Canon is recalling the popular S100 line of point and shoot cameras due to a lens error. The error occurs when a part disconnects on the inside when exposed to high temperatures or humidity. Only certain serial numbers are affected, so make sure yours in not one of them.
From Canon USA:
“Some PowerShot S100 units (with the serial numbers listed below) may encounter a lens error due to a part becoming disconnected inside the lens. In particular, this lens error may occur when the camera is used in certain environmental conditions such as high temperature and/or humidity.
Some PowerShot S100 Digital Cameras within the following serial number range:
The first and second digits of the camera’s serial number are any number from”29″ through”41.”
For example: ”29xxxxxxxxxx”, “30xxxxxxxxxx”………”41xxxxxxxxxx”
(The [x] characters shown above represent the remaining characters of the product’s serial number.) ”