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Err 20 Shooting is not possible due to an error, please turn camera off and on .... this started 6 months after use, tried different settings

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BATTERY DISCHARGE I have an Olympus FE 210 Digital Camera and had been using the same for over 3 months. Recently I observed a problem in the same. When I put the camera on, I can browse on the LCD screen and can see the snaps available in the memory. However, when I try to click a new snap, before the flash could pick up, the LCD screen trurns blue and starts showing the signal "BATTERY EMPTY". I changed many sets of new batteries but the problem continues. I am not able to use the camera for c

This is the worst camera I have ever owned. There is nothing wrong with your batteries. The Battery Empty sign lights up even when I know they are full. It happens all the time with mine. I believe it to be the contacts in the battery compartment. Wh ... Olympus FE-210 Digital Camera

I bought a camera from a friend, Olympus e-420. but when i started to use it, i always got dark picture even the flash is already switched on. i'm thinking the built-in flash is delayed, do i have way to make it more accurate? i also noticed when i take pictures it always save's as ORF file. how can i change this settings to a different format? i already tried restoring the default settings but why can't i access the Custom Reset option on the menu bar?

There are multiple reazons for the picture to look dark, a very short exposure, or a low flash intensity.\015\012Try changing the flash intensity, this is done by pressing the Exposure compensation and flash button simultaneously.\015\012 ... Olympus E-420 Digital Camera

I purchased this camera months ago and hate it. I guess I dont know how to use it correctly. Any time I try and take pictures it seems like it take forever for the pic to take. By the time it clicks the subject has moved resulting in blurry pic. I have tried moving the dial to different settings and no change. Any suggestions?

You need to learn the "half-press". You press the shutter button half-way and allow the camera to lock in the focus (it will beep). Then, when the moment is right, you finish pressing the rest of the way for an instant picture. ... Olympus EVOLT E-410 Digital Camera

Fresh batteries will only last for about 15 min of staggered use. I use it to take pictures of jewelry and with setting up the pieces then trying 4 different settings for each piece...they dont come out well and then the camera is drained. I'm spending way too much $ on batteries. Camera is about 3 yrs old without much use!!!!

It probably has hardware issues now (mainboard) Time to buy a new one! As fixing it might cost more than buying a new and much better digital camera with rechargeable battery packs. ... Kodak EASYSHARE Z1285 Digital Camera

My cameram each time it starts makes me have to chooose where i live the time and the month again, i just bought the camera a few months ago brand new. i did all the settings and click ok but when i power up it does th whole start up setting again, why is this happening. i tried seting to default but still nothing. i took the battery out and put it back in. still. any help would be great to ge tit to keeop the date and not start the setup again. its a casio exilim 7.2 megapixel ex-z75

The same thing is happening to me with my ex-z75. i don't know what caused it and i'm also having trouble getting it to stay. ... Casio Digital Cameras

I think it is possible I have inadvertently changed a setting. I use this camera daily to document construction projects. The HP PB360t has always performed perfectly until the last time and now all the pictures are comming out completely overexposed. It is hard to see any details of the image at all. I have tried in low light levels and the images are coming out at all but, poorly. I have experimented in vein with settings. As much as I use the camera I rarely adjust any settings, don't kn

Welcome to Fixya.\015\012\015\012I suggest to you have to reset all the factory settings of your camera. As you said you can used it and the result are perfect. After that if you still not staisfied with the outcome of the pictures that's ... Digital Cameras

Help! my camera has always been fabulous but tonight when i was trying to take pictures they show on the LCD screen with horizontal lines through them. I tried different locations in different light with different subjects and they all turned out the same. I don't know what to do and I really need the camera for tomorrow. HELP! I'm afraid I may have turned on some setting by accident because I just used it yesterday and it worked fine.

HiIt sounds like you have a defective CCD sorry to say, there's nothing you can do to fix the problem without replacing the CCD.You can try resetting everything via the setup menu, but I do not believe that will help. ... Canon PowerShot SD300 / IXUS 40 Digital Camera

Exposure problem Hi,i'm using EOS 1dMK2 for 5 months now & i've noticed the same problem i've had using D60,1D wich is when i set the camera to top ISO speed & high speed continous shooting almost every second shot is underexposed for 1 stop, stangely this only happens indoor under tungsten or flourescent light.I've also tried to:set custom white ballance,shoot raw ,change lenses,set manual exposure & aperture. Has anyone else noticed this ? P.S. Parameters for both pictures are 1/250sec, f4 ,

If you set your meter based on the white (or substantially white) wall, as per the attachment, I would expect the image to be underexposed. ... Canon EOS-1D Mark II Digital Camera

I have a Panasonic DVC20P camcorder for my school. We used it three times and it stoped recording and playback. I sent it into a service provider which said they cleaned the heads and realined the lenses...Anyway, I tryed to use it after we received the camera back and it still does not work. It is only 4 months old. I want either my money back or a different camera which will work. We lost some import opportunities to campture video for our school because out new camera would not work. I

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Pink pictures the other day.... I was using my camera and it started showing lines through the image, the image quality was getting worse and worse.  I figured needs new batteries.  So I put new batteries in it and now it takes pink pictures!  How strange my evergreen pictures look in fushia color!   I tried and tried for a couple of weeks, I checked all the settings, even took the batteries out and restarted, but still pink!  all shades of pink!  Here's where it really gets odd, I got my camera

Hi all -- This is a physical problem with the way the lens is seated. I didn't figure this out myself; I was told it by a camera repair shop guy who also owned a 945 and had the same problem. Basicly, you adjust the lens, relative to the body, by d ... HP Photosmart 945 Digital Camera

I have a Nikon CoolPix 4300 that is about 5 years old. I mostly use it in the Macro mode for close-up photos of the sewing thimbles I sell on eBay. The last two times I've used the camera, I can take only a few pictures (2 or 3) before the camera shuts itself off. It will come back on by itself, after a while, but I have to totally reset it to take only a few pictures, then it shuts off again. I have set the auto shut off to 30 minutes, but that didn't help. I have tried several different batter

The capacitor in the circuit board is getting weak not holding the circuit open. That is why it is shutting down. The cost to repair it outweighs the cost of a new camera ... Nikon Coolpix 4300 Digital Camera


1. Set manual focus2. In Menu -> custom settings ->Using aperture ring = 23. When taking photo, focus, set aperture and press green button to set exposure time. Then press shutter. works fine with my antique SMC Pentax lenses. ... Pentax K100D Super Digital SLR Camera

I purchased a Sanyo 12.1 mp camera with 3x optical zoom less than a month ago and for some reason it will not focus on anything. The screen shows everything as a big blur. I have checked the lense to see if there was a possible smudge on it but there isnt and none of the camera settings have been changed. It is also making sounds like it is trying to focus but cannot. Is there any way to possibly fix this?

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My Sony Cybershot Camera was dropped in water accidentally the other day. I have let it dry out as much as possible for 2 days. When I tried to use it, the camera still takes pics as it did before but it keeps saying "insert memory card" Anything more I can do? Is it worth trying it on with Sony as it's only 4 months old. Only thing is that I know that water damage is not normally covered. If they see water damage, will they bill me for the repair?

Try this and rate me if useful :\015\012This works on most mini electronic devices like cellular phones and degital cameras etc . \015\012\015\012it sounds crazy .Remove the back (or Cover ) of the phone( or Camera ... Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-W220/B Digital Camera

Color problem The same issue as the one who asked about the color problem. We bought this Olympus FE-280 Digital Camera March 2008 i think. It started to have this color problem last month which is April. The problem is whenever I turn on the camera the screen has this red violet color and it doesn't capture good photos. What do you think is the problem? How can I solve this? I already tried removing the battery and the memory card and tried changing the settings but still it never changes. Help

Try to see if a filter is activated like magenta ...look in the menu if there is a reset settings feature...Usually it is in the main menu..one that reset it to the factory settings ..there can not be any other thing but something from the settings a ... Olympus FE-280 Digital Camera

Hi I have a Canon Digital IXUS9515. I've downloaded photos many times from the camera however the last three times I've done it it's coming up with "communication Error" on the screen. Can you please tell me why? I've tried using different leads and also different computers but have had no succsess. I dont recall changing any settings on the camera. thank You

Try 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 the c ... Canon PowerShot SD1200 IS / Digital IXUS 95 IS Digital Camera

Hi guys..... i was given this camera yesterday by my mom as a present, she has had it now for a while and it was working fine. i received the camera in working order....connected it to my pc and took all of her pics off the camera....thought i would charge up the battery so that i could start playing with the camera and trying out all the different settings....... Well i plugged the battery back into the camera and pushed the power button....the power luight comes on for a 10th of a second and g

Now you can try this:Try taking the battery out of the camera again, and carefully putting it in, again. Make sure the camera will turn on, to check that the battery is well seated.Then connect the proper charger. If there are ... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W70 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

I have a Sony A100 digital SLR camera (absolutely brilliant and highly delighted with it) I use both an 18-200mm and a 75mm-300 main lens but am now thinking of attaching the Kenko Teleplus MC-7 DG 2X AF converter. Will I still be able to use autofocus or will I have to use manual using different settings, if so WHY? Please keep answer as non-technical as possible. Many thanks Roy Hannell

You should be able to Auto focus using this lens as in the name of this lens only it says AF which stands for Auto Focus. ... Sony Digital Cameras

Hi, I am having S2 IS camera.... Haven't used it for the past 6 months....now facing one problem. I brought new rechargable batteries, charged them properly for about 9 hours and then tried to turn the camera on. Although the Camera turned on, only a blank screen came and nothing was visible. After just 10 seconds, it started showing the message "Change the batteries". Please help me in understanding the problem

First, are the batteries inserted correctly? Try cleaning the battery contacts in the camera with a cotton swab lightly dampened with rubbing alcohol. ... Canon PowerShot S2 IS Digital Camera

Drained Batteries I am having a battery problem with my A75, which is my first digital camera. The camera has gone through 2 sets of brand new alkaline batteries since I've had it. I have taken only two photos. I've mostly only turned it on a few times to fool around with it and to try to learn the different functions. The most recent batteries where drained after sitting in the camera for two weeks and taking no photos. Basically, brand new batteries drained after two weeks of no use. The Ca

I use professional $70k cameras for work and it's the same type of thing. If you're not using it, take the batteries out.\015\012\015\012With my A75 I have some energizer 2200mpa rechargeable AA's and the seem to last about a month or so. If I happ ... Canon PowerShot A75 Digital Camera

I have had my camera about a year and have used it in a variety of settings - it has always been great. About a month ago, i started having focus problems. I checked the settings, even reset to default settings, cleaned the lens....9 times out of 10 it still wont focus. To the best ofmy knowledge it has not been dropped or damaged in any way. any suggestions?

Have you cleaned the contacts on the camera body and lens where they meet with a cotton swab lightly dampened with rubbing alcohol? ... Nikon COOLPIX P80 Digital Camera

I have a Fuji FinePix S5100 that used to take great pictures. Now, all pictures are out of focus, including macro, regular and telephoto. I have tried using a tripod and not using a tripod. There is no difference. I have reset the camera to the factory settings and cleaned the lens. Nothing helps.

The problem here is the tiny motor that focuses the lens is not working,( this is a common failure on all digital camer's) the focus movement is inside the camera not anything u can see, it moves the internal elements ... Fuji Digital Cameras

I have a Canon PowerShot S5 IS, and a few months ago I started getting a lense error whenever I went into phototaking mode. Every once-in-a-while when I went into the "view pictures" mode, the lense would retract itself, but when I tried to take pictures again, the lense would go out and "lense error. restart camera" would appear on the screen. A few weeks ago I finally got my camera fixed at a shop. I got the camera back and used it for about a week, now the same problem is happening. I've

HelloThe problem is that the lens has become stuck in the barrel. There are some DIY solutions you could try, but the \012probability is that you will have to get it fixed by a professional. ... Canon PowerShot S5 IS Digital Camera
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