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IXY 80 probs u/w, buttons don't work

Discussion in 'The Canon Corner' started by limbo, Jan 28, 2009.

  1. limbo

    limbo Course Director

    # of Dives: 1,000 - 2,499
    Location: Koh Samui, Thailand
    During a recent live aboard trip, 18 dives during 5 days, I had problems with IXY 80 combined with a WP-DC3 u/w housing.

    The function buttons stopped working and I could only make pictures by shutting down and opening the camera and aiming at something. No other button would work.

    In general the camera would work up to 10 minutes or 1 picture and sometime all functions came back on during the end of the dive in shallow water, sometimes to stop working again.

    Any idea what can cause this and what prevent this.

    Top side the camera works fine.

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