05-04-2019 07:36 PM
Hi, all! I am having a problem getting my new 2018 Mac Air to recognize my old Powershot SX40 HS. Is there any software/update I need to download to get it to work? Thanks for your help!
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05-07-2019 04:47 PM
How are you connecting it? Did you try Image Capture (in your apps folder) directly?
05-07-2019 04:47 PM
05-07-2019 09:31 PM
I connected it to my Mac Air adapter (there are no USB ports in the laptop). I just ordered a card adapter, so I can insert the card directly in. I hope it works! Thanks for your help. 🙂
09-08-2019 06:10 PM - edited 09-08-2019 06:12 PM
kvbarkley: Thank you SO much! This is the BEST solution and the easiest.
07-02-2019 04:01 PM
Thanks for posting.
With the camera connected to your computer via a USB cable, when you power the camera on in the playback mode, your camera should recognize it the camera as a "PowerShot SX40 HS".
If this doesn't occur, or you're still encountering difficulty, please contact our toll-free technical Support Department for assistance. They'll have the advantage of being able to guide you through the connection process, while following along with the camera on their side.
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09-08-2019 06:15 PM
Thanks, Richard! I found the Image Capture solution to be the easiest. Maybe you can help me decide which newer Powershot camera to get... I want it to have WiFi capabilities and a better zoom, along with Image stabiliozation.
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