Having problems with your Canon PowerShot S3 IS Digital Camera ?
How to take out internal battery?
\015 Did you get a chance to write that how to fix manual for the memory card error for Canon S3 IS? Mines just starting giving me this error and I read that you can open the camera and take out the internal battery and it shoud work. Anything helps!! THANKS!Mata Fuala'au\015
The internal battery is located under the cover for the AA batteries compartment. The internal battery holder is located next to the middle battery of the line of three batteries. The end of the holder has the internal battery size printed on it (CR 1220).
Repair Help & Product Troubleshooting for Canon PowerShot S3 IS Digital Camera
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 :
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,
... Canon PowerShot A710 IS Digital Camera
How to take out internal battery?
The internal battery is located under the cover for the AA batteries compartment. The internal battery holder is located next to the middle battery of the line of three batteries. The end of the holder has the internal battery size printe ... Canon PowerShot S3 IS Digital Camera
I have a Fujifim finepix f47(fd) The camera was working fine until last week, basically I can turn the camera on fine and use all the menus etc. My problem is after I take a photo the camera crashes/freezes and thats it you cant do anything else unless you take the battery out however im back at square one again. I have tried using the camera without an sd card as the camera itself has some internal memory. Same problem.
Your camera needs to be formated by memory and need a good Anti virus for SD memory card.. its NOD32 best you USB's and Memory cards ... Fuji FinePix F470 Digital Camera
My camera won't let me take any pics,it says internal is full,how do i get the pics off the camera to use sd card,also i don't have the cord to plug into pc,also battery's won't last a day,an i bought a new battery? help
The cam to pc USB cables are cheap and available at Best Buy or Wal-Mart. Just count the number of pins in the cam side of the cable to get the right one. Choose DELETE AFTER DOWNLOADING in Windows. ... Digital Cameras
My Canon A520 sometime, don't power on ONLY WITH OUT the memory card, so say, the camera function perfectly without the memory card, but, off coarse that model don't have an internal memory so, she is useless with out a memory card, I fix it (by now?!) taking off the internal battery and zeroing all sets, but I'm not sure if that my attitude (or his success) was entirely a matter of luck (episodic, sporadic, occasional etc...even superstitious!) By now my Camera is O.K, but I don't believe in h
You can get a newer model ... Canon PowerShot A520 Digital Camera
ISO err won't take photos. Chargable Battery good. Settings at factory default, and we shoot auto only Internal battery?
ISO Error is a media error, not related to the battery. It means that either the built in memory or media card is corrupted. ... Digital Cameras
MEMORY CARD ERROR PLEASE CHECK THE CARD A complete picture taking lockout save for internal memory which functions just fine. There is the same problem on 3 existing and two new 2Gb SD cards from SanDisk. The internal connectors in the card slot are all in position. We have cleaned the card connectors and tried two different and fully charged batteries We do not have access to an AC adapter. We have had the camera for 'years' and this is the first problem - is the camera 'totalled'. Time for a
HelloI am glad to hear that we could be of help. Thanks for using Fixya, and be sure to come back again.Kind regardsLock123 ... Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ3 Digital Camera
When I first bought the camera five years ago. it would take 8 to 10 pictures before batteries needed changed. This kept decreasing over time to 8 pictures maximum, then six pictures, then four pictures. Now I only get 1, sometimes 2, and occasionally 3 pictures before a battery change. Is there an internal problem with the camera? Can it be fixed?
Are you using a memory card or just the internal memory of the camera? ... Samsung Digimax 530 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
Each time I power the camera on to take photos I need to reset the time and date. Is there an internal battery that is malfunctioning? Any other ideas that may be causing this? Thanks
Yes,more than likely there is a little button cell battery that powers the date and time.You'll have to look in your manual to find its location.I just discovered my battery is dead.Yep i checked the manual even tho i already knew where to find it.To ... Canon PowerShot SD870 IS Digital Camera
My brand new Fuji finepix s2000hd will not take pictures either on internal memory or with a approved sdhc card,also the yellow camera blurred symbol is on.It also drained 4 brand new AAA batteries in 10 mins.Can any body help?
It sounds like your camera is a dud. We sell lots of those models, and have not had one defective. Get it back to the shop from which you made the purchase. Unless it has been abused, you got yourself a lemon. ... Fuji FinePix S2000hd Digital Camera
My camera for no apparent reason is very slow to react to anything selected for instance, switching between picture viewing and viewing the picture. it now takes some 30 seconds to perform this function. Is there an internal battery???
Even if there were an internal battery, it would only be there to retain the time and date settings. How is the health of your battery? ... Fuji FinePix S602 Zoom Digital Camera
I need to change the INTERNAL cell battery that is inside my vivicam4345. Everything works except when trying to take pictures. The LCD screen is black and no photo is taken
An internal cell battery (even if your camera has one) would have nothing to do with the LCD screen. ... Vivitar ViviCam 4345 Digital Camera
My m1033 won't read the card and only lets me take 6 pictures and then says the internal memory is full. I get the pictures off the camera and card by connecting the camera to my computer, not with a card reader. But it won't let me get the pictures off the card anymore. Just happened yesterday. I removed the card and battery, and replaced them but that didn't help. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks.
First, promise you will never use the internal memory again. Go ahead...promise. Now, do this:\0121. Download any pics from the internal memory you want to save. Then, with no card in the camera, go into the menu and find "format"...follow the on-scr ... Digital Cameras
I have just bought a cannon 40D THE SCREEN COMES UP WITH THIS MESSAGE:CAMERAS INTERNAL TEMP IS BECOMING TO HIGH CANNOT SHOOT. i HAVE NOT USED THE CAMERA MUCH JUST LOOKED AROUND THE MENU FEATURE ETC AND TRIED TO TAKE A PHOTO IT IS THE FIRST TIME USING THIS CAMERA. i AM USING A SCANDISK 111 4 gb. i HAVE FORMATED, THERE IS NOTHING ON THE DISK ANYWAY. TAKEN THE BATTERY OUT AND REINSERTED. ??????????????
It appears you have a defective camera body, warranty should cover it. Go to canonusa.com and contact their service dept.\015\012\015\012Hope this helps out. Happy Thanksgiving!\015\012Gom ... Canon Digital Cameras
Some sort of problem with internal memory / battery? Each time I turn on the camera now it cannot remember basic settings like date etc and I have to select date and time before I can take a shot... Any ideas?
The internal battery needs replacing this is a circular battery . ... Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-H1 Digital Camera
Canon PowerShot A480 won't take photo. Pressing on button camera on then pressing silver button to take photo when pressed down screen turns black no picture taken. Batteries new. This is the story; camera was working fine then showed low battery bought new batteries took couple of photo's showed low battery again. Replaced battery same thing again but now when pressing button to take photo screen goes black. Camera bought 30/9/2009. Any idea's????
Its just a matter of batteries...some are not powerful enough to operate the camera ....Try to change them and buy some real good ones..like Duracell or Tatra...do not make any compromises when buy the batteries...get the best cause these kinda camer ... Canon Powershot A480 - Silver Digital Camera
Very slow After I take a picture it takes a very long time until I can take another one. The viewfinder lamp swithces slowly from green to orange and the camera is not responding to anything until the lamp stays green. It takes even longer if i used the flash. Anyway I can fix it? I opened the camera and I noticed there is a battery (like a watch battery). Can that be replaced? Anybody knows anything about this battery? Thank you in advance for any feedback.
Hi, you have a few options. In fuji finepix model cameras they have a setting for continuous mode that may help shoot faster. when you press the menu button it should be under resolution. \015\012\015\0122nd try a higher speed memory ... Fuji FinePix A303 Digital Camera
I keep getting error 99. I've cleaned the sensors with a new eraser; I've changed the battery and changed the memory card. If I take out the battery and put it back in, I can take a picture. If I pause for about 30 seconds between picture, I get the error message again and then have to take the battery out and put it back in again.
Hello:\015\012\015\012Here is what Canon said :To isolate the cause of the issue, we suggest that you do the following:1. Turn off the camera.2. Remove the lens, battery, and CF card.3. Allow the ... Canon EOS Digital Rebel XS / 1000D IS Digital Camera
Sony DSC-W110 Hi, my camera was workign fine, plugged it into the computer to take some pictures off and the camera froze. Powered the camera down powered it back up and it froze again. Powered it down once again and no it will not power back up. Tried recharging the batteries overnight but it still will not power up. There is a little red light near the battery that flashes whenever i take the battery out or put it back in, or take the memory card out. So i assume there is power to the came
First, stop plugging it into the computer. Next, remove the card and battery, press all the buttons, leave it alone for 20 minutes, insert the card and then the battery (which I'm assuming is fully charged), turn it on. To download your pics in the f ... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W110 Digital Camera
I bought a kodak easy share in Feb. I took it back to Best Buy they changed the battery. It still will not take a charge and we replaced the battery from the Best Buy store. Since I have only had it 8 months they suggest I contact you. They couldn't fix it. Also, I purchased a Kodak Play video camera in July, from Best Buy. It will not take a charge either. They checked the batteries but not the problem. Please help me. I bought these items to take pictures of my new grandbaby and I am
I know sounds stupid but, I had this problem with my laptop. For months I could not get it charged. My husband finally tested our outlet plug and realized it was no longer getting electrical power or not enough to charge since the light turned on ... Kodak EasyShare M1033 Digital Camera
I changed the batteries in my Power Shot A720 IS recently when the low battery warning flashed, and had taken only two photos when the warning flashed again. I moved the mode switch to playback and the screen went dark "Change batteries now" appeared. I turned off the camera, set the mode switch to shooting, turned the camera back on and was able to take two more photos before the low battery warning returned and prevented any more picture taking. I purchased and installed new batteries and f
Hi, 1st you must use alkline bat or minimum 800 mhp bat....and if problem is not solved then cheak the bat cap and connection clean with aomthing,,,,If any thing else contact meKhatricamera@gmail.com ... Canon PowerShot A720 IS Digital Camera
Camera showing battery half full or empty despite having new batteries [ have tried several different batteries ,all new, just to be sure] ]. Even if occasionally it does show a full battery , it will only take one or two pics before showing empty again. Usually if you take them out and replace them it shows full but only for a few mins. Any ideas ?
... Pentax *ist DL Digital Camera
The camera was dropped in water for a few seconds. I managed to take the battery and memory card out after I retrieved it from the water. The camera was then dried and I was able to take a few pictures after the mishap. It's been a few weeks now and the camera does not work. I tried to charge the battery, thinking it was a bad battery, but the battery charger would continuously blink a red flash for hours! Can this camera be saved?
... Casio Exilim EX-Z77 Digital Camera
Camera's about 2 years old. With a fully charged battery it will take about 8 to 10 photos and then the battery indicates total discharge. How ever, if the camera is turned off for several minutes and then back on it will again take several pictures and but then again shows that the battery is totally discharged. I have tried installing a new "out of the box" battery in the camera but I still get the same sequence of events. Any help you can provide will be greatly appreciated
This is going to be a tough one, but we may get lucky. There are a few things that can cause this situation, and it can get tricky since we never know how long replacement batteries have been on the shelf. When some rechargeable batteries totall ... Olympus FE-340 Digital Camera