Having problems with your Canon PowerShot S3 IS Digital Camera ?

I purchased the camera in April of 2007, but have only taken about 500 pictures. Today I turned it on, and when I tried to take a picture, the message "change the batteries" came up, and it went dead. I replaced the batteries and it still will not power up. The batteries are all good.


Answers :

It is likely that an internal integrated circuit in the DC/DC board is damaged.\015\012 \015\012Either an electronic component just is worn out, or moisture or humidity affected the camera.\015\012 \015\012You can try with a different set of batteries (different brand and type) since such DC/DC converter board has a monitor circuit of the battery level, and when the components of it start failing, gives a wrong battery level to the micro-processor.\015\012 \015\012If after try other batteries you have the same problem, then you will need to have your camera reviewed by a qualified technician to have it repaired, since it requires open the camera and evaluate the DC/DC board performance.

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