PowerShot A40 Adjustment Program Instructions

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Contents of Adjustment Program for Canon PowerShot A40



We have uploaded an adjustment program for enhancing AF accuracy.


Please read through this page very carefully before downloading the program


Adjustment Program Q & A



Q: Is the adjustment program recommended for all PowerShot A40 users?
A: The necessity of installing the adjustment program can be checked by the following procedures.
Input the Serial Number of your camera in the box on the download page, and then click the "submit" button.
If your camera needs the adjustment program, a downloading screen will appear.
You do not have to install the adjustment program if you have already done so.

Q: What point is specifically improved by the adjustment program?
A: It improves the AF accuracy close to the telephoto end.

Q: Does the adjustment program change the firmware?
A: No. The firmware is not changed.

Q: Do I need any special equipment to install the adjustment program?
A: In addition to the camera itself, you will need the following equipment:
  • Brand-new alkaline batteries or fully charged NB-1AH nickel-metal-hydride batteries (optional)*
  • CF card with 2MB or more. 

We recommend owners of the ACK600 AC adapter kit (optional) to use the adapter kit.

*Beforeinstalling the adjustment program make sure that mark does not appear on the LCD Monitor.

If the mark appears on the LCD Monitor with the brand-new alkaline batteries or fully charged NB-1AH nickel-metal-hydride batteries, please contact:

For USA and all other regions, except Europe : The Canon Customer Support Center
mentioned in the Camera User Guide
For Europe : The Local Canon Distributor
listed in the Canon European Warranty System List (EWS)

Q: What can I do if I cannot terminate the adjustment program properly?
A: Remove the battery from your camera, and contact:

For USA and all other regions, except Europe : The Canon Customer Support Center
mentioned in the Camera User Guide
For Europe : The Local Canon Distributor
listed in the Canon European Warranty System List (EWS)

* [Caution] The CF Card used is necessary for repair. Please do not erase the files in it, and attach it with your camera for repair.

Q: Can this adjustment program be installed by Canon's service center?
A: Yes. For the details, please contact:

For USA and all other regions, except Europe : The Canon Customer Support Center
mentioned in the Camera User Guide
For Europe : The Local Canon Distributor
listed in the Canon European Warranty System List (EWS)


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