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Date and hour on SD10

plierouge

Member
Hello folks!

I bought a SD10 a few months ago and I am very satisfied with IQ. One thing though has been bugging me... Each time I remove the batteries, the date and hour reset to 00:00, January 1st 2001. I almost always forget to update the info and my pictures are obviously not at the correct date and hour... Is there a small battery inside I need to change?

Thanks!

Sébastien
 

tc95

Well-Known Member
sebastien.....that I know of there is not an internal battery on this camera...

Here is the instruction manual for you just in case....
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When I had my SD10...I noticed this when the batteries were going dead...I used Nimh batteries...when they were dead...(will not hold a charge or going dead) this would happen...I would get your self..a new set-of batteries..and see if that solves the problem...

If it does not..I would suspect that there is a cap...(capacitor) inside the camera that probably has gone bad...I thought they might use the flash's cap...but if your flash fires off fine...there must be another one somewhere...

I know this is not what you wanted...but I hope it helps...

Tony C ....:z04_cowboy:
 

Ille

Member
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I don't remember of a small battery inside the SD10, and I do experience the same problem. The only solution I did found was to use the sd10 at least once a week, and verify the date and hour once a month. But I had a lot of other problems with my sd10, all power related ( SD10 unable to take more than 20 pics with a brand new just charged NiMh battery set, power drain when camera was off, and so on )

Tony, you forget that on the SD10, there is no flash at all!
 

Honza

New Member
Sd14

I have the same problem with my SD14. If I insert the charged battery after about 1hour charging, I have to set Date and Time.
Sometimes I have a problem to switch the camera on. I have to remove the battery pack and insert it back into camera. It helps.

Does anybody know the reason?

Thanks Honza
 
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