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Sony trv38 camcorder does not record. when turned on to camera mode, the scree is black


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Go to their website (esupport.sony.com/perl/news-item.pl?mdl=DCRTRV19&news_id=95). They list the problem and give a toll free number to call. If they put you on hold too long, call them back and DON'T take no for an answer.
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Sony trv38 camcorder does not record. when turned on to camera mode, the scree is black


Go to their website (esupport.sony.com/perl/news-item.pl?mdl=DCRTRV19&news_id=95). They list the problem and give a toll free number to call. If they put you on hold too long, call them back and DON'T take no for an answer. ... Digital Cameras

When i turn on my Canon PowershotA530 all i get is a black screen in camera auto mode however in record mode i can see what i am pointing camera at. i have just changed the memory card. do i need to reconfirgure something?


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Kodak easyshare V1253, 120 mega pixels When I turn on the camera the view screen picture is light purple and the view is blurred, if I take a pic this is what is recorder as a picture. If I go to black and white mode all is ok with the camera, I have tried a new battery and new storage card, Any idea whats up, we are on vacation and we are NOT HAPPY about having to buy a instant camera. Tom


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I can only turn on my Cybershot DSC-N2 while the camera is in playback mode. I can look at the pictures and videos and change settings with no problem.. but when I try to switch to camera or video record mode the camera turns off by itself. Sometimes the lens will come out and then the camera powers down with the lens stuck out. Other times it just shuts off before the lens even has a chance to come out. The camera has never been dropped or damaged.


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Black screen when on camera or record mode, the screen is black. It'll take a picture and/or record but all in black. I thought the camera needed charging but that didn't change anything. I tried to view/change all the settings but still nothing. Any solution? Could it be defective? Please advise on how to fix or if it's even possible at this point. Thanks!


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When I turn on my Canon PowerShot S2 IS camera and set it to shoot mode, the screen is black. A while back, I was able to get the screen to show by toggling with the camera and constantly turning it on and off. Now, however, it is completely black and will refuse to work. How do I fix this problem? Thank you.


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Black screen when i turn on my camera the viewing screen is black, no matter what mode the camera is in and it takes balck photos. a little bright yellow symbol comes up of a camera with an exclamation mark and lines that look as if the camera is being shaken...


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Camera is stuck in voice record mode when I turn the camera on and I cant change it to camera mode


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Camera turns on, lens goes out, but it is black, see nothing through it or on lcd screen (yes, cover is off). There is no error messages, still takes pictures but just black. Can view previous pictures on SD card but when move over to camera mode it is just black, everything else seems to be working.


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I too have the same problem with my DMC-FS15:- When I turn the camera on in either record or review mode, I get a system error: zoom message after a few seconds, and the camera is inoperable. Then when I turn the camera off, the lens does not retract. Is there updated software that can be downloaded and installed via the supplied USB cable, or any other fix? Regards Martin J


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My Olympus 850 SW Underwater camera will not turn on in the picture taking mode. I can view previous taken pictures, however I can not turn on the camera to take pictures. The camera will just beep a few times and the screen will stay black.


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The lens on my sd600 won't open when I turn the camera to picture taking position. Screen goes black and message says ''lens error, restart camera''. I have to go back to view mode and then turn camera off and on again in order for partially opened lens to retract fully and close.


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When I turn the camera on in either record or review mode I get a system error: zoom message after a few seconds and the camera is inoperable. Then when I turn the camera off the lens does not retract.


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A85 Dead During a normal session, switching from picture-taking mode to view mode, the lens would not retract and the picture in the view froze with the current image. I could not turn off the camera. After a while, the batteries got very hot, so I removed them. I took out the CF card. Later, I replaced the batteries and the put the card back in. The camera worked very briefly, but the LCD view would not work, displaying flashing lines on a black background. New batteries didn't help. The camera


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My 6 year old cannon powerShot70 won't take pictures, when power up the view in the LCd is black with hazy streaks, shutter clicks and "picture" shows up in view mode the same as LCD screen view. Camera turns on and I can view prev pictures but cannot shot new ones. iused camera outside for about 45 minutes at 2 degrees celius, got great pics but when i tried it one day later got black LCD. HELP!


This is hardware problem you need to bring your camera for service you can this link:http://www.advancecamera.com/repair/\015\012 ... Digital Cameras

'Access' screen? Everytime I switch my camera on, a black screen with 'Access' on it comes up and the camera then switches off. This only happens when it is in the taking photos or recording videos modes, and not in the playback mode. Can anyone help?


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My Minolta x31 camera has a fault. Cannot record a photo (black screen) can playback photos stored on SD card. Flash & monitor work as per normal.When in photo mode monitor is nearly black all over.Flash fires & appears to record photo. Nothing recorded.Please help


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Black Screen Whenever I try to use the live camera mode on my HP Photosmart 935 camera, it's a black screen, with I that when I take a picture, or record a video. Can someone tell what is wrong, and how to fix it?


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My Fuji FinePix S5000 has given me years of excelent service. While on break I stored the camera for 2-3 months. When I pulled it out I noticed I had inadvertantly stored it in the "playback" mode. It was of course in 'power save off' mode but when I turned it back on, the viewfinder and LCD monitor are black and it takes black pictures like as though the lense cover was on. Everything else is normal, I am able to view previous pictures saved on the xD card and it shows promptings on the monitor


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My screen went black, i can still see the pictures i took before, but when i put in shoot mode or record mode, only appears a black window with a Japanese message. PD: My camera is Japanese


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When in a record mode LCD says to "Please Turn Camera Off and then On Again". The lens retracts and then extends again but this message reappears whenever the camera is turned off and then on again. Can still view previous pictures but cannot take pictures. Any ideas what might be causing this message to appear?


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Blank screen all the icons are present on the screen, but the rest is black and blank. tried taking shots but nothing appears on the screen. what is the problem. got this camera may 2008. i was taking pictures, and trying to do some color accent and all of a sudden, screen turned black even in auto mode and video cam mode.


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I have a Canon Powershot S3 IS and I was looking at picture I had taken and the lens was retracted. I switched to the camera mode and the lens started to come out and hit my leg and stopped half way. The lens went dark. I turned it off to retract the lens and then turned it back on. The lens came all the way out but the screen is still black and I could feel the camera and just barely hear it making the noise it makes when the lens is coming out but it was already all the way out. I switche


Format ur memory card ....and replace the cells.....might work...contact the customer care for help ..they mightr be able to fix it ... ... Digital Cameras
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