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As soon as i take a picture my camera shuts off


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When Mode switch is set to take pictures or clips, the camera shuts down in less than a second after I turn it on. If the Mode switch is in the far-left position (review pictures already taken), it stays on and I can see all the pics in the camera, but as soon as I switch to picture-taking mode the camera shuts down.


Since u say ur having difficulty reassembling the unit back.... please refer the following.... it shows disassembly procedures for a similar model camera... this is as far the closest i could find to help you reassembling the unit... just apply rever ... Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-S40 Digital Camera

Batteries are fully charged. I can turn my camera on and look through my pictures, go through all the menus, etc., but as soon as I hit the button to take a picture, the camera just shuts off. I can immediately turn the camera back on, but it makes a strange clicking sound before it turns on. My lens is stuck out because even if I turn the camera on and turn it right back off manually, the lens does not retract. The camera was purchased in winter of '08 and I've had no problems whatsoever with i


Possible that the shutter or the focus mechanism is faulty and will need to be opened. Only if you are competent must you attempt to remove the camera as the mechansim and circuit will be delicate which needs experience. Ohter wise the best option is ... Digital Cameras

My FE-360 keeps shutting down with the lens stuck out. When you try and turn it on you can hear the lens trying to retract but it stays stuck out and the camera makes a bleeping sound. I have noticed that if i open and close the battery cover whilst it is making this bleeping noise, the screen comes to life. All of the menus can be accessed and options changed but the picture seen on screen is very poor quality and the camera will not take a picture. As soon as you press the capture image butt


Your camera has a lens error, this\015\012 is such a common fault that I hop ... Olympus FE-360 Digital Camera

I own a polaroid t730 digital camera. I can take pictures using the existing memory in the camera. As soon as I insert a memory card the camera shuts down except for the red light in the front that comes on and the green light in the back comes on. I am unable to operate any of the buttons while the card is in the memory slot. I have tried 3 different memory cards including a brand new one.


This is a internal hardware issue, so get it fixed from the manufacturer service center ... Digital Cameras

FLASHES C:13:01 When I turned the camera on, I looked at monitor to take picture and was flashing C:13:01-wouldn't take a picture. Shut camera off, turned on and got two pictures off. That was it. By shutting camera off and on was able to get to the review setting and viewed the 80 pics. stored; that was yesterday. Today I get the c:13:01 code on each camera mode and review setting only shows the 2 pics from yesterday, then blue screen, though as I push the review button the on screen picture nu


OMG!!! If you still have the camera, try this. I read in one of these forums to spray a burst of brake cleaner in there and blow dry for a few seconds and believe it or not, it worked! That's after me taking it apart to make sure the connectors weren ... Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-P200 Digital Camera

Batteries need replaced constantly. I am using 2 AA alkaline as instructed. As soon as I put them in it says batteries are low and shuts off. This is happening with all brands of new batteries. What's the problem? Occasionally I may get to take 1 or 2 pictures before this happens, usually none. Seems to be a prevalent problem with this particular camera. This is my 2nd Canon and I'm pretty sure there won't be a third. Canon should recall these cameras and either fix them or give a reduction on a


Canon actually has recalled some serial numbers for your model camera for the problem that you're experiencing. Some of The Canon Powershot A530 and A540 cameras are subject to an advisory recall. Seems that a small spring on the battery compartment ... Canon PowerShot A540 Digital Camera

I turn the camera on, and as soon as I try to take the picture the camera shuts off


Sounds like batteries, had one that did that, Kodak, said it had to do with something about type of batteries needed. ... Nikon Coolpix P1 Digital Camera

I have a Panasonic Lumix DMC LZ5. As soon as I take a picture the camera shuts off. I can turn it off and turn it back on again, but I cannot get the camera to stay on once I've taken a photo. Battery charge is okay.


The cameras circuitry has a capacitor that has grown very weak making the camera to do this. The repairs to correct this would outweigh the cost of the purchase of a new camera ... Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ5 Digital Camera

I have a Nikon CoolPix 4300 that is about 5 years old. I mostly use it in the Macro mode for close-up photos of the sewing thimbles I sell on eBay. The last two times I've used the camera, I can take only a few pictures (2 or 3) before the camera shuts itself off. It will come back on by itself, after a while, but I have to totally reset it to take only a few pictures, then it shuts off again. I have set the auto shut off to 30 minutes, but that didn't help. I have tried several different batter


The capacitor in the circuit board is getting weak not holding the circuit open. That is why it is shutting down. The cost to repair it outweighs the cost of a new camera ... Nikon Coolpix 4300 Digital Camera

Fuji FinePix E550 Digital Camera will not hold a charge. The camera shuts off when I try to take picture. New batteries do not solve the problem. When it does take pictures it will only take two then shuts down again.


... Fuji FinePix E550 Digital Camera

Last year I bought my mom a digital camera for christmas. It worked great for about 2-3 months. Since then it is speratic, it will turn on let you take a couple of pictures then shuts down all by itsels. If you put freshly charged batteries in the camera it will let you take 4-5 pictures tells you low batteries then shuts down. Is there any way we can return the camera to the company and receive some credit to purchase a new one for my mom? The other question is could we get it fixed?


Hi! Most digital cameras require outrageous amounts of power to work properly. Be sure to use only high quality, hi power ni-mh rechargeable batteries. Check for Sanyo Eneloop or Duracell. Sometimes we think the camera is broken, but in most cases is ... HP Digital Cameras

I have a sanyo camera 7.1 mega pink and everytime i try and take a picture my screen goes black and shuts off without the camera piece going back in! I have almost the same problem except when I take a picture and go into the mode to look at them it is completely black. My camera was doing great and then all of a sudden it did this when I had just been taking pictures with it. Any idea what to do?


In the first case, if the camera turns off by itself with lens not retracting, try fresh alkaline battery. If that does not work, then the ribbon cable from battery charger to mainboard inside the camera is probably causing the problem.An inter ... Sanyo VPC-S880 Digital Camera

I was taking a picture of a moose at Yellowstone and changed lens. I forgot to turn off the camera before switching and the camera just shut down. It won't take a picture or focus the lens in AF mode? I can view my previous shots and downloaded them, but I can't take a picture!!!! And I am at Yellowstone and nowhere near a camera shop!!! PLEASE HELP!!!


Try reverting your EOS Rebel XS to its factory default settings:\015\012\015\012Under the 'wrench with three dots' icon, select 'Clear Settings' and press SET\015\012Select 'Clear all camera sett ... Canon EOS Rebel XSi Digital Camera

Af? When I turn on my camera it won't go to view my pictures. It just flashes "AF" and the only thing I can do with it when I turn it on is take one picture. But then as soon as I take the first picture I can't take anymore but I can view my other pictures... can this be fixed or do I have to buy a new camera?


... Nikon COOLPIX S200 Digital Camera

Batteries do not last. The camera shuts down as soon as the batteries drop a little. Unable to take the number of pictures as per specifications.


... Olympus SP-350 Digital Camera

As soon as i take a picture my camera shuts off


... Digital Cameras

My V603 instantly shuts off after I turn it on. The lens expands out then automatically goes in and the camera turns off. I replaced the battery and I can set the date & time & review my favorites but as soon as I try to take a picture - it turns off. Any suggestions?


Fixing a Lens Error on a Digital Camera\015\012\015\012This has to be THE most common failure mode for a digit ... Kodak EasyShare V603 Digital Camera

Lumix tz3 Please turn camera off and then on again" as soon as camera is switched on. I Can view any menu, or read SD card, but cannot take any pictures. If I turn on in a picture taking mode it starts to focus and then the message appears, when I turn it off the lens does not close. If I turn on in playback mode, it works fine, if I turn it off from playback mode, then the lens closes. Basically, any picture taking mode triggers the error message. Solution?


Low battery maybe? Try holding camera firmly in one hand, with camera on and in record mode, and strike in on its edge firmly on the heal of your other hand. This technique is often sucessful with temporary camer 'quirks' like freezing, lens not full ... Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ3 Digital Camera

HI, the camera was hanging on back of a chair with the strap and slip off to the Tile floor. The camera takes pictures but, lines come across the screen as soon as the picture is taken. My wife has down loaded the camera and relayed that all the pictures taken after the drop either have the lines or just didn't take at all. The drop to the floor was probably 18" to 24"


Hello , Guess the lens has damaged !! better take it to a technician!!! ... Digital Cameras

I recently used my 860G on a diving trip to Roatan. After shooting some terrestrial pictures (outside the housing), I shut the camera off. When I tried to restart it, the Sea & Sea logo illuminates and the green indicator light flashes for a few seconds but the lens fails to extend. The camera shuts itself off after a few seconds. The battery is fully charged (I've tried several). The picture viewing mode works fine...the camera just refuses to enter the picture taking mode. Any help out t


Fixing a Lens Error on a Digital Camera\012\012This has to be THE most common failure mode for a digi ... Sea and Sea DX-860G Digital Camera

Picture error I have a problem with my Olympus SP 500UZ. When I take a couple of pictures on one day. Shut the camera down and start it later on to take new pictures. The screen turns blue when I want to see the pictures. It gives the message: Picture Error or Fatal error and every photo on the memory card is gone! I send it to the Olympus repair for three times now, but they tell me every time that there's nothing wrong with the camera. Is this a known problem??


... Digital Cameras

My Kodak V1233, isn't working right. If I turn it on, it will only turn on a second and extend the lense and then shuts off (it's fully charged). I can eventually get to take pictures, if I start by hitting the favorite button, and then the camcorder button and then quickly hitting the the camera button. I can take pictures, but can't see them, I only see a black screen. The camera will not power off this way. If I take the battery out, and then put it back in, and hit the favorite button,


I have had the exact same problem this seems to be a common flaw in this model i do not suggest any one purchase the V1233 ... Kodak EasyShare V1233 Digital Camera

Why does my camera keep locking up? I take a picture then it locks up and you can't shut it off or take any more pictures. I have to take the batteries out then put them back in to start the camera again and it does the same thing.


... Olympus Digital Cameras

Fuji Finepix E550. Camera working O.K. midway after 18 pictures whenever buton was pressed to take pictures the camera shuts itself off. Batteries new, able to view pictures taken but cannot now take new photos.


Thanks for your prompt reply. The problem has been solved!!!! I put in new batteries and the camera is functioning normally.!!!!!!! It seems the batteries in the camera were old ones and not fully charged. I think its safer to put in new batteries th ... Digital Cameras

The camrea turns on but will not take a picture. the card is not full. you can use all the buttons when you first turn it on but then when you try to take a picture it will not take one and then you can not use the buttons anymore. If I shut the camera off and turn it back on I can use the menu buttons again. When I turn on the camera the red button by the view finder blinks three times.


Try this...the next time all the buttons work, go into the menu and search for "reset" and follow the on-screen instructions. ... Pentax Optio 330 Digital Camera
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