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Pen camera does not record video ,blue light turns on for 2-3 seconds then goes back to yellow

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When I push the power button on my camera, the blue button turns on and the green light above the T lights up for a second and then goes away. Nothing happens and I can't do anything with the camera. The lens is also stuck out and turning the camera on does not make it go back in.

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Same Problem When I hit the power button, it flashes, the HP logo comes up on the screen the lense retracts and comes back out and the power goes off. That's all it will do. Other times when I turn it on, a little yellow light on the bottom left side in the back flashes once after the blue power light flashes three times and then turns back off. Arggggghhh!

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Kodak Z700 Camer appears to be in a locked out mode. The lens is stuck partway out and does not retract if the camera is turned off. When turned back on The Green light comes on for approximately 5 seconds and then goes off. The viewing screen comes on for 2 to 3 seconds and goes out as well.

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The battery is fully charged, when I turn the camera on the lense will come out lights on the camera come on for a second then everything goes off,lense goes back in.If I take the battery out for a minute then put it back in it lets me set the date then shuts off.

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I have a Minolta Dimage 7Hi and get a 'card error' message when I turn it on, in the middle of the viewing screen. The camera acts like it takes a picture without the button being pressed, then the red light next to the card goes on and off for about 10 seconds. Then the camera shuts down. It repeats this when I turn the camera back on and doesn't respond to any other settings or button pressings. Can you help?

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I have an Olympus FE-46/X-42/X-41 camera. The old batteries went dead I replaced them with new batteries and the memory card is properly in place but it will not turn on and stay on to take a picture. When trying to start it, ared light comes on on the back of the camera just under the ''W'' button for about 30 seconds, then blinks for another 15 seconds then goes out.

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Only about 9 months after buying my camera, It wouldn't turn on. I'll plug it in and the light will come on that it's charging, but when I got to turn it on, it turns on for a split second (and the zoom lense comes out) and then it turns itself right back off (and the zoom lense goes in). I thought that it needed a new battery so I bought one and it's still doing the same thing. I emailed Kodak and they said that I should just send it into them for a $60 repair fee...lame. Any suggestions?

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How do I know if it's my camera that's not working or the battery. The battery seems to not hold a charge but it my be already charged or the charger is not working. When I plug in the charger a yellow light goes on and then turns off about 10 seconds later. When I put it in the camera nothing happens. Please Help

The battery is dead. Replace it with a new one. ... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H7 Digital Camera

After every picture I take the screen goes black for a couple of minutes so I cant take more than one photo at a time. I have to power the camera off and turn it back on to take a second pic. The battery is fully charged and the camera is fairly new and lightly used. Any idea how to correct the problem?

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I have a sony cyber shot camera model DSC-S90 and when I replaced the batteries, the camera turned on for a second, was on long enough for the battery light to flash on, then the camera turned off. The lens is stuck out and now the camera won't turn on. When I press the power button I see a yellow light and red light flash but nothing else. Now what?

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Canon ixus 09is Turn camera on - yellow light appears - camera makes noises like its ready to go - screen doesnt work and it takes a few goes to turn it off. Even when the lens eventually retracted and stayed shut the yellow light stays on and the camera got very hot

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EX-S500: * I turn it on and the 'Adjust' screen comes up. *I press the 'Menu' and the lens comes out, the green light flashes for awhile, it beeps a few times, it grinds a few times and shuts off. The lens stays out. *I turn it back on, the lens goes back in and the 'Adjust' screen comes on. * I press the power button and the camera goes off. *I left the camera in the charge gradle all night and the battery did not charge. *Help

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Black-out I've had my camera for about six months now, since February. It's worked fine, and I never had a problem, until about two weeks ago. Now, when I turn it on, all I see is black. If shaken it shows an image for about two seconds, before it goes black again. Taking pictures doesn't do anything, it's still black. Sometimes I can get an image, but it's grainy and only shows up as blue with light on the main object. It's worked fine up until now. I've changed the batteries a few times, but i

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Praktica dcz 8lm camera: when turned on the light comes on for a second then goes straight back off again. won't take pictures or allow you to view pictures on pc

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 ... Praktica DCZ Digital Camera

I have a HP camera CW450t camera and cannot turn it on with the power button on top. I know the batteries are good because I can turn on the camera with the review button and review the pictures that I have taken. When the power button is pressed the green light on the back of the camera flashes but the lens does not come out and the led screen does not come on. when you take your finger off of the on/off button the green light goes off as well.

Had the EXACT same problem with the CW450 model. I called support because I was mad and wanted it replaced. The support tech helped me through the issue. The answer is- NiMH. Alkaline batteries are unstable and not powerful enough for use with this c ... HP Digital Cameras

I have a Z1275 digital camera. I have new batteries in it. When I turn it on the blue light lights up, a green light blinks above the display, and the zoom lens moves outward but the display never lights up and the camera turns it'self back off.

Hi,This usually happens if your camera has been exposed to liquid.If yes, contact Kodak's authorized service centre.If not,Then,\015\012\015\012Turn off your camera.\015\012Remo ... Digital Cameras

E18 my canon powershot A150, got the whole E18 problem, it turns on with the blue canon screen, but then two seconds after it turns into a faded black with E18 in the bottom left hand corner. i seriously dont know whats wrong, and it hasnt even been a year since i got the camera, is there any way i can fix this problem? because at the moment buying a camera, my parents would not be too pleased :| it turns on with blue screen then it goes black and it says e18

E18 is the canon fault number for lens error. Is the lens stuck out? does it click when the camera is switched on? Try lightly tapping the lens on a hard surface. This sometimes resets the lens. If all this fails take it to bits! (but watch the flash ... Canon PowerShot A400 Digital Camera

Low battery? I got my camera today, setup the setup menus, and had started to check out the features when the low battery warning came up. So I replaced the batteries and tried to turn the camera on but now all I get is the green light comes on for 3 seconds, goes off and approx. 5 seconds later the light flashes on, then off and the camera beeps 3 times, and nothing after that. The lens does not move at all. I went out and bought brand new batteries that were industrial strength and tried those

Cameras belonging to the S Series really do have a battery type option that needs to be set up first before taking any pictures for proper power connection.\015\012\015\012Recommended batteries are just:- Alkaline (Non-rechargeable) ... Samsung Digimax S630 Digital Camera

Turns Off Put new batteries in, took a picture and the picture didn't show up. Then the camera turned off. This happened once before but I forgot what I did to be able to use the camera. This time before it turned off the yellow light flashed on the back of the camera then the camera turned off.

Hey MaryKing,\015\012 I would first try taking out the batteries and waiting a couple of minutes and reinserting them, and if this doesn't work I would try a new set of batteries (battery manufacturers' sometimes do m ... Kodak EasyShare Z1275 Digital Camera

Power doesn't work properly. When I turn off camera with power button, lense stays out. When I turn on, the lense goes in then back out again, but after a few seconds, I get the message: "Please turn camera off then on again." If I don't do anything, the camera will turn off by itself, and the lense will go in. Battery is fully charged, and nothing dramatic happened to start this problem...

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I have a SVP XThinn8350 camera. i haven't dropped it or anything and the last time i turned it on the lens came out then the screen went black and it turned off (lens still out). when i tried to turn it on again the back green light comes on for a second and it beeps three times then the light turns off. this happens every time i try to turn it on. what should i do

Fixing a Lens Error on a Digital Camera\012\012This has to be THE most common failure mode for a digi ... SVP XThinn 8350 Digital Camera

Turning on. my camera won't turn on no matter what I do, for a few days it said low battery and i won't lie i kept turning it on, but one day it turned off but the lens never went back inside and the camera won't turn on. I replaced the old batteries with new ones, but it didn't work. I press the button, but the light only flashes for a second before blinking out.

Here are some simple things to try first for a camera that won't power on. They won't work for every case, but they're worth a try. Think that the first listed fix may work for your camera:\015\012\015\012 ... Canon PowerShot A520 Digital Camera

I have a Nikon Coolpix 3.6x. When I plug the cord in the camera to load the pictures into my computer, I then turn on the camera, the camera goes *beep*, the monitor flashes on a second. then goes back off. I've checked the cord connection into my computer and put new batteries in my camera. It has done this before, when I deleted the pictures from my camera. It was something between the scene and playback buttons I think, but I can't seem to straighten it out. Can you help?

Try using a card reader instead of the camera. ... Digital Cameras
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