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After turning the camera on it goes to a full zoom mode. After 15 seconds the screen goes black. After 1 minute the camera shuts off. During the 1 minute the camera is on, none of the buttons work except you can switch over to view pics on the card.

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  • wgranchi Jul 20, 2009

    Canon A630 PowerShot

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Have you done anything recently like update the software on the camera? Can I get the make and model of the camera in question. Sounds like the camera board has gone bad with all of the symptoms that you are having. In this case then you would need to take it to a shop for replacement of the board or to the manufacturer itself. Depending on the camera, I would probably start looking for a new one instead since it will cost about the same or slightly more than the repair of this one. Let me know how this turns out.



Benjamin

Posted on Jul 20, 2009

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    Benjamin Patri Jul 20, 2009

    Yep, the same above applies to your camera. A bad board most likely and if it isn't under warranty then I recommend just getting a new one rather than fixing this one.

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