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I have a Canon SX610HS and it's been acting up - since about…

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I have a Canon...

I have a Canon SX610HS and it's been acting up - since about 2 weeks ago, a tiny red light (beside the word Canon near the lens) has been "on" - it has gone off on occasion; but I guess it's draining the battery and so it ends up going "off" until I recharge the battery... Can you help, please.

Technician's Assistant: How old is your SX610HS?

It's about 2 yrs old

Technician's Assistant: What have you tried so far with your SX610HS?

I've just removed the battery when not in use

Technician's Assistant: Anything else you want the Camera Expert to know before I connect you?

Don't think so

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Camera and Video Technician: Pete, Electronic Engineer replied 3 months ago

The red light near the lens is the red-eye reduction lamp.

First try resetting the camera by removing the battery overnight.

If that does not work, try turning off the lamp in the Flash Settings menu.

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