Having problems with your Digital Cameras ?

Protax DC500T Hi I have recently bought the same camera as you and unfortunately I am experiencing the exact same problem you have....ie: red hand and impossible to take a picture. Have you had any luck or do you have any ideas? Thanks Bill


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Protax DC500T Hi I have recently bought the same camera as you and unfortunately I am experiencing the exact same problem you have....ie: red hand and impossible to take a picture. Have you had any luck or do you have any ideas? Thanks Bill


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I can turn my camera on then the screen picture is all blurry and it won't do anything if you press the button as if to take the picture. The one thing i have noticed different is the letters [CAF] in the bottom left hand corner and after about 10secs the screen goes black, as if off and the light starts flashing. Any ideas?


When the camera is set to C-AF (Continuous Auto Focus) mode the focus is continually aligned according to movement of subject or the camera even when shutter button is not pressed. The Continuous Auto Focus (C-AF) is disabled while the camera is zoom ... Samsung Digital Cameras

Hi there, I was taking photos with a 3 years old canon ixus 70 and suddenly the screen became black!! from then taking picture was impossible it comes out black too. All the menu buttons work properly, battery is full, sim card is correctly installed, video sound works but no images. This camera hasn't never been dropped and the lens looks pretty good. It doesn't come from the DISP. button because I first thought it was coming from this one but finally not... Any idea, ever heard about that prob


First verify that your camera is actually an SD500 (takes SD cards) and not an S500 (takes CF cards). If your camera is actually an S500, this would probably be a defective CCD imager. If so, Canon should fix this for you for free worldwide, and may ... Canon PowerShot SD500 / IXUS 700 Digital Camera

Just rec'd. an EasyShare C180 and have no idea how to use it. It only came with a small fold-out instruction sheet. To take a picture it says: Turn the Mode dial to (a little camera picture). I have no little camera on the Mode dial, only have : a hand; looks like a video camera; AUTO; a flower, looks like an action figure, and SCN. Can you please assist> Thank you! Sue Palmer


Hi,\015\012\015\012To take a picture, set the Mode dial to Auto . (Please see the attached image).\015\012\015\012\015\012 ... Kodak Digital Cameras

Canon sd900 I seldom use my canon sd900 and I usually take pictures without using the flash. But I recently noticed that my hands should be very very steady, just a slight movement will cause the picture to be blurry or unclear. I usually don?t use the flash because it gives a darker background with your face too white from the flash. And my problem arises when I would request other people to take my picture because 90% don?t have a steady hand thus giving me a blurry picture.


Try a higher ISO speed (suggest 400). Look in your camera's instruction book to find out how to do this. ... Digital Cameras

Taking pictures My camera takes a long time taking pictures and flashes two times. It also takes a long time to sitch back to the main screen after taking the picture. The screen turns black for about a minute then switches back to the original screen. It also has a red hand on the right side of the screen and alot of the pictures are blurry.


HalloFirst, try to use different batteries. it can cause to long reaction timesSecond, try to buy a faster memory card, it usually help for the time it takes to upload and see the pictures on the screenabout the blurry pictures ... Nikon Coolpix 4600 Digital Camera

My sony dsc-w1 got very wet, caught in a rainstorm and did not have the case. I have left it dry out for 4 days and it turns on, lcd works, can read memory stick and display old pictures on the lcd. But when I try to take a picture the lcd displays a black a screen and the picture that it takes is just a black box, flash illlumintor everything else seems to work, except the ability to take a picture, lens moves in and out, but picture is always black, any idea, is the ccd shot


Maybe the shutter got wet and sticky. You can try look into the lens then press shutter button to take picture. If you don’t see the movement inside the hole, the shutter doesn’t open, it will take black picture. ... Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-W1 Digital Camera

Flash hi,i just got a camera which was given to me second handed i know how to take a picture but whenever i take a picture with the flash the picture comes out way too bright and whenever i take a pic w/out it the picture comes out very dark im also not sure about the settings,b/c i was not given a manual, can u help me? thanx,


You can download the manual from the link below:\015\012\015\012http://www2.oregonscientific.com/shop/product.asp?cid=6&scid=14&pid=503#\015\012\015\012You can also get the software from here.\015\012\015\012Please update the question & let us know i ... Oregon Scientific DS6688 Digital Camera

Canon Powershot A610 digital camera--LCD screen shows icons, but otherwise is blank--there is no visible movement in the lens when I take a picture without flash--have tried setting it on TV setting and taking a picture, then opening the battery cover for a few seconds after waiting 7 seconds or so, but no images on the LCD except the camera's icons--ideas? probably a stuck shutter, or is it still possibly the CCD sensor even though there's no visible movement in the lens? Ideas? Thanks!


Much more likely that it's a stuck shutter, especially for your model camera. How many tries did you give the fix? Some people stated that it took at least 15 repeated tries before the shutter opened:\015\012\015\012\015\012 ... Canon PowerShot A610 Digital Camera

Slow Shutter My sister-in-law has an 8400. Everytime she takes a picture; She hits the button then just has to wait. The camera takes FOREVER to actualy take the picture. Naturally this means that she misses the picture and it makes her extremely mad...like need Doctor Phil mad. I have made all the adjustments that extremely not smart self knows to make. Any ideas?


Hi dustin\015\012\015\012this camera isn't particullairy fast the only thing your sister inlaw needs is a fast sd card, like sandisc ultra II and even then i gues it still won't win the race.\015\012\015\012important with thi ... Vivitar ViviCam 8400 Digital Camera

The DXG-308 camera shows a hand and lock when we wish to take a picture and doesn't allow us to take pictures........How do we unlock the image in order to take pictures? Thank you


Hi,\015\012\015\012The camera displays a Hand icon indicating that the lighting conditions are dark and where extra-steady shooting is required. (See attached image)\015\012\015\012\015\012 ... DXG Technology DXG-308 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

Camera takes pictures, i can review pictures on camera - but when I try to download, it freezes and the computer cant communicate with the camera - i cannot get the pictures off the camera/CF card - I have tried the typical - take out battery, take out CF card...any other ideas or solutions?


Use a card reader to download the pics. ... Canon EOS 400D / Rebel XTi Digital Camera

My Casio ExilimEX-Z120 shows 'Low Battery' whenever it is turned on to take a picture and automatically turns off. This happens with fresh batteries. It is fine when I just use the the picture review button to view pictures but as soon as I choose to take a picture it will turn off. Any ideas??


It happens because some alkaline batteries just don't have the initial surge of power output required to drive all the little motors, the display and so on.You need lithium batteries, like the 8x Ultimate Lithium. They are ex ... Casio Exilim EX-Z120 Digital Camera

I HAVE A NIKON D60 CAMERA. WHEN I TURN ON THE CAMERA AND PUSH THE BUTTON TO TAKE A PICTURE THE BUTTON WILL NOT LET YOU TAKE A PICTURE ( IT SEEM TO BE LOCKED ) AFTER SOME TIME OF TURNING THE CAMERA ON AND OFF IT SEEM TO RESET ITSELF AND LETS ME TAKE A PICURE. I HAVE HEAD THIS HAPPEN ABOUT A DOZEN TIMES. ANY IDEAS OF WHAT THE PROBLEM IS . THANK


Some reasons for this may be the Memory card is full, locked, or not inserted,or\015\012\342\200\242 Flash is charging.\015\012\342\200\242 Camera is not in focus.\015\012\342\200\242 CPU lens with a ... Nikon D40x Digital Camera

Sometimes when i try to take a picture - the camera won't let me - a flashing hand appears on the display screen and it won't let me take the picture - i have the camera on auto adjustment - i just want to take a simply photo! HELP


Check e few things first. 1)the battery should b fully charged .\015\0122)take the picture in the auto mode in bright sunlight.\015\0123)your hand should not shake much (lesser the better )\015\012check these things out and see , ... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W120 Digital Camera

"Protected Card" my camera won't take any picture or delete any pictures.. when i try to it says "protected card".. i tried taking out the battery, taking out the memory card, resetting the camera. i am out of ideas, help!


SD cards have a slide switch along one edge. The position farthest from the contacts locks the card, protecting it from writes. The position nearest the contacts unlocks the card. If the switch is already in the proper position, slide it fully the ot ... Fuji FinePix S7000 Digital Camera

When I turn on the camera, it will AF once, then nothing. None of the menus will work, none of the functions work, cannot review pics. If I switch to manual and back to auto, it will AF once. I can take a picture in manual. As soon as I take a picture, I can use the menu or review pictures, but only once. Battery shows to be charged. I have taken it to 2 camera shops and they have no idea.


The problem is in the systems control board, "controls vital areas of the camera" from your description the operation is intermittent when switching from manual to auto, it indicates an hairline crack in the systems board, a tough problem to nail dow ... Sony Alpha DSLR-A100 Digital Camera

Ixus II My camera works apart from on the LCD display does not pick up and when i take a picture the picture is just black. It looks as though i've tried to take a picture through a lens cap. Any ideas?


This defintitely sounds like it might be a defective CCD imager. If so, Canon should fix this for you for free, including free shipping both ways. This is regardless of your camera's warranty status. Please check the following two links for more info ... Canon PowerShot SD100 / IXUS II Digital Camera

Blurring pictures My Sony Cybershot DSC-W90 is now taking blurred pictures and is flashing a "hand with caution sign" anytime I take a picture. How can I fix this. I have only had the camera for less than a year.


I had the same problem. Somehow my flash was set on "SL - Keep subjects and distant backgrounds bright." When I changed the flash to "Auto", it seemed to get rid of the blurry pictures. ... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W90 Digital Camera

Purple Screen My camera turns on, but the display screen is purple. It flashes and snaps to take pictures, but the picture doesn't come out, only a purple screen. Please help. I have a new Panasonic Lumix DMC FZ28 camera and it seemed to have just died. I was taking a picture and it stopped, the screen turned purplish with thick lines. I tried turning it off and on, but it went dead. any ideas? it's 2 mos old


If it is only 2 months old,then you still have warranty.A purple lcd, viewfinder and photo is a 100% CCD failure.If out of warranty, not worth the repair. ... Panasonic Digital Cameras

Nikon Coolpix 4600 has a flashing red hand and wont take pictures


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Tech support I'm trying to fix my Coolpix 4600 camera. It was taking a few moments to snap a picture so someone tried to fix it for me. It now has a hand flashing on the screen. Ever since then, all of me pictures are coming out very blurry. How do I reset my camera or get that blinking hand off the screen?


Hi, there is a very easy soln. to your problem.When the camera is in shooting mode, just click the multi-selector( the round thing surrounding the OK key). the flash menu will be displayed in the screen. Either choose the auto flash(no.1) or a ... Nikon Coolpix 4600 Digital Camera

Nikkor lense I have a AF-S DX Zoom Nikkor ED 18-70mm lense. Up to now it has been good for me. Now I have a problem. When I take indoor shots the lense will not focus in it spins like it is trying to focus but thats all it does is spin back and forth. Sometimes it will take (allow) a picture and the picture is very blurry. I have no idea how this happened. I don't know too much about lenses and this is baffling me, especially since I don't have any trouble shooting or focusing outside. Outside i


The camera is most likely a nikon... but the model may make a difference.Possible internal damage in the gearing.Possible also to try to reset the camera settings, that may or may not help in this case. ... Nikon COOLPIX L3 Digital Camera

My camera is a vistaquest 5.0 and it won.t let me delete or take pictures and there is a red hand on the left hand by there battery picture


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