Article ID : 00288009 / Last Modified : 01/12/2023Print

The Power Save feature doesn't work

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    If you don't operate the camera for a certain period of time while the power is on using the battery pack, the LCD screen goes dark to conserve power. Activating a feature on the camera (such as pressing the shutter button) powers the camera on again.

    The default length of time is set at 1 minute. If this has been set to OFF, the camera won't go into the power save mode.

    To activate the feature:

    Press MENU SetupPower Save Start Timedesired time setting (30 Min/5 Min/2 Min/1 Min/10 Sec).


    • Turn off the product when you don't use the camera for long periods.
    • The power save function is deactivated in the following situations:
      • While power is being supplied via USB.
      • While playing back slideshows.
      • During FTP transfer.
      • While recording movies.
      • While connected to a computer or TV.
      • When Bluetooth Rmt Ctrl is set to On.
      • During USB Streaming.

    For a complete listing of all default camera settings, refer to the List of default settings values section of your camera Help Guide.