Having problems with your Canon PowerShot SD800 IS / IXUS 850 IS Digital Camera ?
Cannot take pics - submerged into isopropy alcohol
\015 My camera,ixus85is, fell into pepsi,dried it,seemed take pics fine,fuzzy lcd but stuck at sepia and when i try to change function it would power offa helpfull knowitall sugested i submerge it in isopropy alochol which i foolishly did - a week later it came back to life,evety function woorking,could review pics from sd,almost clear lcd but would not take pics - hear the ckisk and then black screen and only black on review-i live in ireland so carriage is costly,if its the ccd sensor im not to bad with a small screwdriver or should i start writing to santa and give up whiskey and pepsi,or just the pepsi?\015
You can try cleaning it with a good quality electronic cleaner such as 3M or CRC. First remove the battery before doing any cleaning. Try to spray the power button and around each control. Spay all openings including the battery compartment. Let it set for at least 1 hour before installing the battery and turning it on. The electronic cleaner will evaporate by then. If this does not work you may need to ask for a nice new camera for christmas.
Repair Help & Product Troubleshooting for Canon PowerShot SD800 IS / IXUS 850 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 :
Cannot take pics - submerged into isopropy alcohol
You can try cleaning it with a good quality electronic cleaner such as 3M or CRC. First remove the battery before doing any cleaning. Try to spray the power button and around each control. Spay all openings including the battery compartment. Let it s ... Canon PowerShot SD800 IS / IXUS 850 IS Digital Camera
Camera port i cannot upload any pics onto my computer because one of the pins in my camera's port is not in place and i cannot get to it to fix it.how much would it cost to ghet the port fixed?where do i take it to get fixed?Is there another way to take out my pics;on a memory card or something?
You should be able to purchase an SD/MMC memory card and there should be a facility on your camera menu to copy your photos on to the card.\015\012\015\012You can purchase a USB 9 in 1 card reader or similair and put your card in and download pics to ... Kodak EasyShare CX7300 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
I have the flash on for taking pics at night but I cannot see what I'm taking a picture of untill afer I take it. There is a red light that projects onto the object I'm snapping but it's very dim and only is in the center of the pic.
... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-N1 Digital Camera
Have a DX4330 Kodak easy share camera with a 2 GB sd card. I use nimh rechargeable AA batteries . It was working great but after fully recharged batteries are installeld i cannot veiw the LCD to take pics. its black & when i click on the ok or take pics button it goes dead . So black LCD . Whats wierd is that i can preview past pics !
I use alkaline batteries in my kodak camera DX 4330 and then i can't charge my lithium battery it does't work what shoud i do ... Kodak EasyShare DX4330 Digital Camera
When camera is in the take picture mode the screen is covered in squiggly lines. I am able to view the pics in the memory but cannot take a new pic
I think your camera is having ccd problem Is the colour of lines is of pink or magenta ... Canon PowerShot A85 Digital Camera
I can take pictures just fine but when I push the review button on the camera, it statesno images to display. I cannot review any pics and cannot download into my laptop, HELP I am trying to sell my home and I need these pics asap.
If the display its ok ..I suspect something wrong with the internal memory ..try to remove the SD memory card and see if the pictures are actually stored on the card..and download directly from the card using a card reader ...if you only use the 32M ... Kodak EasyShare CX7530 Digital Camera
My son hit some buttons on my xt and I am on vacation now. In auto mode it will let you take one pic and that is all. You have to turn the camera off and then on to take another pic. In addition, I cannot bring the menu up at all. Nothing is previewing and nothing is working. I have removed the battery and taken it out for hours, but nothing is working. PLEASE Help!!! I am not sure what he pushed.
First, try removing and replacing the camera battery. Sometimes this will reset the settings. If that doesn't work, then you need to reset your camera by removing (and then reinserting) the small internal battery. They call this the "date/time bat ... Canon Rebel XT / EOS 350D Digital Camera
My screen is dark , it still takes pics but cannot see what I am taking pic of.
I'll forward a link to a page where you can view the information to troubleshoot this issue. Please click on the link to view the troubleshooting steps then follow all the steps and check if that helps. \012\012 ... Sony Mavica MVC-FD91 Digital Camera
Pentax A10 Have a three month Pentax A10 digial camera, with no previous problems. It now cannot read the SD memory card and won't take pics when the memory card is in the camera. This memory card will work in other cameras. Able to take a photo when the memory card is out of camera. Tried a different memory card - same problem. This happened after I took the card in to Walgreens to get some prints made. Can taking the card out of the camera and putting it back in damage the part of the camera t
Try another card in your camera but check the inside the card holder that you have not got a damaged connector in there. and format the card with the camera and not on pc. Hope that help you.jam ... Pentax Optio A10 Digital Camera
I have an Olympus FE-330, the camera screen is not coming up when I turn the camera on, I also cannot view pics from the memory card, but am able to see the pics on my computer when the camera is connected with the USB cord. Any tips on the screen not working, it will also not adjust for focus or take pics.
I am also facing the same problem help me to resolve it,incase if u have found the answer ... Olympus FE-330 Digital Camera
I just received a Cannon Rebel for xmas and it was taking pictures just fine then it wouldn't autofocus and take a clear picture. I do not know if I accidentally hit a button when holding the camera but I cannot get it to take a clear pic. It also flashes a busy signal across the top of the viewing screen when it is flashing. I tried to find the fix in the guide, but nothing helped. Thanks!
Take it back and get an exchange- it's too early in the game to be getting error messages. It shouldn't be flashing busy, unless it's having trouble writing to a faulty card, or some other obscure defect. If it's too inconvenient to have it exch ... Digital Cameras
Blinking shutter speed on canon digital rebel xt, cannot take pic
... Canon Rebel XT / EOS 350D Digital Camera
Lens won't retract, cannot focus when taking pic.
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-FS5 Digital Camera
Camera problems I can see the different setting symbols on the screen and when I turn it off and on I can see the canon pic it shows upon coming on. However, when I take a pictures I can no longer see the picture I am taken on the screen and although it appears to have taken the picture the picture turned out black. This starting taking place after my husband changed my settings I cannot figure out what to do to change it back. Please help.
This definitely sounds like 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 A85 Digital Camera
Black screen when turn on camera, cant see anything. reset settings, can see old images on card, but cannot take pic, cannot see anything on back window. Its black, but shutter is open.
Try pushing the DISP button; otherwise, canon.com says it needs svc. ... Canon PowerShot SD550 / IXUS 750 Digital Camera
Cannot take a pic. No image in the LCD while pointing at an object or person.The LCD remains gray/black. Even if I snap a pic, no image.
A stuck shutter is another common failure mode for digital cameras. The symptoms of a stuck or "sticky" shutter are very similar to CCD image sensor failure. The camera may take black pictures (for shutter stuck closed), or the pictures may be very ... Canon PowerShot SX100 IS Digital Camera
Cannon 350D showing ERR CF flashing in window cannot take pics and mem card shows nil camera working ok early on and saving pics
Take a look inside your camera's CF card slot. I suspect that you may have a bent pin in there. If so, don't fret. Although professional repair may be costly, there is a very good chance that you can repair this yourself. ... Canon Digital Cameras
Can a cracked screen be replaced easily? The camera is still working but I cannot use screen to do anything. All I can do is take pictures and download to computer. Cannot even view pics because of touchscreen.
... Nikon COOLPIX S230 Digital Camera
Sony cyber shot still takes pics but screen has gone grey so cannot access menus, delete pics etc
How old is the unit ? ... Digital Cameras
My camera wont stay on. i can get to previous taken pics and the menu screen but cannot take and pics.??
... Digital Cameras
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
Sometimes my camera all of a sudden will only allow me to take one pic at a time in the sense i have to turn off cam to take another one . the screen says AF and when its like that i cannot preview or change mode how do i fix that.
AF means that the camera is Auto focusing.\015\012If the image isn't sharp the camera will not let you take the photo right away.\015\012I suggest that you use another SCN when this happens. ... Kodak EasyShare M1033 Digital Camera
On my sony cybershot dsc-w100 the lens is stuck on the out position and it keeps saying turn power off and on again. it moves the lens and acts as if it is trying to retract it but it wont go in. I can view pics have taken but cannot take pics.
Most of the lens issues due to mechanical problem. some of the causes are \015\012dropping the camera.\015\012\015\012 Hard shake like keeping the Camera in the hand and jump through steps, Moisture condensation, Insufficient battery.. etc \01 ... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W100 Digital Camera
After I take picture, the picture is captured & shown but when I try to view,(by pressing playback) it displays 'Cannot playback Image' with a big question mark. When I downloaded & tried to view those pictures, its not displayed. Whatever viewer I use, it says viewer cannot open this picture as format is not supported. The format is Jpeg. I was using the camera for the first time in my trip, the pics taken for half day are fine, but later half it started giving the above error.I had not made an
Check to make sure that you did not accidentally change image format from jpg to crw(camera raw). Your camera lcd will only display jpg files and you need special software to view raw files on the pc. ... Canon EOS 500D / Digital Rebel T1i Digital Camera