Having problems with your HP Photosmart 733 Digital Camera ?

No flash in any mode - HP Photosmart 733 Digital Camera


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Either the flash tube or the charging circuit/capacitor have failed.

There is no realistic fix: the camera is around five years old and no longer supported by HP so original parts are not available. Generic parts may well do the job but will cost more to buy and fit than you'll pay to replace your camera with a good used example and if you fit them and they don't work then you'll have wasted your money. If they do work then the camera will need re-calibrating to the flash output which will be different to the original parts, this needs special servicing software which HP never released freely.

Sorry to disappoint you, but when you can replace your model with the superb Sony DSC-V1 in excellent full working order for under £30 it makes any kind of repair attempt to your model non-viable. The PhotoSmart 733 is near worthless second-hand, so you won't often see them for sale.

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