Having problems with your Casio EXILIM ZOOM EX-Z850 Digital Camera ?

Red light continually flashes, and won't take picture

\015 In low lighting, my Exilim 8.1 won't take a picture if I have the auto flash setting on. \302\240The red light on the back of the camera continually flashes, like it's busy. \302\240When I try to take the picture, nothing happens. \302\240The only way I can get the picture to take is to turn the flash off... and then, it's blurry, due to low lighting. \302\240It didn't do this when I first got it, and I don't know what's different now. I've tried recharging, removing then reinstalling the battery, changing memory cards... nothing I've found works... except to turn the flash off, and take blurry pictures. \302\240Any suggestions? \302\240Did I change some setting without realizing it?\015

Answers :

Set the camera to anything except no flash. Turn it off. Take out the battery. Wait 5-10 seconds. Put the battery back in. The flash should now work until you turn the camera off again (and then you must remove/replace the battery to get the flash working again).

The flash requires some kind of "master reset" to work. Haven't found a permanent solution to this.
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