Go Back   Steve's Digicams Forums >

LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old Aug 7, 2004, 7:48 PM   #1
Junior Member
muzicman82's Avatar
Join Date: Aug 2004
Posts: 10

I have a Canon PowerShot S330 which will be two years old in a month, so it's out of warranty.

I went to turn the unit on today and the LCD on it did it's initial light up, but then turned into a bunch of lines and color bars... The zoom in/out work sometimes. However, if I take pictures, they end up on my CF card just fine. I used Canon's Remote Capture Utility and that worked fine. However, after about 3 minutes of having the camera on, it shuts itself off. I suspect it is telling me to charge the battery, but I can't tell cuz the screen doesn't work. It does this after the battery has been charged and the LED on the carger is green. I do think my battery is due for replacement, but would a bad battery cause this? I don't want to spend $40 on a new battery if that's not the problem and my camera is shot!

It doesn't seem to me that the cost to repair whatever is wrong with my camera is worth it, and I'm just going to have to suck it up and buy a new camera soon. Anyone seen this problem before?

muzicman82 is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 10:48 AM.