for free. ... Casio Exilim EX-S600 Digital Camera
My olympus stylus tough 6000 keeps reverting to internal memory even when it has a memory card inside it. This is usually not a huge problem because i can pop the battery slot open and then take out the card and put it back in and it will usually fix the problem but i will be scuba diving in the bahamas in mid june and i have an underwater housing for the camera so as you might see popping the battery open at 40 feet below the surface could have some damaging effects to the camera. If you could
This happened with my camera. Try replacing the card, the card itself may be corrupted. It worked for me when I replaced it. ... Digital Cameras
Camera hangs I cannot use the camera, every time I open it the screen is blank and the green light is lit on and cannot turn it off, there are times that I can use it but can only take only one snapshot and the camera hangs. I even removed the small battery a CR1220 and return it so I have to adjust the time setting, as I change it the camera hangs also. I'm using a NiMH battery.
Well done ! It sound like a bad contacts issue. ... Canon PowerShot A400 Digital Camera
RE: olympus 240 - battery is charged, but the message on the screen states the card cover is open when it is not. cannot get past this screen regardless of the number of times I open and close and withdraw the battery to do it again.
The problem you are describing is a problem with a sensor on the card cover door. It seems to have failed and needs to be replaced. Following are the instructions to send your camera to Olympus for service.http://olympusamerica.com/cpg_section/cpg_se ... Olympus FE-270 Digital Camera
Battery problem? I have a Canon PowerShot A430 and I have the batteries that you have to put on charge in the slots. Recently, even after my batteries are fully charged, I put them back in my camera and after about an hour when I want to take a picture - it comes up with low battery. I'm going to a concert soon and don't want my camera to die from low battery so please help!
I have this excact same camera ... happened to me... it will work after a little bit, open battery door and let sit for 3 days, other wise turn screen off ... Canon PowerShot A430 Digital Camera
My 2 yr old Powershot A560 is not accepting new batteries. The lense telescopes and the lcd briefly lights up with the red battery symbol flashing. I can preview photos taken, but I cannot take any new photos. I just found a round flat battery? next to the AA batteries. I have not replaced it in the 2 yrs I've had my camera. The CR1220 serial number? is all I've found out about it on the battery holder. Thanks for your time.
The battery you found (CR1220) is for the camera memory.IE time and date.Chances are the batteries that were installed are dead.Also check the contacts on either end of the batteries and clean if needed. ... Canon PowerShot A560 Digital Camera
Cannot open battery case
Put your thumb on the cover, push it toward the back of the camera and then toward the near end of the camera, and then it will swing open. The directions are indicated on the bent arrow on the cover.See the illustrations in the "Insert the B ... Nikon COOLPIX L18 Digital Camera
I have a canon powershot sd 1000 and the other day I was taking pics and screen display went black. I figured it was the battery, so i charged it and now only comes up with a white screen and the lens does not open when power up the camera. No noises either. So we put the battery back in the charger and it is red, signaling that the battery needs charging. Is this a battery problem or a camera problem
... Canon PowerShot SD1000 Digital Camera
I have a powershot a620. The battery compartment is coming undone...where you hold it..so the batteries have a little jiggle room. When it first "popped out" a small amount it was fine. on a recent trip it started coming apart more and the batteries then quit holding a charge. A fresh set of batteries now lasts about 20 min. I am guessing it might be because they don't have as good of a connection but I cannot get that part of the camera to go back under the "lip" and am afraid to take it apart
The battery contacts inside the camera, you can pull them up or towards your carefully so that they reach further.Then close the cover properly and use some tape to hold it closed.this will keep the batteries with a constant g ... Canon Digital Cameras
Blank screen i was taking photo and i think the battery went off and the lense could not go back inside, it took like two days for me to replace the battery. When i put a new battery, later the screen went back inside but caanot open. the screen still black. when i press the on button, it shows the power on the auto only and cannot show any picture. what could be the problem? thanks
Ssue:\015\012\011\011The LCD/Electronic Viewfinder will not display an image or the image is distorted.\015\012\011\015\012\015\012\015\012\011\015\012\015\012\011\015\012\011\015\012\011\015\012\011\011\015\012\011\015\012\0 ... Canon PowerShot A520 Digital Camera
Just put in recharged batteries and cannot open camera???? changed batteries position but same result. Correct batteries used and they work in other equipment.
HelloThe problem is that the lens has become stuck in the barrel\012 after dropping it. There are some DIY solutions you could try, but the \012probability is that you will have to get it fixed by a professional.Use\012\012\01 ... Fuji FinePix E900 Zoom Digital Camera
Canon Powershot SX100 Change battery light comes on when I install new batteries. I have cleaned terminals, installed in correct orientation, and used AA Alkaline batteries.
Dear sir/madam,it only fixed to put rechargables in. tried to use rechargeable batteries.Alkaline batteries stored at "room temperature" self discharge at a\015\012rate of less than two percent per year. So normally ... Digital Cameras
When i turn on the camera the lens wont pop open even when the battery is fully charged.... i was taking pictures and it working fine turn the camera off and on again then the lens wont open anymore? i can still view all the pictures i took from the camera but cannot take pictures anymore coz of the lens wont open. i tried initializing the camera by going to set up it didnt work..msg error said turn the camera off and on again and i did but didnt work either many times i tried please help thnks!
The problem is\015\0121- some dirt somehow got on the outside of the lense. After it was retracted fully in, it prevents the camera from opening again. When you turn it on, if it opens a little bit, try to pull it out NOT too hard and let go ... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-N2 Digital Camera
Canon powershot sd1000 white screen, lens wont open. not dropped, not wet. I put in the battery when the green indicator on the charger comes on, this is what I get. I take the battery out and put it back in the charger minute later, and the red indicator is on, is it possible that the battery isnt holding enough charge, or is it a camera problem? i hate to buy another one if the camera is no good.
... Canon PowerShot SD1000 Digital Camera
Battery recharged but camera wouldn't tunr on and made a funny beeping noise. Later the lens opened but now will not close PC world think it is the battery and won't do anything about the problem until we proove the battery is fine by putting a new one in which we cannot get locally. Any thoughts?
I tihnk u have to get a knew camera =) lol ... Samsung L700 Digital Camera
I own a Canon Powershot SD1200 IS. When I plug it in to my computer the camerawindow program to transfer my images doesn't open (it normallly automatically opens). when I plug the camera in and turn it on, the screen goes blank and the green light blinks for a while, but when I try to manually open the program it says that the program cannot be executed directly. How do I fix this?
Re install. try manual download from my computer, take out memory card ... Canon PowerShot A560 Digital Camera
Cannot open the battery compartment to change batteries
I give up...battery compartment so bad I'm returning the camera. ... Canon PowerShot A400 Digital Camera