Powering on the PowerShot SD30 and SD40

Article ID: ART127476 | Date published: 05/12/2015 | Date last updated: 08/14/2015


Powering on the PowerShot SD30 and SD40


Turning the Power On

Press the ON/OFF button until the indicator lights green.

  • The lens extends when the mode switch is set to or .

To Turn the Power Off

Press the ON/OFF button again.

  • If the Card locked! message appears right after the power is turned on, the SD card cannot record. In this instance please remove the SD memory card and change the direction of the lock switch on the memory card.
  • The Date/Time menu will appear the first time the camera power is turned on or whenever the built-in rechargeable lithium-ion battery charge is low. Reset the date and time when this occurs.
  • If the power saving function activates, press the ON/OFF button to restore power.
  • You will hear a start-up sound and see the start-up image when the power is turned on.
  • The start-up image does not display when the camera is connected to a TV via the A/V OUT terminal.

Turning On the Power without the Start-Up Sound

Hold the <MENU> button while pressing the ON/OFF button. This will set the [Mute] setting to [On] and silence the operation sound and the shutter sound. This is convenient when you wish to shoot silently.



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