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Cannot take pictures .it shows E18


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Canon SD 550-- sensor problem? Bought 3/2006 and have had no problems. Suddenly, LED screen went black--shows nothing and cannot take a picture altho will flash and record black picture. Shooting options do appear on screen when in picture-taking mode. Can see pictures that were taken previously, however, while showing them on TV screen, camera shuts off. Is this an expensive repair. Thanks.


The shutter of the camera is not opening that is why every picture taken is recorded black. It is a mechanical problem and probably has nothing to do with the sensor. Not very expensive ... Canon Digital Cameras

Card locked shows of view finder, cannot take a picture it shows a't picture but won't take a picture


Look at the memory card. SD cards have a slide switch along one edge. The position farthest from the metal contacts locks the card, protecting it from writes. The position nearest the contacts unlocks the card. ... Canon PowerShot S2 IS Digital Camera

Hello, I have the following problem: I cannot delete images neither take new pictures. When i try to delete pictures it shows the following message: The card is locked, unlock the card to access delete features. When i try to take a new picture it shows the following message: LENS ERROR Try turning the camera off and on again (before this message it says card locked). Thanks for help!!!


Unlock the card by moving the slide switch on the side of the card. Solve your lens problem with these:\012Fixing a Lens Error ... HP Photosmart M447 Digital Camera

I cannot down load my pictures from my camera. it shows problems with cable so I must have done someting with the settings. I had been having problems taking pictures so I played with the settings and now it takes pictures but cannot download them. Help????


Hi - I was suffering from this problem - I changed the batteries and changed the USB port and Bingo - lucky me. ... Fuji FinePix A350 Digital Camera

I cannot take a picture. When I try nothing shows up in the viewfinder and nothing shows up on the memeory card. Old pictures still show up in the viewfinder when I scroll through the pictures. The camera will show nine pictures but only the two old ones will be displayed when scrolling through.


This sounds like it might be a defective CCD imager. If so, Canon should fix this for you for free worldwide, and may also include free shipping both ways (free shipping varies with countries). This is regardless of your camera's warranty status. ... Canon PowerShot A75 Digital Camera

I have a PowerShot S2 IS Icannot take a picture screen show E18.


E18 is the standard Canon lens error. The lens gets stuck when extending. If you did not drop it and there are no signs of damage you can ... Canon Digital Cameras

I have taken about 170 pictures on my nikon coolpix l10 camera. It said that I had 50 pictures left. When I went to take another picture yesterday afternoon it took, but when I went to check the picture. It only displayed that one picture, well what happened to all of my other pictures. It still shows that I have 49 pictures left to take, but I cannot veiw any of my pictures except for the one I most recently just took.


Please check the size your MEM Card installed, It might a have limitation of 220 pics capacity... ... Nikon COOLPIX L10 Digital Camera

Have a protax dc500t and when i take pictures with it and put them on the computer they come out looking fuzzy.Also cannot transfer pictures with the usb cable nothing shows up on screen.The cd sent with the camera doesn't do anything at all.Have to transfer pictures by taking out the memory card and using a usb key to put the pictures in pc.


... Oregon Scientific DS6618 Digital Camera

Camera problems I can see the different setting symbols on the screen and when I turn it off and on I can see the canon pic it shows upon coming on. However, when I take a pictures I can no longer see the picture I am taken on the screen and although it appears to have taken the picture the picture turned out black. This starting taking place after my husband changed my settings I cannot figure out what to do to change it back. Please help.


This definitely sounds like a defective CCD imager. If so, Canon should fix this for you for free, including free shipping both ways. This is regardless of your camera's warranty status. Please check the following two links for more info: \015\ ... Canon PowerShot A85 Digital Camera

When I turn on the camera, it will AF once, then nothing. None of the menus will work, none of the functions work, cannot review pics. If I switch to manual and back to auto, it will AF once. I can take a picture in manual. As soon as I take a picture, I can use the menu or review pictures, but only once. Battery shows to be charged. I have taken it to 2 camera shops and they have no idea.


The problem is in the systems control board, "controls vital areas of the camera" from your description the operation is intermittent when switching from manual to auto, it indicates an hairline crack in the systems board, a tough problem to nail dow ... Sony Alpha DSLR-A100 Digital Camera

Door error My camera door, when opened, only shows the pictures on the camera. It keeps saying "door closed" when I open the door to take pictures. Because this keeps coming up, I cannot take pictures.


Find your manual at http://manualfox.com/link/vivitar.htm ... Vivitar ViviCam 3710 Digital Camera

The screen on my M380 does not show the image. The camera is fully charged and when I press the "on" button, the lens extends and opens. The screen is illuminated, but there is no image of what the picture will be. I can go ahead and take a picture -- it makes the appropriate sounds as it normally would and the flash goes off if needed. In fact, when I then plug into the computer, I can see that a picture was taken. However you cannot focus the shot because you cannot see the image on the s


This can be a settings problem on your camera, so what we can try doing here first is to reset or restore the camera's settings to its default and then after doing that power off the camera and take the battery out for 5 minutes then put it back in a ... Digital Cameras

If i am loking at the pictures on the camera thats when the sign shows up saying card error cannot down load pictures plus when i take pictures they do not show up on the screen but if i slide the button down i can see them


Then thats what you need to do ... Canon PowerShot A520 Digital Camera

My camera shows black screen and I cannot see if I was able to take pictures or what. The screen just do not show anything. It's all black. What I can do for this? Any help??? Thanks!


... Sony Cybershot W330 Digital Camera

Lens stuck My camera won't register to open the lens. I don't know how it was before, but the screen is completely black and it won't take pictures. If I open the lens manually, the screen shows the image, but obviously I cannot take a picture with my thumb across half the lens. Is this fixable, or should I get a new camera?


Yes it is fixable. if there is a friction in the movement of the lense cover blades this happens. If it is due to fine sand or dust try using a soft brush with a rubber pump fitted at the back so that it cen blow the sand off the camera. The problem ... Fuji FinePix F470 Digital Camera

Powershot 200 will not take pictures, displays E18 on otherwise blank screen. Will show pictures stored on card -just will not take any new ones. Lens cover seems inoperable as well.


Lens errors are fairly common. Usually it's sand or grit interfering with the lens extension mechanism. Or the camera's been dropped with the lens extended. Or the camera has been powered on, but the lens had been blocked preventing its extension. Or ... Canon PowerShot S200 / IXUS 178 Digital Camera

LCD Problem my A345 shows no images except for varying degrees of grey lines. It does not even show the menu options. I cannot take any steps as there is no information.It still takes out good pictures. can u help with this problem.


Plan on having extra light sources on hand whenever you shoot digital. It's the nature of this wonderful beast: Digicams just need more light than film to get the job done because film is simply more sensitive to light than the sensor arrays in most ... Fuji FinePix A345 Digital Camera

My digital camera will turn on but the screen shows three big black spots. I cannot see anything. The flash will work as if I am taking a picture. I cannot see the screen to see the picture that was taken.


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Memory card errors. I turn it on and get message MEMORY CARD ERROR PLEASE CHECK CARD. Occurs on different cards. Sometimes I can clean the contacts on the card and it will work. Sometimes, I can take pictures but if I remove the card it cannot be read if install it back or by a computer or printer. I use the camera as publicity in trade shows taking then printing pictures, so the cards are removed and inserted constantly. I have reformatted the card in the camera, still fails.


Hi wait a moment pls your request is been proceeding.. ... Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ18 Digital Camera

I bought the camera in the UK but I have since moved to Portugal and have only now had a chance to get the new camera out. This, I know, is my fault. But, nevertheless, I can't get it to work - the LCD monitor remains black when shooting whatever I do. It will take pictures via the optical viewfinder okay but I cannot get the screen to show. It works to display the settings etc but not for taking pictures so that when I press the display button it alternates between the photo settings (which


Canon models oddly do not support images on the LCD in every picture mode. Since the LCD works for settings, my guess is its in the wrong mode for the live view and its is not an issue with the camera's LCD.\015\012\015\012Here is a link to the ... Canon EOS 500D / Digital Rebel T1i Digital Camera

I have an olympus fe-220. I have an issue where I take one picture and the screen goes black. I can view the image, but cannot take anymore pictures until I turn the camera on and off several times until the screen shows what I'm looking at. I have reset the camera several times. Any Ideas?


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Cannot take pictures, as it shows error 2 The


Try these:\012\012Fixing a Lens Error on a Digital Camera\012\012This has to be THE most common failu ... BenQ DC E53 Digital Camera

CANNOT TAKE PICTURES SHOWING PROTECTED CARD


SD cards have a slide switch along one edge. The position farthest from the metal contacts locks the card, protecting it from writes. The position nearest the contacts unlocks the card. ... Fuji FinePix J10 Digital Camera

My camera (s1075) is not taking any pictures or lettin me view my pictures due to the lens being frozen. it is stuck between open and close state and so will not open when i switch the camera on nor will it close. when switched on the camera shows the samsung screen but nothing else after that (both when i switch camera on and when i try to view my pictures)..is there anyway i can reset the camera or fix the problem manually (considering i cannot see any other screen besides the start up samsung


Sorry, it doesn't sound like a quick fix is going to work here. The lens sounds like it took a pretty good hit and may be misaligned now, which is keeping it from fully retracting. Your best bet is a service center at this point. ... Samsung S1070 Digital Camera
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