Having problems with your Canon Digital Cameras ?
Canon A95 will not always work, camera makes a whirring noice, shutter will not work, comes up with "E18" (i think) on screen.
SOMETIMES, tho, it will work, !!!!!
The following blog outlines some repair options for a lens error. They won't work for all cases, but they're worth a try if the camera's no longer under warranty:
Repair Help & Product Troubleshooting for Canon Digital Cameras
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Canon A95 will not always work, camera makes a whirring noice, shutter will not work, comes up with "E18" (i think) on screen. SOMETIMES, tho, it will work, !!!!!
The following blog outlines some repair options for a lens error. They won't work for all cases, but they're worth a try if the camera's no longer under warranty:\015\012\015\012 ... Canon Digital Cameras
My camera was working fine and then it gently rolled on to the rug and then it never worked right since. I got the code in the corner of the display E18 and I cannot do a darn thing with the camera now. Should I just chuck it ? ??? Its a cannon power shot A400. (When I turn it on the display light comes on and it beeps numberous times and then the E18 signal comes on and then it goes away and the camera turns off. I do not even think the shutter opens up ) The batteries are charged so what now.
... Canon PowerShot A400 Digital Camera
The auto setting stopped working - I usually always had it set on Auto, then "Auto" became video (same setting as video setting) for some reason. Now, it won't take pics on certain settings and only lets me take pics on a fast setting, so pics always come out blurry. Sometimes won't let me view or forward through pics. I've charged battery. Do you think I need to replace the battery?
... Canon PowerShot S60 Digital Camera
I rec'd a The Sharper Image digital photo album with keychain as a gift two years ago. I have installed the 55 pictures from my pc to the unit. This unit will only work if I keep the unit plugged into my pc or a wall adapter. It does not respond to clicking the on and off switch. No light comes on green or red, but it is always green when plugged in. I think the unit does not have a battery in it as it should. If the battery is dead, it wasn't even used. When plugged in the unit shows
It is for sure a battery related issue ..either the battery do not have contact like it should with the main board ...or it is damaged..and do not hold the power anymore...(it is possible if it was kept uncharged and not used..or not formatted well i ... Digital Cameras
I have a 4 1/2 year old Nikon 8800VR. It has always worked and except for being rather sluggish, has performed nicely. After a smallish bump, the lens seemed to get stuck - it tried to come out but just whirred until an "err" message came up (not lens err). My RepairTech warranty would still be in effect if Repairtect still existed but it does not seem to, and the only estimate I have is for $300. My question - is this reasonable, and given the age of the camera, is it worth it? And, is there an
Most likely repairing it is not worth it unless you absolutely love it. Cameras are getting better everyday and this is a perfect chance to upgrade. You can try forcing the camera lens out and open by hand which may getting it working otherwise you ... Digital Cameras
My kodak easyshare m873 pics are always blurry even when i hold the button down to focus, any tips? I think I may need to adjust something in the camera (shutter speed or times?) I don't have the manual and am pretty clueless when it comes to cameras!
Put it on auto,,when u take pics,, ... Kodak EasyShare M873 Digital Camera
A-820 I have a Fine Pix problem. I was always able to download photos from my A820 onto my laptop. But everytime I try to do it now, it tells me the program is not responding. All other features work like viewing on my laptop, but when I try to load from the camera to the laptop, it comes up with the program is not responding. It always used to work but for some reaason, now it doesn't. Please advise. Thanks Mark
Hi mvb08:\015\012Try to re-install the programs and drivers for the camera.\015\012\015\012You can also use a card reader, then download from the card reader.\015\012That way yo ... Fuji FinePix A600 Digital Camera
My Canon 40D locks up when I click the shutter and the blue printer light next to the menu button is flashing. All the LCDs go blank and all functions stop working . Originally I was using a vertical grip and it still would not come on when I took the batteries out but after I detached the grip the camera did come back on . Now I'm not useing the grip and I still have take out the batteries and re-insert and turn back on camera to make function work again. Everything looks normal but the same th
... Canon EOS 40D Digital Camera
I've owned this camera Nikon F65 for a few years and it was working perfectly, but I haven't used it for the past year or so and now it just stopped working! I put fresh batteries in, lights come on and all functions are displayed ok, but the shutter isn't releasing and it isn't taking any pictures as if all the functions are disabled, no use pressing the shutter as nothing happens. I'd really appreciate your advice on this matter, thanks!
Some times you can gently tap the camera on its side while pushing the shutter button and free it loose. ... Digital Cameras
E18 error I just had my camera serviced for a bad CCD imager. When I turned it on the first time, after coming back from factory repair, I get an E18 error. Looks like the lense won't come out??? What do I do to use my camera in good working order again?
Greetings sandrak2,\015\012\015\012As frustrating as it might be, I would suggest directly returning to whatever repair shop you had it serviced by and demanding they redo the fix. It is not acceptable for a unit to be sent in for servic ... Canon PowerShot A70 Digital Camera
Nikon D80 with a Sigma Lens (80 to 200 I think). In manual mode, often shutter won't release - this was a close up of a hummingbird with a fast shutter speed. Internal light meter showed underexposed, but the background was dark green. Initially, the shutter released, but later would not operate either with a remote, or by manually depressed the shutter release button. Switching back to auto, the camera seemed to work fine, but in this mode could not get the desired shutter speed. In full manual
In full manual, yes it should. ... Digital Cameras
Nikon D300 camera body shutter doesn't always work
Perhaps it is a focusing problem- try it on manual focus setting to see if the problem still persists... ... Nikon D300 Digital Camera
Shutter Speed Why is it that when I take a picture, if Im shaking or shivering just a bit, the picture comes out really blurred. Even when I change the shutter speed to 1/2000, the picture takes forever to snap. I think the shutter speed is so slow. I cant take ant action pictures without the person looking deformed... HELP!!
Two things to try, 1) The release button is a two stage process. Pushing the release button 1/2 way allows the camera to focus on the subject. It needs a few milli-seconds to do this. A full depress releases the shutter, but it you don't allow t ... DXG Technology DXG-608 Digital Camera
Black screen there is only black screen. every things is working but now when i shoot there is no sound from the shutter, and the shutter is not moving. i think the problem is with shutter. how can i fix this problem myself at home.
Scrajmer, do know how shutter repair is done? I also have this problem and would be thankful if you can save us from an expensive repair.. ... Pentax Optio 50 Digital Camera
Shutter speed I'm trying to work out the mode which gives the shutter speed of 1/1500 I think it's the 'sports' mode but unsure if aperture will also need adjusting Is this right? If not how do I achieve fastest shutter sped? Thanks
On most fuji cameras the programmed shutter speed for the sports or action mode is 1/1600. This is the mode you need to use. You should not have to change the aperature unless you have a problem with the light. This is the most difficult shot to make ... Fuji FinePix S3500 Digital Camera
My camera was working fine for about a year. Then one day i turned it on and the screen was black but it shows the grid and date and time also it shows the menu and the differnet scene selections. If i take a pic the flash works and the sound works, but no image just black and the time and date. i think its the shutter that is stuck?? How to fix this?? Not under warranty anymore.
Take the camera andturn off the flash. Point it toward you and take a picture. Look in the lens to see if you see the shutter activate. If you dont see this work, then your shutter may very well be stuck. \015\012\015\012There isn't reall ... Olympus FE-310 Digital Camera
One day the camera was working great and my daughter borrowed it to go to Vegas. The eye screen is dark and the lcd screen looks like smeared purple lines of pics. I cant get any image to come through as they all look like a purple haze and the shutter doesnt work. Thanks, Bill
... Fuji FinePix S5000 Digital Camera
Nikon D80. It worked fine until recently (maybe after I took pictures during whale-watching in a heavy rain and camera got wet). Now the view in the viewfinder is kind of greyish and blurry. Focus area brackets in the viewfinder are now always visible and white. And when I half-press the shutter button the whole viewfinder flashes in red color. Basically, the camera still works and takes pictures, but it is hard to see through the viewfinder and it behaves very strangely.
Seems like your problem on greyish/blurry viewfinder is caused by the camera getting water logged. Get your cam cleaned by Nikon.\015\012\015\012The flashing red light usually happens if you have this indicator set in the camera. This m ... Nikon D40x Digital Camera
My kodac Z1285 stopped working and the whole lens is out, after i clicked the power it started ok then i zoomed in, after the lens is completely out ''maximum zoom'' it stoped working and never come back on. the batteries is fully charged, although i tried another fully charged batteries i was thinking just to go to the screws and open it to see what is happened but i don't know, what shall i do?!
Don't open it!! That will void any warrenty the camera has! Have you tried cleaning it with Denatured Alcohol? You can puchase it at any store with a hardware dept. Just soak a q-tip in the alcohol and swab the camera down. It's safe to use on the sc ... Kodak EASYSHARE Z1285 Digital Camera
New camera SX110IS - worked for a dozne pics or so. Now the view on the display is black for pictures. Pictures come out black. Display works ok as I am able to review previous pics. shutter issue? settings?
Hi,Please RESET camera from Menu option, if that helped and bring live view back to take picture then fine, otherwise IRIS is bad in lens assembly and its job of qualified camera tech to replace / repair lens assembly.Hit "add a com ... Digital Cameras
E18 turn on camera whirring noise shutter does not open after a bit the e18 appears in the screen. then shuts off.
The E18 error is fairly common. Here's some things that you can do to try to correct it. Have already fixed several cameras with this problem by using these methods:\015\012\015\012 ... Canon PowerShot A75 Digital Camera
Error shoting I did buy my nikon d40x just today, went to do my first shoot and my camera wouldnt work. When you go to take a shot the shutter closes and then and error comes up and says press shutter button again to release. Do you want help me please ? Kind regards Alessandro
It is a technical problem in the hardware of the camera which has to be fixed by a technician.\015\012I just fixed this problem two days ago.\015\012vicky ... Nikon D40x Digital Camera
Question Yes the shutter does open, but the lense physically doesn't come out although I hear that it tries. When I turn off the camera the shutter doesn't always shut... How to I re-initiate the camera?? Thank you
First, i suggest you try this. Remove batteries then press and hold power button for 15 seconds. Wait a further 1 minute then reinsert batteries and try again.\015\012If no good, try this. If you can get to the MENU mode (in stored pics), scrol ... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S600 Digital Camera
LCD does not come on after turning the camera on.The camera has worked fine until a few days ago.The display does work when reviewing previously taken pictures or when using the menues. Could this be a set up problem? What do you think? Thank you, Bill
Hi there,this was noting to do with the setting you made there. did the camera logo appear when you press or you turn On the camera. if not this is a LCD error on the cam, it need to repair. ... Nikon D80 Digital Camera with 18-200mm Lens
Camera Hi, I have a Kodak EasyShare LS443 and the Camera Shutter keeps getting stuck. As far as i know there are no other problems because it worked fine and then the shutter became a problem. It sounds as though the lens is trying to come out and then the camera turns itself off. Have you a solution for this problem.
Hi\015\012try turning the camera on while its trying to move the shutter\015\012HELP it! just push the shutter to its place...\015\012idont push it to hard or you will make it worse\015\012if that wont work \015\012while starting it up give it a litt ... Kodak EasyShare LS443 Digital Camera