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'Stuck' pop-up flash unit.
\015 I have a ca**n 400D digital SLR. The built in Pop-up flash unit ** longer pops-up when needed. I suspect a little orange juice has got into the gap between the pop-up unit and the camera body. I get an error message **. 05. Is there anything I can do at home before giving up and taking it to be repaired?\015
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'Stuck' pop-up flash unit.
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Flash stuck my flash is stuck and will not pop open any longer, now is smells like smoke when I take a photo
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Hi I am having problems with my flash button it is stuck in the off postion.I cannot get the camera to change it to an on position,manually i can pop the flash up and even then it doesn't work
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Hi there, I have a nikon D50 camera and the inbuilt flash unit does not work any more.... it pops up in dark conditions bu tthen fails to fire. The camera will adjust the shutter speed as if the flash was turned off, and the flash doesn't work in any flash mode or any function mode. Could it be the bulb perhaps? I have reset the camera as well to no avail. please help! thanks :)
Hello, and welcome to Fixya.. This is a very common and known issue with the D50 camera by Nikon. Some buyers flash only works once and then quits. Its due to the speed of which the flash pops up, it literally breaks ... Digital Cameras
Everything seems to work but the flash. Everything has been fine for the 3-4 yrs I have had it. I noticed the flash loosing power. I got new batteries but still having the same problem. Outdoor pictures are fine. The flash unit pops up but does not flash when button is pressed. Thanks, Ralph
Hi rp27Just to clarify :You are saying that the flash is increasingly popping up but not flashing?Stephan ... Canon Rebel XT / EOS 350D Digital Camera
The flash unit for my D50 doesn't pop up automatically
I HAVE YOUR ANSWER!!\015\012Do you still hear the CLICK like you always do? If so this will work;\015\012\015\012It is not a cam, but a hook release like a trigger group on a gun.\015\012\015\012There is an adjustment fo ... Nikon D50 Digital Camera
The flash unit will not pop up completely and will not take a flash picture unless it is held up manually.
Most of these types of cameras have a spring on the underside of the flash that either breaks or slips off the connection on one side or the other. You may be able to locate it and slip it back on.\015\012\015\012If you are not able to f ... Fuji FinePix S700 Digital Camera
Stuck flash my flash no longer pops up when taking a photo and now it smells like smoked when I try to take a photo
There is a button on the left side of the camera with lighting bolt symbol push it at the same time helping the flash up. Keep the lens cap on when pushing the button. ... Nikon D3100 Digital Camera with 1855mm lens
Used Vivitar 70-200 zoom on my K200 Pentax. Nothing but aggravation since. Right now the 18-55 lens it came with is on but shutter button is stuck in down position and my flash wont pop up using the manual "up" button. When I look thru lens and push button, flashing "F" is the only thing there. Removed lens and button would move enough to "click" but would not come up. Put lens back on and nothing! Newbie in the extreme and ready to go back to my MX !!
The issue here is the manual mechinsm is in defect, Your going ot hate me but there is not much I can do over email but to tell you a local camera shop can take care fo this for cheap. Whats going on is the mechism is jammed most of these are spring ... Pentax K200D Digital Camera with 18-55mm lens
The auto flash unit does not pop up when the focus/shoot button is depressed on my EOS Digital Rebel 300D. Pressing the button with the small arrow symbol does not work either?
This is a problem with the camera thinking there is something in the hot shoe above it. An external flash should still work and may prove less expensive used then the repair. You would need an EX type Canon Speedlight. I know this doesn't fix your pr ... Canon Digital Cameras
D3000 flash does not want to pop up...acts like its stuck...just purchased Saturday
In what mode(s)? In any of the point&shoot modes the camera will pop up the flash if it decides it needs it. You can only pop it up yourself in the PSAM modes. ... Nikon D3000 Digital Camera
I have a canon rebel xti with an 18 to 55 lens .. I recently bought an external flash to sit in the hot shoe .. now when I removed the flash from the hot shoe .. the cameras own flash will not pop up and work... I can manually pop the flash but it still will not work.. I thought that when I bought the flash at the camera store the sales person turned off something on the camera for the new flash to work.. is there something I need to change in the menus to get the cameras own flash to work.....
I had the same problem. \015\012Look closely at the hotshoe. Inside it, way over to the side, under one of the tabs on the side, is a tiny metal strip. When you attach an external flash, the strip is pushed down and holds down a tiny button ... Canon EOS 400D / Rebel XTi Digital Camera with 18-55mm Lens
The flash unit on my Fuji Fine PixS5770 no longer works properly.
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Sony DSC-H2 I used Sony DSC - H2 Camera during our New Year Celebration Year 2010...I am just beginning to take picture with flash but after several shots. I got surprised with the sound of my camera as if something have broke inside...well the flash do still pop-up but i wonder why it doesn't give flash not all..then i noticed that the flash is not working anymore but everytime i set it on flash it still pop-up but it doesn't flash on anymore and it only gives dark and dull result of photo..so
Take it for servicing ... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H2 Digital Camera
Nikon d 80 flash will not pop up while in auto mode
The flash up button is located on the left hand side of the camera right near the top. You should use this button to pop up the flash. Prying it up could/has broken this button.\015\012\015\012Also, depending on what setting you are usin ... Nikon D80 Digital Camera with 18-135mm Lens
Flash getting stuck
I had same problem and found the hinge/bearing for the flash corroded, probably due to sea spray.\015\012Remove side arms on flash which limit the amount of travel BUT ENSURE YOU NOTE WHICH GOES ON WHICH SIDE AND WHICH WAY UP! (Not doing that cost me ... Canon Rebel XT / EOS 350D Digital Camera
Canon Internal Flash will not Pops up and will not flash. Is there something I can check for or replace? I have a cannon rebel xti, the external flash works great, the button to make the flash pop up will not work as well, to get the flash up you have to pull it up, it still will not work
Is it trying to pop the flash and making noise, or is there no noise at all?\015\012If it's audibly trying and it won't pop up, it's stuck and something is blocking it. May need to send it in.\015\012If there is no sound, then something ... Canon EOS 400D / Rebel XTi Digital Camera with 18-55mm Lens
Flash Error Hi there, bought this camera about 6 months ago. I'm intermittently getting a problem with the pop-up flash. It pops up fine, but the screen gives me an error telling me it hasn't and won't take any shots. Have to keep switching it off and on and hoping it will work again. Sometimes it's a couple of days before it works again. It will take shots when I switch the camera to the 'no flash' setting, so it does seem to be just the flash. The error says that the flash release is jamming,
The error 5 can mean that there is something blocking the flash from popping up. If it is up but still get the message then you need to check to see if the little black pin/stick that lets the camera know that the flash is up, is not stuck. With the ... Canon EOS 400D / Rebel XTi Digital Camera
I have a Minolta Maxxum 7000i with a 3200i flash unit. The flash is not working. The batteries are fresh and inserted properly. The control lights on the flash unit light up when I am ready to shoot but the flash does not fire. I have the camera in "P" mode and the flash is turned on. Can you help?
Can you fire the flash manually? there might be a red button on the flash for you to do this. If you can operate the flash manually, then take an eraser and clean the contacts on both the camera, and flash, then take a Q tip, and a little rubbing ... Digital Cameras
I have a Canon Digital EOS Rebel XT and the built-in flash no longer pops up when needed. This started happening after using a Canon speedlite, but then removing it. I've tried resetting everything, and tried all modes expecting that the ones listed in the manual as using a flash would work, but they dont, it never pops up. I lifted up the flash with my fingernail manually, and then tried taking a picture where a flash was most definitely needed, but it still had a long delay, no flash, and
In addition to resetting all the camera settings you should also choose the "clear all custom functions" option that is also available from the same menu. Once that's done. Put the camera in Full Auto mode and see if the issue is resolved. ... Canon Rebel XT / EOS 350D Digital Camera
Nikon pop up flash
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I was taking test photos around the house with my new camera and the flash won't fire properly (the flash pops up out of the camera but it makes little sparking sounds and flickering on and off). I've tried various modes including auto night etc but it won't stop flickering (just sparking sounds and a flickering flash like a light bulbs does just before it blows).also I have tried taking images using the basic auto mode in a low lit area and the flash pops up but does not fire.
I think top cover is faulty it s giveing error 05. if poop up and giving err99\015\012then flash pcb faulty other wise need to replace top cover. ... Canon EOS Rebel XSi Digital Camera
The flash on my Fuji finepix S5700 wont pop up.
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Fujifilm S700 flash will no longer pop up, it still flashes if i hold up the flash,and it pops up about 1/16th of an inch but no further ,how can this be fixed?
I use a bend paperclip to prop up the flash. Easy & cheap. Flash is always in the 'up' position but that doesn't bother me. ... Fuji FinePix S700 Digital Camera
Err 05 the built-in flashs auto pop-up was obstruced turn the power off switch to off and on again. The flash pops up but it continues to say that the flash was obstructed and will not take any pictures.
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