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Hello, I have been given a very old model of this camera for use in a workshop with street children. The screen is out of focus and all the pictures come out blurry. When I look at the screen without any pictures on it looks like grainy like it is a really bad resolution. Is the camera just too old? It also gives off smoke when the flash goes off! If possible could you get back to me asap. Many thanks, Kate

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I have a Pentax K200D and I dropped it from less than a foot high on a rock (archaeological site) and now it won't take any new pictures. I can see the old pictures, I can see the menu and info but when I chose an option (like manual or sports) the information does appear on the screen. Also, when I take a picture, it seems to focus right, take the picture, but when I visualize it, it is completely dark... Finally, the flash won't come out if I press the button. Please help me!! :S Thx

Any kind of impact can damage any digital camera. The internal components can be damaged beyond repair, the lens system can also be damaged to the point the camera will not even turn on, except for an error of some sort. Cables can be shaken loose, o ... Pentax K200D Digital Camera with 18-55mm lens

Through the lens it looks like the picture will be blurry, but when I take the photo it comes out clear. I want to be able to manually focus, and know that what I'm focusing on will be clear. Any advice??

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S1 IS faulty autofocus and purple cast Pictures have a purple cast , this is also visible in the display screen and viewfinder. At the same time the focus (manual or auto) does not appear to be working, ie. all the pictures are coming out blurred. Is this likely to be a viable repair

This sounds like it might be a defective CCD imager. If so, Canon should fix this for you for free, including free shipping both ways. This is regardless of your camera's warranty status. ... Canon PowerShot S1 IS Digital Camera

Lens broken my camera fell off a table and now the lens is screwed up. when i turn it on it is just a black screen. but if i press firmly on the right side of the lens, the picture blurs, fuzzes, and then comes into focus, once i take my finger off it goes black. so i can take pictures, but only with my finger on the lens. it seems like this is fixable. what can i do?

Not easily fixed. Sounds like you stripped the feeds for the lense, and it messed up the contacts. Try sending it to Kodak for repair, or taking it to a camera repair place. These devices are sensitive electronics, so you won't be able to fix it at h ... Kodak EasyShare One Digital Camera

When starting my camera (Casio EX-H10) the lens comes our normally, there is a slight pause, then a whirring sound like its trying to focus, then it turns itself off. There is no display. The pictur

Try these procedures. ... Casio EXILIM Hi-Zoom EX-H10 Digital Camera

It's taking blurry pics, it looks like it focuses but when you push to take the picture it comes out blurry.

... FUJIFILM FinePix XP10 XP11 Digital Camera

Lens sooo .. when i try to turn on my camera, the lens makes a funny sound like its stuck . it'll come out all the way but the focus is off & blurry .. then it tells me " retry power on " .. it won't take any pictures . i tried resetting everything but that didn't do anything .

Ok as of now i have my camera open and i found the source of the buzzing sound, its in fact the auto focus,<b>I WARN YOU NOW NOT TO DO THIS UNLESS YOU KNOW WHAT YOUR DOING OR YOU JUST DON'T CARE ABOUT YOUR CAMERA, YOU WILL BE TAKING ... Casio Exilim EX-Z77 Digital Camera

I have a panasonic lumix DMC-TZ3 camera and it's not working. When I turn it on, the lenses comes out/goes in like 3 times but it won't focus and stay open. I can't take a picture. A message says to turn it off and turn it back on again, but it doesn't work. I can view my album in the the camera....please help!

Fixing a Lens Error on a Digital Camera\015\012\015\012This has to be THE most common failure mode for a digit ... Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ3 Digital Camera

The pictures are coming out like they are out of focus

... Canon PowerShot SD400 / IXUS 50 Digital Camera

Not focusing I'm not sure what happened, nothing seems to be obstructing and to my extent of knowledge nothing has happened to my camera. However when I turn it on the lens comes out once, goes back in, and comes out again. Then the screen is blank, shows no picture until i push the play button, or until I change what picture setting it is on. Once the screen shows picture it will not focus anything. Any help here?

Do you hear any unusual friction noise while the lens assembly projects out.. if so then the traction assembly of your zoom barrel has developed mechanical obstruction, in which case it has to be serviced. Take it to the service centre and the proble ... Olympus FE-230 Digital Camera

Focusing problems Hello, I have been trying to take close-up pictures (between 4-12 inches away from subject) but when I press the shutter button halfway, on the screen I see the image come into focus, come out of focus, come into focus,.. on and on for several moments until it settles on the out of focus image. I've tried setting the camera to the macro and super macro settings, and that doesn't help at all. I know it can focus, because I see it on the screen but for some reason it chooses the

You may be beyond (up to close) the focal capability of the lens. Even though there is a macro setting, the lens may not have the capability to focus on an object that close (without adding an external macro lens). The specification on the minimal ... Olympus SP-350 Digital Camera

Focus problems Hi, my camera is not focusing clearly. We just used it recently and can look at clear pictures on the display screen but now when we go to actually take a picture it's blury (on the display screen and if a picture is taken). I also notice that all these different setting menu's come up on the display screen when we are in take picture mode. I took it in today and they said the lens could have been bumped or that their is something wrong with the focusing inside. So they would hav

This sounds like it might be a defective CCD imager. If so, Canon should fix this for you for free, including free shipping both ways. This is regardless of your camera's warranty status. Please check the following two links for more info:\015\ ... Canon PowerShot SD100 / IXUS II Digital Camera

LCD White-out I have had this Fuji FinePix A350 since Christmas 2006. This August while on vacation and taking quite a few pictures with a new 1GB XD card, the LCD screen would come on with a blank white screen as the camera was turned on. I continued to take photos using the optical viewfinder to frame my pictures, hoping that it was still working even if I couldn't view them. Fortunately, all the photos did come out fine even though some were totally out of focus (focusing was sometimes a prob

Defective ccd imager!! company will replace this ccd imager free of charge. Year 2002 up to 2005 released unit has a factry defect ccd imager. the company recalled these unit and replaced with a stronger version of ccd imager( they are still doing it ... Fuji FinePix A350 Digital Camera

System Error I downloaded the pictures onto a CD from my Konica Minolta today like I always do. When I was finished I went onto the camera to delete the pictures and format the card - like I always do. (I have had this camera for right at 1 year) When I turn the switch to the "view" mode it comes up with "system error" within about 2 seconds and the whole camera turns off. If I go really fast I can delete one picture at a time. I can still take pictures and they still show up (for 2 seconds).

Same thing happend to my father's camera (memory card). Seems that deleting the pictures from the card via the computer solves the problem. Corrupt files on the card cause the camera to read system error. No corrupt files = working camera! :) ... Konica Minolta DiMAGE Z5 Digital Camera

When i take a picture with my digital camera , when it comes back like when the preview comes back of the picture it had white lines threw the picture & you can't see the picture please help!

... Casio Exilim EX-Z55 Digital Camera

Focus The camera has very good focus on the first picture. However, second and following pictures are out of focus. If I turn the camera off and then back on, the focus is fine. Could this be from dropping the camera? Or is it likely just dirty? Thanks.

Could this be failing batteries? \015\012If you don't use the flash and keep the camera on the same subject so it doesn't need to refocus between shots, what happens then? ... Canon PowerShot SD110 / IXUS IIs Digital Camera

Pictures are coming out dark and often can't get it to focus

Having gone over a year without a response to my query, I assume lowering the ISO took care of the grain problem. ... Nikon D40x Digital Camera

When I take a picture of a group of people, 5 or 6 meters, the picture has bad focus, but if I take a picture like portrait, focus is OK.

You need to change the camera from manual to program. you need to setup the camera rather than using auto settings. ... Pentax Optio E60 Digital Camera

Zooming FE-280 camera - Worked great for about 2 weeks. While on vacation developed a problem - when you turn the camera on the lens goes in and out like it is trying to focus. Once it is through with the lens action when you try to set up for a picture (any mode) and focus on the subject the camera will not focus and then shuts down. Acts like the battery is dead but camera shows fully charged battery. Any ideas?

The exactttt same thing happened to me. I think i still have a warranty on it, and every body has been trying to help me, but it seems the camera is just retarded- and just needs to be replaced ... Olympus FE-280 Digital Camera

Olympus 7010...2 days old wont focus pictures properly, very grainy and poor lightening. The first few pictures I took were good quality but suddenly its like the flash is not doing its job, the pictures are dull and the colours flat, it kind of looks like theres a film oveer the lens, which of couse there isnt!

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 auth ... Digital Cameras

The auto focus does not seem to be working. Pictures come out fuzzy. What can be done to fix this! Some of the pictures, when I use the "auto fix" on them, become unusable. Even pictures that look OK come out very fuzzy when shown on a full screen slide show.

... Fuji FinePix J10 Digital Camera

Nikkor lense I have a AF-S DX Zoom Nikkor ED 18-70mm lense. Up to now it has been good for me. Now I have a problem. When I take indoor shots the lense will not focus in it spins like it is trying to focus but thats all it does is spin back and forth. Sometimes it will take (allow) a picture and the picture is very blurry. I have no idea how this happened. I don't know too much about lenses and this is baffling me, especially since I don't have any trouble shooting or focusing outside. Outside i

The camera is most likely a nikon... but the model may make a difference.Possible internal damage in the gearing.Possible also to try to reset the camera settings, that may or may not help in this case. ... Nikon COOLPIX L3 Digital Camera

Black screen Hi there My camera has been working fine now for 3 years had no problems till now. I come to take a picture and the viewing screen is black although the lense and flash are working as normal. seems like i can take a picture but this to comes out black any help would be great Amanda

This sounds like it might be a defective CCD imager. If so, Fuji should fix this for you for free. This is regardless of your camera's warranty status. Please check the following two links for more info:\015\012\015\012 ... Fuji FinePix F410 Digital Camera

I cant download my pictures from my camera to my computer. i can take pictures no problem. iv used different computers. but wont show up in "my computer" when i plug in the usb the green light comes on like its charging, i turn it on and the light flickers like its going to open onto my computer but never dose.

Possible solutions:Remember you need to turn the camera on when transferring.\015\012Try a different USB outlet\015\012Try a diferent cable\015\012Try a different computer.\015\012\015\012If all fails.\015\01 ... Kodak Easyshare M753 Digital Camera
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