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Camera Freezes Up

I just bought a C5060WZ a couple of days ago, and noticed that it frequently shuts down by itself while reading the Compact Flash Card in the Pay-Back mode. Battery is fully charged when this happens. Usually, the only way to regain control of the camera is by switching it off and on. However, sometimes it freezes up, and the only way to regain control is by taking the battery out and back in. Doing a slide show with this camera is impossible. I'm using a Kingston 512MB CF. The camera's firmware is v756-81, which I believe is the latest one. Any ideas what may be causing this problem? Thanks.

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Sounds very much like a faulty camera. Check that all controls are as they should be, then if it persists your best bet is to have it replaced under warranty.

Posted on Sep 13, 2005

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