Having problems with your Canon PowerShot SD880 IS Digital Camera ?

CANON IXY 510 IS hello,,my canon digital camera ixy 510 is (japan version) is smoking when i use flashing and it smells like burning..how was it?is it ok or normal to use?im so worried,this was my hubby's gift..


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Smoking and a burning smell are not normal. Is the camera new?...can you return it?
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CANON IXY 510 IS hello,,my canon digital camera ixy 510 is (japan version) is smoking when i use flashing and it smells like burning..how was it?is it ok or normal to use?im so worried,this was my hubby's gift..


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