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I have a photosmart M437 the shutter doesn't open to take pictures


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I have a photosmart M437 the shutter doesn't open to take pictures


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You Can not have Continuous Shot, Or BBC on if you choose to have a shutter sound. Both must be shut off in order to achieve shutter sound. ... Nikon Digital Cameras

Shutter The other night when I was taking pictures, my shutter seemed to get stuck half way through opening everytime I shifted into picture mode, and I'd push it open with my finger and it was fine, but now, I cannot get them to open at all in any mode. I can't use my camera at all!


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My nikon coolpix 800 isn't taking pictures. It takes them but... the shutter won't open. so i have a full 128mb cf card that is full of nothing but pictures of the back of the shutter.... i've read the manual ten times and i have not found an answer to my issue. can you explain what is going on, and if its possible to fix easily... and inexpensively.


I doubt there is an easy fix or a cheap one, the mechanism that opens the shutter may have broken or come loose, the only thing i can think of would be to shake it a little to see if things click into place. ... Nikon Coolpix 800 Digital Camera

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I recently tried to take some pictures with my powershot a300 and was only getting black pictures. I have used it for several pictures about 3 months before that and the camera has been stored in a drwer between times. I checked to make sure the shutter was open. The display is black when taking pictures and when I try to review the just taken pics, they are all black too.


This sounds like it might be a defective CCD imager. If so, Canon should fix this for you for free worldwide, and may also include free shipping both ways (free shipping varies with countries). This is regardless of your camera's warranty status. ... Canon PowerShot A300 Digital Camera

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Blank Screen Well my cameras screen is blank when i try to take pictures it doesnt work all of it is blank it take pictures but when i look at the pictures all of it is blank i love my camera but i dont know what to do i need help...and fast!! The shutter works fine..everything works fine but i dont know what up wit my screen i need help please somebody help me!!


Ok casio luver you have eather a broke lcd or a damaged main board. visit www.digitalcamrepair.com for more help. ... Casio EXILIM ZOOM EX-Z60 Digital Camera

Olympus Mju 800 when trying to take picture lcd screen is fuzzy black. If you take picture result is fuzzy black picture. As if shutter is not open! Lens activates ok.


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When I switch on the camera all functions work but I cannot see anything but a white screen. Seems as if a shutter is not opening in order to take a picture. If I press the button to take a picture it works but cannot take one as cannot see anything.


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My Evolt E-300 won't take a picture. Seems find until you go to take the pic and then the shutter opens and closes multiple times without any picture.


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Much more likely that it's a stuck shutter, especially for your model camera. How many tries did you give the fix? Some people stated that it took at least 15 repeated tries before the shutter opened:\015\012\015\012\015\012 ... Canon PowerShot A610 Digital Camera

The flash of my sx30 doesn't work, when i open the flash it was detected that the flash is open but the the problem is when i'm going to shoot even i press my shutter it doesn't take any picture and the flash sign in the screen just keep on blinking but no picture was taken. thank you!


Hion flash defuser unit up position, it doesn't allow to take picture. This means technically flash circuit is continuously sending charging signal causes blocking shutter release.( but not all of model, it is depend on model of camera.). Like thi ... Canon PowerShot SX30 IS Digital Camera

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Zoom error When i turn the camera on, the shutter opens, then closes, then it beeps and says zoom error on the screen. I am able to shut it off, take pictures off it that are on it, get to the menu screen, and pretty much everything that isn't taking pictures.


If you are still under MFG warranty and bought it from Best Buy they will ship it to service most likely, If you have their service plan they will be able to ship it for service... this needs to be serviced by a professional repair place... ... Fuji FinePix A500 Digital Camera

My camera takes too long to take the picture and therefore the picture is blurred. the shutter seems to be open for too long......what can I do?


You could set the ISO to a higher number. ... Digital Cameras

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LCD Black I went to turn on my camera and everything turned on normally( shutter opened). When we lookied at the LCD screen it is black but the icons show up. We can change setting. If you take a picture the way it is now the picture turns out black. I cannot see any images in the LCD at all. All pictures taken now are black.


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