Having problems with your Digital Cameras ?
The flash starts to charge, never reaches full charge but I hear a 'click' inside the body and charging begins again.
Sounds like you have problem with the charge storage capacitor arcing when it reaches a certain voltage. This could be due to dampness or a exposed wire or even a bad capacitor. The voltages are high so be careful if you take it apart. Try drying it in the sun or with a hair dryer.
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The flash starts to charge, never reaches full charge but I hear a 'click' inside the body and charging begins again.
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Don't open it!! That will void any warrenty the camera has! Have you tried cleaning it with Denatured Alcohol? You can puchase it at any store with a hardware dept. Just soak a q-tip in the alcohol and swab the camera down. It's safe to use on the sc ... Kodak EASYSHARE Z1285 Digital Camera
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