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Dvd cleaning Hi, Thanks for your suggestion. I will try. You suggested putting rubbing alcohol on que tips  then cleaning the capsten. What are que tips? are they like cotton buds for cleaning ears? Is the capsten the largest round wheel thing, which is silver on my camera,  or the round rod with a sort of black rubber coat? thanks Valley


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Yes, cotton buds for cleaning ears.
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\015\012yes that is the capsten. be careful in apptlying the alcohol, gently blow the surface where you ahve applied the alcohol to, to make it dry quicker.
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Dvd cleaning Hi, Thanks for your suggestion. I will try. You suggested putting rubbing alcohol on que tips  then cleaning the capsten. What are que tips? are they like cotton buds for cleaning ears? Is the capsten the largest round wheel thing, which is silver on my camera,  or the round rod with a sort of black rubber coat? thanks Valley


Yes, cotton buds for cleaning ears.\015\012\015\012yes that is the capsten. be careful in apptlying the alcohol, gently blow the surface where you ahve applied the alcohol to, to make it dry quicker. ... Digital Cameras

I was shooting today and all of a sudden I got an error code 01, which says that the lens and camera aren't communicating and that I need to clean the lens contacts. For one thing, I'm not sure how to do that and, for another thing, it does it on more than one lens. I just had my Canon 100-400 lens repaired by Canon and I'm wondering if something happen to the contacts that makes that lens and others not communicate properly. My camera started working again, but I couldn't make any changes for a


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I have a Canon SD780IS camera and now notice dark spots on the pictures. I tried cleaning the front of the lens with a Q-tip but they did not go away or move around. I have 2 such cameras . One with 6-8 spots and my new one with one spot. Is there a sensor that one can clean. Does anyone else have this problem


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I have a new Rebel xs kit, and after 20 shots, I got the err 99. I did all the above, that is from cleaning contacts to everything possible procedure mentioned in this forum. There are few things that I noticed. My err 99 is displayed with or without any lens attached, I did this to fault isolate the problem and it is on the camera body. It only happens when the camera is off, then on, and the first shot triggers error 99. With the camera on, I opened the battery cover and closed it. and surpris


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Lens Error i open my camera to clean the lens, the thing is a friend drop the camera in the beach, so part of sand got enter the lens. i want to know, if there is spare parts for this camera and how much does it cost


As a camera repairman, I can tell you that even replacing parts, you will never get all the sand out and it will most likely continue to give you problems.Sell it for parts on ebay and buy a working one. ... Nikon Coolpix S210 Digital Camera

CAMERA IS THREE MONTHS OLD. ON MY LAST OUTING I NOTICED A PERFECT CIRCLE SPOT ONLY IN SHOTS OF THE SKY. THE SPOT IS IN THE IDENTICAL PLACE ON ALL SKY SHOT PHOTOS NO MATTER WHAT FOCAL LENGHT IS USED. THE LENSE IS CLEAN AT BOTH ENDS. I CHECKED MY PHOTOS WHEN I ORIGINALLY GOT THIS CAMERA AND THERE IS NO ROUND SPOTS ANYWHERE. THE SPOT IS IN THE UPPER LEFT HAND CORNER OF ANY SHOT WHERE THERE ARE CLOUDS OR SKY. FLASH PICTURES, INTERIOR PICTURES AND THE LIKE, THERE IS NO SPOT. PLEASE HELP...RICHIE


If you have another lens, switch it and take some shots of the sky. If the spot is gone, it probably was the lens that needs cleaning/servicing. However, it's more likely that there's dirt on your CCD. On your camera's menu, select mirror lockup/cl ... Canon EOS 40D Digital Camera with 28-135mm lens

I have had a Canon Optura Xi video camera since 2005. I like the camera except for one thing. Sometimes it records bars from previous recording over new footage. I have tried to clean it...no difference. Originally, I surmised it was a humidity problem, now I think it may be dust and grime. Any suggestions?


Your manual if available here. ... Digital Cameras

Dropped my camera into a river was submerged for about 3 sec , but it did not actually hit any thing , was in my hand all the time . I took out the card and battery , next day I turned it on it came on then went blank , so I tried it the next day , same thing . What should I do ? thanks also the lens a 24-105 got water inside , it needs to be cleaned and taken apart , is it worth doing that? thanks Robert


Hello\012\012The best thing you could do after this would have been to submerge the camera in distilled water and then open it up and dry everything.\012\012The problem is that since the river water conducts electricity , ther ... Canon Digital Cameras

I have a Canon EOS 400D. Photographs are appearing with what looks like round marks or bubbles in the image. I've cleaned and changed the lenses but it still appears. I am wary about cleaning inside the camera and especially the sensor but feel I have to because that appears to be where the mark originates. any advice please


There is a mode in which you can lock up the mirror and shutter blades so that the sensor is exposed. Use a appropriate cleaning kit and avoid touching the sensor. ... Canon EOS 400D Digital Camera

Battery problem Tried two different types of standard AA alkaline batteries (sony and tesco brands) and within 20 seconds of putting the batteries in, straight from the packet, the camera stops operating and says "change the batteries". have cycled through 8 brand new batteries and the same thing happens each time, do i have a defective camera? This problem has been present since i bought it 2 months ago, just got round to addressing it. it has only ever lasted for a longer time (about a day


Hi , mostly camera complaining about draining the power of the battery , actually at present rechargeable battery , Im using Nickel Hydride battery ,typical 2500mAh I use to take pictures more than 200 shoots with flush. mostly selling rech ... Canon PowerShot A560 Digital Camera

Digimax 500 My Digimax 500 camera makes 3 beeps and then it shuts down. NONE of the on-line tips work for me. Believe me, I have tried them all. Three months ago it did the very same thing. I sent it to a Samsug authed repair facility in NYC and they replaced the gear drive at no charge. It worked just fine until a week ago, but now it's out of warrenty and I can't send it back again. . It's a great camera, but I'm wondering if there's some kind of fatal design flaw in this model? Please help me


Mine is doing the same thing. warrenty is up also. ... Samsung Digimax S500 Digital Camera

When i turn on my camera it turns right back off. The lens will come out as if it is about to take a pic but then it goes right back in. I cleaned the original battery and connections, still didn't work. I got a new battery and it is still doing the same thing, from the 1st time I put the new battery in.


Fixing a Lens Error on a Digital Camera\015\012\015\012This has to be THE most common failure mode for a digit ... Sanyo VPC-E7 Digital Camera

Hi, The camera doesn't turn on! The batteries are brand new, however the old batteries were bad and left some white residue which I cleaned with Q-tips.


This could be because of the old battery. I hate to say this but, your camera may be fried. ... Kodak EasyShare One Digital Camera

I am having issues with my camera taking unclear pictures. my screen appears clear when going to take the picture, although after taking the picture and it showing it to me. the picture appears unclear and with lines through the whole picture. i have tried resetting things and cleaning it and it has not seemed to help. it has just started this here recently.


Hi,\012\012Please check :\012- Battery ( replace with new one and fully charged )\012- If it is not help, you have problem with parts inside camera ( usually an IC) and need to repair at shop or dealer.\012\012Regards ... Canon PowerShot A470 Digital Camera

When turning the camera on (SANYO S1275), it partially turns on, then displays error message "lens error 0x0311" then turns itself off. It had been used at the beach so I suspect some sand got into the lens. Any tips on how to clean / rectify?


I,This is a common problem on this set. The lens error is common for cameras with telescoping lenses.\015\012\015\012You can help the motor by connecting the AV cable --- this keeps the LCD off and ... Sanyo Digital Cameras

I have a sumsung bl103 and when ever i take a picture the picture come's out very white and blurry and it has lines evenly throught the picture i am very positive that this is a result of finger tips on my lens.I have tried different things to try and clean off my lens but nothin works.


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I have a VPC-E1075 when i take pictures I get a dark spot on the pictures even if if just view them. I cleaned the outside of the lens with a q-tip still getting the same thing


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Olympus FE-230 7.1 Megapixel. When I turn on the Camera. The display screen is a light purple. Unfocused and lines through it. I thought maybe it was just the screen display but as I went to take a picture. Thats exactly how they came out. I cleaned the tip of the lense thinking maybe it was smudged or something. Still nothing. Does this happen often?


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LENS ERROR my Nixon camera was working fine one moment, I was taking pictures and then after I turned it off, I went to turn it back on and it starting zooming and making the urghtt noice as it focused in and out. it does that several times and then the lens error notice shows up on the screen. then i press power and it turns off, but when i turn it back on, the same thing happpens. In the LCD display at the back the image we try to take looks like a pic in a TV with bad signal, I tried to clean


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I just purchased a Canon EOS Digital Rebel XSI 450 D camera. The company I purchased it from is trying to talk me into a maintenance agreement. Among other things it includes a once per year free cleaning. They said Canon reccomends this to be done once per year. Do you have any insight on this?


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I have a Kodak Z7590, the power ring flashes amber when I power it on. Thinking that the battery is dead, (and it was recharged) I bought a new battery, charged it, and it does the same thing. What can I do, or is the camera dead? As a precaution I cleaned the battery/camera contacts with a dry swab.


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If the camera works with other lenses, then the problem is with your 18-55. Bring it to the service centre to get it repaired. ... Nikon D5000 Digital Camera

Camera probably needs cleaning.


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Battery Have had my Nikon for about 3 years, no problems till couple months ago. Used camera for vacation then did not use it for about a month. Battery was fully charged when put away. Got it out and battery was dead. Charged battery, put it in the camera and shows only 1/3 charged? Put it back on the charger, checked the connections, retried in camera, same thing. Ordered a new battery did the same thing, charged it, same thing. Put original back in and suddenly full charge and able to use my


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I would appreciate if someone could call me @ 270-874-2176. My aunt gave me her Polaroid t1234 camera, i have a li.ion batttery need a battery charger, usb cable, cd - rom. if there is anyway i can order these things i would appreciate it. I NEED HELP IN THIS AREA, PLEASE CONTACT ME. OR LET ME KNOW HOW I CAN ORDER THE THINGS I NEED FOR MY CAMERA. MY CAMERA WORKS GOOD. BUT I NEED THE THINGS I MENTION. PLEASE HELP THANKS


Hi.You will be able to get all the items from Amazon or eBay. The only thing you can't get from Amazon or eBay is the CD-ROM software CD but you can download the software from Polaroids Support website, just pop in the model number and do ... Polaroid Digital Cameras
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