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Canon EOS RP Woke By Itself And Won't Turn Off
Canon EOS RP Camera
Canon RP, sitting on shelf with power switch to OFF. 24-105 attached. OEM battery with near full charge.
Just turn itself On and now won't turn off unless battery door opened &/or battery removed (of course)
- reload v1.6
- downgrade to 1.5
- upgrade back to 1.6
- start with lens unattached
- start with no memory card
- disable wifi and forget bluetooth
- leave with switch ON, battery removed for over an hour
- change mode settings
- adjust power settings/time outs
- try ECO mode
- leave on and wait for battery to go flat
Literally none of this worked.
I have only OEM batteries and the unit has zero physical damage and has always operated flawlessly.
What confuses me is why it just awoke, by itself. It hadn't even been touched for over a week.
I'm a very experienced user and an Electronic Engineer and dev. But short of Factory Reset (painful) I'm all out of ideas before contacting Canon ($$).
So if you've got something I've missed. Hit me up.
Sorry for your troubles with your Canon EOS RP and it automatically and irreversibly turning on. Quite odd, hard to tell if a mechanical or electrical short. You've tried even more than I would have. It sounds like it's possessed.
A factory reset is worth a try, and I would definitely call Canon on this one.
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