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Video camera shuts down after short time. Saying condensation problems. Any idea where to begin looking for the problem???
You need to get the camera serviced under warranty.
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Video camera shuts down after short time. Saying condensation problems. Any idea where to begin looking for the problem???
You need to get the camera serviced under warranty. ... Digital Cameras
I take a few shots and get the Error message 30 on my 50D- Always need to shut it off and then back on. Since I did soe net surfing, and since the camera makes a clear noise whn it goes into error mode, I am thinking it is surely a shutter problem. Anyone there confirm that it is a shutter problem? Note I was using a Sigma Lens at the time, so the little boys at my local shop are saying it is "not" the camera...of course it is still in warranty. I am looking for any HELP or ADVICE! Tony C
HelloThe problem is that the lens has become stuck in the barrel\015\012 after dropping it. There are some DIY solutions you could try, but the \015\012probability is that you will have to get it fixed by a professional.Use\01 ... Canon Digital Cameras
There are several problems with my camera one of them is the fact in that Every time i turn on my Lumix 10x mega pixel camera the lens won't focus it also won't let me take any pictures. When i turn the camera off the lens won't go back into the camera but when i turn it back on the lens gos in and then out again. There is one more problem whenever i go to look at the pictures on play i can look through a few before its says "please turn camera off then on a again" it also says the same message
OK, if there is sand in the camera, the gears will bind or stop causing the error that you described. I think it needs to be taken apart and cleaned by a service center before using again. Or you could buy a spare caemera to use on your family holida ... Digital Cameras
Install new batteries,within minutes of useage battery indicator starts flashing & short time later camera says change battery &camera shuts off. first 3 yrs batteries would last for weeks, i could take a1000 shots plus view edit etc. i tried new charger &batteries ,non rechargeables plus i changed the internal battery for date& time,took camera to shop and had it checked for shorts and discharge problems they said everything was within specs.i have been told all canons do this after 3 or 4 yrs,
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Camera problem.. hi every time i turn on my camera, it turns on, but turns right off.. i have a sony cybershot digital camera.. and every time i press the power button it just says cybershot on the screen like if its about to turn on but it just shuts right off.. and the battery is fully charge.. and the lens is just sticked out lik if it froze or something.. help??
Umm well i would think it is doing that just to save the battery so lik wen u turn it on then i would use it as soon as u turn it on if not it probley thinks ur not going to use it so lik i said turn it on and use it as soon as u turn it on......... ... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W80 Digital Camera
Dead battery? I have been searching everywhere for help on this problem and so far, no luck! My camera will turn on but as soon as it does, it shuts itself off again. The lens is stuck in zoom mode and won't retract. I tried charging the battery but every time I try, it will only charge for about 5 minutes and then says the charge is full. Is this a problem with the battery? Charger? Or is the battery fine and it's a problem with the camera? Any suggestions?
Ugh. I have the EXACT same problem!!!!! It's extreamly annoying. When I turn my camera on it turns on, you see the polaroid screen, and theres this buzzing sound? and then it turns off. I'm so frustrated and don't know what to do. Should I take it in ... Polaroid T737 Digital Camera
My sister has a Sony Alpha DSLR-A100 camera. She says that when turning the camera on and shutting it off, it makes a whirring-grinding-propeller like sound. for a while. She purchased a news lens, thinking that might be the problem. THht seemed to correct the problem temporarily, but it is doing the same thing again. Any ideas what might be the problem?
HelloThe problem is that the lens has become stuck in the barrel\012 after dropping it. There are some DIY solutions you could try, but the \012probability is that you will have to get it fixed by a professional.Use\012\ ... Sony Alpha DSLR-A100 Digital Camera
Shutter problem hi! My camera DSC-P52 , which is a year old, is giving me some strange problems. When i switch it on , the shutter doesnt open completely and makes a weird crackling noise and then beeps a few times and it says on the display to shut down and switch on the camera again. And then if I point to setup and switch it off it closes. Any solutions. please help. thanks anshul agrawal
I have the P51 (2MP) and lens cover also gets jamned opening and closing most of the time and gave same message as yours. The camera was out of warranty and my Sony dealer said it was pointless reparing it as it would cost half the price of a new (an ... Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-P52 Digital Camera
Battery/power-up problem Camera will not stay powered up. The "low battery" indicator shows up on the display, and then it shuts off shortly thereafter. I've tried many combinations of AA batteries to make sure it wasn't really a low battery problem. I have not used any of the batteries Sony warns against in their manual (e.g. Manganese, etc.). Any ideas before I go look for a new camera? Thanks in advance for your help. MG
For what its worth I had this same problem with both rechargeables and\015\012alkcalines. Fresh batteries were rejected after just a few shots and\015\012were clearly NOT dead. Solution seems to be either use Sony's NP-NH25\015\012cybershot battery w ... Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-S90 Digital Camera
I can only turn on my Cybershot DSC-N2 while the camera is in playback mode. I can look at the pictures and videos and change settings with no problem.. but when I try to switch to camera or video record mode the camera turns off by itself. Sometimes the lens will come out and then the camera powers down with the lens stuck out. Other times it just shuts off before the lens even has a chance to come out. The camera has never been dropped or damaged.
First press power button for 15 seconds .Then remove memory card from it may be your memory card has some issue.also press reeset button on camera some camera has reset button.start your camera without memory card. ... Digital Cameras
I can't transfer pictures i have taken on my camera to my laptop, i've installed what seems to be the correct disc and have clicked "camera and memory card" then "browse and download images" yet every time i do so a box pops up saying "no camera found" what am i doing wrong? obviously i have the camera plugged in via usb cable and then switched on so i really have no idea what the problem is. assistance would be nice. thanks, amy.
You could try a different USB port if you have one available but the real solution to your problem is to use a card reader instead of the camera. ... Canon PowerShot A85 Digital Camera
Hi I got quick question. I have Canon Eos III camera. And I have little problem with it. When I want to copy pictures from my camera to my computer it says on computer that there are no pictures on my camera. and when I'm checking the camera the are pictures on the card. that's the first time it happens. Do you have any idea what can be wrong? I tried another computer and the same thing pops up.
Consider 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 ... Canon Rebel XT / EOS 350D Digital Camera
My camera will not connect to my laptop. I have had the camera for about 9 months and not had any problems with it before! Every time I plug the usb cable into the laptop the camera say " processing - computer connecting and then connection fail. I have un-installed and re-installed the software but to no avail. It simply doesn't seem to recognise the camera anymore. I have no idea why this is happening and it simply will not work. It is very frustrating. The troubleshooting section of the manua
Most of the time, Windows update is at fault. Pros avoid this problem by using a card reader for downloading their pics.\012 ... Pentax Optio M85 Digital Camera
I have a sanyo camera 7.1 mega pink and everytime i try and take a picture my screen goes black and shuts off without the camera piece going back in! I have almost the same problem except when I take a picture and go into the mode to look at them it is completely black. My camera was doing great and then all of a sudden it did this when I had just been taking pictures with it. Any idea what to do?
In the first case, if the camera turns off by itself with lens not retracting, try fresh alkaline battery. If that does not work, then the ribbon cable from battery charger to mainboard inside the camera is probably causing the problem.An inter ... Sanyo VPC-S880 Digital Camera
Battery life My AA 3000mah batteries don't last 30 mins before the camera switches itself off, indicating that the batteries are flat. When tested on a multimeter they read 1.24volts. The manual say I should get 300 shots using 2500mah batteries. The batteries have been discharged and charged up many times but still the same problem. I'm using Nimh type batteries that read 1.35v full charge and 1.24v when the camera shuts off. Is this a common fault with this camera ?
I bought this type of camera a few months ago. Instantly I noticed that is wears down batteries. I would not get to take a lot of photos if I was on a vacation trip. I have to keep the two batteries on a charger if I wanted to take ... Fuji FinePix A700 Digital Camera
Software problem The Casio EXZ75 makes you go through the setup menu every time you turn it on. There is no way to save the setup. You have to push the set button 5 times to get to the screen where you can take a picture. Casio says to send it back for a charge of up to $100 since it is 13 months old. Any ideas? or buy a new (not Casio) camera.
Your back up battery on the main circuit board is faulty. \015\012\015\012These are very hard to replace without damaging the circuit board and that is if you can get a the replacment back up battery (in Australia you can NOT).\015\ ... Casio Exilim EXZ75 Digital Camera
Unit Model: Canon Powershot A2200 Problem: Battery drains without retracting the lens. at power on: LCD says error lens, will shut down automatically, resart camera. how to restart this camera? ive already removed the battery & turned on off several times...
I suggest check in this link, some tips about fixing-lens-error-on-digital-camera.Hope helps. ... Canon A2200 Digital Camera
Olympus D-435 digital camera, when you turn it on, error msg says "battery empty" then times out and shuts off. New Batteries have been installed, did not correct the problem. How can I make this camera come on and work? Thanks..
If ur using a memory card try to use a memory card even though it relates the battery it may be a memory card problem....First take out the memory card and then try to use the camera and if it works fine that says that there is a problem with m ... Digital Cameras
Lens error When I turn on Nikon Cool Pix S230, it tries to adjust the lens for a little bit then it says lens error. It is only a few months old. I think what caused the problem was the last time I took a picture there was a strobe light in the background which caused the picture to look funny. Then a few days later when I tried to work the camera I got this problem. thank you!
The strobe light did not cause your problem.\015\012Fixing a Lens Error on a Digital Camera\015\012\015\012Thi ... Nikon COOLPIX S230 Digital Camera
Battery Problem I bought a Nikon Coolpix L12 Digital Camera this past summer and have had no problem until last night. My camera turned off and said "battery exhausted." After changing the batteries twice with new batteries, the lens would open for a second then close and the camera turned off once again saying "battery exhausted." I don't know what happened. I had same problem. No matter how many times I have changed batteries, It works for a second then closes with signal saying "warning batt
These cameras have a internal battery that holds data for the camera to keep its settings. These batteries can be replaced but the camera has to be disassimboled to change it they should be able to be changed at a local camera shop pretty cheap. ... Nikon COOLPIX L12 Digital Camera
I have a Canon EOS 40D camera. We are having problems with using an external flash. The pictures always come out extremely dark with the external flash. The flash seems to work fine, it flashes brightly. The pictures look fine using the built in flash. The flash is a Promaster but we tried a Canon flash and it did the same thing. The camera store we bought the camera and the flash from says it looks like a synchronization issue and that it is a hardware problem with the boot. Their sugges
I don't know if this will help and this post is two months old. The \015\012camera store may be right that the synchronization is the issue which \015\012tends me to point a finger at the external flash. There are at least \015\012three different fla ... Canon EOS 40D Digital Camera
My sandisk sd card isn't working in my camera. My camera is a vivitar 5024 camera, everytime I try to take a picture it says memory card is not ready, it says switch to internel ram. This memory card is brand new so what is the problem? No it is not locked i've tried that already, i've tried to figure out what's wrong for a long time now. Does anyone know how to fix this problem? Additional information: The sd card is only 2GB.
Have you tried to format the card.\015\012\015\0121. \015\012Start up a computer with Windows XP, Vista, windows 7or Insert the SD card into an external memory card reader or into the computer's built in card reader. If i ... Vivitar ViviCam 5024 Digital Camera
When I upload pics they come out funny on the computer. It looks like the picture was cut in half and put back together or I should say put back like a puzzle and arm here and a head here it is like they do not line up. Is that a camera problem or a computer problem. The pics look fine on the camera. It is once they are uploaded is when the problem happen. I have Windows XP I just need an answer I am frustrated.
As an experiment, take the card to a store like Walmart that has a Kodak Picture Kiosk machine. Insert the card and print a couple of the pics. Are they ok? If so, the problem lies with your computer. ... Nikon COOLPIX L4 Digital Camera
Zoom problem The camera I have don't allow the zoom to come out, when I turn camera on it says "zoom error" and then I can't do nothing on camera,not even look at pics I have taken. It does it alot, sometimes the camera will turn on without saying it,but it's very rare. And sometimes I can turn it on and it will say "zoom error" but if I press zoom in the camera will work. But it's very rare that it works. I love the camera and hope there is a solution.
Fixing a Lens Error on a Digital Camera\012\012This has to be THE most common failure mode for a digital camer ... Zoom DualCam 1300 (1599) Digital Camera
I have a FinePix Z1 I have installed a new battery and it is fully charged. The problem is that the camera shuts down within 20 seconds. I slide the front and it restarts only to shut down again. I have reset the camera via the menu and every time I try to go to the menu the camera shuts down. I have just taken 22 pictures went to the menu to turn off the lcd saver and the camera shut ndown Please help
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