Having problems with your Canon PowerShot SD1100 IS Digital Camera ?

My camera is about a year old and it will not hold a charge. Takes a couple of pics and shuts down. What could this be?

Answers :

Sounds like it's about time for a new NB-4L battery. Check on Amazon, they have a slew of them at various prices. Heres one example.
Repair Help & Product Troubleshooting for Canon PowerShot SD1100 IS 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 :

My camera is about a year old and it will not hold a charge. Takes a couple of pics and shuts down. What could this be?

Sounds like it's about time for a new NB-4L battery. Check on Amazon, they have a slew of them at various prices. ... Canon PowerShot SD1100 IS Digital Camera

Last year I bought my mom a digital camera for christmas. It worked great for about 2-3 months. Since then it is speratic, it will turn on let you take a couple of pictures then shuts down all by itsels. If you put freshly charged batteries in the camera it will let you take 4-5 pictures tells you low batteries then shuts down. Is there any way we can return the camera to the company and receive some credit to purchase a new one for my mom? The other question is could we get it fixed?

Hi! Most digital cameras require outrageous amounts of power to work properly. Be sure to use only high quality, hi power ni-mh rechargeable batteries. Check for Sanyo Eneloop or Duracell. Sometimes we think the camera is broken, but in most cases is ... HP Digital Cameras

I've had my Kodak Z612 for about 2 years with no problems. The last couple of times that I hooked the USB cable to the computer to transfer pics, I turn the camera to on as I would normally do, a blue screen flicks quickly with a message I can't read and the screen goes off, (doesn't stay on and give you the percentage of sync completed message). Computer doesn't seem to be finding the camera. No problems with taking pictures. Could it be my USB cable is bad? I've charged batteries but never bou

We downloaded the updated software from kodak, rebooted the computer and it worked great. Thanks for the help. ... Kodak EasyShare Z612 Digital Camera

I had bought a Polaroid i733 model last march from Walgreen's. I am able to take pics but, as soon as I try to view them it shuts off...i can turn it back on to take more pics. I have used many different batteries and it doesn't help. I contacted Polaroid and since I don't have a receipt or the packaging they can't help me. I was told I could pay them like $70 then I will be able to trade mine in. I don't want to spend anymore $ on their crappy cameras. My sony cybershot lasted me 4 years...sho

Regular alkaline batteries (even new ones) often have trouble powering digital cameras which require a fairly high and sustained level of power output. Lithium ion batteries and NiMH rechargable batteries (maH > 2500) are better suited in this ki ... Polaroid i733LP Digital Camera

Hello, my camera is 3 yrs old & its been fine. After taking a couple of shots the other day when I turn it on it makes a bleeps & seems to be trying to set the focus then the screen is just blank & the lights on red & I cant take a pic. It will let me go into the menu & to see previous pics. Ive tried restoring the factory settings. Dpo you think it could be repaired? Thanks

Hi berny_hayes, This problem can be solved by reinstalling the software which is inbuilt in the camera, possibly a new firmware version which could also have some additional bug fixes.The software can be installed on ... Olympus FE-280 Digital Camera

Digital camera about 4 years old, take pics, they are on screen when reviewed, but when I put SD card in computer they do not come on the computer. Couple of days later, took more pics, put SD card in computer, they did not come on the computer, but the previous days pics came up. What is the problem? Tried connecting camera to computer via cable, turned camera & computer off to reboot, removed and reinstalled SD card, changed camera settings, still have a problem. I have done this procedu

Possible that the SD card is having errors, So take a scan on the card and confirm. Also check the card on another PC to confirm if there are images on the card. If not there can be errrors in the camera. It will be ideal to have another SD card ( bo ... Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ3 Digital Camera

Charging Problem Charging appears complete after about 15 minutes. Normal charging time is 90 minutes. When the camera is turned on the oblong battery level indicator is filled white where previously it contained diagonal markings. The white disappears rapidly as the battery discharges within just a few minutes. Enough time to take a couple of picture. The camera then shuts down. I sent the camera to a repair company who at first said they could repair it. Later they told me the camera wa

I CAN T CHANGE MENU IT IS ONLY IN DEL MENU ... Panasonic Lumix DMC-F7 Digital Camera

I have a great Mavica FD75 camera and the batteries will not hold a charge. When I put them on the charger the light says lit for a couple of minutes then goes out. I can take 6-10 pictures and get the battery flash again. The camera is about 10 years old and I have never changed the small round battery. Any suggestions?

You probably need a new Sony "Infolithium" battery, by now. The battery lasts a long time\015\012but 10 yrs IS a long time! If you've never repl\015\012aced the battery, it's time to. They charge ok\015\012but don't last very lon ... Sony Mavica MVC-FD75 Digital Camera

My d50 is having trouble focusing sporadically regardless of setting.in auto mode it sometimes wont take a picture at all(it used to) but when i switch to manual then go back to auto it sometimes works. it almost seems battery -related,but it still holds a charge for months before i need to recharge it and its only a year old with maybe 4000 pics taken so far?

HelloThank you for using FixYa for your problemAlways check the batteries first but if is it still giving the same fault, your camera is faulty. It should be taken to an authorized repair centre for a repair ... Nikon D50 Digital Camera

I have a HP Photosmart M415 digital camera 3 years old. It will not hold the charge in the rechargable batteries and also when I replace them with Duracel I can only take about 10 photos and then the camera tells me that the batteries are depleted and shuts down.I have also bought new rechargable batteries but the problem still persists.

You have to go for a rechargeable battery as duracell doesnt have enough current as the camera consumes more energy then a rechargeable battery has. go for uniross 2200 mha battery that is pretty cheap and best. ... HP Digital Cameras

Hi! I took several shots yesterday and went to upload the pix on my computer today and when I connected the camera to my computer the battery was at 100%. Then the camera completely shut off. I tried turning it back on with no result. I recharged the battery with the same result. I figured my battery must be dead ( yet only 1 year old) and purchased a new one. I fully charged that one and plugged my camera in again and the same thing happened! What could this be caused from? No damage has ever

Power surge? ESD (Electro-Static Discharge) = your camera got zapped by static electricity (like when you rub your shoes on a carpet on a dry wintry day then go and touch a door knob. That static electricity!) Integrated circuits (ICs) only need o ... Digital Cameras

Two things....my approx.18 month old battery died and i bought a replacement yesterday. is this the normal life expectancy? 2nd. Today, with a totally charged battery, I took eight pictures. Later I wanted to review the pics and when I pushed the on/off button, the lens came out but no image appeared. I could not shut off the camera, so had to pop the battery out. I am not sure now if the lens went back in. I pushed the on button again and the lens moved out; the display lit up with the message

To answer your questions, depending on how much use, (meaning how many snap shoots) will dictate whether your camera has reached its life expectancy. The proper procedure for long life with the battery is to have it totally drain out be ... Kodak EasyShare M1033 Digital Camera

Sony Cybershot camera will no longer take pictures. When turned on the lens keeps opening and closing and the screen says ACCESS. Then it says shut off camera. The battery is fully charged, not sure what the problem is? The camera is 2 1/2 years old, is that the life span of a digital camera?

I had the same problem. I looked at FixYa some months back and found the solution. Give the camera a jolt against something hard. . . has worked for me several times. ... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W50 Digital Camera

Adjust settings hey there, my cameras a couple of years old, and i havent used it as frequently as i used to, could you tell me how to adjust the settings on it, so as i can get more than 10 pictures, it says memory full after ive taken 10 pics, thanks in advance for any help your able to give me

Good Day, please check the capacity of your memory stick, your camera has a 4.1MP imager, at that max. resolution, 1 picture is approx. 1.5Mb in size, my idea is, your memory stick maybe has 16Mb capacity, as you said can only store 10pictures. Adjus ... Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-P73 Digital Camera

Just purchased Nikon S570 less than a week ago. After taking 10 or so pics today while out on a hike, the camera locked up saying it could not read the card. It would not allow me to take anymore pics. It would not allow downloading of pics off the card either as it locked up my computer when I tried to download the pics. Also, the camera has locked up while I was trying to set menu options several times over the last couple of days. I have simply turned it off and then back on again to get it w

I simply returned the camera to Best Buy and asked for another one after describing the problems I had with it. I have not had any issues with the replacement camera.... ... Nikon COOLPIX S570 Digital Camera

I have a Nikon CoolPix 4300 that is about 5 years old. I mostly use it in the Macro mode for close-up photos of the sewing thimbles I sell on eBay. The last two times I've used the camera, I can take only a few pictures (2 or 3) before the camera shuts itself off. It will come back on by itself, after a while, but I have to totally reset it to take only a few pictures, then it shuts off again. I have set the auto shut off to 30 minutes, but that didn't help. I have tried several different batter

The capacitor in the circuit board is getting weak not holding the circuit open. That is why it is shutting down. The cost to repair it outweighs the cost of a new camera ... Nikon Coolpix 4300 Digital Camera

Batteries I bought my camera 3 days ago, used it once to take about 6 pictures yesterday, and the batteries went dead. I charged them according to the directions and now when I turn it on it reads a fully charged battery until I try to take a pic, then a message appears reading "battery depleted" and it turns off. It is brand new and only used once, what could it possibly be?

Hi,\015\012This might be a case of the defective batteries (though brand new). Most if not all rechargeable batteries including Li-Ion batteries have only so much shelf life. The unit might be new but have been with the dealer for sometime.\015\012Pr ... Polaroid I739M Digital Camera

Fuji S9500 Finepix S9500 Camera now (Oct 2012) almost 6 years old. Once or twice has ahd a problem when turning on to take pics (balck screen only) and ahs then recovered when turned on again. But now has stayed with balck screen and onlya limited single blep when turning on. View function still working and settings available, but just black screen when trning on to take photos. Any ideas to fix it? How much migth ti cost to send in to Fuji Srevice? Is 6 years as much as I shoudl expect fr

... Fuji FinePix S9500 Zoom Digital Camera

I have a six years old Nikon D50 that has worked great until now, when I take a pic the whole image is whited out, like I had used a huge flash while taking pic, how can I reset camera to the way it s

... Nikon D50 Digital Camera with 18-55mm Lens

Vibrating pls could you help me , my son has this cybershot camera dsctx5 and at the moment in thailand , he just arrived there now his camera which is only one year old , is troubleshooting ..vibrating and he is not able to take pictures, This is a one in a life time trip for a 18 year old and he is so dissapointed that of all times the camera is now doing nothing ..what can be the problem ???????

... Sony Cybershot DSCTX5 Digital Camera

Power This camera is now eating batteries like crazy. I take a couple of pics after putting newly charged batteries or new batteries out of a pkg but after couple of pics shows I have to replace battery. I cannot find the ac power cord for this camera either

... Vivitar ViviCam 3765 Digital Camera

I have had an Olypus C-5050 for a couple years and it has been so important to me that at times I have been known to take it to bed with me (that is camping just in case it rains...or if its too cold..) anyway..I really USED this camera...I loved it with such passion as I do most Olympus's that I have had (I am 70 years old and an obsessed photographer here in Halifax, Nova Scotia..by the way..my name is AnitaLouise Martinez..Phone 423 0703 area code 902...anyway as I have mentioned...I take RE

AnitaLouise, I can fix your camera. I have a C5050 that may not be worth fixing, but I may be able to get a working one between them both. Please E-mail me pishta68 at hotmail.com and we can work something out. I too believe that the C5050 was one of ... Olympus Digital Cameras

I just bought my camera while on vacation and everything worked fine. I came home and tried to take a photo but the battery went dead and the camera did not retract. I charged the battery thinking I could put it in when charged and this camera would retract but it still wont. I can look at pictures but when I put it on the feature to take photos the camera shuts off and it still wont retract. Thank you please respond to [email protected]

Fixing a Lens Error on a Digital Camera\012\012This has to be THE most common failure mode for a digital camer ... Olympus Stylus 7010 Digital Camera

Hey. I have nikon coolpix. when clicking the pics battery was low and got shut down automatically.. tried reaching with the adopter still not showing green light. tried with the laptop still notings happening.. i believe its not getting charged.. can u pls help fixing and get it charge again.. or is it normal, when its completely dried out it take some to get it charged.?

It is quite possible that if the battery has gone down below the threshold limit or has developed back emf then it is difficult to charge it the normal way. You can use a trigger/jump start charging so as to bring it to the set level from where it wi ... Nikon Coolpix 3200 Digital Camera

After every picture I take the screen goes black for a couple of minutes so I cant take more than one photo at a time. I have to power the camera off and turn it back on to take a second pic. The battery is fully charged and the camera is fairly new and lightly used. Any idea how to correct the problem?

Are you using a cheap card? Is the card full with a large number of pictures? ... Nikon COOLPIX S10 Digital Camera
  • 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: 0.3178 seconds