Having problems with your Digital Cameras ?
I can see the pictures I've taken on the camera just fine, but when I turn my camera on to take a new picture, I cannot see all of the scene because 1/2 of it is blocked by a black portion, so I guess you are telling me, I have bad CCD sensor. I need to check and see when I bought my camera at walmart and see if it is still under warrenty.
Let me know model number and brand of your camera to understand why its giving you half correct picture and rest is black.
Let me know model number and brand of your camera to understand why its giving you half correct picture and rest is black.
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 :
I can see the pictures I've taken on the camera just fine, but when I turn my camera on to take a new picture, I cannot see all of the scene because 1/2 of it is blocked by a black portion, so I guess you are telling me, I have bad CCD sensor. I need to check and see when I bought my camera at walmart and see if it is still under warrenty. Thanks!!
Hi,Let me know model number and brand of your camera to understand why its giving you half correct picture and rest is black.Thanks. ... Digital Cameras
I bought my camera today from ebay and I do not have a battery to switch it on and check. I attached my 18-135 mm lens to the camera. I tried to look through the viewfinder and I cant see a thing. Everything from the viewfinder looks grayish and blurry. I do not have battery right now to check the camera when it's on and neither I can restore the camera to its default factory settings. Can you please tell me if there is something wrong with the camera or if it's a usual thing for Nikon D80 and a
Hi.Re: "Everything from the viewfinder looks grayish and blurry."Ensure that the problem is not the CCD sensor. A faulty CCD sensor will tipically return a grayish or purple-toned blurred image. Kind of shadows-like. If you ha ... Nikon D80 Digital Camera with 18-135mm Lens
I have had this camera for several years now but only recently put a mem card in it. It just keeps telling me to check card. I have tried 2 or 3 cards and reset the menu settings a few times but still always the same message. What's up? Today I tried to download a few pics from the internal memory but my HP solution centre tells me that there is no mem card in the device even though I have down loaded from the internal mem several times in the past. I checked the settings in the cam and they see
Hello. After you put the memory card into the digital camera you must go into the menu and find the format button. When you push it, it may ask if you want to erase the contents of the card. Answer yes. Once your card is formatted it should work ... Vivitar ViviCam 3740 Digital Camera
CCD problem I can take pictures with my camera, but I cannot see what kind of pictures I take because the screen remains totally black. Therefore I guess there must be a problem with the CCD. What can I do about it? Open the camera? Change something?
Your display must have been switched to blank mode..check the manual on how to cycle it to display normally...usually it's the button that has a square icon ... Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX8 Digital Camera
When I turn my canon ixus 75 on I see a black sreen is all the camera functions. Viewing the already taken pictures I can see them all. When I take a picture it shows in view mode a balck picture. I guess the CCD chip is out of order? Cheers Fon
No, if your camera is an Ixus 75, it's more likely that you're experiencing a stuck shutter. 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 ... Canon PowerShot SD750 / IXUS 75 Digital Camera
MY ZOOMBROWSER EX 5.8 TELLS ME "CANNOT DETECT CAMERA. CHECK CONNECTION TO CAMERA, THEN RETRY". I PROCEED TO UPLOAD LATEST VERSION 6.1.A AND THEN WHEN I TRIED TO UPLOAD THE PICTURES FROM THE CAMERA TO MY COMPUTER IT TELLS ME "NO IMAGES TO DOWNLOAD TO THE MEMORY CARD". SO I DELETED ALL VERSIONS. RE-INSTALLED VERSION 5.8 AND NOW IT TELLS ME THE SAME THING "CANNOT DETECT CAMERA. CHECK CONNECTION TO CAMERA, THEN RETRY". I'VE TRIED EVERYTHING NOTHING WORKS, LAST NIGHT EVERYTHING WAS FINE AND I UPLOA
Sounds like the computer need to be rebooted. ... Digital Cameras
Camera was working fine. replaced batteries, went thru the set up procedure everything fine. checked the camera a few days later, no pictures even though you could see fresh tracks in the snow in front of the camera. brought the camera in to see what was wrong. unable to get the set up screen or tones. is there some type of reset?????
... Bushnell 119415 Digital Camera
The CCD camera canon eos 30d is dirty and the technician tells me I can buy a new ccd. This dirt is stuck. It's very noticeable when I take photos in clear sky .. Where sold CCD Camera Canon EOS 30D.? I live in Iquique, North of Chile. It never rains.
If you have dirt on the sensor, it can be cleaned using special products. If you Google the words "how to clean an SLR sensor", you will find sites that explain the procedure with pictures and places where you can order the supplies needed. This is m ... Canon EOS 30D Body Only Digital Camera
I like the camera but I see other people taking pictures with their camera in a very lightly lit room and you can see the faces on screen to take the picture but with the c813 you can't see hardly anything and you have to guess about the person and if the picture will come out right. You only know after you take the picture.
Try Different SCN. If you're experiencing this problem with your night pictures try and use SCN night, the logo shows a moon and a star, with or without Flash.\015\012Also try to adjust the ISO.\015\012\015\012For more picture impro ... Kodak Easyshare C813 Digital Camera
Canon SD750 The camera tells me there are "No Images". Yet, it also tells me that "The Memory Card" is full. I shot video just to see it, brand new camera using the 32mb card, and now, nothing. Can't shoot stills, anything, because it's full in its mind. I found the erase option. It's grayed out, meaning it's not at option because there's nothing to erase according to the camera. Any ideas. Is the stock card **** and this is Canon's way to upgrade?
I had the same problem. I had to get a new card. ... Canon PowerShot SD750 / IXUS 75 Digital Camera
Bought in 2005 and have enjoyed its marvelous pictures. I put new batteries in, checked the ''all but empty card'' by seeing if it would download to computer; it did, no problem there. But, when I turn on the camera today the image in the camera's LCD shows what it sees with a quarter inch white bar at the top and flickers with a slow roll of the image viewed. The colors are also slightly off. I do not remember dropping the camera. I noticed that the screw plate on the bottom edge had one
If it is Canon A75 camera then its known problem of bad ccd iamger and canon will repair it free of cost.Click ... Canon PowerShot A75 Digital Camera
Sony camera turns on but screen is just bright white, can't see the images I'm taking or the menu. I can press the menu buttons and can tell that the buttons work because I hear the beeping noise. But I can't see anything. I also try to take pictures and I don't think it is taking any pictures because when I plug the camera into the computer nothing new shows up on the memory stick.
Check the contrast setting make it default or 50/50 ... Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-S40 Digital Camera
I have downloaded the software for windows 7 but each time I connect the camera to my computer and click the save button in the caplio software it tells me to check the camera is connected to the computer correctly and check the battery power. The battery is full and I have connected correctly. Any ideas?
Use a card reader instead of connecting the camera itself to the computer. Then Start/My Computer and your memory card appears s E: or D: ... Digital Cameras
I was shooting a laser show with my 5 Mega Pixel camera. During the same - the camera image has just turned white. Now all images I see throught the viewfinder are pure white. Has the CCD been damanged due to exposure to the laser. Can a CCD be repaired ?
Yes, LCD canbe replaced ... Fuji FinePix Z2 Digital Camera
I have a Lumix cameera, Model # DMC-FZ8. I recently installed a new memory card because the one that came with the camera began to malfunction. The new memory card is now having the same problem. The camera tells me "memory card is full" when there are no photos in the camera. I have checked the camera by hooking it up to my computer and it shows no photos in the camera.
Put it in play mode and see if there are pictures on the card (if the card wasnt brand new, of course) If not the card more than likely needs to be formated. In play mode push menu set button go to format when it says delete all data in memory card s ... Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ8 Digital Camera
I have a Moultrie DGS-140 Game camera with new batteries. When activating the slide on-off switch the camera comes on but only a portion of the "info screen" can be seen, either the top half or bottom half; but you cannot make out enough of the writng to use the camera and it has stopped taking pictures. I have a second camera I checked today that continues to take pictures but the info screen is getting blurry and difficult to read. Help please?? Does anyone know where to send the cameras for
Needs new display...www.moultriefeeders.com/support. ... Moultrie GameSpy 4.0 Digital Camera Deluxe
My Olympus SP-350 simply stopped downloading photos. I just had my computer maintenance check up and was assured all drivers are working. When I plug in the usb cable to the computer and camera, the camera screen shows the download scren, I click to "PC" and then the camera hangs on "ONE MOMENT" forever. My computer tells me that it can not detect the Olympus camera as being plugged in. What to do?
Consider 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 ... Digital Cameras
Hi i just bought a canon powershot A2200 HD just under 3 weeks ago. now when i go to turn on the camera, its tells me that there is a Lens Error, and the camera will shut down automatically. the lens will not open, and seeing as i just bought this camera, i really dont want to replace it. is there anything i can do other than buying a brand new camera??
3 weeks?....consider returning it. Otherwise, try these:\012\012Fixing a Lens Error on a Digital Camera\012 ... Digital Cameras
Kodak v610 camera (easy share) My 10 year son was using our v610 camera and the following error message E45 (please see user manual) appeared on the screen. We were unable to switch the camera off and therefore the shutter remained open. The shutter will only close if I remove and replace the battery and when I turn the camera back on the shutter remains open and the same error message returns. I have checked the manual and it doesn't mention this problem. thank you jane
HelloThe problem is that the lens has become stuck in the barrel. There are some DIY solutions you could try, but the \015\012probability is t ... Kodak EasyShare V610 Digital Camera
Uploading pics my camera won't upload pics to my computer...the screen says that it's not plugged in and to check power and connections but i have? Same problem. Camera is about 9 months old and hardly used. Computer doesn't detect camera when it is plugged in. Set USB to : Mass Storage (USB Direct Print) as stated in instructions but green light doesn't come on when camera is turned back on as directed to do in instructions. Cord looks like new but I guess I can try and find another one if nob
When you plug in your camera go to my computers and under documents and stuff you will find your camera is recognized ... Casio Exilim EX-Z750 Digital Camera
Battery failure I charge my Pentax Optio S5z battery on the charger then put it in the camera when it is fully charged (green light comes on on the charger) but the camera won't work ie. battery is dead, as i put it back in the charger and the light comes up red like it is flat again. Sometimes I just leave it in the camera and it seems to work after a few days, then may last for a day or sometimes for ages. I'm guessing the battery is stuffed but I want to check before I buy a new one. Please
The only solution for that is to buy a new battery. I had the same problem with my canon 900Ti (NB5 battery), died after less than a year. It probably exceeded it's battery cycle life... have a nice day! ... Pentax Optio S5z Digital Camera
Horitonzal lines We sent the camera back to canon thinking it had the ccd problem and it would be under warranty for that. They said the repair bill would be $100 and that it wasn't the ccd problem, but they wouldn't tell us what the repair would be for, so we had them send it back to us, unrepaired. Do you have any insight? From all that I read, we do have a ccd issue, but I'm not an expert.
I have just loaded some photos from my canon camera to my computer, and edited them. However, when I had finished editing, I looked at them life-size, and some had horizontal lines on, so I wasn't sure what was happening. I finally decide ... Canon PowerShot S410 / IXUS 430 Digital Camera
I can't transfer my pics from lumix lx3 to pc. When I first connect camera to pc via usb cable, a new drive pops up and I can initially see my pics. Then things lock up and my pc tells me that it can't read from the drive and my camera won't turn off (unless I remove battery). Is this a common problem? The camera and sandisk sdhc 4gb are brand new. I'd rather not need depend on a card reader. Any help?
Stubbornly refusing to use a card reader means you'll probably never see your pictures again. Pros never use their cameras for downloads...they always use a card reader...it's faster and completely trouble-free. ... Vivitar ViviCam X327 Digital Camera
I turned on my cam to see the camera making everything look distorted on the screen and distorted when I actually take a picture. Every other function works fine (like the menu screens etc.) so it's not a screen problem so it might be a lens problem or something. Can somebody please tell me what's wrong? My camera is a Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-T3 if it helps. http://yfrog.com/0idsc03740sej Here's a picture of my laptop taken with this camera :( Thanks in advance
I'm afraid your camera is affected by the well known Sony CCD sensor problem - a large number of CCD chips manufactured by Sony between 2002 and 2004 were pron ... Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-T3 Digital Camera
Have happily used my SLR panasonic digital camera and taken thousands of photos on the SD card, but today it says "memory card error please check the card". Never seen that before and cannot access any of the photos on it. Can't see anything wrong with card, won't read in another panasonic camera either, nor through the card reader attached to my printer. Camera works fine with diferent card. How do I rescue my photos please?
Have you tried this memory card on your computer? \012 If this memory card can be read functionally on your computer, you'd better copy off all your stored photos to another memory card or drive and format this card immediately to check whether ... Digital Cameras