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Internal Flash Does Not Fire

Do I have a lemon or not? (I think maybe). I'm an experienced Canon DSLR user and bought the G10 a week ago to have a more portable p&s. I have read the manual and used it in different conditions, but cannot seem to get the flash to fire, even in a dark room (either with automatic settings or with manual ones). I'm ready to send it back, but want to make sure that I'm not missing something. Anybody else have this problem or have an opinion?

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  • temeraire53 Feb 22, 2009

    There's no pop-up flash on a Canon G-10 that can be opened manually. I sent the camera back and for replacement.

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You should open it manually (just slide it up), only then it will fire.

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