Having problems with your HP Photosmart M425 Digital Camera ?

Flash off I know how to turn the flash off, but can it be tuned off permanently? (vital for the project I'm working on next week.) deb

Answers :

Remove the camera case (about 10 screws) and expose the circuit board that is attached to the camera chassis. Look at top button board (shutter and video buttons). This is also the flash board. The capacitor is attached to the board. The flash board has a serial cable and two wires that connect to the main circuit board. Severing one of the wires will stop the flash from working. After re-assembling the camera, the camera will not take pictures with any of the flash settings. You will see a constant charging flash message every time the shutter button is pressed. Turn off the flash setting on the camera for your camera to operate.
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