Having problems with your Canon PowerShot A470 Digital Camera ?

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A stuck shutter is another common failure mode for digital cameras. The symptoms of a stuck or "sticky" shutter are very similar to CCD image sensor failure. The camera may take black pictures (for shutter stuck closed), or the pictures may be very bright and overexposed, especially when taken outdoors (for shutter stuck open). \012To confirm a stuck shutter, put the camera in any mode other than "Auto", and turn the flash OFF (you don't want to blind yourself for the next step). Next look down the lens and take a picture. You should see a tiny flicker in the center of the lens as the shutter opens and closes. If no movement is seen, then you likely have a stuck shutter. If so, please see this link for further info and a simple fix that may help. Recommend trying Step 5a (with care) using the pencil method.\012
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Not snapping in the day light - Canon PowerShot A470 Digital Camera


A stuck shutter is another common failure mode for digital cameras. The symptoms of a stuck or "sticky" shutter are very similar to CCD image sensor failure. The camera may take black pictures (for shutter stuck closed), or the pictures may be very ... Canon PowerShot A470 Digital Camera

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Since you have not mentioned the fault in detail I presume that it is the failure off the LCD that is giving the dark screen.\012The LCD screens are costly and you will need to check with a consensus with ... Canon PowerShot A470 Digital Camera

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Remove the SD card from the camera. Slide the tiny switch on the side of the card to its other "unlocked" position. Reinsert the card in the camera. \015\012\015\012But if you have already tried this, ... Canon PowerShot A470 Digital Camera

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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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I can record, i can take pictures inside or when it is night but i can not take pictures with the light of the day or when there is a strong light. I can see from the lcd monitor the icon bute when i take a picture It shows white screen! I wonder if i changed something on camera and i have this problem. My camera is canon powershot pro1


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That's the battery that keeps the clock going when the camera is turned off.If you need to replace it, refer to the instructions in the "Replacing the Date Battery" section of the manual (beginning on page 159 in my copy). If you need a manua ... Canon PowerShot A470 Digital Camera

Black image Just bought a used Canon PowerShot A60 digital camera. Menus work fine but LCD is black. When shutter button is pushed half way down the lower light blinks. I even tried to aim it at a lamp to see if it was too dark. Acts like it wants to take pictures. Lights blink, camera focuses, flash deploys, then nothing.


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I was Importing some pictures to my computer from my Canon sd 1300 is powershot digital camera , When the Battery died , I was not in the room at the time , So I came back in and attempted to turn the camera on and it said "Please change the battery pack" which means I need to charge the battery , and When the camera shut off , The lens did not close . SO I charged my battery , and the next day , I put the battery back in the camera like normal and I turned it on , and on the screen it said "Len


Since your camera is new the priviledge of your warranty claims must not be lost. So do not tamper to lose this benefit but call up the call centre of Canon for registeration/advice. What you can do is to remove the battery and keep if off . Since th ... Canon PowerShot SD1300 IS IXUS 105 Digital Camera

I dropped my Canon Powershot SD750 digital camera and the extended lens was stuck open. I had no other options so I opened the camera up to fix it. I corrected it, but after I put the camera back together it takes poor pics. In normal light conditions it over exposes and pic looks really bright and also has many lines going through the picture? I love the camera and don't want to buy another one. I tried a different memory card and reset function under the menu.


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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


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I have a canon powershot A470 and it fell in water. after i removed the card and batteries of which still worked and neither were wet, i let the camera dry for a couple of days. it has turned on since and the screen would come on and show me the pics on the card but it kept turning itself off and the zoom lense would go in and out on it's own. now, i can't get the camera to turn on and the zoom lense it stuck. any ideas??? or should i call it a wash. i really love this camera!!! Theresa


I submerged my powershot for a couple of seconds. it did get completely wet. it was acting very strangely: the lcd wasn't working, the little orange light on the front kept flashing, and it took a few tries for the lens to extend.then ... Canon PowerShot A470 Digital Camera

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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Consider 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 ... Canon PowerShot A470 Digital Camera

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I turn on the camera and it comes up with Card locked? i am unable to delete any of the data i have on there or take any photos it is like its blocked for some reason it is a Canon Powershot A470 digital camera thanks


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