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Yamada astrapix 640 camera is "dead" - even after changing batterys - any suggestions please?
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VTECH Kidizoom camera : even after battery change and pressing the reset button, the camera still wont turn on. Please advise. I have even tried changing the new batteries but still the same problem
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Olympus w850 fantastic camera, only problem battery is soon drained. Even bought a new battery. After only a few pictures the battery symbol changes from full green to drained red. have completley charged the battery, checked for dust. Dont know what to next?? off travelling and need my camera can anyone please help. thanks lynsey
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The rechargeable batteries don't work in my Canon Power Shot A540, they are charged, I even checked them on my batterie checker. Says, full of charge, I put them in camera and it says "change batteries. Same happens with regular new batteries. I got this camera a year and a half ago, I would think it would last longer then that. Please help. Carol
Some of The Canon Powershot A530 and A540 cameras are subject to an advisory recall. Seems that a small spring on the battery compartment door can short out the batteries. Suspect this of yours, in that you mention that your batteries aren't lasting ... Canon Digital Cameras
I think I'm going to explode if I hear one more "worn out battery" explanation for what seems to be a pretty common complaint. This is my 3rd camera...all ending up with the same problem. I've had the Canon Power Shot A570 for less than a year. Someone suggested changing the settings...but even with brand spanking new batteries, I can't even get it to last long enough to get into the settings. There is clearly a problem here that has NOTHING to do with the blasted batteries.
Sounds like you have a faulty board in the camera or it could be something as simple as a software upgrade, I know some of the Fuji Hine Pix had the same problem and it was the software. Take it back to the Canon. ... Canon PowerShot A520 Digital Camera
Please help!! When i try to turn on my camera the screen turns red and it sais camera has experienced an error please reset your camera, then it automatically turns off. My model is HP Photosmart R725/R727. What can i do about this problem i tried EVERYTHING!? I even tried the whole put an end of a paper clip in the reset hole next to the battery but that still didnt work! I really dont know what to do next.. ANY SUGGESTIONS???
Just gently smack it a couple of times. I swear, it soounds strange but it works!! Read some of the other solutions on this site and you'll see. Besides, there is nothing to lose at this point! ... HP Photosmart R725 Digital Camera
I have tried all of the suggested items even changing the batteries to the new Energizer Lithium batteries and I still have a dead camera. Do you have any more suggestions that I may try? Thank You
It sounds as if you are addressing a specific person with this problem have you chatted with someone about this problem before? No matter I guess. New rechargeable batteries "normally" require recharging when you first buy them for about 2 hours some ... HP Photosmart M22 Digital Camera
I bought a kodak easy share in Feb. I took it back to Best Buy they changed the battery. It still will not take a charge and we replaced the battery from the Best Buy store. Since I have only had it 8 months they suggest I contact you. They couldn't fix it. Also, I purchased a Kodak Play video camera in July, from Best Buy. It will not take a charge either. They checked the batteries but not the problem. Please help me. I bought these items to take pictures of my new grandbaby and I am
I know sounds stupid but, I had this problem with my laptop. For months I could not get it charged. My husband finally tested our outlet plug and realized it was no longer getting electrical power or not enough to charge since the light turned on ... Kodak EasyShare M1033 Digital Camera
Hello Sir / Madam, I've got a Samsung Camera L730, 7.2 mega pixel, the problem is while charging, 1st it showed red LED light ( as usual ), then immediately an orange light starts blinking (as per manual CD this should not happen) I also changed the battery but shows no improvement! sadly the orange LED still blinks.. while charging.. and moreover I cannot even start the camera..!!! Please let me know in which accessory the fault lies. Hope to get some quick help from you! And also if
Do you have change a Samsung L730 battery and to see if it can be charged?\015\012If you charge the battery in camera. It seems something wrong with the build-in charger core. If the camera all are OK beside charge battery, y ... Digital Cameras
Help I have a Kodak easyshare Z812 IS When I turn it on to take a picture it either, flashes green, turns on then off right away or the format something or other comes on. I have changed batteries several times, even erased pictures help what do I so? With 4 grandbabies and halloween right around the corner I need my camera. Please could someone help me Thank, Cheryl Please reply to [email protected]
Does the lens extend fully from the camera before it turns off or does is stay retracted? Has this been dropped or gotten wet recently? Try removing the SD memory card from the camera and powering it up to see if you still get the "format" prompt. ... Kodak EasyShare Z812 IS Digital Camera
Canon PowerShot A495 - Brand new. Used it once and took 40 photos. It then told me to change the batteries which I did. From then on it keeps saying "change the batteries" I've used alkalines and also rechargeable NiMH, These are either new or fully recharged batteries and still I get the same message. I have also cleaned the terminals inside the camera and even those on the batteries themselves. No change. This is clearly not a battery problem. This is a camera problem and its seems I am not th
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Camera says "change batteries" even with new batteries
Hi, Has anyone resolved this issue yet, I have a powershot s2 IS with the same issue - i replace the batteries with brand new duracell's and it says replace batteries i reseat the batteries and it works for a few pics if im lucky then says replace ba ... Canon PowerShot A720 IS Digital Camera
How to hard resent samsung Digimax V5? My sister tried to charge my camera for my mother to use. She plugged the charger for the rechargable battery pack straight into my camera with no battery in the camera - it wasn't plugged in for long but the damage is done. Camera switches on and immediately off again lense currently stuck open. I have tried removing the battery pack the memory card etc etc... Someone suggested a hard reset... Any suggestions please?
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"Lens error restart camera" However you can hear the motor trying to extend the lens out but lens moves fractionally in and out then shuts down. Also when turned on to view images (green light) the motor still is trying to extend the lens same as in the start function switching to the left (amber light) have tested batteries even date lithium one also memory card. Can you offer any suggestions please?
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 ... Canon PowerShot S3 IS Digital Camera
My kiddy zoom camera will not turn on. ive changed the batteries and tried to reset with a toothpick but still nothing, its totally dead. any suggestions please?
It is possible that there is a fault, or that the battery connections in the camera are dirty or corroded, but digital cameras are famously demanding on batteries. You must use good alkaline batteries or better, a set of high capacity NiMH recharegab ... Vtech Kidizoom Digital Camera
Vtech kidizoom camera doesn't turn on, changed batteries to new ones but still doesn't work. Tried the re-set button but still doesn't switch on. Any suggestions please.
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My S500 is now 7 years old and always functioned very well. Recently it no longer switched on even though batteries fully charged. Tried again a couple of weeks ago and it worked perfectly, a few days later no good again; then today switched on OK and working. Obviously I have an intemittent problem. Local camera repair quoted GBP 110 to repair but I can buy up to date replacement model for about GBP 125 which I may do. However I'd still like to repair my S5000. Have you any suggestions please
You have a leaky capacitor which gives you this intermittent problem\015\012All you can do is to replace the circuitry or have it done by a repairman\015\012the capacitor is built into the circuit board which is machine made since it is s ... Fuji FinePix S5000 Digital Camera
No pwer I am a high school photography teacher who inherited 20 Canon PowerShot S1 IS cameras (going on three years old). I noticed a few last year that didn't turn on even when brand new fresh batteries were put in. The battery chambers are clean with no apparent damage. I am now up to 8 cameras with this problem. They won't even power up when hooked up to the computer for downloading. i even changed the date/time battery just to see but didn't work. Any ideas?
Well with a clutch of cameras showing the same fault - together with other queries of a similar nature I suggest you contact Canon on an\015\012Educational level- for a bulk replacement deal.\015\012There are obviously showing a common manufacturin ... Canon PowerShot S1 IS Digital Camera
At first i put 4 alkaline batteries in my camera and when batteries dead camera show battery exhausted message and i change with 4 Ni-MH batteries and turn on camera but camera show message battery exhausted again. note:i updated my camera to framware 1.1 please help me about this problem.
Kindly use 2100 mh battery for ur cams ... Nikon COOLPIX L100 Digital Camera
My sony cyber shot keeps turning off saying for use with compatible battery only. The battery is fully charged and is the orginal battery it came with. Sony suggested to repower the camera by holding the power button for 30 seconds with the battery out. This did nothing. Their suggestion was to send it in for service. They wanted about the same I paid for the camera to fix it. Is there anyone that can help me? Please and Thank you
Power the camera with the dc adapter in ..and see if it let you look in the menu ..If it does you should try to reset the settings from the main menu ..setting reset or something called like this ..cause it has a choice over the power source ....prob ... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W35 Digital Camera
I was Importing some pictures to my computer from my Canon sd 1300 is powershot digital camera , When the Battery died , I was not in the room at the time , So I came back in and attempted to turn the camera on and it said "Please change the battery pack" which means I need to charge the battery , and When the camera shut off , The lens did not close . SO I charged my battery , and the next day , I put the battery back in the camera like normal and I turned it on , and on the screen it said "Len
Since your camera is new the priviledge of your warranty claims must not be lost. So do not tamper to lose this benefit but call up the call centre of Canon for registeration/advice. What you can do is to remove the battery and keep if off . Since th ... Canon PowerShot SD1300 IS IXUS 105 Digital Camera
In my Olympus digital camera, when I switch on my camera, it will show change the battery. I have changed the battery inserted new battery, even then, it will show like that only. Hence, pl guide what I have to do. Which capacity of Rechargable Cell I have to use. Pl advise me correctly to below mentioned email ID Regards. ram
The best type of battery to use for cameras is the NiMH (Nickel-metal-hydride) rechargeable type. U'll get all kinds of problems if you use the types you use for toys and things like that. \015\012\015\012What I recommend to you is go to a stud ... Olympus FE-170 Digital Camera
No Power on camera. Battery will not charge. Charger led flashes when tying to charge. Have another (older 2007) exact model camera and battery from this camera works fine within this camera. This suggests a faulty battery pack. Camera is just over 3 months old having no more than four charges. I would expect a replacement under warranty. Please contact me ASAP.
I looked up the casio tech number online, and i called and got through right away. the lady said it is a very common problem, and they are sending me a brand new battery free of charge. no shipping or anything. it means the battery isnt taking the ch ... Casio Exilim EXZ75 Digital Camera
At first i put alkaline batteries in coolpix l100 and when its assumed the camera show battery exhausted and i change batteries with ni-mh kind and turn on camera but the message battery exhausted display again. note: i updated my camera to frameware1.1 please help me?
Did you go in and change the battery type in the camera from alkaline to Ni-MH? This fixed the problem for me. It is on page 111 in the manuel (or menu button to setup menu to battery type). ... Nikon COOLPIX L100 Digital Camera
Beeping This is my daughters camera she got it for christmas last year, it worked fine until a couple of months ago. When you push the power button with rechargeable batteries in it ... it starts up but then the screen flashes to Low Battery and then it starts beeping and wont stop until you take out the batteries. We have tried other batteries and with those the camera wont even turn on. Please help me because she loves this camera and is always sneaking it into school with her.
Thanks Toniapaytons, ur the best. I thought I had broken the thing, and it was my parents that I bought for them for their anniv. I had borrowed it. Shew!!!! your right we were just buying regular disposable. Thank you thank ... Samsung Digimax D53 Digital Camera