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My zr90 has a flashing red icon that consists of a down arrow, lightning bolt, and what looks like a petri dish - camera will not record. what does this mean.

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Mine had that too. It means the backup battery is low. It's located in a panel behind the LCD screen. You can find details on page 19 of the users manual. If you don't have your manual, you can download it for free from canon's website.

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