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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

I received the HP CB350 digital camera for Christmas and I havn't been able to use it! The flash does not work. I've tried reading the manual, new batteries, and changing the flash to all the time and nothing works. When I take a picture, the flash makes a crackling noise, but does not flash. I'm about to throw the camera away cause it's junk with no flash. Please help.


The flash sounds dead. The camera has a warranty....use it. ... HP CB350 Digital Camera

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

I have a sony-cyber shot digital camera and the flash doesn't work. I have another camera the same exact thing that the screen is broken can I use the flash from that camera and put in my working camera?


Yes, you can swap flash board in same model cameras. Let me know exact model number to provide you more detail. ... Sony Digital Cameras

GE a735 digital camera flash not working, Camera works, but flash not working when shutter is pressed


Make sure your flash has not been turned off, check your settings. You may try changing your flash settings, most cameras have a setting for fill flash (flashes every time). If it still is not working make sure your batteries are fresh. If you hav ... GE Digital Cameras

Flash i have got ricoh gr digital camera. but my flash is sometimes working sometimes not working. i dont understand my camera is broken or same setup problem..?


Same here :/ ... Ricoh GR Digital Camera

Nikon D50, digital SLR, I was using my camera at a wedding and the flash just stopped working. The camera thinks the flash is going off - it pops up and takes them quickly but no light goes off.... do these cameras have traditional 'bulbs' could it be as simple as the bulb has blown and it needs a new one? or am i looking at something bigger than that? I am normally an old school film camera person - i dont know much about this at all... thanks kathleen


Good day,\015\012\015\012it seems that your built-in flash is busted. you can go to your nearest\015\012nikon service center and have it replaced. or you can purchase an\015\012external flash that you can attach to your unit. when looking ... Nikon D50 Digital Camera

Sony DSC-W90 digital camera: Flash will not work. Message E:91:01 flashes on the screen, along with the little lightning bolt that usually means the flash function is enabled. Also, tiny yellow light flashes to the right of the view finder, in back. I tried re-initializing the camera, as the handbook suggested, but this does not fix the problem.


Hi,\015\012\015\012As you have already tried to re-initializing the camera, have you tried to do POWER RESET? Now a day camera have removable built-in rechargeable battery (Button sized lithium battery) for retaining date, time & other settings ... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W90 Digital Camera

E:61:10 My camera just stopped focusing. I can take pictures but they are blurry and my screen flashes the error code E:61:10. I have tried turning it off and on, taking the battery out, changing the settings, nothing works. I can't find a reset button on the camera anywhere. Does anyone know how to resolve this problem? I have a DSC-T20 Sony Cyber Shot digital camera. An error E:61:10 came today all of a sudden. The screen is blurry and the zoom does not work. The camera has not been wet o


Thx a lot guys... The "sony smack" really works... My friend dropped the cam when he was to take a pic of me and my date at a dinner... I was scared, and didn't know what to do until I came to this site...At first it disappeared, but came back after ... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T20 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

Vivitar ViviCam V8300 Digital camera the flash does not work! I have tried the menu in all flash modes, but still does not work, I believe the flash tube must be "blown", if this is so, can this be replaced? and at what would the cost likely to be? Thank you.


I think it can be replaced.I don't know anything about the cost, but it shouldn't be that expensive, though.If you can fing a similar broken camera ..you could remove the flash from it and try and fix it to your camera. Cheers! ... Vivitar Digital Cameras

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

My camera fell into a pond recently for approximately 5 seconds.It was a Olympus something??? -mini digital it worked for some seconds after fishing it out and again a red light flashed on the right of the panel were the green light flashes to signal that it is on. The battery and other stuff like memory card all in good condition and are not damaged or wet.I AM DESPERATE FOR HELP AS IT IS NOT MY CAMERA!!!!!!!! HELP even if it is go to your local camera shop or visit so-n-so give me help,please


That's your problem ... Digital Cameras

Flash isnt working on my Polaroid m635 digital camera


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Nikon Coolpix L11 Digital Camera-Flash does not work


Make sure your'e in the right scene mode. because mine when its on the "landscape mode", the mode doesnt allow flash. try portrait, close-up mode, etc. ... Nikon Coolpix L11 Digital Camera

Hi i have a Casio Exilim 8.1 digital camera, ive had it about a year and its worked fine but ive just put it on charge and on the charger thers a red flashing light, were normally the red light doesnt flash and just stays there and the camera isnt turning on either. Do you know what could be wrong? thanks


The cradle is defective.  Casio replaced the first one of mine for free then they told me to sit and spin when the second one broke 8 months later.  I had only used the camera ~ 10 times.  So, I went to a big box electonic store (Best ... Casio Exilim Zoom EX-Z80 Digital Camera

My digital camera flash dont work - Cannon Digital Cameras


We need much more information IE. make/model of camera and flash you are having a problem with. Otherwise, how can anyone actually assist you if we do not know which items you actually have? There are many and each has it's own options and settings. ... Cannon Digital Cameras

My Canon PowerShot A550 Digital Camera don't work when flash is open, but it works properly when flash is cloze.


... Canon PowerShot A550 Digital Camera

I have a Polaroid t1031 Digital camera that I've only had since last Christmas. It has never been dropped or mishandled. However, the flash no longer works on it? The flash doesn't seem to be physically "broken" but it does not work....


Sometimes the flash will be disabled when the battery is low in order to save power. Charge the battery fully and start up the camera.At the top of the display, second from the left, you should see a symbol that contains a lightning bolt. ... Polaroid i737 Digital Camera

Flash not working on kodak digital camera - Kodak EasyShare Z612 Digital Camera


... Kodak EasyShare Z612 Digital Camera

The flash will not work on my Samsung S860 Digital Camera. It used to work and now it doesn't... I tried to go through the menu to fix it and it seems to say it is on? But, when you take a picture it does not flash...


The S860 has three flash modes in which the flash only fires under certain conditions.\015\012\015\012- in Auto Flash mode and Auto & Red Eye Reduction mode, the flash will only fire if the subject or background is dark; otherwise it won't ... Samsung S860 Digital Camera

My Panasonic digital camera model DMC-LZ4 appears to have a stuck shutter. The LCD is black except for the informational icons. Picture review works so the LCD is fine. The flash works, just no real pictures; each new picture is a blank. The lens drive works. All the electronics work, appears mechanical and related to the shutter.


Hi leeallenebaythank you for using fixya.the issue that you are experiencing is actual a power saver for the unit. on the controls of the camera you will be able to see the button "Display", if you press that you will have d ... Digital Cameras

I have a canon digital rebel xt with a speedlite 200e flash. The flash is not working in full auto mode, although the built in flash is. I have replaced the batteries in the flash and the ready light comes on. I have also reset the camera settings to default. Any ideas?


In auto mode, the flash works only if it is necessary. You are saying that the flsah doesn't work in auto mode, and I assume that in other modes it's working properly. That means there is nothing wrong with the flash. So don't worry about the flash, ... Canon Rebel XT / EOS 350D Digital Camera

Hi there ...I have the Kodak V803 Digital Camera..a week ago i left the camera in a -10 cold temperature in the glove box in my car..the problem is, when i try to take a shot, after the flash the screen goes dark and the camera goes to a complete freeze, nothing functions anymore ..i can't even turn it off unless i take the battery out, and put it back again..the only thing i can use in the camera and don't give any problems, is recording part, it works fine . any help would be great :(


1. Try to fully recharge the batteries, and then, use them in camera.\015\012\015\0122. Keep your camera in warm environment (not too much close to hot surface) for 2-3 hours.\015\012\015\0123. Now, check your camera performan ... Kodak V803 Digital Camera

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
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