Having problems with your Digital Cameras ?

My samsung s860 has problems with its flash. All the other functions work. I ve tried switching through the flash modes and still doesnt work.


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The high voltage charging capacitor may be bad - it charges to a high voltage level before you can create a flash. Be careful - you can get a jolt if you touch it. A repair shop can check it for you. Also, make sure you have a photo battery - some batteries do not produce enough voltage to run the camera even though they're the same type as in AA or AAA. Make sure the battery package states it's for cameras.
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