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In rare cases, the AF function on some PowerShot ELPH 180 / IXUS 175, 177 compact digital cameras may not operate properly and focus may not be achieved. Customer support for this phenomenon is described below.
We take great pride in the quality and performance of our products. We offer our sincerest apologies to any customers who may be inconvenienced.
In rare cases, when shooting still images or movies with the PowerShot ELPH 180 / IXUS 175, 177 compact digital camera, the AF function on the camera does not operate properly, and focus is not achieved in the captured image or movie, even if the AF frame is displayed.
Only some PowerShot ELPH 180 / IXUS 175, 177 compact digital cameras are affected by this phenomenon.
The phenomenon may occur in cameras whose first two digits in its serial number are “11”, “12”, “21”, “22”, ”23” or ”24”.
(Examples of serial numbers for cameras that may be affected: “11xxxxxxxxxx”, “12xxxxxxxxx”, “21xxxxxxxxxx”, “22xxxxxxxxxx”, “23xxxxxxxxxx” or “24xxxxxxxxxxx” (‘x’ can be any number)).
If the camera has a black marking on the inside of the battery cover, as shown in the image below, this indicates that your camera has been checked and the issue has been corrected.
If the camera meets the serial number criteria listed above and does not have a black marking on the inside of the battery cover, and if the phenomenon occurs and is confirmed by CUSA*, we will repair the unit free of charge. If you own one of the affected cameras, please contact our Customer Support Center.
Should you have any questions about the announcement, please contact the Authorized Service Facility in your area or you may contact the Call Center within your region.