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Flashing red icon in screen with Canon Elura 50

I'm getting a flashing red icon in my viewer. It kind of looks like a boat with a line through it. It appears just to the right of the cassette image in the viewfinder. I can find no reference to this icon in my manual.

Can you tell me what it might signify?

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  • Anonymous Dec 19, 2007

    I am having the same problem, however the battery light is on full. I also seem to be picking up interference when trying to record. The image seems go all wavy. Can anyone help with this problem?



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Your battery is missing or in wrong or dead

Posted on Dec 01, 2007


The watch battery that keeps the time/date is dead. It is not referring to the big Li-Ion battery you recharge. It is referring to the small round battery that can be found on the broad side of the camcorder to the right of the Open/Eject button.

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