Having problems with your Canon PowerShot SD1000 Digital Camera ?

When i turned on the canon camera, and start using the shoot, the left portion of the camera where the lens is located started to get heat, what's the caused of sudden heat of the canon camera?


Answers :

It's perfectly normal for digital cameras to get warm. Things like the CCD for example generate heat and due to lack of room for a proper heatsink they can use the actual metal of the camera body to get rid of that heat. If the camera get's really hot to the touch and I mean abnormally hot then I'd take the camera to an autorised repair shop for a check. Obviously the longer you leave the camera on the warmer it's likely to get. Continuous shooting and quickly changing batteries and return to shooting I'd tend to avoid for fear of causing problems. But with normal picture taking the warmth is normal. Great if it's in the middle of winter, it keeps one hand nice and cosy.
I suggest to go to http://www.canon.com then to Americas... Canon usa. Then go to support under downloads. To this link with the toll free number for support http://www.usa.canon.com/consumer/controller?act=PgComSmModDisplayAct&keycode=2110&fcategoryid=224&modelid=14901 Call them to see if you can get this problem fixed for free under one of their warranty programs. If not, then see how much the repair will cost. I am guessing it will be more than the camera is worth. They do have a trade-up program which you may be interested in. And they may be able to fix your problem on the phone.
You can check the menus. Reset all menus to orig. settings. or factory.
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