Having problems with your Canon Digital Cameras ?
Our cannon powershot g9 camera is 1 year old. It will not turn on
\015 Our cannon powershot g9 camera is 1 year old. It was working fine and went to take some more photos and now it will not turn on. We recharged the battery pack, with not results. Next we bought a new battery pack and after charging it, it did not bring results. What could the problem be? We do not use this camera that often, and are very upset that after researching cameras and paying a very hefty price for this one and now after this short time it does not work. Suggestions please???Thank you\015
Here are some simple things to try first for a camera that won't power on. They won't work for every case, but they're worth a try:
Repair Help & Product Troubleshooting for Canon Digital Cameras
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 :
Our cannon powershot g9 camera is 1 year old. It will not turn on
Here are some simple things to try first for a camera that won't power on. They won't work for every case, but they're worth a try:\015\012 ... Canon Digital Cameras
My powershot A580 when turned on extends the lens and brings up the function window but no subject on screen and then goes blank. have to turn camera off to retract lens. camera can still view image previously taken before problem. camera is approx 2 years old, happy with this camera to date.
This\015\012 is such a common fault that I hope you don't mind me pasting my stock \015\012generic answer below. No point in reinventing the wheel!Stuck lenses are pr ... Canon PowerShot A580 Digital Camera
My camera is less than a year old but has recently been giving problems with the battery connection - I believe. The battery shows full and the camera works perfectly, then with no indication why the camera will not turn on. When left and then turned on later it sometimes works again, without the battery being charged in the meantime and with it again showing full. As I am going on holiday in 2 weeks I have not time to send it back to cannon under guarantee. Can you suggest anything I can check?
Check if your memory slot cover is properly closed... this doesn't turn on the camera....I had tough times, later found the cause... ... Canon EOS Digital Rebel XS / 1000D IS Digital Camera
No pwer I am a high school photography teacher who inherited 20 Canon PowerShot S1 IS cameras (going on three years old). I noticed a few last year that didn't turn on even when brand new fresh batteries were put in. The battery chambers are clean with no apparent damage. I am now up to 8 cameras with this problem. They won't even power up when hooked up to the computer for downloading. i even changed the date/time battery just to see but didn't work. Any ideas?
Well with a clutch of cameras showing the same fault - together with other queries of a similar nature I suggest you contact Canon on an\015\012Educational level- for a bulk replacement deal.\015\012There are obviously showing a common manufacturin ... Canon PowerShot S1 IS Digital Camera
I have a Canon SD500 Powershot Elph camera that is about 2 years old. Recently on vacation the LCD screen stopped working properly. The screen is white with an asymmetrical black configuration on it. It's sort of like a piece of an umbrella--pointed edges and lines running through it. The camera will still turn on and off but nothing is available on the screen. Even though I paid $350 for it, I'm ready to just ditch it as Canon wants over $100 just to look at it.
Ditch it- They will want $100 just to tell you to get a new one. ... Canon Digital Cameras
I have a one year old Canon Powershot, SD1100 IS. The battery appears fully charged in the charger, however, the camera will not turn on and the lens will not tract into the camera.
If you've ever let the battery fully discharge from non-use for an extended period of time, it will not come back. However, if that is not the case, then maybe this will help.\015\012 ... Digital Cameras
I have a powershot s400 canon camera, I just charged the battery and when I turned it on to take a picture the screen was all distorted. This happened before and then just fixed itself. This time it was longer. the camera is only about 2 years old.
Hi.The distorted and blurred picture and often in false colors is probably caused by a defective CCD sensor. The CCD sensor is the light sensitive chip that captures the picture. This is located inside the camera body, right behind the le ... Canon PowerShot S400 / IXUS 400 Digital Camera
My canon SD850 IS digital camera is not even a year old and well taken care of. I thasnt been dropped and is already broken? What do i do...everytime i turn it on all of the sudden the lense is stuck poped out and it says lense error restart camera? Please help fast i just bought this becasue my last cannon broke and its thanksgiving tomorrow , i need pictures!
Take a look at the suggestions at the top of page 122 of the Advanced Camera User Guide. The suggestion is that the cause may have been that the camera was still on when the memory card/battery cover was opened. Try closing the cover and then turni ... Canon PowerShot SD850 IS Digital Camera
My 6 year old cannon powerShot70 won't take pictures, when power up the view in the LCd is black with hazy streaks, shutter clicks and "picture" shows up in view mode the same as LCD screen view. Camera turns on and I can view prev pictures but cannot shot new ones. iused camera outside for about 45 minutes at 2 degrees celius, got great pics but when i tried it one day later got black LCD. HELP!
This is hardware problem you need to bring your camera for service you can this link:http://www.advancecamera.com/repair/\015\012 ... Digital Cameras
Replacement sandisk hi there i have a cannon powershot a700,ive bought a 4gb card. its the same size and fits the card slot but when i turn it on it comes up card error ,do i have to do anything to the camera to axcept the card or is it just not compaterble. hope you can help me.happy new year. thanks. keith
\015\012http://www.usa.canon.com/consumer/controller?a ... Canon PowerShot A75 Digital Camera
My Canon PowerShot SX10 IS is 2 years old. Now, when I use the zoom, it beeps continuously and turns off, but the power button glows as the camera is on. Then I need to switch off the power button and the restart to work on it. This happens, when I zoom faster.
I had a similar problem. I took it to a camera repair shop and got an estimate of $45 for repair. The shop repaired the camera for the estimated price. I was told that the camera had needed cleaning. I am satisfied with the repair and the price.I ... Canon PowerShot SX10 IS Digital Camera
I have a Cannon Powershot SD1200 IS which is only 3 weeks old. I often get the message "Change Battery Pack" when turning camera on even though the battery is fully charged.
I have the same problem and I'm not sure why it does this. I think it has something to do with the connection inside the camera. ... Canon PowerShot SD1200 IS / Digital IXUS 95 IS Digital Camera
My 9-year-old son ''cleaned'' the Canon powershot a590 in the sink. Now, when I turn it on, I get a white screen. The camera clicks, but no picture appears on the screen or aon the card.
Not much you can really do here, consider the camera unservicable.Only thing, is make sure the camera is completely dry, you will need to open it up and use a hair dryer to remove any remaining water. ... Canon PowerShot A590 IS Digital Camera
My one year old got sand in my Cannon powershot sd1000 and now the Lens wont open or come out. Please help the repair costs cost more than the camera.
Try compressed air in the cracks to get it out. ... Digital Cameras
Canon PowerShot A75 digital cmera suddenly went dead so I can no longer take pictures. Colors flash across the screen instead of the normal clear screen. It turns on and I can pick up the old pictures. It worked one day and then the next was gone. I love the camera and have had it for just over one year. If it costs too much to repair I won't bother, but what do I do and where do I go?
Please not, I live in Germany at an Air Force Base. I called the Canon company here in Germany. They diagnosed the problem, something apparently inherent with this camera, and told me the representant dealer close to where I live is the only one al ... Canon Digital Cameras
Can't see pictures on display screen after picture is taken. Also can't see pitures after hooked up to the computer. The model is powershot A85. #8822135874 The viewer screen is blurry and photos have been coming out blurry also. I tried turning it on and off several times, and this seems to have worked- for the time being. It has been working- on and off for the last few weeks. Not sure if this is a permanent solution. This camera is also 4 years old..
You need to upgrade the camera software as the software is corrupted please give it local camera service center and get it fixed....... ... Digital Cameras
It seems to me that Nikon Point & Shoot cameras, or at least the last 2 that I have bought, have a usable life span of approx 4 or so years before the LCD's decide not to work in turn, makes the camera non usable. I have a 5700, 3.5 years old before it stopped working & a S4, which the LCD also quit working and it is 4 years old, I think my next point & shoot will be a Canon to go along with it's big brother that I bought this year, 50D Does anyone have a solution to this Nikon problem? Stan Wil
No solution here. If you want a quality Nikon, you need to spend thousands for their professional DSLRs. Take care of your Canon and you should be very happy with it. ... Nikon Coolpix S4 Digital Camera
Hi, I own a Sony Cybershot camera, and it has been giving a few problems as of this week. The lens keep re-adjusting in and out when I turn the camera on to take pictures. It however responds just fine when in picture-view mode. There is a screen prompt that says 'Access' when the camera is turned on, as well as the message 'turn off camera and start again'. I do not think that the camera had fallen at any time, and it is just under a year old. Thanks a lot for your response, Sarah.
... Digital Cameras
I have a Canon Powershot Digital camera just over 1 year and we turned it on the screen is all black now(started out 1/2 black-it flashes but no picture is taken- all settings are as they have been since we bought this camera from BestBuy. This is the 2nd Canon Powershot we bought in the past 3 1/2 years & it will be the last one. Can you tell me what I can try to get this fixed? Thank you. Karen from NC
Test ... Canon PowerShot A85 Digital Camera
Went into the water, about 5 feet and after that the camera wouldn't turn on. I have Stylus 1030 SW. I have had the camera for about a year. It was working fine in the water, and I would rinse it in fresh water, like they said, but this time I came out of the ocean and it turned off and stayed off. Do I need a new battery? This battery costs $39. in retail store! My battery is a year old! Please e-mail:Thanks-June
It's probably not the battery but if you want a new one at a much better price, to to bestbatt.com ... Digital Cameras
The camera is 2 years old, when turning on the power it goes to the date set,you can change the year, then it slides over to the month, but seems froze up, then the camera resets itself, if you skip the date set up, it shows a view on the lcd, but can't take a picture, and the camera resets again. My son borrowed it and took pictures snorkeling, so it may have gotten wet, but the lcd screen is not distorted as it was a year ago when I got water in it.
... Olympus Stylus 770 SW Digital Camera
I have a samsung L200 digital camera. It was working fine until my 2 year old little girl decided she needed to play with it. Not sure if she done something or not but now the camera will not work. When I try to turn it on the power button lights up but that is all that happens. The screen does not come on or anything else. Also the lens seems to be stuck and will not go back in. And I also just noticed that the power button will only turn the camera on but will not turn it off. I was trying to
Sounds like she may have dropped it and caused a lens problem. I don't know how much damage you've done so far in attempting to disassemble it but, if you can, put everything back and try the following:\012\012 ... Samsung L200 Digital Camera
Camera shutdown I've had my Canon Powershot A85 for around 2 years. Around a few dats ago, I was showing friends pictures from a holiday to America, when it appeared the batteries had run out, but the lens never retracted, which it usually would do. I attempted to turn the camera on again, and it turned on for a split second, but i never thought to look at the screen for an error mesage, but it just turned off again. Nothing was spilled on the camera, and it wasn't dropped, or any other
Sounds like the fuse went bad in the camera, If you have no power on camera most likely thats what happened, This has to be fixed by repair tec, they have to touble shoot power board. ... Canon PowerShot A85 Digital Camera
My Sony Cybershot DSC-T70 won't turn on.? I have a Sony Cybershot camera model DSC-T70. It is a little over a year old. The camera takes a Rechargeable lithium ion battery (D type NP-BD1). A few months ago the camera no longer turned on. I have bought a new battery that I have recharged several times and it still will not turn on. I can see a red light going on in the battery compartment by the memory stick duo (mem card) that goes on when I insert the charged battery. I have also tried taking
... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T70 Digital Camera
Digital camera I have a digital camera (Pentax Optio A10) and just recently the camera stop working. Every time I turn on the power button, the lens zoom out and a few seconds later the camera will turn off, and the lens will come back in. I bought a new battery thinking it help, but it still does the same thing. The camera is not even 2 years old yet and I paid over $300 for it. HELP?!?!
I had almost similar problems with my A10 from day one. The camera shuts down before the battery is depleted, most of the time while I was operating the zoomlens. I bought a new battery, but that didn't solve it. Later I decided to take it apart as a ... Pentax Optio A10 Digital Camera