· If you have not used the camera for some time or are planning to
take shots you will not want to lose (overseas vacation, etc.), have
the camera checked by your Canon dealer beforehand, or check
for yourself that the camera components are working properly.
By their nature, LCD displays react more slowly at low
temperatures, and may appear dark at high temperatures. The
display will return to normal at room temperature.
· Before installing the batteries, wipe the battery contacts to remove
any fingerprints and smudges. This is to prevent faulty connections
·Never disassemble or recharge the batteries. Also, never store a
battery in high-temperature places or short circuit the battery
contacts or toss a battery into a fire.
· Although the batteries work well even at low temperatures, battery
performance may decline slightly at freezing temperatures. In such
a case, keep spare batteries warm in a pocket, etc., and use and
warm the batteries alternately.
How Low Battery Levels Affect Camera Operation
On the LCD panel, if the <
> icon blinks or it is not displayed, a
proper exposure can still be obtained as long as the shutter
releases. However, when the battery level is low, film advance and
auto rewind might stop midway or not work at all and <
may blink on the LCD panel. After the batteries are replaced with
new ones, film advance will be possible and film rewind can resume
by pressing the <
Lens Electrical Contacts
After detaching the lens from the camera, put
on the lens caps or put down the lens with
the rear end up to avoid scratching the lens
surface and electrical contacts.