Having problems with your Digital Cameras ?

I have a Samsung S830 Digital Camera. The catch which locks the lid on the battery compartment shut has worn away and the lid can not be shut anymore. Any one got a fix? Thanks [email protected]


Answers :

Painter's tape. It will hold without leaving residue.
Repair Help & Product Troubleshooting for Digital Cameras

Tips for a great answer:

- Provide details, support with references or personal experience .
- If you need clarification, ask it in the comment box .
- It's 100% free, no registration required.

Suggested Questions/Answers :

I have a Samsung S830 Digital Camera. The catch which locks the lid on the battery compartment shut has worn away and the lid can not be shut anymore. Any one got a fix? Thanks [email protected]


Painter's tape. It will hold without leaving residue. ... Digital Cameras

The screen for my panasonic lumix dmc fs15 appears to be broken. I've only had it for six months! The display is now White with a small dark patch to one side, and diagonal lines across the screen. I was out hiking , and it was in my pocket. I don't recall it getting bashed but I guess that's what mustve happened! Is it worthwhile getting it fixed? Should I just buy a new one? How long would it take if I sent it away to get fixed?


Hi,If the unit is still repairable, why not send it for repair to panasonic. Please try below linkPanasonic Lumix ... Panasonic Lumix DMC-FS15 Digital Camera

My Kodak easyshare m380 isn't working properly...I turn it on, and it will turn on, but the moment the lens pops out, it pops right back in and the camera shuts off....I've tried replacing the battery but it doesn't help....and I don't have a warranty on it anymore...is there anything I can do to fix it? Or could I get someone else to fix it for a reasonable price...? Please help!!


Your camera has a lens error. This\015\012 is such a common fault that I hope you don't mind me pasting my stock \015\012generic answer ... Kodak EasyShare M380 Digital Camera

Do I need a driver for my sanyo vpc 5885 digital camera because it won't download pictures to my computer via USB anymore. It turns on and then as soon as I push "set" for the PC the lense goes in and it shuts off. My computer had to be fixed and maybe this is why it won't work anymore? Do I need to install or download a new driver? Is there a driver via online or was there a CD that came with the camera?


... Digital Cameras

Blurry LCD My LCD is blurry, I can't seem to find the answers to how to fix this. I picked up my camera one day and turned it on and it was messed up, as well as all the pictures that were taken were not there anymore. What could have happened and how do I fix it.


... Sea and Sea DX-750G Digital Camera

I can only take a few pictures on my camera before it either shuts itself off and/or won't turn on again. When I try to turn it on the red light flashes but the lens doesn't extend, and then the light goes out. It's like the batteries are dead. I've tried brand new ones, rechargeable ones, etc. It's not under warranty anymore so I'm not really sure what my options are.


Pls. use lithium batteries Ni-Mh or rechargeable Batteries (2000 M.Amp or higher).\015\012\015\012If your cam use manufactors rechargeble batt.:\015\012Make sure that you are installing a fresh/ full charge battery\015\012 ... Kodak EasyShare C330 Digital Camera

Last year I bought my mom a digital camera for christmas. It worked great for about 2-3 months. Since then it is speratic, it will turn on let you take a couple of pictures then shuts down all by itsels. If you put freshly charged batteries in the camera it will let you take 4-5 pictures tells you low batteries then shuts down. Is there any way we can return the camera to the company and receive some credit to purchase a new one for my mom? The other question is could we get it fixed?


Hi! Most digital cameras require outrageous amounts of power to work properly. Be sure to use only high quality, hi power ni-mh rechargeable batteries. Check for Sanyo Eneloop or Duracell. Sometimes we think the camera is broken, but in most cases is ... HP Digital Cameras

My camera is a new purple polaroid 1834, I got it for Christmas. I tried to take a picture the other day and it took one, and then shut down with the lens still out. It will not turn on, and everytime I press the power button a green light flashes and it beeps three times, but nothing else happens. I have tried replacing the batteries with brand new ones..still nothing. I've tried to batteries and everything.What is going on and what can I do to fix it? Is it fixable?


It is fixable but best thing to do is take it back to where you got it for a replacement. Or send it in to Polaroid the lens gears are stuck and the zoom motor sounds like it has gone out. If you have no sucess doing that then let me kno ... Digital Cameras

Camera problem i droped mine today, didnt hit very hard and now it turns on you cant press any buttons and beeps 3 times, then shuts off, it also shows low battery even tho the batteries arent low. i tried pulling the lense out but didnt do any good. the smaller one is pushed in on one side alittle how can i fix this?


Wow i have the same problem ... Samsung Digimax S630 Digital Camera

I dropped my Nikon Coolpix S600 camera on the floor at a concert and now when I turn it on, it says LENSE ERROR and shuts off right away.. and the lens doesnt come out. It just makes a weird noise! Is it done for or can I fix it. I can't get it fixed.


There are some fine gears that move the lens in/out ... if it dropped on the extended lens then its likely a gear was broken or knocked out of place .. it is likely repairable but its really tricky working on these things .. there are fine wires and ... Nikon Coolpix S600 Digital Camera

I have Canon s1is, got all the lenses which goes with it, and soon after I bought them, the main lens in the camera doesnt open anymore! they want £300 for fixing it! is there any other solution than paying the price of new camera for fixing the old one?


Your camera has a lens error, this\015\012 is such a common fault that I hope you don't mind me pasting my ... Canon PowerShot S1 IS Digital Camera

Err 99 Doesn't matter what I have tried, I am still getting the ERR 99 code on my digital rebel. I have cleaned, replaced the battery and cf card, changed lenses, cleaned lens connections. The second I attempt to take a photo it displays ERR 99/Any other suggestions? Canon wants over $200 to fix it and I can buy another one for not much more than that now. I just hate to throw this one away!


Cleaning the contacts ought to be done using a pencil eraser(i am very specific about this)to fix this errorvigorously scrub the lens contacts with an eraser. Then  gently\015\012use the eraser to clean the camera contacts (holding the con ... Canon Rebel XT / EOS 350D Digital Camera

I got water inside my Pentax w30 last summer and now it just turns on for 2 min then shuts off and won't come back on for any length of time maybe 10 sec then shuts off. that was last summer and it is completly dry now what do you think the problem is and can i fix it? I am fairly handy and don't mind taking it apart will throw it away anyway


I'm trying to do the same thing. Mine showed exactly the same symptoms as yours, but now (six months later) it will stay switched on. I'm trying to get to the lens assembly as it has some water deposits (salt!) on the inside. I've tried to find a man ... Pentax Optio W30 Digital Camera

Hello, I purchased a Kodak Easy Share C613 at my local Target last November of 08. I really like it but when I try and go backwards to look at my pictures it won't let me. Or it won't let me delete my pictures that I just took. I don't have the receipt or box anymore. My mom got the same one I could use her box to send it to you all to get repairs but the serial numbers will be different. Can you please tell me what are my options or what to do in this case I really need it fixed. Thanks so much


Haved you tried to take a picture without a memory card? if you unable to delete the pictue just using the internal memory of your camera., It means the buttons of the camera is defective and the navaigational key. you may call kodak at 1 800 235 ... Kodak EasyShare M1033 Digital Camera

My lens is stuck and it will not extend when I turn on the camera resulting in a lens error. It automatically shuts down. Before it came to this state it was fixated at an angle extended on one side and pushed back on the other. I push the other side down in an attempt to fix it, but I think I may have made it worse. Any help would be nice. Thank you.


Fixing a Lens Error on a Digital Camera\012\012This has to be THE most common failure mode for a digital camer ... Casio EXILIM ZOOM EX-Z70 Digital Camera

I bought a sanyo camera and recently, when you turn it on it will turn it self off right away! I thought it was a bad battery so i bought another one and now it is still doing the same thing! what is wrong with it and how can i get it fixed?


... Sanyo Digital Cameras

My flip mino one day ran out of battery and shut down. the next day (after charging for the night) my camera still would not turn on. the charging features worked (showed only red battery until i took it out) so i know its not completely broken. whats wrong and how do i fix it?


... Pure Digital Flip Mino Digital Camera

I drop the camera. The digital zoom won't come in again. It's stuck. It kind of looks like the Pisa tower where one layer is in an angle. How to I manage to fix it? The power went off, but the digital zoom is still out, in an angle. It won't open again. The power went on but since it can't move, the power just shut down again.


Hello,This problem needs technical repair since the cause fell. Kindly bring your camera to the nearest Kodak Help Center near you.Regards. ... Kodak EasyShare V603 Digital Camera

Can you tell me where to purchase a new lens? My daughter dropped my camera, Kodak easy share M1063, and it does not open anymore. Probably a gear is off inside the housing, which I could not open without smaller screwdrivers. I figure it would be easier to replace the whole lens. I have already taken it apart and know that I can replace the lens if I can find one. I had an estimate for an online repairman to fix it for $85 + shipping. For that price I might as well purchase a new camera. Only r


KODAK doesn't sell lenses individually, but if you contact KODAK directly you can have it mended cheaper.\015\012\015\01248 pounds for a repair for this model with this fault.\015\012\015\012In order to organise your repair or ... Kodak EASYSHARE M1063 Digital Camera

Af? When I turn on my camera it won't go to view my pictures. It just flashes "AF" and the only thing I can do with it when I turn it on is take one picture. But then as soon as I take the first picture I can't take anymore but I can view my other pictures... can this be fixed or do I have to buy a new camera?


... Nikon COOLPIX S200 Digital Camera

Obertelli. Am I glad that i did a search about this problem today. My fuji coolpix 2100 that I have two of, have both got broken battery cover catch. I read your solution and it's the best idea around,. Are you still around to accept delivery and have time spare to maybe fix these for me. posted one at a time as i use them daily for auction listings and have velcro'ed the doors shut for now.


Hi andbaxt.I've only just seen your posting by random chance, although you addressed your posting to me FixYa does not currently work that way so I was not alerted to your message. Although it's been five months since your posting I thoug ... Nikon Coolpix 2100 Digital Camera

I just bought a sanyo vpc-t850 camera last night, I installed the software, I took a couple of pics and was trying to upload them the problem is I plug my camera up with my usb to my pc, I turn the camera on, and I choose the option pc everytime I do that, my pc shuts down and when it goes to restart it will not get off the part where windows loads. Can you help me find a way to upload my pics, I really like this camera and I would hate to have to return it for another one, if I can fix the prob


Have you trade to uninstalled the drivers and software on your computer that came with the camera?If this is a case of no solution due to bad compability, you can always buy a memory card reader (if your computer doesnt have a on board on ... Digital Cameras

My camera was working fine for about a year. Then one day i turned it on and the screen was black but it shows the grid and date and time also it shows the menu and the differnet scene selections. If i take a pic the flash works and the sound works, but no image just black and the time and date. i think its the shutter that is stuck?? How to fix this?? Not under warranty anymore.


Take the camera andturn off the flash. Point it toward you and take a picture. Look in the lens to see if you see the shutter activate. If you dont see this work, then your shutter may very well be stuck. \015\012\015\012There isn't reall ... Olympus FE-310 Digital Camera

I have a Fuji FinePix A345. It is out of warranty. I put freshly-charged batteries in, take one or two pics, then get a low batter-reading, followed by the camera shutting off power. I took batteries out, checked them on a battery tester, and they both still had a full charge (2500 mAh), but camera won't even turn on. I was just reading consumer reviews on the A345 advertising page. Apparently this model can be a real lemon. Anything I can do to fix the camera? Or do I just toss it and bu


The zoom lens on my A345 has been intermittently sticking for years. Finally it would only pop out about 5mm. I took my courage in my hands and put 1 drop of very light oil (sewing machine oil) on a cotton bud and wiped it over the visible parts of t ... Digital Cameras

Stripes When I take my pictures pale yellow stripes appear across the screen. I changed the batteries, changed the card and nothing helps. My camera is not even a year old. when I take a photo there are light stripes across the image, somtimes if I wipe the screen it goes away but when I shut the camera,the next time I open it it happens agin! how can I fix this,is the lens sticky? or getting stuck? what can I do about it?


\015\012ol' ... Fuji FinePix F460 Digital Camera
  • Start your question with What, Why, How, When, etc. and end with a "?"
  • Be clear and specific
  • Use proper spelling and grammar
all rights reserved to the respective owners || www.lionebra.com || Terms of Use || Contact || Privacy Policy
Load time: 0.1285 seconds