Having problems with your Canon Digital Cameras ?
My powershot sd780 is went into a pool with me. Can it be repaired?
Probably not (it wouldn't be economic), but it is worth trying to dry it out yourself. Dont turn it on! Remove the batteries and any memory card and leave it in a warmish dry place for a week or so. You could try a hose type vacuum cleaner on it first. Don't be impatient. If after a couple of weeks it doesn't work, then you are no worse off. Buy a newer, better, cheaper camera-prices are dropping and specs improving all the time.
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My powershot sd780 is went into a pool with me. Can it be repaired?
Probably not (it wouldn't be economic), but it is worth trying to dry it out yourself. Dont turn it on! Remove the batteries and any memory card and leave it in a warmish dry place for a week or so. You could try a hose type vacuum cleaner on it firs ... Canon Digital Cameras
Canon PowerShot A75 digital cmera suddenly went dead so I can no longer take pictures. Colors flash across the screen instead of the normal clear screen. It turns on and I can pick up the old pictures. It worked one day and then the next was gone. I love the camera and have had it for just over one year. If it costs too much to repair I won't bother, but what do I do and where do I go?
Please not, I live in Germany at an Air Force Base. I called the Canon company here in Germany. They diagnosed the problem, something apparently inherent with this camera, and told me the representant dealer close to where I live is the only one al ... Canon Digital Cameras
My Canon Powershot SD780 IS fell into my drink, it worked right after, then became cloudy, now it wont turn on. i checked immediately after and the battery area didnt get wet, but the lens was out when it fell into my drink. Is it repairable or is it a lost cause?
... Canon PowerShot SD780 IS / IXUS 100 IS Digital Camera
Unfocused I have a cannon powershot sd750 the black lcd screen went out so we took it to best buy for repair now all of the images are blurry or out of focus and i cant seem to resolve
Take it back to whoever TRIED to fix it. ... Canon PowerShot SD750 / IXUS 75 Digital Camera
Canon Powershot SD780 IS lens problem
Try these procedures. ... Canon PowerShot SD630 Digital ELPH / IXUS 65 Digital Camera
I have an Olympus E-510 which is just two years old. The camera went completely dead on me with no notice. I brought it to a camera repair store to see if they could find out what the problem was. We tested the battery and it was fine. I then brought it to a camera repair specialist who told me that it was the circuit board. He wouldn't repair it because he said it wouldn't be worth it. Is it worthwhile sending in to Olympus to get a quote only to have them say the same thing or should I j
Olympus will charge you for the quote since they have to disassemble the camera to determine the problem. After paying them $100-150 for the estimate, do you still want to come up with the rest for the repair? ... Olympus Camedia D-510 Zoom Digital Camera
I was taking pictures with my canon powershot sd750 and when I went to take another picture the display screen went black. When I take a picture it shows black. It doesnt take the picture.
... Canon PowerShot SD750 / IXUS 75 Digital Camera
I have a Canon Powershot S30 with a bad LCD. Otherwise working. I also have one with a working LCD, but the lens will not extend. I'd like to make one out of two. Is there a manual with exploded views available so I can do it myself or is that unrealistic. I have several cameras, so I suspect that a professional repair would cost more than the camera is worth. Like most electronic relics, it seems to be cheaper to replace than repair.
Try these fixes for the one with the bad lens:\012Fixing a Lens Error on a Digital Camera\012\012This has to b ... Digital Cameras
Powershot A70 Have had the camera several years and always worked great. Went to download pix and this time the download program didn't pop up. Went to the program directly and tried and it said 'no camera recognized'. Have checked connections all seem ok. Pls help.
Remove the Camera software.\015\012Assuming the camera is OK Windows ME/2000/XP/Vista will see the camera without software.\015\012\015\012Try it and come back ... Canon PowerShot A70 Digital Camera
Sd780 is not recognized in iphoto - Canon PowerShot SD780 IS / IXUS 100 IS Digital Camera
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 SD780 IS / IXUS 100 IS Digital Camera
Hi there .. I have had this camera for a couple of years now and it as been fabulous however a couple of weeks ago, i went to turn it on and it made a churning noise, and then reported on its blank screen "lens error, restart camera" It is a canon digital IXUS 900Ti. is there anyway to fix it or do i have to take it in?? also, if i have to get it repaired, do you know anywhere around the sydney city area where i can get cheap and prompt repairs performed?? Thank you and look forward
Lens errors are fairly common. Usually it's sand or grit interfering with the lens extension mechanism. Or the camera's been dropped with the lens extended. Or the camera has been powered on, but the lens had been blocked preventing its extension. Or ... Canon IXUS 860 IS Digital Camera
I have a canon powershot sd1100 IS and bought it on ebay back in the fall. I havent had any problems and it was in great condition. One night I went to erase some pictures before going out- the camera was fine. About an hour later, I took the camera out of my purse and when I turned it on I saw the screen was white whether I went to take a picture or view one. I can still take pictures and load them on my computer but I can't see what I'm taking because of the white. Is there a way to fix this?
... Canon PowerShot SD1100 IS Digital Camera
Lens stuck My Sony Cybershot lens is stuck in the out position. It occured when I went to take a photo, the camera turned on and then the battery went dead; not enough juice to turn it off. It was frozen like that for about a day and a half, I did not have access to an outlet. Once I charged the battery, it not struggles to move but is stuck. The LCD display says, "turn power of and then back on" Is there a trick to un freezing it? I don't want to send it in for repairs, my warrenty is exp
Hello, I have read other forums that suggest that quite literally rapping or swatting the unit on its bottom half can actually solve the problem and get things going again. I am going to try it with mine. I too have a stuck lens. Here is a link that ... Sony Cybershot S650 Digital Camera
HI...I just bought the powershot A720 a couple of days ago, and I've taken approx. 30-40 shots so far....well, tonight, I went to take some more pics of my daughter (i took about 11 0r 12 shots), and when I went to look back at them, along with all the other shots i've taken previously, the shots I took tonight were there, but ALL the other shots were GONE...I have no idea how this happened...I never deleted any, and I am VERY upset because I had some really nice shots on there...can you help or
Hi,\015\012\015\012Try this recovery software.\015\012\015\012http://www.recuva.com/ ... Digital Cameras
I have a Canon PowerShot S5 IS, and a few months ago I started getting a lense error whenever I went into phototaking mode. Every once-in-a-while when I went into the "view pictures" mode, the lense would retract itself, but when I tried to take pictures again, the lense would go out and "lense error. restart camera" would appear on the screen. A few weeks ago I finally got my camera fixed at a shop. I got the camera back and used it for about a week, now the same problem is happening. I've
HelloThe problem is that the lens has become stuck in the barrel. There are some DIY solutions you could try, but the \012probability is that you will have to get it fixed by a professional. ... Canon PowerShot S5 IS Digital Camera
I have a Canon Powershot SD550 Digital Elph IXUS 750 and last sunday I shot some photos outdoor at the equestrin center, but when I went indoors I found I didn't have a flash operating either on automatic or on manual, and I thought they had a mechanism to prevent flashes so the horses wouldn't be spooked. Later I shot some photos on automatic and they came out but when we went inside the fash was inoperative. I haven't dropped or manipipulated the camera in any fashion. i sent the camera to the
Here are some simple things to try first for a camera that won't take a picture when the shutter button is pressed, or with an inoperative flash. They won't work for every case, but they're worth a try:\015\012 ... Canon Digital Cameras
I am a US Soldier and I bought my Stylus 770 to take to Iraq, I had no problems at all with the camera in Iraq because it was always dry. I am in Jamaica with my wife on or 6 year anniversary trip now that I have returned home from combat, and as soon as we arrived in Jamaica we got in the pool that is only 3ft deep and went right under the surface to get a pic together under water and i went up to my room and washed off the camera. i have only had the camera for a little under 2 years, now th
I have the same camera and I bought it in early 2007. I took it to mexico snorkeling, in the pools, i have a 140 gal fishtank that it has also been set up in. I think u got a faulty camera cuz mine works 110% after 2.5 years. I would buy another in a ... Olympus Stylus 770 SW Digital Camera
I slipped over at the edge of the pool and my digital camera fell in the pool. Can it be repaired?
It will depend on the degree of the damage, it will always be best to remove the batteries and then get a hair dryer (Blower) and blow dry the camera pointing the air to the battery compartment. the most possible part that can be damaged here is the ... Digital Cameras
I have a Canon Powershot SD780 and in movie mode there is a horrible buzzing sound in the video track. Example: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D_k-CpWoTto I know i'm not the only one with this problem because I have found many many people on the internet with the same problem. I have tried different settings, different SD cards and just about everything else. This fault also doesnt just apple to the SD780, a lot of Canon's compact range also has this issue Any suggestions?
Sounds like its something with the canon cameras. Several people have this problem. More then likely they were made that way. ... Canon PowerShot SD780 IS / IXUS 100 IS Digital Camera
Hi, I have a two year old Canon PowerShot SX1. Recently began to think my shutter speeds have been on the low side, based on ISO, aperture, and general lighting conditions outside. Went out and purchased a Canon PowerShot SX130 just to compare. Took about 25 shots with each, same subjects each time, same settings, same position, about 15 seconds apart. Discovered that, on average, the SX130's shutter speeds were over 3 times higher than the SX1 for proper exposures. For instance, at ISO 100
You may be right, from the details and data you've provided. Unfortunately, you would probably have to pay a service charge to prove it, and they would most likely replace the main board, and charge accordingly. I, myself, would just adjust to t ... Canon PowerShot SX1 IS Digital Camera
Powershot a70 Over a period of taking 5 pictures the display showed a deteriorating image, 5 shots later I went from great pictures to a complete black image. My preview does'nt show a thing. The images went from perfect to a streaking black to just black. thanks for the help
As mentioned Canon should fix this for you for free, including free shipping both ways. Please check the following two links for more info:\015\012http://camerarepair.blogspot.com/2007/11/canon-digital-cameras-showing-black.html\015\012ht ... Canon PowerShot A70 Digital Camera
Canon PowerShot SD780 IS Vista Help PLEASE!
Use a card reader to download your pictures to a folder you create on your desktop. ... Canon PowerShot SD780 IS / IXUS 100 IS Digital Camera
My Powershot 410's LCD screen suddenly went fuzzy,
This sounds like it might be a defective CCD imager. If so, Canon should fix this for you for free, including free shipping both ways. This is regardless of your camera's warranty status. ... Canon PowerShot S410 / IXUS 430 Digital Camera
Canon PowerShot SD780 IS camera lens error. :(...
I did the same thing and it works only be restarting it now but it works lol. I threw it agianst my bed . SO BEAT THE **** OUT OF YOUR CAMERA..then restart and it should work..*** made **** what can you say ... Canon PowerShot SD780 IS / IXUS 100 IS Digital Camera
Canon PowerShot SD780 IS will not download pics on
Try NOT connecting your camera to your computer.The 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 computer or c ... Canon PowerShot SD630 Digital ELPH / IXUS 65 Digital Camera