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When I rotate my camera the image won't turn also.

As I said, when I review a picture and I rotate my camera, the image won't turn. I have not dropped and I always keep it in my case, it just all of a suden stopped working. It is really annoying and I don't want to have to send it in to be repaired- my camera is my most prized posession so PLEASE HELP!

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Check to see if for some reason this feature is dissabled in the set-up menu.

If the menu settings are okay, it is possible that the position sensor or its related circuits have failed.

The camera would need factory level service if there is a failure.


Jerry G.

Posted on Jul 16, 2008

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