Question about Casio Exilim EX-S600 Digital Camera
My Casio Exilim EX-S600 works great, but at every startup it needs all it's basic info entered (ie, Language, Home City, date and time). A friend told me the "internal battery" is dead. Does anyone know if that is true, and if so how should I go about replacing it? Camera is 1yr old. Have two batteries - same issue with either battery. Tried different cards too.
Even casio seem confused by this question! It seems that the camera will loose it's settings if the battery is dead or the camera is not connected via USB. Even if the battery is charged it could loose the settings within 24hrs. You can get the manual below: http://world.casio.com/qv/download/en/manual/
Posted on Aug 05, 2007
The camera has an internal condenser that acts as a battery. Is also looks like a watch baterry buy VERY SMALL. The brand is Shoei ans model is PAS414HR. After some years it loosed the ability to keep the memory powerd while you recharge or replace the removable battery. This condenser is welded to the camera's internar circuits and shoul be replaced by a good technician.
Posted on May 12, 2013
I'm not sure how many of you are from Canada and I'm not sure how the Casio warranty repair centers are in other parts of the world, but I sent my 3+ year old EX-S600 (purchased Jan 2nd '06) in to Casio Canada's repair center near Toronto, Ontario, and I received it back within 7 days fully repaired. It appears they through a factory v1.00 firmware on there and perhaps did a memory wipe or something (thats just what I noticed, they couldn't give me any more details). I upgraded back to v1.02 to get SDHC support for 8GB/16GB SD cards and so far so good, no problems anymore, settings are saved whenever I power off/on the camera. There was no charge for the repairs, and chances are this is because it required to replacement parts (the person on the phone that I spoke to before sending the camera in said that if there were no parts required that it would likely be free). So its worth a call to your local Casio repair center to see if you can get yours repaired even if its out of warranty as it should be an easy fix for them and cost both them and you the price of S/H, nothing more (in my case just $7 Canadian).
I hope this helps!
Posted on Jan 21, 2009
A friend of mine bought a brand new battery. That did solve the problem for him...
Didn't tried that yet.
Posted on Nov 11, 2008
That doesn't make sense. I've never charged my camera using the cradle - I've always had to remove the rechargeable battery and charge it externally. However, it only started making me reset the date and time recently (after 2 years of NOT having to do that). There MUST be an internal battery of some sort because it retained my date and time info with the battery removed up until a couple of months ago. Now I have to reset it with every battery change. Hmmm..
Posted on Nov 11, 2008
I had this problem and all I had to do was hook the camera up to my computer and click reformat on the camera icon in My Computer (you have to right click to reformat something its in the little popup menu. Sorry about the grammer and stuff I am trying to fix a bigger problem that invovles my EX-S600 being subirsed in water completly GOOD LUCK!!
Posted on Sep 14, 2007
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