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Canon Powershot s70 not working at all! :(

Our camera just stopped working one day, even after we had used it during the day.... we didn't drop it or get it wet or anything. Now we are unable to even get it to turn on....when we slide the cover off, nothing happens. We've charged the battery and have taken out and reinserted the memory card, but to no avail. Any suggestions? Thanks for your help! :)

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  • JoeLeeds Feb 04, 2008

    My Canon S70 just died. It wont turn on. I tried new batteries, took out and replaced the card. It wasn't dropped, or bashed; it just stopped. Now I have a decision to make - pay over £100 for a 'service and minor repair' from a Canon authorised service centre.... not really worth it. Certainly won't replace it with another Canon! Any suggestions as to how to fix it/get it fixed?

  • ekkealt Apr 13, 2008

    Hi there, had my S70 for about 3 1/2 years and I was prety happy, as this really is a great camera that produces great results, but, it just died on me, no warning, from one day to the other, so I don't know, what to do really, the repair probably cost an arm and a leg, but I haven't really used it that much and always treated it carefully, so any ideas for self repair perhaps?





  • cowboy88 May 10, 2008

    Sad to say I am experiencing the same issue. S70 just up and died took a few pics outside while it was in my hand between shots the LCD powered off and the lens stayed out. Its been that way even since. At the time the battery was recently charged.

  • Anonymous Sep 08, 2008

    My Camera was working great one minute went to use it the next and there was a buzzing noise and the lens will not go back in will not work at all now. I did not get wet or get dropped.

  • AllanZimmer Sep 21, 2008

    Same problem, similar to previous posters.
    Couple of hours ago I turned it on for a snapshot.
    However, got stuck with the lens zoomed all the way out.
    Can't get the lens to retract
    All I hear is a buzzing sound, the display shows "E18" and shots off

  • jorge_ml Sep 30, 2008

    ad to say I am experiencing the same issue. S70 just up and died took a few pics outside while it was in my hand between shots the LCD powered off and the lens stayed out. Its been that way even since. At the time the battery was recently charged.

  • Anonymous Dec 14, 2008

    Just stopped one day. Nada. Is this what they call planned obsolescence?

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I've had the same problem...after 3 years of fantastic operations, it just died after a few shots on day...just can get it to power up...not sure if its worth a repair as you can buy a 7.1 MP camera these days for ~$200...and they're smaller... but Im sad coz I really did dig my S70....

anyone can help us?

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