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Flash disabled The flash menu on one of the touchscreen models has only one option available: "no flash."

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Flash disabled The flash menu on one of the touchscreen models has only one option available: "no flash."

... Digital Cameras

I am using an Olympus E-500. and am trying to use the built in flash, set to one eight or to one sixty fourth of normal output, to trigger an external flash unit. The camera is set to "Vivid", manual, auto focus, and iso 100. From the "manual flash" menu I should be able to select either full, 1/4. 1/16 or 1/64 of the output. However, those choices never light up. I keep cycling through the first two lines of the menu and never reach the third line with the light output options I want. P

You should consult a Professional Photographer / Cameraman or contact the Customer Care of the Company. ... Digital Cameras

Hi, I have just bought the Panasonic FZ45 and seem to have a problem with the flash. It will not pop up automatically when in "IA" mode. The display actually shows the symbol indicating that the flash is forced off. Have tried to change this using the REC set up menu but to no avail (incidentally the option to force the flash off appears in the user manual, but not on the REC menu). I have searched some of the forums on the web and it has been suggested that the FZ45 does not have an auto fla

... Digital Cameras

In the CUSTOM SETTING MENU, when I scroll down to 22 BUILT-IN FLASH, and press the OK button on the camera I get a message "this option is not available with current settings". How to I make this option available.

Switch out of the point&shoot modes to one of the PSAM modes by turning the mode dial on the top left of the camera. ... Nikon D80 Digital Camera with 18-135mm Lens

Flash has stopped working on my Nikon D40. I've tried a factory reset, tried to get to the flash setting but that menu option is no longer available (highlighted) in any mode. I'm thinking it's broken and not a setting thing. Everything else works fine and it still takes pictures just without the flash. The flash pops up when needed but no flash obviously.

There's a common problem in the flash arm. I found this link that shows a simple repair. If you use this and make the repair yourself, understand that you will void your warranty if you have one. Also, do not touch the bulb as you'll get oil on it ... Nikon D40 Digital Camera with G-II 18-55mm Lens

Hi - My Olympus E500 has suddenly stopped taking pictures. Upon pressing the button, it focuses; flash also turns up but does not take the picture. Any ideas what has gone wrong with it? I thought resetting it to factory defaults, but couldn't get any such option available in the menu.

I had the same problem but byt turning the camera on and off while pressing the sutter button gave me the option of custom reset setting and it is now working beautifully ... Olympus EVOLT E-500 Digital Camera

Flash detail please let me know in detail how to use flash izone 550 is my cam's model. Also when i dont use the flash option , it works. with the flash option on... it cannot click/take any pictures and the green light keeps blinking Thanks!

Use the right arrow button on the arrow pad. There is a little pic of a lighting bold beside a pic of a camera on the top left hand corner. Push the right arrow button and look at that lightning bolt you will see it changing. There are three differen ... Polaroid izone 550W Digital Camera

No flash Sir, The Canon Powershot A540 was gifted to me by my uncle from usa during April 2007 and now since last one month the flash is not working. As I have warranty of one year. But one the warranty card it is written for usa and canada only where as I am staying in india and the camera is with me. Kindly let me know how to avail the warranty facility. Thanks

E -Mail  Canon support With a story - like   I am from USA - now on vacation in India- Camera bust - what shall I do?They will tell you. ... Canon PowerShot A540 Digital Camera

Hi, I recently purchased a D2Xs floor model or demo unit form a liquidation company here is Kansas City. The problem is that I have no menu options and the only thing that comes up when I access the menu on the camera is a small setup menu with about 6-7 options, none of which include a reset or any additional features. This renders the camera practically useless as most of my dials will not work because they need to be directed by the firmware. How can I reinstall the original version 1.0 firmw

... Nikon D2Xs (Body Only) Digital Camera

The flash on my Nikon D3000 won't pop up (regardless of the setting) and when I go into "Shoot" (from the guide menue) and then into "Easy Operation" the camera is set at No Flash but I'm not given the option to change the setting and says "The camera is now on "Auto No Flash Mode" but doesn't give me an option to change the setting there either. Can you help?

... Nikon D3000 Digital Camera

I just received a nikon D3000 and in watching the How To video, the guy talks about the Set Picture Control under Shooting Menu. Mine is not highlighted and says this options is not available with my current settings. I would like to know how to make this option available and use the different controls for Standard, Neutral, Vivid, Monochrome, Portrait, or Landscape. Thank you very much!

You need to take the camera out of the point&shoot modes. Turn the mode dial to one of P, S, A, or M. ... Digital Cameras

Flash I have a sony cybershot DSC-W50. Everything has been working fine until one day it stopped flashing. I have tried pressing the flash options button, but nothing happens. However, whenever I turn the camera on E:91:01 and a little squiggly arrow flash. Please help me! I have a Sony Cybershot DSC-S90 and the flash stopped working several months ago. Everything else works fine. Any solutions?

I think the firmware is corrupted ..... you must install new firmware ....just visit the nearby showroom or technician he will install the new firmware ..........for installing firmware it may costs some 300 to 400 bugs ....how eve ... Digital Cameras

Flash I have a sony cybershot DSC-W50. Everything has been working fine until one day it stopped flashing. I have tried pressing the flash options button, but nothing happens. However, whenever I turn the camera on E:91:01 and a little squiggly arrow flash. Please help me! i already try to reinitialize my camera but nothing happen. the flash still doesn't work. please help me. tnx

The flash circuit has gone out the squilling noise is the flash compasitor popped and the acid inside is burning. ... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S700 Digital Camera

I have Moultrie Model DGS-200 Game Camera. The LCD is scrambled and cannot be read. Is there replacement LCDs available? Or is there a self fix I can do to get it back? I can replace the LCD if one is

Yes LCD available & you can replace it at your self if you have electronic background and have working equipment. ... Sony Digital Cameras

I bought a Sunpak 383 external flash. When I put it in the hot shoe, the menu in my camera doesn't allow me to access the external flash options. I don't understand how to use the flash

Sunpak 383 is not a 'dedicated' flash that is why it don't give any information to the camera.However set the camera in manual mode and set the aperture and shutter speeds and match the iso of both and it will work like a champion. ... Digital Cameras

I dont know how to put the flash on my fujifilm xp camera? I go to menu - shooting mode..And there are no options for a flash apart from 2 images shot! And I dont want to take a 2 image shot! Juat 1 pic with a flash! Pls help. Thank you.

You have to take the camera out of silent mode for the flash to work. It is a very annoying inconvenience. Then if you put it in silent mode, the flash won't work. And trying to find a phone number so you can call and speak to an English speaking f ... FUJIFILM FinePix XP10 XP11 Digital Camera

On my DMC-TZ5 the flash doesn't work anymore. Everytime a pic needs the flash, the icon starts to blink red continuosly and if I do not change the flash option to "force disabled", the camera ask to be turned off and on again after 10 sec... Any suggestion?

... Panasonic DMC-TZ4 Digital Camera

Flash rebound I am new to digital cameras. So i took a long time searching before deciding on yhe tz3.The camera works great in daylight situations but with night snaps taking shots against glass or neon etc the flash is on the photograph also neon is exagerated spoiling the snaps.I have tried everything on the menu but cant seem to rectify. I am new to this but just back from holiday with mates all with different makes of cameras and not one had same problem. Any ideas. jack.

A camera flash against a glass, or any reflective surface, will bounce the flash light right back at you. Turn off flash when shooting through glass. Note flash is only for shots less than 12 ft distance. It take it you are shooting scenery shots thr ... Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ3 Digital Camera

I have a Kodak Easyshare model dx5430 digital camera (5mp). It has worked like a champ for years. Last night I was at an event when the image display went dark at picture 31. All preceding photos were able to be reviewed. The camera flash works fine. The camera displays all the other characteristics of a working unit. It turns on and off; the flash works, the menu is accessible - everything. It just doesn't register any photos. Even in close-up mode, there is nothing. It's as if the lens cap is

A stuck shutter is another common failure mode for digital cameras. The symptoms of a stuck or "sticky" shutter are very similar to CCD image sensor failure. The camera may take black pictures (for shutter stuck closed), or the pictures may be very ... Canon PowerShot A75 Digital Camera

Can't turn the flash on, it's set to "off" on default; and when i try to turn it on there is no "on" option in the flash menu, just "off"

Check that you do not have the setting on burst as it will not be able to flash in this mode. when looking atthe screen about to take a photo, select menu, the first thingthat comes up is the mode, if it is in burst change in to normal and your camer ... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T70 Digital Camera

I have lost my manual for the Emprex model dsc 5500z camera. Is there one available on line or can I order one?

Hi,\015\012\015\012\015\012Thanks for using Fixya.\015\012\015\012\015\012CLICK HERE to download the pdf manual ... Digital Cameras

Format error I've had my DSC-P10 on the charger and had no problem until today. Took it off charge and turned on. I get the flashing battery symbol and flashing C:13:01 and FORMAT ERROR. I suspect a bad battery but want opinions before I get one. Was told I couldn't get these batteries anymore. is that true? Sony model NP-FC11

Check your battery connector or terminal & clean if necessary, check also your memory stick connectivity. It may be caused by no connectivity with the memory stick... ^_^ ... Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-P10 Digital Camera

Flash will not fire. Tried the reset not luck. Under Custom setting built in flash is grayed out. This option not available with current setting. It is in the Auto mode

... Nikon D60 Digital Camera

Menu button doesn't work. Can only see pics thru viewfinder then have to unload pics off chip to view. Pics are always out of focus and discolored (usually too much red or yellow). Also can't use flash because of no access to menu. Would like a fix or will need to purchase another camera. This one is only 3-4 years old.

Check out Pentax- This modele may be subject to a recall for replacement. If it is is not - then the only remedy is to junk it and buy another. ... Pentax Optio 50 Digital Camera

I have a sony cybershot DSC-T70 when I try to use the flash it doesn't work. When I touch the screen 4 options are supposed to come up and nothing appears except for the one that says no flash. I was thinking maybe it was in auto mode but how do you take that off because I was recently in vegas and I couldn't get the darn thing to work and in most of the pictures you can barely see the people I was taking a picture of

The flash icon will also be disabled if the camera is in burst or continous shooting mode-if possible restore camera to factory defaults and start from there-check in home menu under shooting and see what the settings are ... Digital Cameras
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