Question about Canon PowerShot A640 Digital Camera
My screen does not come on
Try turning the camera on and pressing the DISP button once (button in the lower left corner).
Posted on Mar 09, 2008
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
You can print the date on image when Postcard is selected. The
date will be printed on your images even if it has not been set at the
computer or printer.
* Ensure that the camera's date/time is set beforehand.
* Set the camera to a shooting mode (except (Stitch Assist) or Movie).
* Press the <DISPLAY> button so that icons show on the LCD screen.
1. Check that appears on the LCD monitor.
- If it does not, click here to view the procedure for changing the resolution.
2. Press the <MENU> button.
3. Select (Date Stamp) in the [ Rec.] menu using the or buttons.
4. Select [Off], [Date] or [Date & Time] using or .
5. Press the <MENU> button to exit the menu.
6. Shoot the image.
- The Date or Date & Time will be embedded into the actual image.
Posted on Jul 27, 2009
nice camera ... the button at the bottom left is marked Disp ... each time you push that button it will change the display mode ... there are three modes .. OFF, ON , and NIGHT ... night turns down the brightness a bit ... push the button several times until you get the display you want ..
Posted on Oct 06, 2009
Testimonial: "Excellent Yes I did by that by accident but could not figure out what I did to get the 'Digital Zoom' row in the menu to become enabled again. "
Yes, you are probably right. A short within the camera could make it "un-startable. Take it to a local electronist or a Canon dealer and they will help you solve this problem. Also check if the batteries are good and fully charged. Some new batteries could be faulty from the factory.
Posted on Apr 08, 2010
Skip the installing of any software, unless you like the Canon editing or viewing software, if that is on the cd.
Get a card reader for this machine, and skip any drivers whatsoever.
By using a card reader/writer it is not necessary to get any software or drivers on your machine from Canon. The card reader will read as another drive.
Posted on Apr 15, 2010
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