Question about Canon PowerShot A75 Digital Camera
My A75 froze up in between taking pictures (lens still out). I figured the batteries had died, but no luck. I cannot power it on with new batteries, or with power supply. I've pulled the memory card, tried all buttons, etc. After reading other comments about the humidity effects on the camera, I'm a little suspicious. I live in Calgary (very dry), however I was in Cuba when it died...
I also own a A75 for going on 5 years. Just today it shut down with the lens extended out. As the other persons have mentionned nothing worked, batteries etc. I was reluctant to try the BANG method. So I just gave it a good rap with my knickles at the bottom near the battery compartment. Lo and behold ITS ALIVE AGAIN.
This definately suggests a loose connector or some wiring related to the battery power.
Should this happem again and a good jarring fails to awaken it, I will definately disassemble it.
Will keep this forum posted.
Thanks for the trick and help.
Posted on Jul 17, 2008
Maybe it's just Cuba because when I brought it to Cuba in 2004 it stopped working 1 hour into country. I found the banging of the camera is the only way it seemed to respond. I even sent it into the manufacturer and this seems to be a solution.
Posted on Jun 21, 2007
Remove the memory card and press power
Posted on May 21, 2007
I had this problem as well and got two solutions from this site. The first - remove the contacts, clean with emory board, and pry up the contacts with a tiny screwdriver did not work (although it certainly didn't hurt). The second solution -- bang it -- worked! I bumped it on the counter two times and that brought it back to life. At least for now it seems to be working just like before. Thanks to both tipsters!!!
Posted on Mar 21, 2007
I had the same problem, and Canon told me to take out the batteries for 20 minutes and put them back in. The lens goes in, the camera now powers up, but the LCD screen is black. It takes pictures, but I can't see them! My computer won't recognize it either...I'm still working on this. Hope this helps a little
Posted on Feb 15, 2007
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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