Sx50 "Reset all" not available?

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mantabay
mantabay New Member • Posts: 3
Sx50 "Reset all" not available?

Hi can anyone help please, I am trying to restore the default settings on my SX50 and have done so before so I am familiar with the menu and procedure.

Unfortunately the menu item "Reset all"  though present is  unlit and can not be selected in any mode.

Any ideas much appreciated.

coody
coody Senior Member • Posts: 1,630
Re: Sx50 "Reset all" not available?

Did you select the Tool with the wrench and hammer icon after press the menu button?

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Page 157 in downloadable *.pdf

To clear information you have saved to <C1> or <C2> and restore default values, turn the mode dial to <C1> or <C2> and choose [Reset ALL]

Also see page 211.

Access the [Reset All] screen.

Choose [Reset All], and then press the Func Set button.

Default settings are now restored.

I hope this helps you.

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mantabay OP New Member • Posts: 3
Re: Sx50 "Reset all" not available?

That is not the Problem I have on many occasions  Reset the camera to the default and am very familiar with the the menus, and how it is done.

The problem is that the "Reset All" option  in the tools menu is unlit or to put it another way not highlighted and therefore unselectable. No matter what mode is selected c1,m,p or anything else.

It's a bit of a tricky one ie: why is "Reset All" visable but not selectable?  It may well have been locked out by another settings change but by what?

Many Thanks for all Replies and suggestions,

Tony B.

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kd6vm
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I remember on my SX-40 the "Reset All" was also greyed out when using the EVF, but was not when using the LCD screen.

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c.hammett
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Re: Agree with kd6vm - check EVF or LCD view ...
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kd6vm wrote:

I remember on my SX-40 the "Reset All" was also greyed out when using the EVF, but was not when using the LCD screen.

I just checked my SX40, and same here. Reset All is grayed out if EVF is in use, but is available when using LCD. So switch from EVF view to LCD and see if that fixes it.

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Confirmed with SX50

c.hammett wrote:

I just checked my SX40, and same here. Reset All is grayed out if EVF is in use, but is available when using LCD. So switch from EVF view to LCD and see if that fixes it.

Just confirmed the same with the SX50. "Reset All " is ONLY available on the LCD and is greyed out when using the EVF.

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Re: Sx50 "Reset all" not available?

For information in TV mode.

Taken with the Canon SX40 HS, photo of Canon SX50 HS Menu.

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CSPoole
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Re: Sx50 "Reset all" not available?

j2l3m7 wrote:

For information in TV mode.

Taken with the Canon SX40 HS, photo of Canon SX50 HS Menu.

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You want to have some fun? Go up one level and change your language once. Then try to do a "Reset All" .

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No thank you.

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April Fools ! A little early !

Thanks, CSPoole

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mantabay
mantabay OP New Member • Posts: 3
Re: Sx50 "Reset all" not available? Thanks kd6vm!

Awesome thank you very much!

As I wear glasses for reading and shoot surf photos out in the bright sun I rarely use the lcd screen spending most of my time squinting through the evf!

Many thanks to all who replied.

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stevedg
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Re: Sx50 "Reset all" not available? Thanks kd6vm!

Anyone know what gets reset when you do a reset?

I notcie the date and language remains the default. Is it just certain menu and function fields?

Thanks

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