Having problems with your Digital Cameras ?

Err message turn my camera on and all i get is a constant err message


Answers :

What model camera? Is it an SLR Camera with a lens attached to the front? Turn the aperture ring (the thing that says f=2.8 (or whatever the number is) and turn it to the largest possible number. That ought to do the trick if the problem is what I think it is  :)
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 :

Err message turn my camera on and all i get is a constant err message


What model camera? Is it an SLR Camera with a lens attached to the front? Turn the aperture ring (the thing that says f=2.8 (or whatever the number is) and turn it to the largest possible number. That ought to do the trick if the problem is what I th ... Digital Cameras

When I turn on the the Canon 20D camera, I get an ERR CF message. When I try to format, I get an ERR 99 message and nothing happens.


Check the CF reader pins - they use to brake or bend.Tom ... Digital Cameras

My lens does not retract when I turn the camera off. I constantly get a message to turn the camera on and off which does not allow time for me to take pictures. Help! I love my camera!


Hi, you may try this trick.... remove the battery and then press hold the power button for like ten seconds. then put the battery back and press power and see what happens... hope the trick helps ... Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ2 Digital Camera

CF Card I took my cf card out of my camera to be sure I got the right card when purchasing another card. My first card was 1.0 GB and I purchased another, 2.0 GB. I tried inserting the new card tonight and could not get it to go in. I then discovered that I had the card turned the wrong way when installing. I finally realized the way it should go in and got the card installed. Once in the camera, I began getting an error message saying "Err CF - There is a problem with the CF card. - Replace the


You can actually buy a replacement card reader at darntoothysam.com for $21.95. ... Canon EOS-20D Digital Camera with 17-85mm Lens

I turned my Cannon Rebel XT digital camera on and I get an error message as such ERR CF [ 0] what do I need to do in order to get my camera to work?


Hi,\015\012You get this error message due to defective memory card in camera . You need to replace the memory card in order to solve this problem .\015\012Before replacing do complete formatting of the memory card (such as FAT,FAT 32 etc ... Canon Rebel XT / EOS 350D Digital Camera

"For" Message I was infrequently getting a "for" message, which stopped me from taking pics. I bought a new card and all was well for a while. However, it started again. I removed and reinserted the card and this seemed to work. Now, the "for" message is constantly there. The green light flashes on for a moment when I insert the card, then goes off. If I turn the camera on, the "for" message flashes on and off.


Of course the camera is telling you to format the card... you know that, right, but you don't want to because (a) it is already correctly formatted and (b) this warning happens when you are half way thru shooting.\015\012Try another card that you kno ... Nikon D70s Digital Camera

Panasonic DMC-TZ4 When I switch on I get "Turn off camera and turn on again" message but it does not good. When I swtich off I get "workng hard" noises as if there is an effort to retract the lense but it will not retract unless I turn the camera on again. At that point the lense retracts and comes out again at once; more "hard work" noises and a new "turn your camera off" message. The only way to get the lense into the retrated position is to catych it at the right instant and remove the batter


Fixing a Lens Error on a Digital Camera\015\012\015\012This has to be THE most common failure mode for a digit ... Panasonic DMC-TZ4 Digital Camera

Optio E10 When I turn my camera on I get an error message that says "memory card error", I purchased a new memory card but still get the same error message...any suggestions? I have the exact same problem with my Pentax Optio S7. I turn on the camera and it displays the message Memory Card Error. I have tried several new cards and get the same message. There is an option on the menu to format a card, but you can't access the menu if you have the card installed. It takes great pictures without t


HelloOK, if the memory card itself is locked, you might \012sometimes get this error code. All you need to do is to take out the \012memory card and switch the lever on the left side to the unlock. ... Pentax Optio S7 Digital Camera

Camera turns off. if i take out battery and put it back in i get err message. it will work for about 8 pics then it turns off again


I would definitely contact Nikon support about this one. I've never contacted them, so I don't know what it may cost, but it sounds like an electronic failure. Most likely, it's a resistor going bad and the camera is shutting off to prevent overloa ... Nikon D50 Digital Camera with 18-55mm Lens

Memory card errors. I turn it on and get message MEMORY CARD ERROR PLEASE CHECK CARD. Occurs on different cards. Sometimes I can clean the contacts on the card and it will work. Sometimes, I can take pictures but if I remove the card it cannot be read if install it back or by a computer or printer. I use the camera as publicity in trade shows taking then printing pictures, so the cards are removed and inserted constantly. I have reformatted the card in the camera, still fails.


Hi wait a moment pls your request is been proceeding.. ... Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ18 Digital Camera

Missing pictures I recently went on a trip and took some pictures that disappeared from my camera. Later I started getting the message 'Card cannot be read' so I purchased another memory card. I was taking pictures when I get the message 'Card cannot be read'. I turned it off and back on and the missing pictures were there. I then get the message 'Out of memory'. I turn the camera off and back on and the missing pictures are gone again. WHERE ARE THEY???


Hey flowernthe,\015\012 The error message “card cannot be read" means there was and error when the camera tried to access the memory card. To fix this you should make sure you are using the right kind of memory ... Nikon Coolpix 4600 Digital Camera

I have a Nikon S6 digital camera, everything about the camera seems to work fine, except for this "lens error" message I keep getting. Sometimes I'll turn it on, and I can use it just fine. But then there are other times where I have to turn it off and on in order to get it to work. And then there are those times where turning it off and on don't help. I usually give up and try again later. Sometimes it'll still give that error message, and other times, it will just work like normal. What can


Fixing a Lens Error on a Digital Camera\012\012This has to be THE most common failure mode for a digital camer ... Nikon COOLPIX S6 Digital Camera

Camera was on, working fine. When powering off, telescoping lens did not retract so lens remained extended just a bit with lens cover open. Waited a few minutes, turned it back on and I get the "access" display message then the beeps and (turn power off and back on) message. While off, I have removed the battery, replacing it with a fully charged spare and it still does this. The lens tries to telescope a little bit and retracts a touch, but I can't get the camera out of this mode. Can it be res


Your problem may be due to 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: remove the batteries and wip ... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W55 Digital Camera

When I turn on the camera it takes a bit longer than usual to boot up, but when it does I get an error message "Err CF". I have swapped memory cards, installed a fully charged battery and cleaned the lens contacts, but to no avail. Can you help with this problem? Regards, Donald.


The next step would be to look into the memory card slot. You will need a small light to look down into it but you want to see the pins that mate to the CF card. It is likely that one or more of them are bent or damaged. If they are, you can check ... Canon Rebel XT / EOS 350D Digital Camera

I have the same problem but I get this Err 99 message. It tells me to turn off the camera or re-install the batteries.It sometimes works and sometimes it doesn't Also I am in holiday in Thailand. Did the heat and humidity have anything to do with it? It never happened to me the last year when I was in Thailand and Cambodia.


... Canon EOS 400D / Rebel XTi Digital Camera

When ever I try to use the zoom button I get a message saying system error (zoom) I have also gotten a message that says Please turn off camera and turn on again... What is going on with my camera and what needs to happen to get it fixed!


When you first switch on the camera the lens will motor forward?\015\012\015\012If it does so then either the zoom control button is faulty or the control pcb \015\012\015\012If the lens does not move on first switch on then i ... Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ28 Digital Camera

We bought our son a Vtech 1070 camera with mp3. However, when I copy music files to the camera or the sound card I've put in, I get the message music files not found! it appears to copy perfectly via internet explorer, and shows the files on the camera or on the card - but when i turn the camera on and try to access them, I get the same message both via the camera and the sound card. Help!


... Digital Cameras

I have just downloaded the camera on to iphoto and have cleared the camera memory . I clicked the eject icon on iphoto and once cleared unplugged the USB download cable . I have just pushed the power button to turn the camera on and firstly get the message on the camera screen "Access" then a message comes up saying "turn the power off then on again " When I do this the same process repeats itself . The lenses wont open and protrude out of the camera ready to take photos. The battery has ju


Sounds like you did two things wrong...you deleted/erased/or formatted the camera using the computer. You disconnected the camera without using the "safely remove hardware" function. ... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W50 Digital Camera

I have a small Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ5 camera. After fully charging the battery I am all of then sudden getting this error message :"please turn camera off and then on again." When the camer is OFF the lens is extended and open. When I move the camera to ON the lens moves in to the closed position closes, then reopens, extends, tries to focus, is unable to and the error message appears "Please turn camera off and then on again" This cycle just repeats. The lens is able to extend it is not st


Hi,Checkout this tip about digital camera error messagesLens Errorfix for Digital Cameraheatman101 ... Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ7 Digital Camera

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ2 Image 'melts' into streaky vertical lines when camera is turned on. This problem started occuring immediately after I found my kids deliberately turning the camera off while jamming the lens cover open, so they could get the 'turn camera off and then on again' error message (yes, I know - they've been banned from touching it again). I confiscated the camera, turned it off and it sat unused for about 3 days. When it was next turned on, the image on the LCD screen was


... Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ2 Digital Camera

Suddenly I keep getting the message "please turn camera off and back on again" but nothing happens when I do I just get the message again. I can turn the dial to view pictures but if the dual is turne


Lumix DMC-FX500 ....same Problem, the lense would not drive in when i turned the cam off, instead it was doing so when i turned it on and 5 sec after i got the massage " turn camera off and then on again" , so after reading the comment from guitartis ... Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ20 Digital Camera

Lumix DMC-ZR1 When I turn the camera on, I get a message telling me to turn it off and turn it on again. It does not focus, and the EZ zoom shows all the time whether I press the button or not. I also get a "system error ( focus) " message.


This is a lens mechanism fault. USe can of air and spray on surrounding the lens For cleaning the dust. and then try. ... Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ28 Digital Camera

I have a Cyber-Shot DSC-W120. When I go to turn it on, the screen stays black and the lens just goes in and out, then I get an error message to turn off camera and then turn it back on. This is a new camera and I would like to get it fixed. What can I do to make it work?


Try Initializing the Camera. To initialize the Camera. First, press the Home button to display the Home menu. Then, select the Settings option in the Home menu. Then, select the Main Settings1 under the Settings option and set the Initialize under th ... Sony Cyber-shot® DSC-W120 Digital Camera

I have a Canon Power Shot SX120 IS camera. I turned it on and the lens open a portion of the way and I got an error message that say, "Lens Error Restart Camera". I put fresh batteries in it this morning and have only taken about 10 pic's. I turned the camera off and removed the batteries then replaced with new ones but I still get same message. Please advise if you can.


Fixing a Lens Error on a Digital Camera\012\012This has to be THE most common failure mode for a digital camer ... Canon PowerShot SX100 IS Digital Camera

Hi, I have Nikon P90. From last week i am facing following problem. Whenever i switch on my camera for taking pic, everything starts but i get message on the screen " Lens Error (If lens cap is attached,turn the camera off, remove the lens cap,and the turn the camera on) The above error message is their despite i opend the shutter of the lens. Kindly help me to know the above problem.


Hi,Here is a tip that I wrote about How toget a Digital Camera Lens to work againSteps toRepair a Digital Camera Lens\012heatman101 ... Nikon D90 Digital Camera with 18-105mm lens
  • Start your question with What, Why, How, When, etc. and end with a "?"
  • Be clear and specific
  • Use proper spelling and grammar
all rights reserved to the respective owners || www.lionebra.com || Terms of Use || Contact || Privacy Policy
Load time: 0.4469 seconds