What the viewfinder indicators mean on a PowerShot G Series
Article ID: ART132226 | Date published: 05/12/2015 | Date last updated: 08/17/2015
 

Description

What the viewfinder indicators mean on a PowerShot G Series

Solution

What the viewfinder indicators mean on a PowerShot G11.

The indicators light or blink when the <ON/OFF> button or the shutter button is pressed.

Indicator

Color

Status

Operation Status

Upper indicator

Green

Lit

Camera Ready / Display Off

Blinking

Recording an image / Reading data / Transmitting data

Orange

Lit

Shooting preparation complete

Blinking

Camera shake warning

Lower Indicator

Yellow

Lit

Macro / Manual focus / AF Lock

Blinking

Proximity warning / Cannot focus

Power Lamp

Green

Lit

Power on

Blinking

Battery depleted

When the indicator blinks green, data is being recorded / read or various information is being transmitted. Do not turn off the power, open the memory card slot/battery cover shake or jolt the camera. These action may corrupt the image data or cause the camera or memory card to malfunction.

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