Having problems with your Digital Cameras ?
Olympus SP 500UZ wont take pict, won't switch off when requested
\015 Hi, I have an Olympus SP 500UZ. worked fine up to yesterday. I can switch the camera on, maybe take one picture, then it will go in off mode on its own. I'll press the shutter button and it will switch itself on again. Once on, either it's one picture max (usually none) or just impossible to switch off. Anyone had a similar case?\015
A very low battery could cause this recharge the battery and look in the menuw to see what you have it set on,,, ie power saving?
Repair Help & Product Troubleshooting for Digital Cameras
Tips for a great answer:- Provide details, support with references or personal experience .
- If you need clarification, ask it in the comment box .
- It's 100% free, no registration required.
Suggested Questions/Answers :
Olympus SP 500UZ wont take pict, won't switch off when requested
A very low battery could cause this recharge the battery and look in the menuw to see what you have it set on,,, ie power saving? ... Digital Cameras
I have got problem with my olympus degital camera . when i switch it on the lcd screen shows an unvisable picture and i can not take pict anymore can you please help me and let me know what to do to fix this problem. thanks
The problem you are describing is a problem with one of the chips in the camera that controls image processing. It seems to have failed and needs to be replaced. Following are the instructions to send your camera to Olympus for service.\015\012\015 ... Olympus FE-140 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
7D wont work. It switches on but wont take a picture and the menu screen wont come on
Try formatting a memory card and trying it again. If the buffer is full and the card is full or corrupt the camera cannot take another image because it has nowhere to put it. Corrupt cards can cause a lot of problems Formatting cards regularly will m ... Canon EOS 7D Digital Camera
Olympus c-760's on/off switch wont work
... Olympus Camedia C-760 Digital Camera
Why is my olympus e420 taking green tinted photos? I bought a new camera which I received yesterday, and it was until earlier, but has suddenly started taking yellowy/greeny tinted images. I've tried changing the settings, I've changed the camera modes, I reset the settings altogether and even changed lenses and yet the camera still takes tinted pictures, inside and outside. Also, when I switch the camera to live-view mode (shows exactly what the lens sees) it shows pretty much an entire green s
Im having this same problem. I have yet gotten it solved.. have you fixed it yet? ... Olympus E-420 Digital Camera
Ive got the nikon d40. when i take photos close up they are blurred. there r 2 settings on the focus lense one is letter a one letter m. you have to move switch to indicate one or other. camara wont take photos on letter a it makes a squeeky clicking noise it takes on letter m but they are blurred. this is a recent problem and i cant find manual.
The letters you're referencing is the M/A (manual / auto) focus switch. The lens has this switch and operates in Auto Focus mode when set to "A" and manual focus mode when set to "M". You have to manually focus on the subject when in le ... Nikon D40 Digital Camera with G-II 18-55mm Lens
I have just got back from holiday where I took 325pics. Earlier today I was able to see them on screen but had not yet downloaded as I was going to take to a store to print out tomorrow. Now when I switch the camera on it gives me 2 options - Card Setup either power off or format. I don't want to press yes and delete the pics but if I press no the only other option it takes me back to is to power off. At this time i can't take any photos either. Camera - Olympus C-480 zoom with an XD Pictur
Whatever you do DO NOT FORMAT the card. Take it in to a CAMERA shop, not walmart or drugstore, They can probably remove the card and print from that. Sounds likeyour card is full. They can then put all your pics on a CD and you can then reformat th ... Digital Cameras
OLYMPUS 410 all of a sudden mu camera wont take a picture, the video section of it works, but when you press the button to take a pitcure it does focus but doesnt take the pic, what is flashing continuously is the red lightening sign all the time, ! and the orange light on the viewfinder is permenantly flashing, whether im inside or out. would this be the cause of direct sunlight damaging the camera, its just a thought what do u think the problem is help !!! simon
It is something that seems to be a problem with the Stylus 410s. Olympus will not repair them unless they are under warrenty, I've tried. My best advice, and what I am in the midst of myself (I have 2 of these with the same problem) is to file with ... Olympus Stylus 410 / ? 410 Digital Camera
Olympus sp-550uz wont take photos
... Olympus SP-350 Digital Camera
My Canon camera fell on the floor and now the switch that moves each function to view photos, make vidoes, or take pictures wont move. its stuck on view photos. so now i cant take any pictures. please help!!!!
Hello\012\012it shows that some internal damage has been occurred, need repair, recommended for repair from authorized service center.\012\012Good Luck ... Canon PowerShot SD1000 Digital Camera
Canon ixus 750, all of a sudden when i press the button to take a picture the camara lens goes blankand it freezes. the power light stays on and it will still allow me to switch to veiw pictures but as soon as i go to take a picture it wont allow me, please help i love my camara.
... Canon Digital Cameras
Zoom my camera isnt an olympus FE - 230 digital camera, its a kodak M836, i can look at my pictures okay, but i cant take any, as when i turn it on to take a picture the lens goes out, and then back it and it switches off. it is nothing to do with the battery as i have charged it several times. - my dad thinks that it goes back in because there is some sand inside (as we recently went on a beach holiday) and that the sand is stopping the zoom from coming out all the way, so it goes back in, alth
TIPS:1.)NEVER PUSH THE LENS IN AFTER CAMERA DIES, BUY A NEW BATTERY IMMEDIATLY AND TURN IT BACK ON, CLOSING THE LENS!2.)NEVER USE AN AC ADAPTER, USE A RECHARGEABLE BATTERY OR A REGULAR BATTERY!..to fix this... ... Olympus FE-230 Digital Camera
Rencently i bought a olympus camera (FE-5030) from singapore.I was taking a picture and suddenly the battery was totally finished.So i charged it using the Adapter which was provided with camera.After the battery is full i unpluged it and switched on the camera and tried to take a picture but the screen appears to be black and doted with white (Not able to see the focused object) but all the menu on the camera as usual as before and the photo is also black and doted with white. Please he
... Digital Cameras
Hi The lens cover on my Olympus mju 770sw wont open when I turn it on. I can still view all my pictures and see everything on the screen and if I hold the lens cover open I can see everything and even take pictures but it wont open on its own, although it does close on its own when I turn it off. Please help!
... Olympus Stylus 770 SW Digital Camera
Olympus X-42 less than 2 yrs old, hardly used. When switched on to take a picture I get a series of coloured (pink, purple etc.) vertical lines on the LCD screen and when I take a picture, the camera photographs the lines. When viewing previous images they are fine. Any suggestions anyone???
... Olympus X-42 Digital Camera
I bought an Olympus sp 800 uz but the flash wont work. I know it is supposed to be manual and ive pulled it up. But no matter the type of flash i choose when i press the button for a picture the flash symbol blinks in red and the camera wont take a picture. So for now it only works without flash. Anybody experienced the same problem?
... Digital Cameras
My camera will only take about 6 pictures with a 2 GB memory card, and then it says card full and wont take any more, what can i do? I reads on the screen that the sd card is in the camera and the card is switched on.
It means your camera is still using the in- built memory in the camera. Follow the instruction manual/ user guide that came with the camera, to programme picture storage into the 2GB memory card. QED.If still not rectified, pass a comment. If satisf ... Vivitar ViviCam 8025 Digital Camera
My Pentax optio 330GS wont switch on. After pressing the ON button you get a couple of beeps and then nothing happens. The batteries are fully charged. If you gently tap the camera in your hand, sometimes the camera switches on and the lense comes out and allowing you to take pictures as normal! This camera was a birthday present and holds great sentimental value. Please help with any advice!
Two possibilities: one bad, one not so bad. If you've recently\015\012dropped the camera you've likely damaged the lens tube (housing), and\015\012the camera will require professional repair. Before you panic though,\015\012the problem that you de ... Pentax Optio 330GS Digital Camera
My camera keeps turning off when i try to take a picture even when i put new batterys in their ans the lens wont shut unless i take the batterys out and put them back in and turn the camera off some one please help me i have an olympus fe-310
Your problem may be due to weak/worn out batteries or corrosion on the battery contacts inside the camera\015\012which can prevent the full power of the batteries from flowing into the\015\012camera. Try this free fix before you do anything else: r ... Olympus FE-190 Digital Camera
Olympus X-42 Camera - the screen has gone white (with a few thin green/purple vertical lines). When I switch on the camera the screen is white, there is no picture or menu displayed. I have checked by plugging it into the tv, and it takes pictures and goes into menus fine - it just doesn't display anything on camera screen. I have only had the camera for a week, and have not stored it anywhere humid. Is there anything I can do to fix, or do I just have to take it to get repaired?
There doesn't appear to be a solution. I have had to send mine off to be repaired. They don't provide a camera case but it is a very necessary piece of aquipment. I was told that the screen had been pressed. I can only think that this occured when tr ... Digital Cameras
My camera tells me to switch it off on the screen, it will show photos taken but wont take pictures, have tried taking battery out etc any ideas?
Change the battery ... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W100 Digital Camera
I have a olympus digital camera 410 and when i pull the front cover to open the len's. the len's wont open so it wont let me take any photo's.
U sure great batteryers in it ? durcell aa try with it see if get oipen more juice on rechagabales they lowere ther vol after 40 charges and may not have jiuse u need nomore to work it also cheak online do they offer firmware update for yuor model ... Digital Cameras
My nikon d40 wont take a photo with the standard lens unless I switch it to manual but when I put the telephoto lens on it works in both auto and manual. How do I get my standard lens to work in auto (the "a" switch on the lens)? It has worked in auto in the past.
Hi,\012\012Sorry to hear about your lens. If you are able to take pictures with a telephoto and any other AF-S lens, then it means that your problem lies with the standard lens. With standard, I assume you mean the kit lens. If you can take pi ... Nikon D40x Digital Camera
Wont take pics, flashes orange and green light when i try. olympus D-520
I had this problem too. All you have to do is format the storage, which takes a minute but it'll work good as new. ... Olympus Camedia D-520 Zoom Digital Camera