Having problems with your Canon Powershot SD450 / IXUS 55 Digital Camera ?

Shutter button jammed halfway down Ixus 55

\015 Hi, The shutter button on our Ixus 55 has jammed halfway down. It's preventing use of zoom function, menus etc.\302\240\015\012Is this something that we can fix ourselves, and if so do you have a diagram, \302\240or is this a shop thing?\015

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If it is a dislocation of the switch then its a minor fault .... open the screws and try to disassemble the top and refit the shutter button ... its should work properly ... be carefull while opening the camera so that you dont damage the camera.....
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Shutter button jammed halfway down Ixus 55

If it is a dislocation of the switch then its a minor fault .... open the screws and try to disassemble the top and refit the shutter button ... its should work properly ... be carefull while opening the camera so that you dont damage the camera..... ... Canon Powershot SD450 / IXUS 55 Digital Camera

To adjust the focus on the camera you are suppose to press the shutter button halfway down and it will lock your focus in and then press the shutter button again and take the picture. It was working fine and the next time I turned my camera on this option would not work. I try the press the shutter button down halfway the it does nothing. All I can do now it press it all the way to take the picture. I have an Olympus E-420 digital SLR camera.

Hello sir!!\015\012\015\012first try to give it a soft reset.\015\012\015\012to perform it use the settings/restore/ok\015\012\015\012if its not solving ur prob tell me so i can help u further i am a professional ... Digital Cameras

Camera shuts down after shutter button is pressed. It shuts down halfway through the shutter operation. Everything else works fine-reviewing pictures, settings in menu, focusing, exposure settings etc. The camera focuses ok when the shutter button is half pressed then when you press the shutter button fully, the mirror goes up, shutter appears to open then the camera shuts down with no power. Only way to get mirror etc back to normal is to remove the battery and refit. When camera is turned b

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Shutter button on my digital rebel xt stopped working. I can press down far enough (halfway) to get it to focus but then it won't click all the way down and release. For several months before this final calamity, it would frequently happen that when I went to take a photo the button wouldn't engage at all and I'd have to try several times and miss the shot I wanted before I could get the shutter button to engage. Now that it's not working at all, I sent it to Canon for repair and have just rec

I know it sounds expensive but at least you know Canon will fix it properly with a limited warranty on the repair. Remember, they have to take the camera completely apart to reach that part. If you're interested in seeing how complicated it is, googl ... Canon Rebel XT / EOS 350D Digital Camera

Hello... I've been using my sony DSC H5 which is great but recently when I hold the shutter button down halfway to focus does not lock in the image but it does auto focus when pressing the shutter button down. I someone knows a setting to check please let me know since I am unable to find it. thanks....

You need to replace the control assembly, see the solution here:;\015\012http://www.fixya.com/support/t1811939-shutter_button_popped_off_am_out ... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H5 Digital Camera

On my Sony DSC-H2, the shutter button no longer focuses when I press the shutter button halfway (though occasionally it works.) What can I do to fix it?

... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H2 Digital Camera

I have a Canon EOS 1000D and uptil this morning I was taking perfect pictures then suddenly it seems to have jammed on me .... nothing is working .... when I switch on the camera nothing happens... when I press the shutter button to take a picture and inside the viewfinder a green spot on the right side and a busy sign on the left flash whilst pressing down the shutter button !!!! I have removed the battery and gave it a full charge; at the same time I also removed the card and viewed all my

Hi,\015\012\015\012There is a documented problem with the Canon 1000d and the shutter freezing. In Oct 2009 they released an updated firmware for the camera which should solve the problem. You need to go here to remedy the problem:\ ... Canon EOS Digital Rebel XS / 1000D IS Digital Camera

My camera is Nikon coolpix L6 When I press the shutter-release button halfway, the camera focuses of the subject. But the Troubleshooting is when I press the shutter release button the rest of the way down to take the picture. The camera start to focuses again for a time then the picture recorded after the subject has moved away.

You need to go into settings and change ur shutter settings to a quicker release. also dont hold down the button just press it real fast ... Nikon Digital Cameras

Looking for a replacement shutter button for the canon ixus 50.Dropped it recently and lost this button,everything else ok,can anybody tell me if it is possible to buy this button?

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Hi: Re; retina IIa , model 016. I cannot get the shutter rewind lever is jammed and pressing the film advance button does not relieve the jamming. What is the trouble? Iknow how to repair the retina reflex so I am technically able to rebuild the camera if necessary. I ca be reached at: [email protected] Thank you. Sidnet Rieder

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Install fully charged batter, turn camerap power on, LCD panel indicated full battery power, push shutter button halfway down to auto focus, can maybe take one picture with what seems to be a very slow reacting shutter, then LCD panel goes blank as if no batter paower remains.

Is your battery new? Try to use another battery to isolate the problem. Even if you're saying that the battery is fully charged, there are chances when the battery fails. If it is under warranty, I would suggest that you ask for a replacement. Bat ... Canon EOS-10D Digital Camera

I'm looking for a service or repair manual for Olympus C-7000 CAMEDIA. Problem: Keeping the shutter button pressed halfway is not possible anymore. Pressing this button, the camera focuses and immediately shoots a picture I think it's a hardware problem of the buttom itself and therefore I'd like to know how to open the case and how to fix the problem (by means of a repair manual).

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Everything seems to be working but the shutter release button. It does nothing, even depressing the button halfway for metering shows nothing. no indicators in viewfinder info line. I assumed it was a third party Battery problem, as there was a Impact battery being used primarily at the time. However replacing the Battery with a pentax battery didn't change anything. Camera not dropped, or damaged in any way, its a sudden problem i cannot seem to troubleshoot.

Remove the lens and fire off a few shots. Re-attach the lens and try again. That sometimes works. ... Pentax K10D Body Only Digital Camera

Kodak Z760 Digital Camera....shutter button is JAMMED...HELP!!!

If it's only the shutter buttonl you can send it in to kodak service center;; THAT'S THE ONLY CAMERA COMPANY THAT HAS GREAT SERVICE; I should now I have this camera; after one week of having it my sister dropped it and the speakers didn't make any so ... Kodak EasyShare Z760 Digital Camera

Focusing problems Hello, I have been trying to take close-up pictures (between 4-12 inches away from subject) but when I press the shutter button halfway, on the screen I see the image come into focus, come out of focus, come into focus,.. on and on for several moments until it settles on the out of focus image. I've tried setting the camera to the macro and super macro settings, and that doesn't help at all. I know it can focus, because I see it on the screen but for some reason it chooses the

You may be beyond (up to close) the focal capability of the lens. Even though there is a macro setting, the lens may not have the capability to focus on an object that close (without adding an external macro lens). The specification on the minimal ... Olympus SP-350 Digital Camera

When the shutter button is depressed halfway the screen or the viewfinder goes dark -making it very difficult to take a picture.

Make sure the (+/-) is not set to the (-) side. Other wise the camera will have to be sent back for repair. Sounds like the aperture may be broken. ... Canon PowerShot S3 IS Digital Camera

I posted yesterday...there is no halfway position on the shutter release button on my OptioW90, it snaps the picture w/o focusing

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I have two cameras here that both have problems with the film advance lever, shutter release button and the self-timer. (Phenix DC303N - loose advance lever, and Vivitar V3800N - jammed advance lever) Firstly I would like to know if these problems are linked together!? Secondly would I be able to fix these on my own if you told me how!? Please help! Theyre for a school and i would really like to get these working again :) Hannah Suchy

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I have this problem too. Nikon D70 will snap shutter halfway and takes another push on the button to open it back up again. No picture results. not on time delay I don't think as it does not buzz and eventually open up. Err message after first half click.

Is it not opening up the shutter to take the images? Please elaborate the issue in some more detail. ... Nikon D70s Digital Camera

The mirror is halfway up, and will not move when you actuate the shutter, for my Pentax MZ-30. Any button I push or switch I move, makes the camera make a whinning sound and nothing happens.

Try to remove the battery with the camera in "OFF" then reinstall the battery (make sure the camera is off) and set your top right dial to the "P" (Pict position). Make sure the switch to the lower right front of the lens mount is set in AF. The n po ... Digital Cameras

Canon IXUS 500 It will not take a picture the screen is blanc maybe a little pink lighting upper left corner.Push button to take photo seems tt do all the normal things shutter clicks etc except take the photo. Every other mode works??

Try to see If you can see a photo in Playback mode from your memory card (Transfer a good photo to the card first) Do all the menus display correctly? If so it would seem the camera sensor (ccd) is bad. Canon had a recall on these models with bad sen ... Canon PowerShot S500 IXUS 500 Digital Camera

I have a Sony Cyber shot DSC-H2. When the shutter button is depressed halfway, it does not focus as it should do. Is there a simple solution to this?

The Sony DSC-H2 and DSC-H5 have a terrible shutter button design and the tiny little "bubble" that is responsible for the "half press focus" can be easily damaged.If you do a Google search for "Sony shutter button repair" you will see the ... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H2 Digital Camera

Focus problem In auto mode when I press the shutter-release button halfway to focus it fails to focus. Please Help. Susan

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Lens Error. Hi. I dropped my camera on the 30th of December last year, while taking pictures of Christmas lights. This happened, when I was being stupid, because I didn't put my wrist ********. It slipped right out of my hands and fell lens down on the concrete while it was on. I picked it up and it said: lens error. When I turn it in, the lens will go out as normal, but the message will appear and it will turn off. The shutter only closes halfway. I think it is jammed. Is there anyway to fix th

Try jiggling the lens. Use compressed air to blow out any grit around the lens barrel. If that doesn't do it, you'll need to get the camera serviced. ... Nikon COOLPIX L18 Digital Camera

I have a Canon EOS Rebel XT, the shutter release button is not jammed, it clicks when you press it but it will not take a picture, it seems as if something is stuck when it goes to focus when on automatic and manual, therefore it will not take a photo. Do you have any idea what the problem can be?

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