Question about Canon PowerShot S5 IS Digital Camera
Camera will turn on/off and the lens retracts properly. It will shoot a photo and that photo displays on the lcd screen.
But menu, set, etc. do nothing. Can the camera be reset somehow? Do I need to take in for repairs?
If your button board has kicked the bucket, resetting the camera is not going to help any. This is a repair problem, sorry.
Posted on Nov 13, 2008
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Error: TURN THE POWER OFF AND ON AGAIN is displayed on the LCD screen when the Lens Mechanism is stuck or when affected by any malfunction. If turning the power on and off again does not resolve the error message, try doing a power reset and Initialize option.
Performing a manual power reset
Turn off the camera.
Remove the battery pack.
Press and hold the power button for 30 seconds.
Allow the camera to remain without power for 60 seconds.
Reinsert the battery pack.
Turn on the camera.
To reset the Camera back to factory default, select the INITIALIZE Option from the Main Settigs 1 Menu of the Camera to OK.This will set the user defined settings back to factory default. The images and videos will not get deleted.
If the issue persists, service may be required.
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