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Old Jun 22, 2004, 9:01 AM   #1
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I just bought a used canon G2. It was tested ok before I purchased it but now at home after a few shoots & on/off camera power. Things started to happen.
1) Lens got struck (just move a few mm out from case) during power up. Truning switch on & off do not help. Have to take battery to reboot the camera before the lens could retract to case and power up again.
2) Next, during power up, the lens moved out totally. But the frame countdown display does not show up (every other info displayed) so no photo shoot can be taken. A few seconds later, camera power down by itself & power up again by itself. Only now, all info are displayed and shoot can be taken.
3) After repeated tried, the camera function as normal again.
The camera is about 1yr 3mth old, runs on IBM microdrive (340mb). Battery display shows battery fully charged.
Can anyone advise if it is a common problem or this is an exception? Or am I operating the camera in a wrong procedure? Do you share the same problem?
Please help and thank you.
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