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Kodak play sport screen turns on for a millisecond then goes out, stanby light goes out while it's on the comes back on as it goes out


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Camera lense/power Camera lense is stuck out. When I turn it on the lense goes in and then comes out, a main picture apears, green light comes on and then it powers off with the lense stuck out. It will only stay on if I have it in play back mode. Please help! Phil D. PS - I have the PowerShot SD400


The following blog outlines some repair options for a lens error. They won't work for all cases, but they're worth a try if the camera's no longer under warranty:\015\012\015\012 ... Canon PowerShot A510 Digital Camera

Same Problem When I hit the power button, it flashes, the HP logo comes up on the screen the lense retracts and comes back out and the power goes off. That's all it will do. Other times when I turn it on, a little yellow light on the bottom left side in the back flashes once after the blue power light flashes three times and then turns back off. Arggggghhh!


Use never used batries i have the camra it work s better with new batries ... HP Photosmart M525 Digital Camera

EX-S500: * I turn it on and the 'Adjust' screen comes up. *I press the 'Menu' and the lens comes out, the green light flashes for awhile, it beeps a few times, it grinds a few times and shuts off. The lens stays out. *I turn it back on, the lens goes back in and the 'Adjust' screen comes on. * I press the power button and the camera goes off. *I left the camera in the charge gradle all night and the battery did not charge. *Help


You could have a power and lens issue, going on at the same time here. There's a couple of web blogs that delineate things you can try to correct these issues, and here they are:\015\012 ... Casio Exilim EX-S500 Digital Camera

I am able to transfer images to my computer, but when I try to turn the M893 camera on when it's not connected to my laptop, the screen comes on for a second or two, lens comes out, green light is on and then blinks and turns red and blinks and then lens goes back in and camera turns off. I've tried removing the battery, wiping it off, putting it back in, camera also wont charge. It's never gotten wet or been exposed to extreme heat


It has problem on the lens. Lens doesn't extend when transferring pictures that's why it works. Kodak cameras are designed to automatically shut-off when the lens is struggling to go in or out.Follow step-by-step solution and repair on ww ... Kodak Easyshare M893 Digital Camera

I have a HP camera CW450t camera and cannot turn it on with the power button on top. I know the batteries are good because I can turn on the camera with the review button and review the pictures that I have taken. When the power button is pressed the green light on the back of the camera flashes but the lens does not come out and the led screen does not come on. when you take your finger off of the on/off button the green light goes off as well.


Had the EXACT same problem with the CW450 model. I called support because I was mad and wanted it replaced. The support tech helped me through the issue. The answer is- NiMH. Alkaline batteries are unstable and not powerful enough for use with this c ... HP Digital Cameras

Kodak Z700 Camer appears to be in a locked out mode. The lens is stuck partway out and does not retract if the camera is turned off. When turned back on The Green light comes on for approximately 5 seconds and then goes off. The viewing screen comes on for 2 to 3 seconds and goes out as well.


Hi,Tentative solution:I had the identical problem. I went as far as disassembling the camera ... not recommended.Instead of fussing with the lens cover, I pressed on the lens assembly (gently), the lens retracted and the ... Kodak EasyShare Z700 Digital Camera

The battery is fully charged, when I turn the camera on the lense will come out lights on the camera come on for a second then everything goes off,lense goes back in.If I take the battery out for a minute then put it back in it lets me set the date then shuts off.


Your problem may be due to weak/worn out batteries or 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: r ... Digital Cameras

Only about 9 months after buying my camera, It wouldn't turn on. I'll plug it in and the light will come on that it's charging, but when I got to turn it on, it turns on for a split second (and the zoom lense comes out) and then it turns itself right back off (and the zoom lense goes in). I thought that it needed a new battery so I bought one and it's still doing the same thing. I emailed Kodak and they said that I should just send it into them for a $60 repair fee...lame. Any suggestions?


If its only been 9 months since you bought it shouldn't it be covered for repair? espically if its a manufactures fault,which it sounds like. ... Kodak EasyShare M863 Digital Camera

Lense problem When i turn the camera on in picture taking mode the lense does not come out all the way and if i push it again it still does not come out and then when i push the power button a third time it closes the little bit it opened... but not all the way. However if the camera is in play mode and i turn it on, the lense comes out all the way just fine... then goes back in on its own and i can view the pictures. Because of this it appears the mechanism is working fine but there is maybe


Dear jmgrev,\015\012\015\012Whenever you turn your camera on and your lens doesn't go in and out properly you are likely experiencing a lens error of some sort. Look for an error 18 or a "lens error restart camera" message. If either of t ... Canon PowerShot SD630 Digital ELPH / IXUS 65 Digital Camera

Help! My camera is doing the same thing other's do too. I turn it on and it says "Turn power off and on again" and the lens comes out and goes back in halfway. sometimes I hold down the play button for about 5 secodns and then press it again and it allows me to take (bad) pictures. When i say bad pictures I mean the screen starts shaking and gets static or something and then when i finally can take a picture they exposure comes out so bright that the picture is just a all white or it comes out t


Hi try turning on and taking hold of the end of the lense and gently pulling and twisting you may hear a click but dont force it. then turn off and on again. then you may want to try\015\012\015\012\015\012Press Menu button to ... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W55 Digital Camera

When i turn on my camara, it lights up and the lense come out but then it turns back off and the lens goes back in all within a secound. can i fix this, or is the camara broaken?


Good day,This is a common problem and sometimes can be fixed.Please see details on my tip on how to fix this error here:http://www.fix ... Kodak EasyShare M863 Digital Camera

Green Light Turns on, Sound of turning on, lens comes out, but then goes back in a turns off. . .It's not the batteries. PLEASE HELP ME!


Note that some batteries just don't hack it in digital cameras, even if new. This is especially true for those "super heavy duty" batteries:\015\012\015\012 ... Canon PowerShot A540 Digital Camera

I have a samsung L200 digital camera. It was working fine until my 2 year old little girl decided she needed to play with it. Not sure if she done something or not but now the camera will not work. When I try to turn it on the power button lights up but that is all that happens. The screen does not come on or anything else. Also the lens seems to be stuck and will not go back in. And I also just noticed that the power button will only turn the camera on but will not turn it off. I was trying to


Sounds like she may have dropped it and caused a lens problem. I don't know how much damage you've done so far in attempting to disassemble it but, if you can, put everything back and try the following:\012\012 ... Samsung L200 Digital Camera

My camera turns on and shuts off right away, the lens comes outand the screen does it's opening casio thing and the green light is flashing then all of a sudden the screen goes black and the lens goes back in, i fully charged the battery and still get the same thing happening!


... Casio Exilim Card EX-S100 Digital Camera

When you turn it on it goes right back off and the when you try to charge the battery the light will come on then go right back off like its fully charged


That my friend is a bad battery.... ... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S780 Digital Camera

HELP HI I dropped my camera for the first time. Now the lens wont go back in. If i press the play button it goes to start back up then i get 3 low beep the green light is flashing and then it turns off. I just got this camera this past Christmas. Please help what can i do???


This happened to me once. SOMETIMES you can correct this yourself. The lens must be extending from the camera at EXACTLY 90 degrees if the lens is crooked, then straighten it, gently! If you succeed, the lens may retract as it is supposed to. You ... Polaroid i733LP Digital Camera

Not focusing I'm not sure what happened, nothing seems to be obstructing and to my extent of knowledge nothing has happened to my camera. However when I turn it on the lens comes out once, goes back in, and comes out again. Then the screen is blank, shows no picture until i push the play button, or until I change what picture setting it is on. Once the screen shows picture it will not focus anything. Any help here?


Do you hear any unusual friction noise while the lens assembly projects out.. if so then the traction assembly of your zoom barrel has developed mechanical obstruction, in which case it has to be serviced. Take it to the service centre and the proble ... Olympus FE-230 Digital Camera

I try to turn on my camera and the lens comes out but then goes right back in and beeps as if the batteries are low but I know they aren't. I can still view the pictures I have already taken by pressing the play back button but I cannot take new pictures.


Hi\015\012\015\012i know its sounds odd but yes the charge on the batteries (Voltage/Amps) is falling short for the camera to start as it takes more power to run the camera than to just preview your pictures\015\012\015\012one ... Samsung SL310W Digital Camera

My camera will not turn back on nor will it charge, when i put it on the charger the light will come on red for about 2 minutes then it goes away


... Jazz DV-179 Digital Camera

I have an Olympus FE-46/X-42/X-41 camera. The old batteries went dead I replaced them with new batteries and the memory card is properly in place but it will not turn on and stay on to take a picture. When trying to start it, ared light comes on on the back of the camera just under the ''W'' button for about 30 seconds, then blinks for another 15 seconds then goes out.


... Olympus Digital Cameras

Whats wrong my camera has not been turning on. I've tried numerous pairs of new batteries an still nothing. the green light just comes on and goes right back off.


What kind of batteries are you using? I had this problem with a Samsung camera when using alkalines. It behaved much better with rechargeables or oxyride batteries. ... Samsung Digimax D53 Digital Camera

Have had the camera about a year.... today took a picture with it and screen went black, the camera froze up (zoom lens stayed out didn't close). I have put new batteries in it.... the green light comes on on the back but the lens stays out.... the screen stays black. When I hold down power button to turn it off it quacks like a duck and goes off.... Please help!!!


This\015\012 is such a common fault that I hope you don't mind me pasting my stock \015\012generic answer below. No point in reinventing the wheel!Stuck lenses are probably ... Polaroid i830 Digital Camera

Praktica dcz 8lm camera: when turned on the light comes on for a second then goes straight back off again. won't take pictures or allow you to view pictures on pc


Your problem may be due to weak/worn out batteries or 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: r ... Praktica DCZ Digital Camera

Fe-280 Hello. my camera is a FE-280 and when i go to turn it on the lens comes out then goes back in about 4 or 5 times then the light flickers and then shuts off anything you know that i could do to fix that problem or take it someone or something?


I have recently had the same problem. I sent my camera back to Olympus who very efficiently repaired it FOC and sent it back with an extended warranty. I gather this is a very common problem with this camera. ... Olympus FE-280 Digital Camera
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