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CANON IXY 510 IS hello,,my canon digital camera ixy 510 is (japan version) is smoking when i use flashing and it smells like burning..how was it?is it ok or normal to use?im so worried,this was my hubby's gift..


Smoking and a burning smell are not normal. Is the camera new?...can you return it? ... Canon PowerShot SD880 IS Digital Camera

Canon digital camera - flash smokes when used


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I have a Canon Powershot A70 digitical camera. It is about five years old.I use re-chargeable batteries.I use the camera periodically usually having to recharge the batteries before use. However when I placed the batteries in the camera the lens extended but there was no image on the lcd. The flash still works but the camera won't take a photo.


Hi, \015\012You said that Canon A70 has blank screen and takes blanck picture. Its issue of bad CCD Imager in camera. Canon announced a scheme to repair this problem free of cost. Please click on ... Digital Cameras

I just bought a refurbished canon A590 digital 8.0 meg, 4x optical zoom, LCD display screen camera via eBay. after only shooting 40 shots, some of them using flash (like 3 or 4 shots out of 40), i found the camera showed battery used up sign. then, it refused to shoot any more. i checked the voltage of the batteries with my old VOM. the batteries were not used up. the meter read they still had 1.35 out of 1.5 volts. i'm just disappointed that the camera can't use up the rest of the


Decentralize the batteries. ... Digital Cameras

Could I use my Canon bounce flash (550EX) with this Olympus Digital camera?


That's not possible because the hot shoe is not provided for the Canon hot shoe. You can change some wires in the Canon flasunit to let it think is an Olympus model ;)\015\012\015\012regards,\015\012\015\012Rob ... Olympus Camedia E-10 Digital Camera

I have a canon digital ixus 55 however on auto mode the shots are coming out blury even with flash and i can only seem to get a clear photo on digital mode however this does not allow me to use flash so when i want to take photos in darker lights it proves a problem!! help if u can! also a few times the camera would shut down only displaying a small number in the corner of the screen E18 but i don't no what this means.


The E18 error happens on Canon cameras usually when the lens is jammed when extending. The error is so (in)famous that it has it own website where you can find help and advice on how to fix it. You can view the site by clicking the link underli ... Digital Cameras

Flashless photograghy I bought a this camera about a month ago. I would like to know what settings I need to put it on so I can take good pictures of a stage performence without having to use my flash. These are the accessories that I have: Canon - EOS 10.1MP Digital SLR Camera - Black EOS 40D Canon - 70-300mm f/4-5.6 IS USM Telephoto Zoom Lens 0345B002


Use the highest ISO setting and the largest aperature (low number) possible. A tripod would help as the camera is going to take a slow shot if it has a slow lens (telephoto lens' are slow--high f-stop value) You want to use the kit lens on the camera ... Canon EOS 40D Digital Camera

Hi, I got a new ProSpec 4gb flash card and used it last night in my canon 40d. I forgot to format before I initially used it. Shot lots of great images that I could see on the camera back, but now I am getting the messages - can not create a folder, tried to shoot another image and is says cf card is full, and now I can't review on camera, it says there are no images. Tried Digital Photo recovery software and got nothing. Anything at all I can do? I'm tempted to format now and then see if I can


I do not have a solution, but I do have same problem, or a variation of it: filled my ProSpec 2GB, removed it from my Canon G10 to insert a fresh card, then later reinserted the ProSpec to transfer photos to computer. Several tries, and no go. First ... Canon Digital Cameras

I have a Canon EOS 40D camera. We are having problems with using an external flash. The pictures always come out extremely dark with the external flash. The flash seems to work fine, it flashes brightly. The pictures look fine using the built in flash. The flash is a Promaster but we tried a Canon flash and it did the same thing. The camera store we bought the camera and the flash from says it looks like a synchronization issue and that it is a hardware problem with the boot. Their sugges


I don't know if this will help and this post is two months old. The \015\012camera store may be right that the synchronization is the issue which \015\012tends me to point a finger at the external flash. There are at least \015\012three different fla ... Canon EOS 40D Digital Camera

Canon Power shot SD950 IS Digital ELPH camera lents will not extend on back screen it reads lens error restart camera camera was in use the previous night testing a flash unit and was not knocked etc thanks for your help jk mc darby


See http://www.fixya.com/support/r13011856-lens_error ... Canon Digital Cameras

My nikon digital camera flash light is not working.When i m using the flash light than my camera not click the pic..and when i m not using the flash light than camera click the pic but the pic quality is becuming good only in day light because in night flash light is not working.my digital camera model no. is coolpix S220 and this is 10 mega pixel.I am staying in chembur mumbai.This is my request that you plz guide me from where i can make it repair.Tell me any good service centre in mumbai . t


Not to worrry, the possible fault is with the failure of your flash unit. This unit is embedded into the camera and is a very arrangement which is not advisable to be opened by anyone less experienced. The best solution is to get the camera serrviced ... Nikon Digital Cameras

Black image Just bought a used Canon PowerShot A60 digital camera. Menus work fine but LCD is black. When shutter button is pushed half way down the lower light blinks. I even tried to aim it at a lamp to see if it was too dark. Acts like it wants to take pictures. Lights blink, camera focuses, flash deploys, then nothing.


OK,Its problem of bad ccd imager in Canon A60 camera and this part need to be replaced to get correct live view to take snap.Canon will repair this camera free of cost as per announced scheme.Click ... Canon PowerShot A60 Digital Camera

D40 "busy" flashing unable to use camera - Canon EOS 40D Digital Camera


When down loading images to computer camera displays\015\012red flashing busy signal, thus not allowing transfer of images to computer ... Canon EOS 40D Digital Camera

Canon speedlite 430 EZ does not match with canon 400 D digital camera how to use the same flash with 400 D.


You can't. The metering systems are incompatable. You must use the EX range with the 400D, such as 430EX or 580EX (versions I or II) ... Canon EOS 400D Digital Camera

My Canon EOS Rebel XS digital camera has suddenly stopped taking pictures. It will not focus even though it is on the auto focus setting. The first set of numbers are flashing and there is a flashing dot behind the ISO 800. It was working fine when I used it one time and then the next time it wouldn't. I can view pictures, but cannot take them on any setting except A-DEP and it's not focused even then. Please Help!


Try cleaning the contacts on the camera body and the lens where they meet with a cotton swab lightly dampened with rubbing alcohol. ... Canon EOS Digital Rebel XS / 1000D IS Digital Camera

I have a Vivitar 285HV flash and I'm wondering if the firing voltage is low enough to use with a Canon Rebel Xs digital camera?


I know some older vivitars do have trigger volts in excess of 100v. If you have a friend with a voltmeter you can measure yours, but in any event it is not worth the chance of frying your camera, buy a slave and connect the vivitar to that, they aren ... Vivitar Digital Cameras

Its ok use flash in morning?? - Canon A2200 Digital Camera


Yes, particularly if the subject is back lit (sun or brightest areas are behind the subject). The flash will help fill (lighten the shadows) and balance the exposure. Use fill flash setting if your camera has it. ... Canon A2200 Digital Camera

I have a Canon Power Shot S300 Digital Elph and use the Canon Digital Camera Solution Disc (Ver. 4.0). Part of this software is ZoomBrowser EX 2.6 which I use to download the photos from my camera to my computer. Recently I started getting the error message "There is not enough free memory to perform the operation". I have removed all of the photos from all folders and have also uninstalled and reinstalled all of the Solution Disc software but still get the above error message. This will not all


Memory errors are either free space on the C drive, Virtual Memory on C drive and almost always not related to your RAM.To check for Virtual Memory size in your PC, Right click My computer, click on the Advanced Tab, then click on the Per ... Digital Cameras

Digital Camera Canon Sure Shot - great pictures, but too slow response/recovery between shots. I go for a shot of a child and they're out of the picture before the lens snaps. It is even worse, of course, if the flash is in use. Getting a picture I want is a matter of pure luck or of takinig only vases on tables. Help.


This is a problem called shutter lag. This is something common with normal point and shoot camera such as yours. Consider investing in a DSLR, A DSLR excels in this area. ... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W55 Digital Camera

Blurry pictures Using a point and shoot digital camera, it was set on night mode by mistake. Pictures turned out blurry. The snapshots were taken inside at night using flash in the camera. Probably because in night mode, camera was setting depth of field wrong. So using flash and set in night mode was the problem. But can anything be done to correct the blurry pictures taken in this situation?? Any software known to correct this problem? Thank's, Angela Sapp


Adobe photoshop might help. ... Casio Exilim EX-S600 Digital Camera

Hi, I have a Canon Power Shot G10, Serial Number 7021002939. I'm making the first ever attempt to download photos from the camera to my MacBook Pro. I wish to use iPhoto to download to the computer. I have plugged the USB cable into the computer and into the digital terminal of the camera. I have pressed the Playback button. FYI, I have also downloaded the Canon Digital Camera Solution Disk. The Canon program will not download the photos, either. Nothing happens. I have trie


1. With the camera on and in playback mode, plug the cord from the camera into the Macbook. It should appear on the desktop as a drive, probably called "no name". If it doesn't, don't worry...the next solution always works and it's the one the pros u ... Canon PowerShot G10 Digital Camera

Hi, I have a Canon Power Shot G10, Serial Number 7021002939. I'm making the first ever attempt to download photos from the camera to my MacBook Pro. I wish to use iPhoto to download to the computer. I have plugged the USB cable into the computer and into the digital terminal of the camera. I have pressed the Playback button. FYI, I have also downloaded the Canon Digital Camera Solution Disk. The Canon program will not download the photos, either. Nothing happens. I have tried t


Do what the pros do....use a card reader instead of the camera. When you plug it into the USB port, an icon will appear called "NO NAME". Double-click on it and the pics will open in "preview". From there, you can import them to a folder you create o ... Canon PowerShot G10 Digital Camera

I have a Canon xsi slr (digital) and a Canon xti slr (film). I cannot seem to get a good quality photo when I use the Canon zoom lens that I used on the film camera when I use it on the digital.


What are the lens specifications ? Try raising this query with the canon customer service. ... Canon EOS Rebel XSi Digital Camera

I have a Canon Digital EOS Rebel XT and the built-in flash no longer pops up when needed. This started happening after using a Canon speedlite, but then removing it. I've tried resetting everything, and tried all modes expecting that the ones listed in the manual as using a flash would work, but they dont, it never pops up. I lifted up the flash with my fingernail manually, and then tried taking a picture where a flash was most definitely needed, but it still had a long delay, no flash, and


In addition to resetting all the camera settings you should also choose the "clear all custom functions" option that is also available from the same menu. Once that's done. Put the camera in Full Auto mode and see if the issue is resolved. ... Canon Rebel XT / EOS 350D Digital Camera

Recently had to ship my canon Digital RebelXS/ 1000 digital camera for repair. It would keep showing me an error 99 code. the camera is only 7 mths old. I'm just learning to use this camera.. Is it something I could avoid or done to give me this code. I asked the place I had to ship it to what canon had done. All I was told there was a short in the camera and they cleaned the lenses. I really like to find out what shorted out.


This is what the canon people say to do for error 99Read this!!!The guy at tech support listened and then told me that the lens contacts were dirty and to get a pencil with an eraser on the end, just a regular old ... Canon EOS Digital Rebel XS / 1000D IS Digital Camera
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