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Pananasonic TH-42PA60A Hello, last month I was given a panasonic plasma th 42pa60a, it had never had a problem and worked beautifully until a few days ago. after two hrs viewing screen goes black and av1 appears top left cnr. I still have audio. If I turn off for 10 mins I get picture back but it cuts out again after a while. Found that if I turn off during commercials i get to watch a program....I'm on a tight budget and living in Sydney so was wondering if anyone can help with a soluti


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Pananasonic TH-42PA60A Hello, last month I was given a panasonic plasma th 42pa60a, it had never had a problem and worked beautifully until a few days ago. after two hrs viewing screen goes black and av1 appears top left cnr. I still have audio. If I turn off for 10 mins I get picture back but it cuts out again after a while. Found that if I turn off during commercials i get to watch a program....I'm on a tight budget and living in Sydney so was wondering if anyone can help with a soluti


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Dropped Camera I dropped the camera and now it wont turn on by the power button, but it does cut on when plugged to the computer to download pictures to computer. I took it to this guy around my hometown and he said it was the main circut board and it couldnt be fixed. He also said that he couldnt even get it to cut on the way that I do. After picking up my camera I tried my way of cutting it on and guess what! It worked. Please tell me what to do


We, the manufacture, would not repair it for you. You can call us at 800 730 6597 for a replacement cost. \015\012\015\012Trevor Gordon\015\012Senior Customer Tech\015\012General Imaging Company\015\012(Exclusive GE Di ... GE A830 Digital Camera

Black screen My camera will cut on and off and show old pics but all the pics I take turn out black and the screen comes up black when i turn it on and I'm going on vacation for the next 2 wks and would looove to get some help so i can take pics!! HELP!


... Nikon Coolpix S3 Digital Camera

Describe your Fuji Finepix Z20fd Digital Camera When I turn on my camera which is a Fujifilm Finepix J20 it says card protected and it wont allow me to take or remove any pictures. How do I get it off? I don't see a **** on the side where I can cut it off either. please call me 352 610 7611


This Camera is the best. It takes high quality pictures and is so easy to work it has video,self timer,regular camera,and can change to b& ... Fuji Finepix Z20fd Digital Camera

Panasonic DMC-TZ4 When I switch on I get "Turn off camera and turn on again" message but it does not good. When I swtich off I get "workng hard" noises as if there is an effort to retract the lense but it will not retract unless I turn the camera on again. At that point the lense retracts and comes out again at once; more "hard work" noises and a new "turn your camera off" message. The only way to get the lense into the retrated position is to catych it at the right instant and remove the batter


Fixing a Lens Error on a Digital Camera\015\012\015\012This has to be THE most common failure mode for a digit ... Panasonic DMC-TZ4 Digital Camera

When I turn on my Nikon D40 with the 18-55 mm lens set to autofocus I get an error message "Error. Turn Camera off and then on again." If I turn the lens switch to manual, I do not get the error. If I attache my 70-300 mm lens, I get the error regardless of the lens focus switch psition. I have just upgraded the firmware with no improvement.


HelloThe problem is that the lens has become stuck in the barrel. There are some DIY solutions you could try, but the \012probability is that you will have to get it fixed by a professional. ... Nikon D40 Digital Camera with G-II 18-55mm Lens

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H2 turns on sporadically. Once on it works fine. Shut it off and try to turn back on and it doesn't. Repeated pushing of the power button maybe 30-40 times and it turns back on again. Once you get it on it Works fine. Turn off and when you want to turn it on again must push power button over and over to get it on again. This happens with brand new batteries and with rechargeable batteries that have been fully charged. Any assistance would be appreciated. Doug Clark


Hi,It seems power button is not working properly and needs little force to send command to camera.Please press PLAY button on camera (it is located nearby power button) and check, does camera turn On in playback status instantly or giving ... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S700 Digital Camera

When I connect my camera to the computer I don't get a popup window asking what I want to do with the camera. When I first got the camera there was no problem but after getting a new HD and reinstalling Windows XP and the Canon softwareI I can't seem to get any pictures off the camera. I do get the sound from Windows when I plug the camera into the usb port and turn it on that it recognizes somehting is there but then nothing else happens. Also when you turn the camera off Windows makes the soun


You might be able to type play back in your search bar under the start menu depending on your computer and o.s. (operating system) and bring up that window. ... Canon PowerShot A620 Digital Camera

My Canon PowerShot SD850 IS has a lens that is stuck in the extended position. I get a screen that says lens error, restart camera, but when I try to connect to the software, I get a screen on the computer telling me the computer cannot detect the camera. Battery is freshly charged, and I get the little yellow bird picture on the camera when I turn it on. It beeps about 4 times, and then turns off. Is there a safe way to get the lens to retract?


Don't play around with that lens, you can do more damage to the camera and focus with some of the stuff people tell you to try. Your camera just needs to be serviced and you'll be working great again. The shop that specializes in service for the powe ... Canon PowerShot SD850 IS Digital Camera

I keep getting a "pink" smear down the center of the second photo I shoot. The first photo is okay but the second has this pink smear. I have to turn off the camera and turn it back on to get a seco


... Pentax Optio A10 Digital Camera

When i turn my camera on, it seems fine, all buttons functional. When i take a photo, it flashes, but no photo will pop up in my screen. Instead the screen stays black, and then the battery starts to get really warm. then i cant turn it on or off, the only way to get the batter to stop heating up, is to take it out of the camera. i can put the battery back in, turn it on again, but it will say no pictures had been taken, and the problem continues every time i try and use it. There is no history


FREE INFORMATION REGARDING YOUR CAMERA FIRST \012\012The Stylus Tough-3000 can be submerged up to 10 feet underwater and incorporates four preset underwater scene modes as well as the ability to capture HD movies underwater. It can also w ... Olympus TOUGH3000 Digital Camera

My sony cyber-shot dsc-w55 7.2 mega pixel camera turn on but the lens goes in and out many times and i get the word access on the screen then i get a message says turn the power off and on again, I did that many times , but it did not work, and I can't get the menu button to work or display any thing, so I am wondering what is the problem and how to fix it?


... Kodak EasyShare CX6200 Digital Camera

I have a Cyber-Shot DSC-W120. When I go to turn it on, the screen stays black and the lens just goes in and out, then I get an error message to turn off camera and then turn it back on. This is a new camera and I would like to get it fixed. What can I do to make it work?


Try Initializing the Camera. To initialize the Camera. First, press the Home button to display the Home menu. Then, select the Settings option in the Home menu. Then, select the Main Settings1 under the Settings option and set the Initialize under th ... Sony Cyber-shot® DSC-W120 Digital Camera

Getting access I turn the camera on, then the word access appears on the screen, then it says to turn the camera off and on again. it keeps repeating this each time you turn the camera on. How do I get pass this and be able to use the camera???


Gently hold the lens when you first turn it on to prevent it from going back in the camera. That worked for me. ... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W30 Digital Camera

I have a Nikon S6 digital camera, everything about the camera seems to work fine, except for this "lens error" message I keep getting. Sometimes I'll turn it on, and I can use it just fine. But then there are other times where I have to turn it off and on in order to get it to work. And then there are those times where turning it off and on don't help. I usually give up and try again later. Sometimes it'll still give that error message, and other times, it will just work like normal. What can


Fixing a Lens Error on a Digital Camera\012\012This has to be THE most common failure mode for a digital camer ... Nikon COOLPIX S6 Digital Camera

I cannot get the camera to turn on at all. I put new batteries in and still nothing will happen. Also i connected it to my computer and usually i can get it to link with the camera but nothing is happening now since i can't get it to turn on. No sounds nothing at all. Do you know what the problem might be?


This camera needs lithium batteries Ni-Mh or rechargeable Batteries (2000 M.Amp or higher). Please also try to Clean the battery contacts. a. Remove the battery/batteries and the memory card from your camera, then wipe the battery contacts with a sof ... Kodak Easyshare C813 Digital Camera

KODAK CAMERA I can put fresh batteries in and take a few pics download them shut it off then turn it back on, and it will not let me, it shuts off just about as soon as I turn it on. I can take the same batteries out and put them back in and it will work for a few minutes then there it goes, its turns itself off. I went to try to get another one and they said since itwas 10 days past the 30 day limit. I had to get ahold of you. I really feel like throwing it in the dam River.


Hi,\015\012I found that most digital cameras are fussy. They need the right type of battery. Try using energiser rechargables. They last longer and are the cheapest that work. Don't bother with cheap batteries they don't work. ... Kodak EasyShare Z710 Digital Camera

When I turn on my camera I get a error message that say "Turn the power on and off again". My lens appears to be stuck and won't open. I believe this is the source of the problem. No matter how many times I turn it on and off I can't get any results. What should I do?


Hi, If you've recently dropped the camera you may have lens damage that is causing the camera to shut down. If you haven't dropped it, your problem may be due to weak/worn out batteries or corrosion on the battery contacts inside th ... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W50 Digital Camera

Lens Problem I'm getting "Lens" message everytime I turn on my Camera. I have a Powershot g3. It turns off after that, and I cannot get it to turn on at all...


That means its jumped track or the motor is jammed.likely dropped. complete dissemble required to fix. ... Olympus FE-230 Digital Camera

SAME PROBLEM I didn't drop S60 or hit anything. When turn on the power, a motor vibration noise will be heard. Turn it off and turn it on again may get it work luckily. The repair center said the belt is not on the motor gear and asked $100 repair charge even it is still in warranty. Seems Nikon S60 has potential quality problem here. There is anyone has same problem here? We may collect such information to claim Nikon to get our right!


If it is still under warranty, you might inform Nikon that if they refuse to fix an obvious defect, you are prepared to notify the Better Business Bureau, your State Attorney General, and some of the popular photography magazines plus anyone else you ... Nikon COOLPIX S60 Digital Camera

Does anyone have instructions for getting at the lens mechanism? I totally understand the risks of doing this myself, but the cost of getting a shop to do this is nearly as much as a new camera! I am sure the problem is caused by sand. The lens at first just went in and out a few time, before the camera turned off. I vacuumed it, then slapped it against the side of my hand whilst turning it on - now it turns on properly with the lens out, but it wont focus - so you can only take blurry photo


I guess , lens got damaged; if that is the case you need to change the lens and its very complex process.You need it to get repaired from authorized shop. ... Olympus FE-280 Digital Camera

When i turn on my camera i get a blue screen that says msdc and it will not let me do anything and it wont even turn off and to get it turned off i have to take the battery out


The MSDC error can be related to the memory card having bad sectors or \015\012has \015\012become corrupt on itSo what you can try here to correct the is for \015\012you to reformat the card to get it\015\012 working or take the card out of the ... Digital Cameras

Optio E10 When I turn my camera on I get an error message that says "memory card error", I purchased a new memory card but still get the same error message...any suggestions? I have the exact same problem with my Pentax Optio S7. I turn on the camera and it displays the message Memory Card Error. I have tried several new cards and get the same message. There is an option on the menu to format a card, but you can't access the menu if you have the card installed. It takes great pictures without t


HelloOK, if the memory card itself is locked, you might \012sometimes get this error code. All you need to do is to take out the \012memory card and switch the lever on the left side to the unlock. ... Pentax Optio S7 Digital Camera

Missing pictures I recently went on a trip and took some pictures that disappeared from my camera. Later I started getting the message 'Card cannot be read' so I purchased another memory card. I was taking pictures when I get the message 'Card cannot be read'. I turned it off and back on and the missing pictures were there. I then get the message 'Out of memory'. I turn the camera off and back on and the missing pictures are gone again. WHERE ARE THEY???


Hey flowernthe,\015\012 The error message “card cannot be read" means there was and error when the camera tried to access the memory card. To fix this you should make sure you are using the right kind of memory ... Nikon Coolpix 4600 Digital Camera

My D40 does not shut off properly, and sometimes turns on by itself. It seems to be getting worse, and sometimes I can only get it to turn off by putting the on/off switch in between the two settings. Also, sometimes if the camera gets left on I have trouble taking pictures the next time I go to use it (even if the battery is still charged).


Obviously something is wrong with the on-off switch. I would have it serviced. ... Nikon D40 Digital Camera with G-II 18-55mm Lens
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