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Respected Contributor
Posts: 1,280
Registered: ‎03-01-2014

Re: shutter release not working S100

lets see if Canon posts this fix a the "solution" !!  lol

Frequent Contributor
Posts: 32
Registered: ‎09-16-2014

Re: shutter release not working S100

Hey Ian, so if I'm understanding this correctly, you already gave it a quick "puff" and it was working. Then you left it alone for a few hours and your S100 *wasn't* operational right?

Not until you give it a hard "puff" then it is operational again?

Because this is the exact situation I'm in.
Frequent Contributor
Posts: 32
Registered: ‎09-16-2014

Re: shutter release not working S100

John - would it be something like this?

Fellow S100 owners,

we have found a temporary fix to the "shutter release" problem that many of you have discovered. While we currently do not have a program to enable repairs free of charge, we do have a solution that is. Simply blow into your camera and your S100 will be working like new.

I think whoever will write this if they ever, will have quite a lot of fun.
Respected Contributor
Posts: 1,280
Registered: ‎03-01-2014

Re: shutter release not working S100

LOL maybe they will suplly free lipstick to enhance the fix !!!

Frequent Contributor
Posts: 32
Registered: ‎09-16-2014

Re: shutter release not working S100

Would you use it if they supplied free lipstick?
Occasional Contributor
Posts: 5
Registered: ‎10-05-2014

Re: shutter release not working S100

Let me see if I've got this straight... tronnebonne's driving down the street and this motorcycle cop sees him weaving a tad while he's is blowing on the side of his tiny little camera til his face is red. Is that the picture? He explains he is giving a "BJ' to his Canon. The officer of the law starts laughing so hard he cannot administer a field sobriety test and tronnbonne walks! What ever you do, tronnebonne, do not tell anyone it was my crazy idea! However, over 2 weeks and 753 pictures with NO PROBLEMS! Only one clearing out the S100's sinuses. Life be good!
socaljd
Occasional Contributor
Posts: 13
Registered: ‎07-27-2014

Re: shutter release not working S100

Correct Tronnebonne: A couple of big puffs fogged up the dead camera, but after it de-fogged it was perfectly operational for a couple days. I tried it again this morning and it would not take photos. I gave it another puff and voila. Working again.

Frequent Contributor
Posts: 32
Registered: ‎09-16-2014

Re: shutter release not working S100

SocalJd - I will SO tell the officer it was your idea. Smiley Happy

SoclaJD, single-handedly responsible for "curious" behaviors between human life form and S100.
Frequent Contributor
Posts: 32
Registered: ‎09-16-2014

Re: shutter release not working S100

Angela: Thanks for confirming. Then **bleep**, maybe only SocalJD lucked out and only had to give the S100 one good puff.

Perhaps I'll have someone else, uh, puff the S100. That may bring, different, results.
Frequent Contributor
Posts: 32
Registered: ‎09-16-2014

Re: shutter release not working S100

Really? Really?! "**bleep**" is the censory word?

For those curious, it was the alternative word to "Darn"
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