Having problems with your Digital Cameras ?

This issues if for Azraelsrl only please as only he had the necessary expertise in this matter. Hello, You helped me resolve my problem with my Panasonic PT-L500U projector, I bought a dead one for $90 and used the circuit boards, ballast and main board, to resurrect mine. I sent you a followup message recently but fixya.com doesn't seem to have passed it on. Here is the question. The PT-L500U which I bought for parts had an optics problem in which edges of images showed prismatic color s



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No, unfortunately the defect is pretty much unfixable - this is not caused by a misalignment of the LCD screens (that would have generated full and correct images but misaligned on all the screen) , the optical elements are deformed . This is most likely why the projector has been sold as parts. But, since you have nothing to lose, you can dismantle it completely and see if you can reshape or reform the optical elements by hand.
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This issues if for Azraelsrl only please as only he had the necessary expertise in this matter. Hello, You helped me resolve my problem with my Panasonic PT-L500U projector, I bought a dead one for $90 and used the circuit boards, ballast and main board, to resurrect mine. I sent you a followup message recently but fixya.com doesn't seem to have passed it on. Here is the question. The PT-L500U which I bought for parts had an optics problem in which edges of images showed prismatic color s


Sorry, i was never notified of your messages. No, unfortunately the defect is pretty much unfixable - this is not caused by a misalignment of the LCD screens (that would have generated full and correct images but misaligned on all the screen) , ... Digital Cameras

Got olympus camedia C310 and just bought new laptop running windows 7, have loaded the camedia software but cant copy new photos from camera to laptop, laptop doesnt seem to recognise camera - does nothing at all. Is there a fix, I am guessing the problem is windows 7, already had to buy new printer as didnt recognise old one


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 ... Olympus Camedia C-310 Zoom Digital Camera

Power problem at first, my problem was the error 99 and i waited a couple of months not repairing it and now i have this problem which is when i use my camera it's working fine with no-flash mode and then when i use it again after a while ( say couple of hours) the camera doesnt turn on and i need to charge the battery again!! PS:i have bought my camera before 11 months!! please help.


Per the symptoms that you describe, it seems that one of the two internal printed board circuit parts have a defective component that is draining out the battery current.\015\012\015\012If you have only 11 months with it, I strongly recom ... Canon Rebel XT / EOS 350D Digital Camera

Nikon Coolpix L110 camera was bought for me for Christmas 2010. Worked fine at first, but now seems to be having problems. Batteries don't last. I just bought new batteries in Feb/March this year because ones from Christmas didn't hold a charge for some reason. Now the ones I just bought recently won't let camera do more than turn on, but then it goes black and / or says "battery exhausted" before it shuts off. I am using Energizer Ultimate Lithium AA batteries. Husband tested them and bat


You have to charge the batteries for nearly 8-10 hours. Brand new batteries also require a full recharge of 8-10 hours.Not only making sure the batteries are charged, have you changed the battery in the menu under type of batteries.\015\012Down ... Nikon Coolpix L110 Digital Camera

My D70 (which I just bought on ebay) is having problems with AF. At time the AF works fine but then for no reason it refuses to work for hours to days. I have two bodies so I can swap lenses to see that its not the lens. If I switch to manual focus, it the camera works fine. I can see the little pins around the lens fitting retract when I switch the camera to manual. Seems like a problem with the internals that control AF. No other problems are apparent to me. Any suggestions?


Sounds like a contact issue - either they are not making consistently or they are just dirty. I'd start with a good contact cleaner (Radio Shack or photo store) and spray the snot out of both the camera contacts and lense (making VERY sure to protec ... Nikon D70s Digital Camera

I just bought a kodak z950 and it seems i am having problems now with sending pics to other people or trying to upload so so others can see them on my space.. it seems like they are corrupt. they never finish uploading and when i send as a file it stops in the middle of transfer...it seems like this camera has stopped all of my ways to send pictures on line....like it s corrupted or something.


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I bought a second hand d70s. it seems to have a problem. the shutter release button does not seem to do anything when pressed half way (like auto focus). I can only get autofocus to work if i program AE-L/AF-L button to AF-ON. I press the AE-L/AF-L button on the back, then press the shutter to take the shot. And if i set the AE Lock On, pressing the shutter button half way does not lock the exposure setting. so there seems to be an issue with the shutter button itself...is there an easy fi


You need to press the button half-way first to allow an exposure reading to lock on to. ... Nikon D70s Digital Camera

Auto focus My autofocus wont focus,  it used to when I first bought it, but now it seems to not want to focus.  The red flashing brackets in the eye piece dont focus and beep.  What do I  need to do to fix the problem?  I already checked to see if it needed cleaned but it seems spic and span.  Can anybody help me..PLEASE!


There should be a tiny little switch on the lens that shows 'AF' and 'MF'.  Make sure it is on 'AF' for auto-focus.  Also, is the lens rotating and locking fully? ... Nikon D50 Digital Camera

I bought my canon S5IS 2 years ago.For these 2 years it worked fine but now it is showing "Low battery problem" even when the battery is full charged.I also bought new batteries but that also in vain.I found one workaround but it seems to work for very short time. Just open the battery cover,take out all batteries and then insert ,then turn on,it MAY work for 10 sec.Please suggest what may be wrong and what to do.


Make sure that the battery terminals in your camera are clean (rub them with a pencil eraser, q-tip or micro fiber cloth). Dirty terminals can cause poor contact with your batteries, therefore, impacting there performance.Also, if you ar ... Canon PowerShot S5 IS Digital Camera

My nikon S3000 has been giving me many problems ever since I bought it. My latest problem is when I turn it on one day, it indicates that 'battery exhasted', but I had fully charged it previously. And now, I can't seem to charge it. Can anyone tell me what is happening?


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My problem is with the vivicam 3188 camera. I cant get the flash to come on. The manual only says it will noy come on if the batteries are needing to be replaced. Well my problem is I bought this camera on line and recieved it about 5 hrs ago and it came with name brand ones. The flash did work earlier. The camera has the flash off icon on. But by the manual the button I need to press to turn the flash on doesnt turn it on. Please help


Remove the batteries from your camera and the press the power button for few seconds say 20 sec , then release it.. put the batteries back to ur cam n try... tis is how u reset ur camera.... try tis ... Vivitar Digital Cameras

Canon powershot G6 Can't download pictures from camera to laptop. Never had a problem before. It states USB is not recognised, bought a new USB lead & it still doesn't work. USB card reader doesnt work on my laptop. Re-installed laptop (vista) and it still wont download. sent camera for repair and got it back and it still doesnt work. phoned canon and they havent a clue and are looking into it. I have found a temporary work around by putting my flashcard in my printer and downloading via the pri


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Nikon 18-200mm VR lens doesn't seem to want to AF focus at full focal length 200mm distance. I bought this lens second hand on ebay and am not certain if there is a problem with this lens. If I try to shoot a picture at full focal length indoors it seem to be fine or relatively close shots but out side, full distance shots it wont work.The focal ring is at full focus and just turns with no change in the view finder but it needs more. I have this lens mounted on my D80. When I push the shutter


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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

Memory card Hi I have a Casio EX-Z50 Digital Camera.  The problem is that it doesnt accept any memory cards.  We have tried different ones and it doesnt seem to help.


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I bought this camera on ebay for my daughter- it seemed like a good idea at the time. I have the same model (bought new) & have no problems. The ebay camera went through batteries alarmingly fast and when I changed them they were hot. On our 6th day of ownership a message appeared on the screen that said "Lens error, restart camera" We could not restart the camera b/c it wouldn't do anything - it was dead and the lens won't retract. Does this sound fixable? Does anybody know what would cause t


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My L730 was knocked off the table and seems to have now jammed, when I turn it on it makes 3 loud beeps then the screen goes blank. The power light stays on but it doesn't seem to be attempting to do anything. The lens is still out. I've tried removing the battery and waiting before replacing it then turning it back on and I've also tried gently manually moving the lens but the problem persists. Very Infuriating as I recommended this camera to others, 2 of which have bought one since !! Can anyb


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Sony s730 brand new off ebay. just bought a memory stick pro duo for it. as soon as you turn on the camera it seems fine. when we add the memory stick, the screen is lit/on but blank,also camera will not turn off/on. seems to be some problem with the memory stick, but don't know what. can you help??


Aftermarket memory sticks usually defective. Buy original Sony memory stick to avoid data loss.Thanks. ... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S730 Digital Camera

I have a new Hitachi video recorder - DZ-GX5060SW which I bought after being reassured it would work happily with my video editing program (recently upgraded) to Pinnacle V.11 Ultimate. I can import photos no problem. Video however I am having no end of problem importing. I realise I can use Imagemaker3, but it seems limited, and I really do want to import either straight from the video camera, or at least from my DVD drive... can you please help??


Check ur video recorder is support to the these version........... ... Hitachi Digital Cameras

Can't download pictures from camera to laptop. Never had a problem before. It states USB is not recognised, bought a new USB lead & it still doesn't work. USB card reader doesnt work on my laptop. Re-installed laptop (vista) and it still wont download. sent camera for repair and got it back and it still doesnt work. phoned canon and they havent a clue and are looking into it. I have found a temporary work around by putting my flashcard in my printer and downloading via the printer but you need a


Let's go all the way back to your card reader not working when you plug it in. Are you sure? Sometimes you have to open "my computer" to find it...it will be a removable drive. ... Digital Cameras

It seems to me that Nikon Point & Shoot cameras, or at least the last 2 that I have bought, have a usable life span of approx 4 or so years before the LCD's decide not to work in turn, makes the camera non usable. I have a 5700, 3.5 years old before it stopped working & a S4, which the LCD also quit working and it is 4 years old, I think my next point & shoot will be a Canon to go along with it's big brother that I bought this year, 50D Does anyone have a solution to this Nikon problem? Stan Wil


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Hi. We have an Olympus 700u. Problem is flash doesn't seem to be working and so, most pics we take have a 'shaky' appearance .... there's a green dot on the upper left hand corner that wasn't there when we bought it. We have obviously pressed a button unbeknowns to us perhaps?? Can you help us please??


No, there is not a more comprehensive manual.   ... Olympus FE-230 Digital Camera

Flash Error Hi there, bought this camera about 6 months ago. I'm intermittently getting a problem with the pop-up flash. It pops up fine, but the screen gives me an error telling me it hasn't and won't take any shots. Have to keep switching it off and on and hoping it will work again. Sometimes it's a couple of days before it works again. It will take shots when I switch the camera to the 'no flash' setting, so it does seem to be just the flash. The error says that the flash release is jamming,


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Taking pictures I have a pink Sanyo VPC-S770 7.1 megapixel camera. When I hit the picture button, everything goes black. The lens does not retract, but the LCD goes black, and the camera seems like it turns off. I have not dropped it or put it anywhere dangerous for the camera. I don't know how to fix the problem, but I definitely would like it fixed. I bought the camera in July, if that helps.


Try a hard reset first - Remove batteries and SD card, wait 5 minutes and reinsert everything and try. If the issue still recurrs, then best take it to the shop and check it out. You should still have the warranty on it. If they cannot fix it, ask th ... Digital Cameras

Samsung s500 I just bought this camera about 8 months ago, but it has never seemed to work right. It goes thru batteries like crazy. It will only take about 3 pics for every new set of batteries I put in it. I think I have spent more in batteries now han I originally did on the camera. Someone said to get rechargable batteries, this would be cost effective, however does not solve my problem of 3 pics before I would have to recharge. What can I do?


Hi jenn8918,\015\012I had the same problem until a friend of mine told me to use Energizer LITHIUM batteries instead (Silver and blue packaging).\015\012 I will warn you ahead they are expensive (1 pack of 2 goes for about & $ 8: ... Samsung Digimax S500 Digital Camera
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