How to Repair a Canon PowerShot A95

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The Canon PowerShot A95 is a compact digital camera that is capable of producing images at a resolution of 5 megapixels. The camera also contains a built-in video output jack which allows you to display your favourite photos on your television. Unfortunately, over time your Canon PowerShot A95 digital camera may break and need to be repaired. Luckily, many of these repairs can be performed by the user, which will save you the time of having to send the camera back, as well as money.

Skill level:
Moderately Easy

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Things you need

  • Microfiber cleaning cloth

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Instructions

  1. 1

    Press the "Menu" button and select "Setup" to format your Canon PowerShot A95's memory card if you receive the error message "Naming Error!" Scroll down and select the "Format" tab and wait as your Compact Flash memory card is restored to factory settings. Press the "Menu" button on your Canon PowerShot A95's control panel and select the "Setup" tab. Click on the "File No. Reset" option and change it to "On" to reset your Canon camera's numeric file saving system back to "IMG.001." Take a test photo to make sure that the error message disappears.

  2. 2

    Open the battery door on the bottom of the Canon PowerShot A95 digital camera and remove the batteries if the device does not power on upon command. Remove the batteries from the camera. Clean dust and dirt off of the metal contacts of the batteries using a dry microfiber cloth. Replace the batteries back inside the Canon PowerShot A95 camera and close the battery door. Press the "Power" button on the top of the camera to ensure that the camera can power on.

  3. 3

    Press the "Menu" button on your Canon PowerShot A95 and scroll down to the "Video System Setting" tab if you are unable to display your camera's photos on your television screen. Select the option titled "NTSC" and press "Enter" to finalise your changes. Your pictures will now appear on your television.

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