Having problems with your Canon PowerShot S500 IXUS 500 Digital Camera ?
Canon Ixus 500 staying on Auto mode
\015 Mode dial has no effect when changing. No Manual, Stitch or movie mode when turning the dial to these modes, stays on camera auto mode\015
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