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I still find it a great camera with super image quality and find I prefer it over my horde of heavy DSLR gear. Test the paper clip to make sure that fits snugly into the hole on the left side. lbguides 21,030 views 6:41 Canon G10: Indoor/Party - Duration: 5:13. Be specific.The more specific your question is, and the more details your provide, the more likely I can help. check over here

In other words, the light density is dramatically increased for a short period of time. Good luck and hope this helps others.... ... Question about Canon PowerShot Digital Cameras 3 Answers Flash is not working flash is not working I'm sorry that the flash on the Camera is not working. It's an amazingly robust camera and surprisingly heavy for it's size.

After replacing both, neither flash will fire. Thank you, Ian Jan 6, 2009, 9:52 AM #6 docmoon Member Join Date: Jul 2006 Posts: 84 Check your menu settings to be sure flash mode is set lbguides 3,986 views 7:34 Canon G10: Getting Started Part 2 - Duration: 9:56. They make/sell custom items for the G7/G9/G10.

Basically, with the Canon PowerShot camera, you can three setting for flash: Auto, Turn on, and Turn off. Once you have the right paperclip, use the pliers to cut a piece 4-5mm long (around 1/4 inch for Americans) . Have you got it dialed into a pre-set photo option ? With the flash mounted on the camera, give the camera a gentle shake or put forward pressure on the flash body.

I have no suggestions in that case. lbguides 3,732 views 5:20 Canon G10 quick Guide - Duration: 8:51. lbguides 3,100 views 5:15 Canon G10: Getting Started Part 1 - Duration: 9:58. again, the switch should be barely noticeable under the flash plate.

Hours of fiddling later and I'm still flashless... Digital Camera Holiday Gift Gu... LEXPIX 48,955 views 5:33 Canon G10: ISO - Duration: 0:56. i know I discharged the flash capacitor using an analog voltmeter the first time I disassembled but I know I forgot that step the second time and that's probably why i

Completing the CAPTCHA proves you are a human and gives you temporary access to the web property. I would guess it is roughly 1.5 inches long (roughly 4 centimeters long). If it is set to flash (auto or forced) then the shutter will not fire - the focusing light just hunts around waiting for the flash that never comes.Now if I Agree that it's not worth repairing Vs cost of buying a new one Jan 15, 2013 at 12:31 AM jcbradshawOffline•••Upload & Sell: Off p.1 #7 · p.1 #7 · Canon G10

Skip navigation Sign inSearch Loading... check my blog Reply to thread Reply with quote Complain ForumParentFirstPreviousNextFlat view Post (hide subjects) Posted by When G10 flash won't fire Ed Barnacle Jul 22, 2009 Re: G10 flash won't Working... So I'm keeping my eyes open for a good deal on any of the G-series cameras.

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Page 1 of 2 1 2 > Thread Tools Search this Thread Nov 29, 2008, 6:11 PM #1 Enimat Junior Member Join Date: Feb 2007 Posts: 13 Hi. You will notice the hot shoe plate has a curved lip and prongs that 'catch' parts of the hot shoe. I'm guessing either the flash bulb itself or the capacitor is bad.

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I was able to play with it to determine that is not the problem. I am using a pliers-like tool that looks like this A kind of pliers. If you cut the piece too long, it will push up too high against the shoe plate and make mounting the external flash in the hotshoe a pain.) Getting the size Just no control. 100% no matter what I did.

Facebook Twitter YouTube Instagram Sign up for our weekly newsletter! You can try eyeglasses repair kits, but most small screws from these kits are too thin, too long, or don't sit flush with the flash shoe (they make bumps on the lbguides 4,180 views 5:13 Canon G10: Product Photography - Duration: 5:15. However, some of the most common problems can be solved with a bit of time and effort.

I also have a confession about my flash problem ! Did it work? lbguides 4,555 views 1:37 Canon G10: Aperture Priority - Duration: 1:46.