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The battery is definitely your chief suspect. It's nearly 8 years old so is well overdue for replacement. ... Sony Mavica MVC-CD250 Digital Camera
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Hi. I\015\012 note that you have checked the lens and Canon service has said the PCB \015\012needs to be replaced, but the cost is too high. However you have asked \015\012if there is anything else you can do. ... Canon Digital Cameras
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Is the battery fully charged ... Casio Exilim EX-Z750 Digital Camera
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Fixing a Lens Error on a Digital Camera\012\012This has to be THE most common failure mode for a digital camer ... Kodak EasyShare M863 Digital Camera
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... Fuji MX-2900 Zoom Digital Camera
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This is the worst camera I have ever owned. There is nothing wrong with your batteries. The Battery Empty sign lights up even when I know they are full. It happens all the time with mine. I believe it to be the contacts in the battery compartment. Wh ... Olympus FE-210 Digital Camera
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Try a higher mah battery for example 2500 mah.if the problem is still there the issue is most likely on the mainboard of the camera, draining too much power, the camera would need to be serviced. ... Nikon Digital Cameras
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Please check battery connector terminals in camcorder that might be clogged or corrosion on it. Clean it and try.If problem still remain, most probably internal fuse is blew off on main board of camcorder. Qualified camera tech is required to r ... JVC Digital Cameras
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... Canon PowerShot A710 IS Digital Camera
LCD Monitor My camera comes on but the LCD monitor will not work (no image) I have checked everything: new batteries, re-format CF card, etc. What could be the problem? Thank you for any help you can provide. Pattie (Fritosaunt@yahoo.com)
Bad connection with the lcd ribbon. ... Canon PowerShot A75 Digital Camera
My camera does not come on. I have new batteries in it. What could be the problem
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Olympus e10 problem. Even with new batteries, could only take a couple of shots before the low battery icon came up & camera shut down. Would work fine using mains supply. Fixed by buying new battery holder. Now 3 weeks later doesn't work again - low battery then switch off both using batteries or mains power supply. Any ideas appreciated as it's a great camera when working. Thanks
You didn't say what type of batteries you are using. Best are CR-V3 lithium which should give 500 shots. 2300 mAh Ni-MH rechargeable batteries should give 200 shots. Worst are alkalines which Olympus do not recommend. Have you checked the co ... Olympus Digital Cameras
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... GE E1030 Digital Camera
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... Canon PowerShot SD300 / IXUS 40 Digital Camera
Hi i have a canon G9 and all of a sudden it won't turn on. it's not a battery problem since i changed the battery and it still won't turn on. it's dead. doesn't do anything when i press the on/off button. any ideas as what it could be? Same damn problem. I wason the caribbean island of St. John for a wedding and the evening before the wedding, the camera would not come on. I thought it was the battery, even though it was fully charged and I never had a problem with the battery, and so I sear
Not a solution, but I am too facing the same issue. I only have to add that I did in fact buy a brand new battery straight from Canon thinking it was a battery issue. I fully charged the new battery, put it in the camera, it ran for about 10 minutes ... Canon PowerShot G9 Digital Camera
Battery Problem i purchased a s100 and used it for awhile.....now every time i put my battery in straight from a fresh charge the battery lite comes on after 1 pic and it shuts off............... i put in my friends battery and the same thing....... is this a common problem with the s100 and is it worth fixing..... thnx Gives a battery empty message with fully charged new batteries. The battery is working fine in other cameras.
The problem for the camera turning off or acting weird is the batteries. you need Alkalyne Batteries ... Olympus FE-210 Digital Camera
I have a Canon Powershot A1100si 12.1 mega pixel camera, and my problem is that my battery compartment/memory card cover is broke in two spots...Is there anyway I could possibly get a new replacement battery cover for it or would i need to buy a whole new camera?
If you're willing to do the replacement yourself, you can buy the battery cover in a choice of colors fromhttp://uscamera.com/a1100.htm ... Canon PowerShot A1100 IS Digital Camera
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Battery Problem My 18-month-old Canon A70 is giving "change the battery pack" message and turning off constantly, even though I have fully charged three different sets of new rechargeable batteries and rotate them as soon as the message comes on. Sometimes with this message I pull out one charged set and put the same back in, and it works fine for quite awhile, then repeats later. I imagine this is a problem in the camera battery power circuit or something. Never happens when plugged into the co
I figured out the problem. My AA battery recharger was not making good contact, so although it said the batteries were recharged, this was not the case. After fixing this and getting full recharges, the problem went away. ... Canon PowerShot A70 Digital Camera
Lost battery I have a M627 camera and it came with rechargable batteries and docking station unfortunately I have 'lost' one of the batteries. Please could you tell me how and where I would be able to purchase a new one? The regulatory model number for the NiMH battery charger is SNPRB-0602 my big problem is that I am going on holiday on Sunday and would love to be able to take my camera with me... Thank you Olivia Valler-Feltham
... HP PhotoSmart M627 Digital Camera
After power on, green light comes on. On opening the touch pad viewer orange charge light comes on and whole camera shuts down leaving orange light lit. The only way to turn off the orange light is to remove battery. Since the battery is showing more than 90 mins remaining..I doubted it ay be battery but on changing battery with new one problem exists. I think it may be to do with the connection of touch pad viewer at hinge location. If i flip open fast the touch pad viewer stays on...then on
You got me ... Digital Cameras
My vivicam 5050 camera says the battery's are dead even when there new battery's. is there anyway to stop this? the battery's work perfectly outside the camera i don't know what the problem could be. please help! thanks
It is possible that there is a fault, or that the battery connections in the camera are dirty or corroded, but digital cameras are famously demanding on batteries. You must use good alkaline batteries or better, a set of high capacity NiMH recharegab ... Vivitar ViviCam 5050 Digital Camera
I need a new BATTERY DOOR for my Fuji Finepix S7000. I tried to order just the door from numerous sources & they could not get it (because Fuji insists on me sending my entire camera to them)! This repair would take 60 seconds IF I could just get a door....I finally sent the entire camera to Fuji & they charged me over $100. Obviously the door is flimsy, but I love the camera. Would like to order the door ONLY (and maybe even a spare for future similar problem) Thanx!
I looked up the cover on Ebay, and you can order it here:\015\012http://cgi. ... Digital Cameras