Having problems with your Canon PowerShot A560 Digital Camera ?

Cannot turn flash off

\015 We have had this camera for about 2 years now. has never given us any problems until a few weeks ago. we tried taking pictures out the window of the train and got major blur from the flash . tried to turn flash off, but could not, no matter what we tried. ruined alot of good photos.can you help us?\015

Answers :

Hi there,

It seems that there is some problem in themain circuit of the camera.
at now i suggest you to take your camera to a repair shop..

(But.. if i am in place of u and having the same problem.. i'll buy a new camera :)

Good Luck!!
Please do rating...
Thanks for using FixYa...
Repair Help & Product Troubleshooting for Canon PowerShot A560 Digital Camera

Tips for a great answer:

- Provide details, support with references or personal experience .
- If you need clarification, ask it in the comment box .
- It's 100% free, no registration required.

Suggested Questions/Answers :

Hi..When I turn the camera on 'AV--' is flashing on the top screen...cannot open flash and cannot clear message so camera won't operate? in the view F---564 is flashing???


Got the same problem here in Paris - methinks probably circuit board ko !? ... Pentax K100D Digital Camera

I push the button to turn ON the flash and it displays: Flash Settings cannot be changed How do I turn on the flash? It is the Sony DSC-W200


Set your camera on auto it should be just fine,try not to use manual,auto is alot better and more accurate. ... Digital Cameras

In lcd: this menu cannot be displayed. Incompatible flash or flash's power is turned off. Why it happened ? so I cannot use radio slave .


... Canon EOS 60D Digital Camera

Err CF Recharged battery. Took 5 pics with camera. Turned off camera. Short while later turned on camera, it would take no more pics. Err CF is flashing on menu. Tried to view pics... says there is no image. Tried a different empty CF disk. Then Full CF is flashing on menu. Cannot take any pics. Please HELP! Cathy


TRy and reformat the CF card through the camera. Youll lose the pics for sure but you cant see them anyway. You can also check for bent pins in the CF slot. Sometimes if you shut down the camera in mid write to the card, itll mess up the cards FAT (f ... Canon Rebel XT / EOS 350D Digital Camera

The flash is turned off and when I try to turn it on i get the message "Flash Settings Cannot be changed"


This is due to the flash capacitor inside the camera that is not getting fully charged from the battery, This compactor will need to be changed out. The capacitor is a $2.00 part and looks like this ... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W80 Digital Camera

I cannot turn the flash back on. When I push on the lightning bolt button nothing happens, the display shows the flash turned off. Is something wrong with the camera. I have not had it that long and just use the IA mode and I know it worked before; can I reset the camera back to factory settings? I tried all the other modes and was able to use in in C1 but then I was messing around with that and now won't work in that either. Thank you for your help.


... Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ28 Digital Camera

When i turn the camera on the red flash symbol starts blinking and states to please turn camera off and then on again I cannot take pictures. I can only take pictures when the flash force is off and I can record


I have the same problem. Have you managed to find a fix for it ... Panasonic LUMIX DMCTS2 / DMCFT2 Digital Camera

Battery?? my camera will not charge the battery is dead so i cannot turn the camera on but when i put it on charge the light flashes red which it should not do it should stay red then turn to green when fully charged, but also when i put it on charge i can open the photos on my camera but cannot do anything else this is still while on charge


Call technical support and they will replace your battery for free. ... Casio Exilim EX-S600 Digital Camera

E:91:01 My camera flashes E:91:01 and the flash has recently stopped working. The flash icon flashes continuously with the E:91:01 but you cannot change the flash settings at all, the up button is inactive. I've turned it on and off, the battery is fine.. Where can I go to get it fixed? Thank you! I have the same problem the flash not work will


I started poking all the settings in my Sony DSC-100,and the E:91:01error was on and the flash symbol started to flash.I called Sony no help.I went to the menu then setup.I went to camera one notch ... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W35 Digital Camera

E:91:01 My camera flashes E:91:01 and the flash has recently stopped working. The flash icon flashes continuously with the E:91:01 but you cannot change the flash settings at all, the up button is inactive. I've turned it on and off, the battery is fine.. Where can I go to get it fixed? Thank you!


Easily just reset the camera with a pencil. ... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T10 Digital Camera

I HAVE A NIKON D40X.I CANNOT GET THE BUILT IN FLASH TO WORK.IT IS IN AUTO MODE AND FLASH IS TURNED ON.IF I ATATCH AN EXTERIA FLASH IT FIRES EVERY TIME.I HAVE TRIED IT ON ALL THE OTHER MODES,IT DID FIRE ONCE,TRIED IT AGAIN ON SAME SETTING NO LUCK.IT POPS UP ON DEMAND BUT NO FLASH.I THINK I MAY HAVE DONE SOMETHING IN MENU SETTINGS TO MESS IT UP AS I AM NO COMPUTER EXPERT.CAN YOU HELP. GOT A WEDDING IN MEXICO IN 4 DAYS.DAUGHTER IS EXPECTING GOOD PHOTOS.


In Auto mode the flash will only fire when the camera thinks it needs it.Only in the PASM modes do you get to decide whether to use the flash or not. ... Nikon Digital Cameras

Flash I cannot for the life of me make the flash stop working. The light is way too bright making peoples skin look sickly. Am I missing a command that turns off the flash???


Top of the camera, lightning bolt like button. When you press it while the camera is on, it will bring up a menu, there should be an option in there to shut it off. ... HP Photosmart M527 Digital Camera

I can not get y Jobo Photo GPS Geo-Imaging 2 to work with my Canon 550D. It seems no to get triggered by the hot shoe connection. I tried to chande the external flash settings, but that is not possible because: "the menu cannot be displayed. Incompatible flash or flash's power is turned off." What to do?


... Canon EOS 550D Rebel T2i Digital Camera

Can't turn on my flash on my sony cyber shot dsc w200. when i try to change the flash it says that my flash settings cannot be changed. what do i do?


Hi,\012Let's try some troubleshooting steps to resolve the issue with the Flash in the Camera. The Flash in the Camera will work only with the settings which is selected.\0121. Make sure that the Camera flash is set to Forced Flash ON ... Digital Cameras

I cannot figure out how to turn off the flash on my canon sd450


You first need to change the operating mode to Manual. Then you can change the flash by pressing the right button a few times. ... Canon Powershot SD450 / IXUS 55 Digital Camera

My CoolPix L10 camera display will not turn on - it sometimes will work as a video recorder, but I cannot get the display to come one. A red light just above the menu button will flash and then go off and the on light flashes. The camera is only about a year old and used to work great. Please help!


Change the battery..........................................sodeep ... Nikon COOLPIX L10 Digital Camera

Connected Nikon L11 to Vista laptop. Picture Project software NOT installed. Turned on camera in hope Adobe Bridge could be used to transfer photos to laptop. Nothing happened and suddenly something flashed on the camera's screen and now the On/Off button will not work so I cannot turn off the camera. Help. What do I do?


Get a card reader. Use it from now on to transfer your pictures to the computer. Remove the card and battery from the camera...press all the buttons...leave it alone for 20 minutes...insert the card and then the battery...turn it on. ... Nikon Coolpix L11 Digital Camera

I have recently purchased a replacement usb cable that connects to my kodak easyshare m753 camera. I plugged the cable into the camera and into the front usb port on my computer. However, i cannot get the camera to turn on. When it is plugged in an I try to press the on button, it'll flash green one time. Then when I try to turn it one when it is unplugged, it does nothing.


Try NOT connecting your camera to your computer.\012\012\012The best way to download pictures from your camera to your computer involves removing the memory card from the camera and plugging it into a card reader (either built-in to the c ... Kodak Easyshare M753 Digital Camera

My fujifilm finepix s1000 has the flash turned off and i cannot figure out how to get it turned back on


... Fuji FinePix S1000FD Digital Camera

When i turn on power the word "ACCESS" appears on the screen for 5 seconds. then the words, turn the power off and on again, appear with a beep and a flashing orange light near the view finder. I can look through the dsaved pictures and use the menu functions, but cannot take new pictures.


HelloThe problem is that the lens has become stuck in the barrel\012 after dropping it. There are some DIY solutions you could try, but the \012probability is that you will have to get it fixed by a professional.Use\012\012\01 ... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W50 Digital Camera

Flash I took the auto flash off the camera while on holiday to take pics of turtles and now cannot get it to turn back onto auto, please tell me how to do this


Hi - You can download the manual from the link underlined in blue below:PowerShot SX100See page 65: ... Canon PowerShot SX100 IS Digital Camera

I cannot find in my book accompanying the camera how to turn the flash on ? can you help, it does not seem to be automatic, it was working previously but on the menu I cannot find the correct button


Look on the manufacturer's website if you want to find a book. Most offer the manuals in .PDF Format for users to download.\015\012\015\012Usually the flash button looks like a lightning bolt with an arrow at the bottom of the bolt. try ... Casio EXILIM Card EX-S770 Digital Camera

How do you turn the flash off so I can take pictures where a flash cannot be used?


Press Right on the cursor button (marked with the lightning bolt icon) to switch the flash setting. Your choices are AUTO, AUTO/Red-eye reduction, Forced ON, Forced ON/Red-eye reduction, Slow sync/Red-eye reduction, and Forced OFF. ... Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ1 Digital Camera

How do i get to set the external flash mode. I cannot find the setting to turn on the flash. The camera is the Fuji S7000


External flash can be activated in P, S, A and M mode. \015\012Press Menu/OK and use the > until you get to External Flash, and activate it there. Press OK to end. ... Fuji FinePix S7000 Digital Camera

My digital camera will turn on but the screen shows three big black spots. I cannot see anything. The flash will work as if I am taking a picture. I cannot see the screen to see the picture that was taken.


... Digital Cameras
  • Start your question with What, Why, How, When, etc. and end with a "?"
  • Be clear and specific
  • Use proper spelling and grammar
all rights reserved to the respective owners || www.lionebra.com || Terms of Use || Contact || Privacy Policy
Load time: 0.1963 seconds