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My Power shotPS1 All controls get stiff and difficult to impossable to move in particulsr if batteries are left in.

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  • Phiddie Mar 10, 2008

    3 1/2 years old

  • Phiddie Mar 10, 2008

    It has been happening for several months and getting progressivelt worse. Cannon said to remove the batterisa and let it sit. that seemed to work for a while, but keeps getting worse. It is a digital camera.

  • Phiddie Mar 10, 2008

    So... is there a fix??

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Hmmm..now..that's interesting..those controls are electromechanicals, and the power level is somewhat related..

how old is your camera...

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    Patrick Michaels Mar 10, 2008

    ok..and this just started happening?

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    Patrick Michaels Mar 10, 2008

    so is this a digital camera or a PS2 device?

  • Patrick Michaels
    Patrick Michaels Mar 10, 2008

    hmm..well..based on that, seems that your controls are getting contaminated by a leaky battery(low probability) or simply the outside moisture and air will gunk them up, not to mention grease and oil and dirt from handling.


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    Patrick Michaels Mar 10, 2008

    not without taking the entire camera apart, cleaning each and every part, and re assembling it.

  • Patrick Michaels
    Patrick Michaels Mar 10, 2008

    thanks for using Fixya

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