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Broken toggle Hi,  My Canon SD 600 toggle switch will now only take photos. It will not move to video or allow me to view photos once they have been taken. The switch seems to have lost any resistance. Any tips?

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  • nydybbuk Dec 02, 2008

    My toggle switch moves between taking photos/video and viewing the photos, but it won't stay in taking photo or taking video modes. The slightest twitch causes the camera to switch to taking video and I have the hardest time getting the camera back into taking photo mode. In this state the camera is essentially useless. How can I get this fixed?

  • Anonymous Dec 21, 2008

    Same problem, but my switch pushed inside of the camera. Is it fixable? I love this camera!

  • Anonymous Jan 28, 2009

    My switch is actually broken...seems like you can move it up and down but it doesn't change the mode from video. I'm not afraid to open it up but do I need a "Part" before I do so????

  • Sleeve17 Mar 07, 2009

    I purchased my SD600 in June 2007. I had to mail the camera to Canon in June 2008 for warranty repair on the "mode switch" which toggles between shooting, video and replay modes. The problem in June 2008 was that I could not get the camera to enter replay mode. Taking pictures and video was no problem. The toggle swich moved between the three different positions, but would not enter replay mode. Canon repaired the problem under warranty. All I had to do was ship my camera to Canon (at my expense). Canon repaired the problem and shipped the camera back to me at no charge.



    I wish I could tell you the story ends happily, but unfortunately, the camera is now exhibiting the same problems as before...only this time, it is difficult to get the camera into photo mode. I can shoot video without a problem or review pictures and video without a problem...it's just hit or miss as to whether or not the camera will switch to (or stay in ) photo mode.



    I'm going to try to have Canon repair the problem again, but I'm not optimisitc that they will do so at no charge...

  • Anonymous Mar 23, 2009

    I have the exact same problem. I cannot view the photos. It is frustrating when I want to view a picture I had taken or want to look back on previous pictures.

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I had the exact problem with my SD600, which I had purchased in Jan 2007 (needless to say it was beyond it's warranty). I called Canon and it would cost me $99 just to have it looked at, and then any additional $$ for pars, shipping and taxes. It was suggested to take it to a local Canon Service Center, which I found in Irvine (through http://www.yelp.com/biz/canon-factory-service-center-irvine). They were able to repair my camera free of charge and would've sent it free of charge, but I was close enough to pick it up. And it only took 4 days for them to repair it. Please pass along this info!

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