Canon PowerShot A560 Digital Camera - Answered Questions & Fixed issues


Downloaded disc to computer, computer tells connection can not be astablished. When I check the computer evrythings in there. I also took everything out and reloaded it. Computer isn't old and I have window xp. Help me please.

Canon PowerShot... | Answered on May 10, 2018 | 1,129 views


Liquids and electronics do not mix. Replace the camera

Canon PowerShot... | Answered on Aug 10, 2017 | 161 views


Two possible solutions.

1. Apple users have reported that the switch on the memory cards performs the file lock function in either extreme positions Lock/Unlock. In some cases they have achieved success in centering the Lock/Unlock switch allowing access to the read/write operation of the memory card

2. Connect to PC
Access drive via windows explorer
Right click on drive (MEMORY CARD)
Select properties
Confirm that RO (Read Only) is not selected.
Selected RO
Try reading card
Repeat properties un-select RO
Try deleting files

If not successful card is likely defective

Hope this helps?

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Canon PowerShot... | Answered on Mar 12, 2017 | 138 views


On the back of the camera where the( Func. Set )button is located, there is a (Clock symbol/icon) below it, press that and you should see a display on your camera screen giving you how many seconds delay you want before it takes a photo. Choose the amount of seconds you want and press (Func. Set), now press the shutter button and you should hear a beep count down.

Canon PowerShot... | Answered on Feb 12, 2015 | 31 views


try prolific usb to serial driver, check comport on you're pc if it's equall to the equipment you want to use! com1 on old pc's is the mouse, com2 was in the past the modem port, older equipment won't go further as com 2

Canon PowerShot... | Answered on Nov 25, 2014 | 53 views


The best way to transfer pictures from your camera to your computer involves removing the memory card from the camera and plugging it into a card reader (either built-in to the computer or connected via USB). This is likely to be faster than connecting the camera to the computer, and won't run down your camera's batteries.

Once the card is plugged in, it will appear to your computer as a removable drive. You can use the operating system's drag&drop facility to copy pictures from the card to the computer's hard drive, the same way you copy any other files. Or you can use any photo management program such as Picasa.
Organize edit and share your photos

Canon PowerShot... | Answered on Nov 18, 2014 | 35 views


Try NOT connecting your camera to your computer.
The best way to download pictures from your camera to your computer involves removing the memory card from the camera and plugging it into a card reader (either built-in to the computer or connected via USB). This is likely to be faster than connecting the camera to the computer, and won't run down your camera's batteries.
Once the card is plugged in, it will appear to your computer as a removable drive. You can use the operating system's drag&drop facility to copy pictures from the card to the computer's hard drive, the same way you copy any other files. Or you can use any photo management program such as Picasa ( http://picasa.google.com )

Canon PowerShot... | Answered on Sep 23, 2014 | 76 views


remove the battery and let dry out good. I could work.

Canon PowerShot... | Answered on Aug 22, 2014 | 53 views


Maybe.
Did you fish it out immediately, removed the batteries, rinsed it in fresh water, then let it dry thoroughly before even thinking about trying to turn it on? If so, it MIGHT work again after being dried. Otherwise you may as well give it a good funeral and get a new camera.

Canon PowerShot... | Answered on Aug 22, 2014 | 46 views


Either the motor has failed on the lens or the lens is blocked from moving, either because of a broken part or debris lodged in the mechanism somewhere. If removing the battery from the camera for 30-60 minutes to allow it to reset doesn't cure the issue and you can't see any debris or damage to the lens area you'll most likely need to send it in for repairs.

Canon PowerShot... | Answered on Aug 14, 2014 | 38 views


Do you REALLY need a driver?

The best way to download pictures from your camera to your computer involves removing the memory card from the camera and plugging it into a card reader (either built-in to the computer or connected via USB). This is likely to be faster than connecting the camera to the computer, and won't run down your camera's batteries.

Once the card is plugged in, it will appear to your computer as a removable drive. You can use the operating system's drag&drop facility to copy pictures from the card to the computer's hard drive, the same way you copy any other files. Or you can use any photo management program such as Picasa ( http://picasa.google.com ).

Canon PowerShot... | Answered on Jun 22, 2014 | 22 views


The lens error message is often the "kiss of death" for these cameras. If the camera was dropped or bumbed hard while the lens was extended it has internal damage that not likely can be fixed. However, sometimes sand and dirt are the problem and I got lucky fixing one with an air compressor. First install fully charged batteries. Push the little button in front of the camera, it is low and next to the lens, and remove the aluminum ring that goes around the lens. Start smacking the camera on a semi hard surface like a phone book, hitting it on the camera corners and edges, but careful not to hit the corner of the camera hard where the battery door is, battery door breaks easily. Have access to an air compressor, canned air is not powerful enuf. You will need a small air tip, like a trigger operated air blower with small diameter tip. Blow compressed air thru and around all the thin little slots around the lens, alternating smacking the camera while attemting to turn it on. If sand particles are locking the lens, hopefully this will clear it. Good Luck.

Canon PowerShot... | Answered on Jun 19, 2014 | 41 views


Since you are familiar with the camera I will assume that "operator error" is not a factor. It sounds like you have a camera with some serious internal issues ...possibly a bad CCD or some other firmware based malfunction. I still have my A560 and I'm pretty sure there is no updated firmware for the camera. You might try restoring the factory firmware but I believe you'd have to send the camera into a Cannon service center for that. Something else you might try is connecting it to a TV using the AV cable. Connect the camera to the composite video input of a TV. Select the proper input on your TV (AV or Composite) and fire up the camera. You should see on the TV what you would see on the back LCD screen of the camera. If not, then I would say there is a bogus CCD or firmware issues.
I would contact the seller and tell them what's going on. Many times the seller will accept a return even when they claim they won't. As long as you are civil with them most good sellers will accept a return on merchandise.

Canon PowerShot... | Answered on May 11, 2014 | 136 views


At first I thought the macbook air does not have an USB connector, but it has. At least one USB3 connector. That is how you connect the camera. And to get the picture transfer to work, you need the CD that came with the camera. The program CameraWindow DC is on the CD for both Windows and Macintosh.

Canon PowerShot... | Answered on Jan 03, 2014 | 58 views


Press FUNC. Menu, go down to L (Recording pixels) then goto the right to the thumb nail with the mountains (Postcard) It is 2 places to the right of the default settings M3.
When you select the postcard setting you can't use the digital zoom or digital tele-converter.

Canon PowerShot... | Answered on Dec 27, 2013 | 53 views


Sounds like the lens got bent out of alignment. Call Canon at 1-800-828-4040. They are really good with their support with or without warranty. You can send it in for repair or ask for the Canon loyalty Program. You trade in your broken camera and they'll give you a newer model for an incredible price.

Canon PowerShot... | Answered on Dec 13, 2013 | 191 views


Hi,
Contact Canon themselves for a service center near to you.




http://www.usa.canon.com/consumer/controller?act=SupportIndexAct




Regards.

Canon PowerShot... | Answered on Nov 24, 2013 | 334 views


If you are using a memory card, take no more pics until you've recovered the photos, take the card out of the camera. This is to reduce the chance of you overwriting some of your "lost" photos. There are many good freeware photo recovery software options that are available to help you recover your photos. This blog article reviews and outlines several of the better ones.

Canon PowerShot... | Answered on Nov 01, 2013 | 123 views

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