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I got my Canon a590 this past christmas; since then, every so often, it will not show any image on the screen. All I can see is the menu options. Every time I want to take a picture, all I get is absolute black. However, I can view pictures on a memory card with no problem on the main screen. The last 3-4 times this happened, the problem usually went away within a few days. I've tried replacing the batteries, but to no avail. Is my lens bad, or is it due to a more intricate problem?

Your camera should still be covered under the one year factory warranty. I would go to the Canon website and contact them for a covered repair if I were you.\015\012\015\012Best regards,\015\012Bob ... Canon PowerShot A590 IS Digital Camera

Install new batteries,within minutes of useage battery indicator starts flashing & short time later camera says change battery &camera shuts off. first 3 yrs batteries would last for weeks, i could take a1000 shots plus view edit etc. i tried new charger &batteries ,non rechargeables plus i changed the internal battery for date& time,took camera to shop and had it checked for shorts and discharge problems they said everything was within specs.i have been told all canons do this after 3 or 4 yrs,

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Lens error my canon IXUS 860 IS is having a lens error problem. firstly, the lens cant retract back and when i try to switch it on, the screen will say 'lens error, restart camera' so how do i restart the camera?? i'm currently overseas and although my camera is within warranty, i cant possibly send my camera back to the original country for repair. is there any DIY method?? i'm an amateur at cameras so i do not wish to try any method that may further make the problem worse. thank you for your h

This is probably THE single most common failure among digital cameras. There's a halfway chance of fixing it yourself, described here: http://camerarepair.blogspot.com/2007/12/fixing-lens-error-on-digital-camera.html ... Canon IXUS V2 Digital Camera

Lenses problem when I bought canon powershot A480 , It's lenses off automatically within 1mins when I had not taken any shoot. now the lenses do not off automatically . It's need to switch off. How can I solve the problem?

Look in the menu, there's an option to switch between 1 minute and 0 seconds (=never) switch off. ... Canon PowerShot A480 Digital Camera

My Canon powershot SD20 seems to constantly have a drained battery. I have two batteries for it, and each one seems to be good for about five minutes, then the camera says change the battery pack and it shuts off. But when I plug the battery in to charge the green fully charged light comes on within a minute. Are BOTH of the batteries defective, or is this a problem with the camera itself?

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Hi, I have problems with my Canon powershot S5 IS, no matter what I do, my batteries are dead within 30 seconds. I've used a new pack of batteries to make 6 photo's. Anybody got advice?

It looks like the Camera Shortend the batteries \012its a problem with the internal power unit one of the components is short and cause this problem \012\[email protected] ... Canon PowerShot S5 IS Digital Camera


Fixing a Lens Error on a Digital Camera\012\012This has to be THE most common failure mode for a digi ... Canon PowerShot S5 IS Digital Camera

Battery low problem within 2-3 clicks even with a new battery canon powershot a 540

Open camera battery cover check contacts if it oxidize rub it with screw driver and clean it.your problem will solve ... Canon PowerShot A540 Digital Camera

My Canon D50 is used only for astro imaging.The camera is not modified.My problem is when I shoot at ISO 3200 for faint galaxies,I get a huge amount of grainness..My friend has a Canon D40 and does not have this problem when shooting ISO 3200.The grainy background is so intense that it makes post processing of any quality impossible. Is there such a thing as a suggested setting for the Canon D50 that shows exactly what are the proper setting for the Canon D50 to get high quality images? I real

You could experiment with setting the ISO to 1600 or 800 and use corresponding longer shutter speeds. ... Canon EOS 50D 15.1MP Digital SLR Camera Digital Camera with EF-S 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6 IS Standard Zoom Lens

The shutter speed priority setting on my Canon 40D keeps jumping to a different speed that I haven't set. E.g - set at 200, jumps to 25 when I go to take a photo. I have spoken to Canon regarding the problem and they have suggested that I clear the user settings. This initially solved the problem for all of an hour, but the problem has now started up again. I'll probably be sending it in, as I think it might be a problem with the hardware, just thought I'd check here first. Any suggestio

Maybe you also can check the auto bracketing is turned off. ... Canon Digital Cameras

Display problem I have a canon ixus 400 for 1.5 year and the display just became blur and pink so taking a picture is a problem. but looking at the pictures taken are normal. this is my second canon with the same problem. the first was an een power shot a70 can it be solved?

Sorry I didn't see this and respond to your post earlier Maxorga. \015\012This sounds like it might be a defective CCD imager. If so, Canon should fix this for you for free for both of your cameras, including free shipping both ways. This is regardle ... Canon PowerShot S400 / IXUS 400 Digital Camera

My LCD screen on my Canon Power shot G3 is blank (just white). There are no icons; no viewing of things I wish to photograph. I called customer support they said there was no problem with the CCD image sensor on G series cameras per the Canon service letter of 10/6/05.I would have to pay about $135 plus shipping to get it fixed or trade for another camera which would cost me money also. I'm not happy with this because I assumed that Canon would fix the problem if it appeared on the G series. Ple

If the CCD were bad and everything else OK, you would see all the icons on the LCD (viewing screen), and you would be able to see images on the memory card that had been taken in the past while in Replay mode. The service letter you refer to covers r ... Canon Digital Cameras

Transfer problem My computer says ''camera not found'' when I attempt to transfer pics from my Canon SD960. I have loaded the Canon software and I am running Windows XP. I don't have this problem with an older computer in the house which proves that the problem is with my computer and not the camera.

Use a card reader to download your pics. ... Canon PowerShot SD960 IS Digital Camera

I bought digital Canon EOS Rebel XT two years ago, and I have really big problem with AF. I got one half of the pictures fuzzy. Sometimes the green light is on, I took the picture and it is fuzzy. Next shot is fine. I never have this kind of problem with Canon Rebel ( not digital). Now I can't rely on Auto Focus at all. Please explain to me where is a problem. Thanks, Irene

Is the lens on AF mode? Have you tried more than one lens to determine whether it's the lens or the camera itself?You may want to have lens calibrated. Send in for service? ... Canon Digital Cameras

White photos canon A470? i have a canon powershot A470 camera and there's a problem taking photo.. whenever i take a picture, it's either fully white or have white stripes on the pictures.. i thought it was the lens problem but the camera has no problem shoot a video.. i also try the factory reset but no use

I had this problem too, I think it's the shutter problem, it doesn't closewhen a picture is taken, therefore, causing the over exposed photo...I've sent it back to canon, still waiting for the reply...Kevin - Malaysia ... Canon PowerShot A470 Digital Camera

Canon Powershot G10 image quality problems... I have had my Canon Powershot G10 for 2 years and have had the same problem from the start... it is now driving me mad! When viewing photos in anything other than the supplied Canon Zoom Browser or Photo Professional the quality is poor. The images are noticeably blurred and appear grainy. I normally shot in manual mode with ISO80 and record images in RAW+JPEG. Processing the RAW photos seems to slightly improve the blur (though it is still there)

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Canon EOS 300d... focusing and shutter button problem

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I have a Canon MV600. when switched on to 'camera', all I get is a blank screen. Occasionally it will work normally. I suspect the iris is not opening and the iris motor sounds a bit rough. do you have any idea what the problem is likely to be and how much this repair is likely to cost. Incidentally, I also had this same problem with an older analogue Canon model so it would seem to be a common failing.

The US version of the MV600 is the ZR60. Canon has issued a service notice for this model world wide that seems to address your issue. The US version can be found at this ... Canon Digital Cameras

I have a canon powershot sd630. The camera works find but when I plug it in to my USB port on the computer (via the canon cable wire that came with the camera) the computer does not recognize the camera. I have been using this camera for two years and this is a new problem. Its as though the usb port on the camera is problematic. I am able to use the port on my computer's tower for other electronics without any problems.


Batteries need replaced constantly. I am using 2 AA alkaline as instructed. As soon as I put them in it says batteries are low and shuts off. This is happening with all brands of new batteries. What's the problem? Occasionally I may get to take 1 or 2 pictures before this happens, usually none. Seems to be a prevalent problem with this particular camera. This is my 2nd Canon and I'm pretty sure there won't be a third. Canon should recall these cameras and either fix them or give a reduction on a

Canon actually has recalled some serial numbers for your model camera for the problem that you're experiencing. Some of The Canon Powershot A530 and A540 cameras are subject to an advisory recall. Seems that a small spring on the battery compartment ... Canon PowerShot A540 Digital Camera

Canon has announced a problem with some of the CCDs used in its digital cameras and camcorders which causes images not to appear or appear distorted. This is due to a malfunction that means the wiring in the CCDs may come undone if exposed to high temperature or high humidity. The affected cameras are the PowerShot A60, PowerShot A70, PowerShot A75, PowerShot A300, PowerShot A310, Digital IXUS V3, Digital IXUS II, Digital IXUS IIs. Canon advises anyone experiencing these problems to contact them

Oh it's more than just the cameras you list, and also includes some video cameras.\015\012\015\012Canon will fix these for you for free if they're experiencing symptoms of CCD failure (black, lined, discolored, or distorted images). This ... Canon PowerShot A70 Digital Camera

I have owned a Canon G9 for a couple years. I dropped it back in May. Lens wouldn't retract. Did research - must get it fixed professionally. Instead of sending to CANON - I sent to Teleplan Digital Camera Repair (worthless hucksters) to save some money. STUPID! Horrible experience - just now received my camera back after them having it back and forth since June. After the fixed the initial problem I noticed having some focusing problems. Almost every picture wasn't focusing correctly. Not a

Just to rule out any owner error, put the camera on a tripod or firm surface and take a few test shots to check the focus. If the problem still exists, then you have a decision to make...deal with the same guys or send the camera to Canon and have it ... Digital Cameras

Broken MIrror? well your sub-mirror is broken inside of the camera, i had the same problem, it just happens by itself after extended use of the camera, and it is not a means for recall by canon so you have to deal with it yourself.  this website can fix it for $130 and they will replace it with a metal piece so it doesn't happen again(original piece is weak plastic) I just read the above solution.  It looks like I may have the same problem - I have easily taken 50,000 pictures with my Canon Rebe

Teresalemair persenaly I would not fix a camera that old that has had alot of use, unforteneterly we live in a throw away society. If its possibly to upgrade the camera.\015\012\015\012Rather I would put that money into a camera upgrade, ... Canon Rebel XT / EOS 350D Digital Camera

Canon Powershot A75 problems ________________________________________ I have a Canon powershot A75 Digital camera its about a 11 months old and has a few problems now. 1. zoom doesn't work any more 2. any buttons like "menu" "func" "up/down/left/right" don't work anymore 3. unable to view pictures I've taken except the last one 4.Orange AF light on the front of the camera keeps blinking. I am able to still take pictures and download them to my computer but thats all. Has anyone else

Having read on a few sites about loose ribbon wires causing problems and having this same problem.\015\012I decide to take the camera apart. Taking all the screws out and fidling with the "wires" connecting the zoom control and the photo type selecto ... Canon PowerShot A75 Digital Camera
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