Having problems with your Digital Cameras ?

When the flash is turned on the entire screen just blinks off and on and will not flash. The ready button flashes on and off also.


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When the battery starts wearing out, it will not hold the charge necessary to charge and discharge the flash. If you have a fairly new battery, clean the terminals on the battery and inside the camera with a qtip and at least 90% alcohol, or a pencil eraser. Make sure the battery is fully charged. If it's still blinking off and back on, the capacitor could be breaking down and shorting. They can be replaced, but you have to disassemble the unit to do it.
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