Having problems with your Digital Cameras ?

Just received a mint condition Nikon Coolpix S4 swivel-head digital camera off eBay. Installed new AA alkaline (Duracell) batteries and a new 1GB SD card. From the firt time I fired it up this morning, all downloaded still photos from my Nikon Coolpix S4 have evenly spaced, horizontal lines spanning their full width. These lines also appeared on the LCD viewer in view mode. However, the S4 functions perfectly in video mode. Is there a service centre fix up for this? Is this camera sa


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Just received a mint condition Nikon Coolpix S4 swivel-head digital camera off eBay. Installed new AA alkaline (Duracell) batteries and a new 1GB SD card. From the firt time I fired it up this morning, all downloaded still photos from my Nikon Coolpix S4 have evenly spaced, horizontal lines spanning their full width. These lines also appeared on the LCD viewer in view mode. However, the S4 functions perfectly in video mode. Is there a service centre fix up for this? Is this camera salvageable? T


Without some detailed information on how the unit processes video vs. still images, it won't be possible to say for sure, BUT....\015\012The video resolution is processed at a much lower megapixel setting than still pictures. It may be t ... Nikon Coolpix S4 Digital Camera

Just received a mint condition Nikon Coolpix S4 swivel-head digital camera off eBay. Installed new AA alkaline (Duracell) batteries and a new 1GB SD card. From the firt time I fired it up this morning, all downloaded still photos from my Nikon Coolpix S4 have evenly spaced, horizontal lines spanning their full width. These lines also appeared on the LCD viewer in view mode. However, the S4 functions perfectly in video mode. Is there a service centre fix up for this? Is this camera sa


Where are you located? it won't be a cheap fix. ... Digital Cameras

A vertical line (like a break in the image) has appeared on the LCD screen of my camera. It is also on the images when I view them on my PC. The camera was not dropped it just appeared a couple of days ago and is on all new pictures taken. What is this and can it be fixed?


Hi!It's a faulty CCD. Happens with this budget camera. You will have to give it to Fujifilm for a repair. Hope you still have warranty. If not, try to ask them if they can replace the CCD unit for free as it's usually a factory fault. ... Fuji FinePix S1000FD Digital Camera

Nikon Coolpix L18 camera LCD screen only shows jumpy lines of images. Took a test picture and viewed through a card reader to find that it is recording images, so the problem is just in the screen. (Also installed fresh batteries.) Camera has been working faithfully on a regular basis. Worked just fine a few days ago. Hasn't been dropped or suffered any 'trauma'.


Hi,\015\012\015\012The fact that the screen is displaying an image even though it is a distorted one of lines in screen indicates that the screen is receiving a signal. This points to a fault with the screen itself and not the camera. ... Digital Cameras

Nikon CoolPix S500 shows colored lines on lcd and in photos where the lights are bright. I have restored settings tried using it with no flash, soft flash, and auto flash and the problem continues. Noticed the lines on the lcd over a year ago and it has progressed to brightly lit photos also now. In some photos lighter colors also show up with the lines. ie. My daughters blonde hair in the light looks almost transparent with all the lines running through it. Is this a lens problem? Is there


... Nikon COOLPIX S500 Digital Camera

Ref: Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ1 Camera. The cover plate over the LCD screen cracked (left side). So far, the LCD display itself is not affected. Is it possible to replace just the cover plate without having to install a new LCD unit? If so do you have a part number for the plate? I understand that cracking of the LCD screen is a recurring problem with the Lumix series of digital cameras and also that Panasonic has taken a hard line r.e. guarantee coverage. My camera is 2 months old.


Sir/madam,please do contact Panasonic with your complaint, this is the only way we are ever going to get this problem resolvedthanks ... Digital Cameras

A vertical line (like a break in the image) has appeared on the LCD screen of my Fuji FinePix S1000fd camera. The line is also on the pictures when I view them on my PC. The camera has not been dropped, it just appeared a couple of days ago and is on all of our pictures. What is this and can it be fixed?


... Fuji FinePix S700 Digital Camera

Hi, My Nikon Coolpix S3000 flash has stopped working after only 3 weeks of having the camera and an aeroplane icon is also showing on the display. I have had the camera at elevation and in humidity, but with a new camera I would think this would not be a problem. I have also charged the camera totally but the flash still does not work. Please advise me any fix. Many thanks Shelley


Sounds like you somehow put the camera in "airplane" mode which keeps the camera from interfering with the electronics on an airplane. Change the mode. ... Nikon Coolpix S3000 Digital Camera

I have a new (Dec., 2009) D90. This morning I discovered that I had an "Err" message and a "CHA" message. Both were on the LCD panel on the top of the camera. I was not able to turn the camera off, and the only way to turn it off was to take out the battery. Upon reinserting the battery, everything appeared normal, but after taking one shot the problem reappeared. The interesting thing was that I took the camera body to a Nikon certified shop in New York, and they tried it with a different lens,


The Nikon user manual says on Page 256 that the ERR message indicates a camera malfunction and to clear it, you must release the shutter. \012\012 I have found on my D-90 that I can usually release the shutter by turning the camera off and ba ... Nikon D90 Digital Camera with 18-105mm lens

Blurred pictures I started using my new Nikon Coolpix on Christmas Eve and have taken photos for about 2 weeks. More than half of the pictures are very blurry after I transferred them to my computer and enlarged them to view. My daughter also got a Canon Elph on the same day and her photo quality is much much better. I also own a Nikon D5000 and have always been very happy with the quality, thus my choice of a Nikon pocket camera. Have I made a mistake?


... Nikon Coolpix S220 - Aqua Green 2.5" LCD Digital Camera

Need help troubleshooting problem with my daughter's new NIKON Coolpix S3000 dig. camera. She purchased this brand new 3 weeks ago and took on her study abroad trip...currently in Brazil, the camera has this problem: "i turned it on to use it today and the screen just has lines through it like black, white, yellow colors and you can't see what you're taking a picture off. not sure what it's from but if they have any hints that would be helpful." She is devastated right now as this device is he


Let's see...Brazil...heat...humidity...probably affected the sensor. The camera needs either service or replacement. Some cameras cannot handle the heat and humidity. ... Nikon Coolpix S3000 Digital Camera

Nikon D90 - When the camera is turned on, nothing shows in the LCD but Lines. Press the menu and only lines show up and the LCD is dim, slow to light up also. What could be the reason ?


... Nikon D90 Body Only Digital Camera

Sony dsc-13 I have sony dsc-13 digital camera and suddenly after switching it on in picture mode and video mode the data(day nd time,flash....etc) appears on a black background on the lcd though the lens door is open and i can see my previouly stored pics in the camera lcd and also in my computer after connecting through usb.. so the problem is i take black pics and videos while the lens is open and the charger attached or on full battery,and the new taken pics displays black as well


Basically it is a Japanese Model from where u bought it u are lucky u can\015\012get it free of charge replacement just tell me which region u belong\015\012there is a known issue of CCD failure u will get free of charge repairs\015\012fo ... Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-T3 Digital Camera

I had my nikon coolpix s210 in my bag and I bumped against a wall, not that hard it seemed. I checked my camera and everything seemed fine but once I turned it on a big crack appeared on the screen. Is it worth the fix or should I just buy a new one? I checked the camera shortly before I placed it in my bag so I don't think the break came before the incident. But I'm heart broken and desperate for my camera. Please help if possible. Thank you.


I will buy from you. ... Nikon Coolpix S210 Digital Camera

Nikon Coolpix S10 Problem: Lens Error The camera is less than a year old and "Lens Error" has suddenly appeared on the LCD screen. The camera makes a vibrating noise when it turns on then stops. I can do nothing with the camera including shutting it off. I need to take out the battery to shut it off. Help!!!


You can take pictures ( without VR function ) by starting your camera from play button then switch to photo !Lens error appear after a shock . VR mechanism have piezo actuators glued with epoxy resin together with an c ... Digital Cameras

Horizontal lines in my photos. Nothing on lense: the photo looks fine on the LCD until I look at the history. When I put them on the computer to view-the lines are still there. I have a bran new Kodak Z series easy share camera (2 weeks) has not been dropped or water damaged: all of a sudden the lines appeared (with in one photo- and maybe one minute between the two) I must have set something wrong but the web site had nothing> I took the battery out (didn't work either). A long, but unusefull


The symptoms you are describing are indicative of failure of the camera's CCD image sensor. In other words, the camera is defective. This is something you cannot fix yourself. As the camera is only 2 weeks old, you really don't need to be contacti ... Digital Cameras

Lens Error! We have a Nikon Coolpix S6. When attempting to turn on, the camera buzzes. Afterward, the screen shows what the lens is pointing at, but then it goes white and the words, "Lens Error" appears. I can't find the manual to pinpoint the problem. Also, when the camera is turned off, the lens cover stays open, and only goes back when the bateries are taken out and put back in. Please help quickly, this is a school camera, and it is needed for a large scale progect. (yearbook). We h


I know this is really late, but I've been having the same problem with the S6 on and off for the whole year, and I suspected a loose part.\015\012\015\012For a whole week, I couldn't turn on my camera, and the lens cap doesn't close until five minute ... Nikon COOLPIX S6 Digital Camera

Vertical Lines I just got my new camera (Canon Powershot A1100IS), and took some pictures in a strong light. The sharp images came out no problem. I saw some vertical lines that appeared on the LCD screen with the bright light outside in the sun. What do they mean? Are they malfunction? Are they normal? Thank you and let me know, please! Mikey


They are normal. ... Canon PowerShot SD100 / IXUS II Digital Camera

Camera "dead" Hi, all! I'm new not only in this site but also in photography/cameras domain so I hope you, all, will understand my ignorance in this domain. My problem is big enough so, with all my shame, here is my question: what if I've forgot my Nikon Coolpix 5600 connected to the computer all the night?! I know it sounds stupid and to sound more stupid than it already is I will add something else: is there any possibility for my camera to function if being connected to the computer (all the


Did you try taking the batteries out? If not, try that and then put them back in again. This might reset the camera back to normal. Also, try turning the dial. Make sure it is at the camera setting, then try shutting it off.\015\012\015\012Furthe ... Nikon Coolpix 5600 Digital Camera

Coolpix L6: the view screens looks as if the lens is cracked... there is a curved line with the picture showing below and a bright view with nothing legible above the line.. also these are two spots on the crack where it looks as if water or oil has seeped in the crack. Can this be repaired or is it better to buy a new camera?


After I dropped the camera, the message reads Lens ERROR!\015\012What can I do, I need my nikon coolpix L-6 for my nieces wedding 7-11\015\012E me at [email protected] ... Nikon Coolpix 5200 Digital Camera

Hi.I bought coolpix L20 several days ago.I put all the programms on my PC (from disc).But when I connect camera to PC nothing happens.It's written in instructions,that window must automaticly appear, but it does not.Then using nikon transfer I also don't see flash card and camera,what can I do ?


Consider NOT connecting your camera to your computer.\012\012\012The best way to download pictures from your camera to your computer involves removing the memory card from the camera and plugging it into a card reader (either built-in to ... Nikon COOLPIX L20 Digital Camera

Hi. I am on vacation in the Indian Ocean islands at this moment with a brand new Nikon D90 + 18-105 lens. Was taking photos this morning. From one shot to another, the camera suddenly stopped working. When I press the shutter button, it still focuses and when I click through, I can hear the shutter clicking (tried this with different shutter speeds). However, no photo is captured/stored. Also, the Lv button no longer works. When I press it, the camera is unable to switch from viewfinder to LCD l


If you happen to have a hair dryer with you please use it to take off possible moisture from the camera, warm the camera and keep repeating it , do not over use but just to make sure that exposure to mist could have caused condensation within.\ ... Nikon D90 Digital Camera with 18-105mm lens

Nikon COOLPIX S710 stops working after battery and/or memory card are removed. I have reformed the memory card (no change). Purchased 2X new batteries (no change). One of the original batteries will allow the camera to work, directly after a fresh charge, but not after it is removed, unless directly after insertion from being freshly charged. Have checked all 4 different batteries and voltages all appear at of above specified 3.7 VDC. Still only one of the 4 will ever allow the camera to functio


A voltage test alone cannot determine if the battery is good unless you can have the current rating of the battery tested. So if the camera comes on after a charge it seems that the battery is not retaining current for the camera to boot on.\01 ... Nikon COOLPIX S710 Digital Camera

I am traveling through Brazil with my Nikon Coolpix S220. I had it in a ziploc bag in my sports bra. I took it out and started to look at photos when the screen turned white with gray lines. I continued to take pictures w/out the screen working and uploaded them. They appeared fine. The next day when I turned the camera on, the screen was still white and now the on button started to flash. It would not take any pictures. Now it won't even turn on. Is there anything I can do? I am traveling for t


Hi there, some how the the screen pressed and the LCD get damaged.\015\012After that you use is continue. You are lucky because camera does not sense the damaged parts. But now your camera memory detect the LCD is damaged & stop working. Th ... Nikon Digital Cameras

I have some problems with my new G11. During first photo walking after 2 ours of working I met problem with system. When I use any button (except shutter) on screen appears menu of light lamp and active area blinking back and forward, I can't stop it. When I open viewer to see my photos then after use any button it started to scroll trough all pictures in memory and I also can't stop it. help to stop it is only to switch off camera or use shutter. Could you help??


Have you really spent any time reading the owner's manual? ... Canon PowerShot G11 Digital Camera
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