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HS50 mode problem

brianfuller75 Avatar
I have had my HS50 EXR for nearly 18 months and I think it is a great little camera. Just recently I have had a strange intermitant fault. The modes change from A to M to exr and more, in quick succession for no apparent reason. Sometimes I am not even touching the camera when it starts bleeping away and the screen changes the mode at random until I turn the camara off. It is most odd. The mode dial is not being moved while this happens. I rarely change the mode from "A" normally. I am assuming that this a fault with the camera and my be caused by bad contact. I was wondering if anyone else has encountered this problem, and how it was resolved.
MichaelMelb_AU Avatar
MichaelMelb_AU 10 1.9k Australia
3 Jan 2015 8:00AM
Try doing this:
- Get the battery out of camera and leave the camera without power for a couple of days;
- Clean the battery contacts by gently wiping them with a cotton swab lightly soaked in spirits before inserting it back.
If after that the problem does not disappear - the camera goes to service. Hopefully it is still on warranty.
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jfd10 8 1 France
1 Aug 2015 4:02PM
Hello Brian,
I get exactly the same problem on my HS50 for a few months. Not sure it is really a bad contact...
But symptom is the same with changing mode going randomly crazy
What have you done ? Is it resolved or not ?

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rodgeyrog 3 1
27 Aug 2020 11:10PM
Did anyone ever sort this problem out. I have two of these cameras with the same problem


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