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I have a canon rebel xti with an 18 to 55 lens .. I recently bought an external flash to sit in the hot shoe .. now when I removed the flash from the hot shoe .. the cameras own flash will not pop up and work... I can manually pop the flash but it still will not work.. I thought that when I bought the flash at the camera store the sales person turned off something on the camera for the new flash to work.. is there something I need to change in the menus to get the cameras own flash to work.....
I had the same problem. \015\012Look closely at the hotshoe. Inside it, way over to the side, under one of the tabs on the side, is a tiny metal strip. When you attach an external flash, the strip is pushed down and holds down a tiny button ... Canon EOS 400D / Rebel XTi Digital Camera with 18-55mm Lens
I can not get the auto flash to work The screen shows on the left: iso auto, a box, M1 on the right the flash symbol A, auto, steady hand symbol, 1375 I try to take a picture and the camera won't take unless I turn off the flash. I have tried to change many settings in the function area, but I can not figure out what I accidentally changed in the first place. please help me to get my camera to work in the auto mode again
I have this same exact problem. When you say "repair it," how? ... Canon PowerShot A720 IS Digital Camera
How do I get the flash to work I have the 7.1 Megapixel camera
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I have Vista and need a driver for Pentax, Optio S digital camera. I have a USB cord for the camera but not the disk. When I turn on the camera all I get is a black screen with the letter and number A90. I have hooked up the USB to my PC and camera when searching for a driver and when that isn't successful and after I disconnect the cord the camera works. But here's the catch it only works for one picture, flash and all. The screen returns to black with the same A90, but now it flashes red and g
Try 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 the c ... Pentax Optio 33L Digital Camera
Flash Error Hi there, bought this camera about 6 months ago. I'm intermittently getting a problem with the pop-up flash. It pops up fine, but the screen gives me an error telling me it hasn't and won't take any shots. Have to keep switching it off and on and hoping it will work again. Sometimes it's a couple of days before it works again. It will take shots when I switch the camera to the 'no flash' setting, so it does seem to be just the flash. The error says that the flash release is jamming,
The error 5 can mean that there is something blocking the flash from popping up. If it is up but still get the message then you need to check to see if the little black pin/stick that lets the camera know that the flash is up, is not stuck. With the ... Canon EOS 400D / Rebel XTi Digital Camera
D90 flash I just bought a new Nikon D90 and I was on a shoot and the built in flash popped up (in bright sun in manual mode) and I cannot get it to stay down. the camera will work but only to 200 shutter speed. if I hold the flash down then it will work at all shutter speeds. Any Ideas on how to get the flash to go down?
I have just fixed this problem on my D90. Go to http://dieselpic.wordpress.com/2010/07/14/d90-flash-wont-stay-down-how-to-fix/ to see how I did it. ... Nikon D90 Digital Camera with 18-105mm lens
Intermittent problem The camera works fine for awhile then the 4-way selector suddenly will not change the menu. Or it gets stuck on full flash or no flash. The selections may get mixed up. The review won't activate except for the last shot sometimes. Then if you leave the camera for a couple of days it seems to fix itself. Everything is fine then suddenly all the troubles come back. Although it gets messed up like this you can still take photos with it and you can use the other modes usually to
Sometimes, by changing the swithces of the control panel solves the problem ... Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-S85 Digital Camera
The camera that I have is an red HP A730 with 7 megapixels. I've had it for about 3 years and it's always worked just fine. But, recently I lost my memory card. My camera still worked with out it. Anyway, the other day I tried to turn my camera on and it didn't work for some reason. I thought it was the batteries, so I changed them, but the light indicating that it's on flashed for a second and then turned off. Now, even though I'm using new batteries, my camera will not turn on. I will admit, I
HelloThe problem is that the lens has become stuck in the barrel. There are some DIY solutions you could try, but the \012probability is that you will have to get it fixed by a professional.Use\012\012\012\012\012\012\01 ... Digital Cameras
My problem is with the vivicam 3188 camera. I cant get the flash to come on. The manual only says it will noy come on if the batteries are needing to be replaced. Well my problem is I bought this camera on line and recieved it about 5 hrs ago and it came with name brand ones. The flash did work earlier. The camera has the flash off icon on. But by the manual the button I need to press to turn the flash on doesnt turn it on. Please help
Remove the batteries from your camera and the press the power button for few seconds say 20 sec , then release it.. put the batteries back to ur cam n try... tis is how u reset ur camera.... try tis ... Vivitar Digital Cameras
I am having problems with the flash working on my camera. It does not seem to matter if it is in automatic or manual modes. When I take a picture in either mode, when a flash is needed, the flash icon just blinks on the display. The camera will not take any photo when this is happening. The only way I can get my camera to take a photo is manually set the flash to off. Why is this happening?
Please reset camera through Reset option in Menu. This will set camera on default settings and any glitch in settings will be removed.Thanks. ... Canon PowerShot SD870 IS Digital Camera
My CoolPix L10 camera display will not turn on - it sometimes will work as a video recorder, but I cannot get the display to come one. A red light just above the menu button will flash and then go off and the on light flashes. The camera is only about a year old and used to work great. Please help!
Change the battery..........................................sodeep ... Nikon COOLPIX L10 Digital Camera
Canon 300d flash won't fire. Pops up ok but display just reads "busy" and camera locks up. Must turn on/off to get camera working. External flash works ok.
This may sound obvious, but have you tried to make surer the battery is fully charged and then see'ing if it still does this? The reason I suggest this is that I had a similar problem and when I fully charged the battery this problem went away. I te ... Canon Digital Rebel / EOS-300D Digital Camera with EF-S 18-55mm Lens
E:91:01 My camera flashes E:91:01 and the flash has recently stopped working. The flash icon flashes continuously with the E:91:01 but you cannot change the flash settings at all, the up button is inactive. I've turned it on and off, the battery is fine.. Where can I go to get it fixed? Thank you! I have the same problem the flash not work will
I started poking all the settings in my Sony DSC-100,and the E:91:01error was on and the flash symbol started to flash.I called Sony no help.I went to the menu then setup.I went to camera one notch ... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W35 Digital Camera
My flash has stopped working for some reason - I tried to use it yesterday and all of a sudden the camera takes pictures without the flah. I went on the flash settings and made sure it was set on Auto and then tried to take the picture again but no flash still. I then set the flash to go off on every picture but still the flash did not go off I would like to know how to get the flash working again Thanks
Either your batteries are weak or your flash is dead. ... Olympus FE-210 Digital Camera
I have a Panasonic DMC-TZ1 that I can't get the flash to go off on. The only flash setting that works on my camera is no flash setting and the icon for the no flash symbol appears white. The rest of the settings such as automatic flash with red-eye, and automatic flash, ect... are red. Is this a settings issues or a repair issue? If it is a repair issue could you tell me what on the camera needs to be repaired. Weather it be the LED light is broken or a resistor or transistor on the circuit
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When turning on the camera, the card reader light flashes sometimes for a full minute before you can take a picture, I am using a Olympus xD 2GB memory card which works fine after the card reader light quits flashing. Is there some setting that I need to set to get the camera to quit reading the whole card every time I turn the camera on. I formatted the card on the camera.
Are you saying that even with an empty card, it still takes that long? How are your batteries? Fresh or old? ... Olympus Camedia C-60 Zoom Digital Camera
My DSLR-A100 built-in flash is not working. I keep getting the following error: CAMERA ERROR CODE = 0x31 Can someone tell me what might be the problem. Also, can the flash be changed as I was told by a camera tech that the flash's bulb may be blown.
... Sony Alpha DSLR-A100 Digital Camera
The camera was working fine. I imported the pictures to Picassa succesfully and turned the camera off. I then went to take new pictures and all I get is a black LCD screen and when I load into Picassa the pictures are all black. The camera seems to work well, zoom, flash menu all seem normal except there is no picture. Can it be fixed and would it be cost effective?
The CCD is bad or the Iris is shut stuck. If it's the Iris just stuck, it might just have moisture - leave the camera in a dry place for a day. If it's the CCD - pretty much "kiss-it-good-bye". To replace the CCD is expensive - get a new camera. ... Digital Cameras
Broken Camera Well, I dropped my camera, and tada, it is messed up. It turns on, it takes pictures, but the only button that works is the on/off button and the button to take the pictures. http://www.walmart.com/catalog/product.do?product_id=5634183 is the camera, I've had it for 2 years, so the warranty is up. The setting I had it to before had no flash, so now I can't take pictures with flash. If I could get any help, that would be great!
One of the cables connecting to the other buttons probably came out of its socket. It needs to be opened up and checked 1st. Sometimes maybe there is a crack which needs to mended to restore the reset of the button. ... Kodak EasyShare One Digital Camera
Jazz JDC6 my daughter received this camera as a prize for fundraising at her school..after taking the maximun 18 photos we downloaded them to the comp and deleted the photos from the camera..now we cant get the camera to work..the sreen flashes and it wont take pics..what do i do other than the obvious and changing the batteries..looking through the manual didnt seem to work either.. signed pls help....Marie
... Jazz JDC64 Digital Camera
Hi there, im having a problem turning on my camera. I press th on/off button and the len comes out but suddenly the led below the "M" button flashes red and gets turn off, but if I press "viewing pictures" button, the camera works ok showing all the pictures and says that the baterry is full. I already cleaned the contacts, from the batteries and from the camera, and it still doesnt work. What could it be?
When u prefer normal camera function,camera will shut off,becaz in camera mode, the flash unit gets charged,since the flashunit is defective,the camera gets off.So, change the flash unit . ... Polaroid i531 Digital Camera
Olympus µ Digital 500 flash is not working. Flash indicator keeps on blinking. But when the flash is off, the camera can take pictures. I also notice that the battery and memory card get hot when the camera is on for a period of time.
This suggests the flash capacitor has malfunctionedCheck Olympus for a warranty replacement or repair cost- according to age of camera. If it is an older model a new camera may be best bet ... Olympus ? Stylus 500 Digital Camera
Blurred pictures Okay so my pictures just started to get blurry and stuff like that for no reason (i took good care of my camera). and then it got a bit wet i think and now the flash won't work either and when i press the flash button thing it won't let me go to the flash menu. the red hand in the top right hand corner wont go away. What do i do? i just got this camera 2 months ago:(
WATER + CAMERAS = NOT GOOD!!\015\012does anyone besides me see this? ... Nikon COOLPIX L3 Digital Camera
The power is not working correctly on my Sony DSC-T2. I.e. despite the battery being fully charged the green light flashes on briefly but the camera does not power up. This means i cannot get the pictures off the memory in the camera. I have bought another DSC-T2 from e bay so could change parts. Could you advise as to how i can get my photos off the old camera. Thanks
Hi,It seems camera main board got problem and main board repairing requires high expertise level, related service manual level-3 copy in hand and very scpeail tools to remove/ install SMD parts on SY-180 main board of this camera. It is not eve ... Sony DSC-T2 Digital Camera
I have a fujifilm XP and the flash will not work. There is a blinking orange light on the camera and when this light is on the camera will not take a picture at all. The only way I can get the camera
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