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Konica minolta g600 may have been exposed to some sand, well it was, probably needs strip and clean, but will not start when opened

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Error lens. red iron sand inside lens. When turn on start a noise, the lens don't come out and error. I'm tryng to open the camera, but I need a mechanical schematic how to arrive to the lens motor.

Google the words...disassemble a digital camera. ... Canon PowerShot Pro1 Digital Camera

Have 2 tough cameras new, no reciepts both daughters did not keep reciepts., both took camera in ocean, one does not turn on at all and other turns on for a few seconds,lens does not open, obvioously probably sand though have washed in clean fresh water *** per instructions.

You can try wash again in pur ewater with out batteries and leave to dry in hot press or very warm area of house for a few days 5 days min. then put back battery and say a nice little prayer before you press the pwer button and who knows The Man abov ... Olympus Mju Tough 8000 Compact Digital Camera

While at the beach, someone threw a frizbee at my wife and she dropped the camera in the sand. We were careful as we could be picking it up to avoid entrance of sand into the camera. It worked fine until the next day and the lens opened and stuck. I opened the case to remove and sand that entered the camera. While removing the flash it went off and now the camera doesn't even turn on. I assume something touched and blew a fuse. Is this fixable and if so where do I start?

Well, your mistake was opening the camera. You will need to have it serviced. ... Canon PowerShot SD890 IS / IXUS 970 IS Digital Camera

Camera probably needs cleaning.

If you find any friction or noisy movement of lense assembly while switching on the camera, its probably fine sand particals stucked in ths lense assembly. pls do not try to operate or fix the problem as it would be needing thorough cleaning by an ex ... Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-W1 Digital Camera

I have a sony cyber-shot DSC-W510 that are not functioning well just the start-up display and nothing more,,,and the lens open but no d isplay in the viewer,,any help or suggestions?

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Vivicam 3750 I left the batteries in to long and there was some corrosion. I cleaned it up and put fresh batteris in and started it up. It powers up but just beeps. I think it is a series of 4 beeps then pause. It shows me no screen.I can temp stop the beep by pressing the mode switch.I have opened the camera and cleaned it. It was very clean with nothing apparently wrong. Can you help me. or is it fried. Thanks for reading. Tim

Do you live near salt water the salt in the air will seep into and under protected spaces look a little closer using a magnifying glass ... Vivitar ViviCam 3750 Digital Camera

I have a Panasonic PVGS19 Mini DV Camcorder. The problem is the flip screen. Will not work when fully open. There is a picture when it is opened at about 1/4 of the way. Also, when opened and flipped over ( self portrait mode) and closed the image is upside down. Thinking it is a mechanical connection between the camera and the LCD that either need some cleaning or repair. Can I do this myself? Not cost affective to have repaired by service, I am sure. Thanks Bob http://www.fixya.com/lpregis

There is a small flat ribbon cable between the camera and the LCD display that probably has a small crack in it. Move the cable the right way and it works. The cable neds to be replaced. This is NOT a repair to be done by anyone without prior repa ... Panasonic Digital Cameras

Paramer incorrect ok i was trying to clean out my computer when it first happened i double clicked the shortcut on my desktop and it said "parameter incorrect" with a black browser opening it only stays open for 3 seconds at the most then shuts back down and i tried to restart my computer and when it was about to start back up "parameter incorrect" any answers on how to fix this or whats going on? thanks justin

... Vivitar ViviCam 5385 Digital Camera

My Panasonic DMC-TZ3 lens cover gets stuck and won't open completely. It has been getting worse. If I CAREFULLY assist it, it will fully open. I don't remember any trauma, such as dropping the camera. I've had it almost a year and a half and the problem started about 6 months ago. I am going on a big trip in a week and need a reliable camera. Thanks! Bradley

Please see my solution to your problem on other peoples questions with the same problem. ... Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ3 Digital Camera

Can you tell me where to purchase a new lens? My daughter dropped my camera, Kodak easy share M1063, and it does not open anymore. Probably a gear is off inside the housing, which I could not open without smaller screwdrivers. I figure it would be easier to replace the whole lens. I have already taken it apart and know that I can replace the lens if I can find one. I had an estimate for an online repairman to fix it for $85 + shipping. For that price I might as well purchase a new camera. Only r

KODAK doesn't sell lenses individually, but if you contact KODAK directly you can have it mended cheaper.\015\012\015\01248 pounds for a repair for this model with this fault.\015\012\015\012In order to organise your repair or ... Kodak EASYSHARE M1063 Digital Camera

Ok. I got a Vivatar 5022 vivacam digital camera for Christmas. And I was trying to open the package and accidently cut to deep and a piece of the end of the image manger cd got cut off. Well, I tried to download it anyways on my pc and it worked fine exept in the end when I went to launch it it had a big black ex and when I went to scan my pc it automatically closed on me. And happened every time. Well, I either need a new cd or a url to where I can download it. The cd says - Vivitar Experience

Http://vivitar.com/products#Digital Cameras/25/310/Software Download ... Vivitar ViviCam 5022 Digital Camera

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

Try reading this. ... Canon EOS 40D Digital SLR Camera Digital Camera with 17-85mm IS USM Lens

Lens doesn't open, I need to use my fingernail but it closes very well

Try these procedures. ... Canon PowerShot A520 Digital Camera

ACDsee software Hi, Your advice on upgrading Windows doesn't actually help me - i need help installing the camera software! I've just purchased a Pentax Optio S12 as a second camera (my first camera is a Pentax Optio S40). I'm trying to install the ACDsee software that came with the camera. I am familiar with this software as the 1st camera uses it (I already have a version on my computer) When I try to install it, I get an error message saying "Epson Scan cannot be started - do you want to open

Here is the Pentax Optio S12 software:http://www.freedriverload.com/all43095.html ... Aqua Pentax Optio S12 Digital Camera

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

Sd880 lens getting stuck moving in and out. it feels like something inside that it is getting hung up on ie: sand dirt etc. i've tried using a very soft paint brush and it started opening up a little further, but is still getting stuck, sometimes closed.

Common problem. You need a can of compressed air or access to a compressor. Aim it around the lens. The do something that you wouild never think to do. Slap one side of the camera into your palm. Turn Camera off and on and keep up the air and slap-s ... Canon PowerShot SD880 IS Digital Camera

What button sequence do i need to press in order to lock the shutter open to clean the sensor of my fuji s3 pro? thank you !

HI,You need to select All Function>Selected Function>Maintenance>Mirror lockup cleaning.Further if you need the details on cleaning the CCD.Let me know.Thank You ... Fuji FinePix S3 Pro Digital Camera

I have a Kodac V570 digital camera. For some reason the lens cover does not open when the camera is cut on. I have replaced the battery(which probably did not need replacing) I'm looking for someone who knows what would cause this and what it would cost to fix it. Thanks for any help you can offer. Fred

Hi,The problem you're experiencing is somewhat common. The lens unit can\015\012become damaged if it's opened while in your pocket, or in a case etc.\015\012This usually happens without the user's knowledge and appears to be a\015\012myst ... Digital Cameras

I have the Canon Rebel XTi. I am getting a message the CF card has a problem. I am able to put card in computer and it opens the files that are on the card. The camera screen shows a blank space where the photo count should be. I have cleaned the connectors on the body of the camera and the lense. The camera is maybe 1 1/2 years old and I have taken maybe 10,000 photos. could the card need to be replaced? or could it be the camera itself :<(

HiLook inside the CF reader at the pins... is there one or more that are bent or broken? This is most likely the problem.If we need help with parts or the repair (every pin has to be soldered on individually) please let us kno ... Canon Digital Cameras

Fx7000 Camera well kept ! About 2 mo. ago it started giving me partial pictures with the bad part resembaleing an odd green and purple stock market graph obliterating part of the picture. Tried new batteries, cleaning contacts, is there an on line remedy for this odd problem? Camera is about 4 yrs. old and sits in it's bag in a relatively cool closet. unmolested

The CCD (image encoder) is most probably failing. It could be the CCD itself or the solder connections going to it. There is also a SLIM chance that it's a problem with the ribbon cable between the CCd and mainboard. If you are VERY mechanically incl ... Fuji FinePix S7000 Digital Camera

Lens Error My lens wouldn't originally open, now it does but says lens error and I think there is sand in it too, I'm on holiday is there any way I can clean it myself?

Sand is a killer to cameras. If sand becomes lodged in the lens bellows it will jam. I have never after thousands of repairs had any lasting success in trying to repair. When taking a camera around water and sand buy some sandwich bags to place camer ... Nikon Coolpix S550 10 Megapixel Digital Camera (Graphite Black) with 5x Optical Zoom + 4GB Memory Ca

I dropped my Canon EOS Digital camera and 300MM zoom lense in the river. The camera has dried and seems to be working well, but the zoom lense needs to be cleaned. Can you HELP me Please. SUSAN NEWTON--- [email protected]

Ok ,lence to be cleaned by use of spirit and thoroughly dried up. ... Digital Cameras

Format error when i turn the camera on i get a format error flashing with a C:13:01...I beklieve this is a memory stick problem I know camera probably needs cleaning is it possible to do this without having to send it out...what is going on???? deb

Try another memory stick - either a friends or take it to a store- if the camera is OK buy another stick\015\012If not - buy another camera or contact Sony for a repair/replacement estimate ... Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-F717 Digital Camera

The automatic slideing lens cover on the Kodak Easyshare C653 camera is sticking, sometimes it will open halfway than will not close. There may be sands in it from the beach. Is there any way of cleaning it. Thanks

Here are the steps for the lens problem: 1. Make sure you will install a new or fully charged battery/batteries into your camera. Please use lithium batteries Ni-Mh or rechargeable Batteries (2000 M.Amp or higher). 2. Clean the battery contacts. a. R ... Kodak EasyShare C653 Digital Camera
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