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Flash won't go off when set to Sports

Flash won't go off when PowerShot S5 IS digital camera is set on Sports.

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  • kmeyer1020 May 28, 2009

    The camera has always flashed when on Sports setting. It just stopped doing it. Thanks.

  • kmeyer1020 May 29, 2009

    Yes, it flashes in auto mode and all other settings.

  • kmeyer1020 May 29, 2009

    I'm not sure how to do that.

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The camera will not flash in the sport setting unless you have a speed flash attached. because the sport setting is made for taking pictures at a fast pace and the internal flash does not charge fast enough.

Posted on May 28, 2009

  • Mike Johnson
    Mike Johnson May 29, 2009

    does it flash in auto mode?

  • Mike Johnson
    Mike Johnson May 29, 2009

    Have you tried resetting the camera in the menu?

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