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My flash quit working...is there a way to fix it?

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My flash quit working...is there a way to fix it?

... HP Photosmart R727 Digital Camera

Last night was taking photos indoors with flash on auto setting. All appeared fine except thre was a vertical line on the viewfinder, not quite half way across. After about 4 flash photos, the flash turned itself off and it wouldn't allow me to adjust the settings back to flash again. I checked the setting and it was still on auto and there was plenty of battery left. Tried a couple of shots and they took, but no flash, so useless. Turned camera off for half an hour then tried again and it was f

I have similar issues. flash won't fire but pops up normally. cannot adjust flash setting that remains in always off position.\015\012\015\012help. ... Canon PowerShot SX 200 IS Digital Camera

Hello typrice, at the second paraghrap you said: "Or the battery ran down with the lens extended." as a possible cause. I'm quite sure this is what happend with my camera (is a FE-340 model) so I tryed all the fixes 1 to 4, because I don't think it is a blocking problem of the lens. The simtom is just as discribed (lens go out and in 3 times, then turn off). I still can't fix the problem, there is any way to restart the software?? I find it should be simple to fix but still have no success... PL

You say you've tried fixes 1-4. Your symptom sounds like the lens is trying 3 times to open fully and then gives up. Why haven't you tried fix #5? ... Olympus FE-340 Digital Camera

My flash no longer works. When I press half-way down, the image on my screen looks as if the subject is lit up, but when I take the picture the flash does not work. Could the flash bulb be burned out? What can I do to fix this problem?

The bulb is most likely the problem, but it could be the high voltage capacitor that triggers the flash bulb, or possibly the transformer that charges the capacitor. I would bring it to a camera shop to see if the bulb replacement will do the trick. ... Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-T1 Digital Camera

No flash I have had this camera for two years and the flash quit working. Is there a way that I can get some diagnostic advise and parts or do I have to send it in for $150 to get it repaired?

I would suggest perhaps the flash bulb has expired\015\012normal life ia about 5000 flashs, you gota send it in. ... Kodak EasyShare Z740 Digital Camera

Canon EOS Rebel K2 3000v... bought used. After each shot the battery icon flashes on the LCD screen (the manual says this means the pop up flash mechanism is blocked, it's not) I press the shutter button down half way(as instructed and camera returns to shooting mode) but this happens all over again after each shot. I got to the end of the first roll and it came back completely blank. ?? I'm new to photography so, user error is possible, any ideas on what's wrong? Can I fix it or should I send t

... Digital Cameras

After I take a picture the screen goes blank while the red light is flashing and I have to wait at least 10 seconds before I can take another picture. I can turn the flash off and be able to take pictures consecutively, how can I fix this or is this the way the camera works?

That's the way the camera works. One of the things you get with a higher-end camera is faster speed. ... Nikon Coolpix 5600 Digital Camera

The function button on my d40x i think is sticking because when i turn my camera on the self timer keeps flashing and when i try to access the menu or any other functions like playback it wont allow me the only thing i can think is that the function button by the lens is sticking hints the reason it is flashing and wont stop is there a way to fix this?

Since you can't get into the menu, let's try a manual reset. Remove the card and the battery...press all the buttons...leave it alone for 20 minutes...insert the card and then the battery...turn it on. ... Nikon D40x Digital Camera

The flash on my sony DSC-H2 just quit working. Is there anyway that I can get this fixed locally without sending it in to sony? Or is it something simple that I could fix.

Hiyes, you can get service at your local place. it is quite easy problem. it would have either brown fuse or defective flash unit. local repair shop would charge around $45 to 135 depend on what they really want to charge. ... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H2 Digital Camera

The flash on my finepix s5000 is firing too hot or something like that. all pictures taken are washed out and you can't even see who or what is in the photo. if i cover the flash with my hand this helps but is not taking the best quality picture. is there a way to fix this? i can't find my instruction manual.

You could turn down the ISO to a lower setting. ... Fuji FinePix S5000 Digital Camera

Intermittent problem The camera works fine for awhile then the 4-way selector suddenly will not change the menu. Or it gets stuck on full flash or no flash. The selections may get mixed up. The review won't activate except for the last shot sometimes. Then if you leave the camera for a couple of days it seems to fix itself. Everything is fine then suddenly all the troubles come back. Although it gets messed up like this you can still take photos with it and you can use the other modes usually to

Sometimes, by changing the swithces of the control panel solves the problem ... Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-S85 Digital Camera

Broken flash The flash just stopped working. Camera was not dropped or damaged in any way. How do i fix this?

In short you cant fix it.Switch camera on and activate the flask and put to your earIf you hear a high pitched whistle the capacitor is charginf - so this would indicate the tube has blownNo whistle then the capacitor has blown. ... Kodak EasyShare Z710 Digital Camera

The pop up flash only pops up part of the way so the pictures are dark. Can this be fixed and how much will it cost. Where can I bring the camera to fix the problem

I had the same problem with my\015\012flash not poping all the way up.\015\012\015\012I decided there must be a spring\015\012that is not pushing the flash up.\015\012\015\012Looking for small springs I took\015\012apart push button ink p ... Kodak EasyShare P712 Digital Camera

My Cannon Rebel XTi's flash won't pop up and I get an error message. The button on the side that pops it up manually doesn't work either. Is there any way for me to fix this or do I have to take in to have it professionally fixed?

... Canon EOS 400D / Rebel XTi Digital Camera

Won't Flash Camera's FLash quit working. Is there a way to repair?

No way\015\012Check Kodak but I suspect a new camera is the economic answer - unless you have had it only a short while- check out Kodak ... Kodak EasyShare DX4530 Digital Camera

Hi there, I dropped my Casio Exilim (EX - Z80) a while ago and the lens got stuck half out. However after a while it fixed itself and I can record videos on it perfectly but when I take photos they come out too bright, as if I'm taking photos in the sun with the flash on. Is there an easy way to fix this or am I going to have to spend a fortune? Thanks, Hollee

... Casio Exilim Zoom EX-Z80 Digital Camera

I have a d80 and while I have a Nikon AE lens, I also have a collection of older Nikon lens's. They work outside but don't work with a flash. Can you tell me if there is any way to fix this problem? Thanks, Dave Bodington

I found this in my D80 manual regarding non-cpu lenses and their limitations:The non-CPU lenses listed below may be used, but only when the camera is in mode M. Selectinganother mode disables the shutter release. Aperture must be ad ... Nikon SLR D80 Digital SLR Camera Digital Camera

I have replaced the battery in my R707 (twice) but it won't take pictures. The message says "charging flash" and locks up the camera. The only way I can turn it off is to attach it to the computer and then turn it off. We have a big wedding upcoming and I need the camera to work. Please advise what the problem is and how or where to have it fixed. Thanks in advance. Susan Gillen

Here is a link to the HP support site, which you may already have read, but it gives specific instructions for performing a power reset of your camera, which is their preferred method for solving a problem such as the lock up you are experiencing... ... HP Photosmart R707 Digital Camera

The flash quit working tryint to figure out what we need to do to fix it and how.

... Moultrie GameSpy 4.0 Digital Camera Deluxe

While taking a picture on full auto setting and again on photo setting, I rec'd this message: Err 5 The built-in flash's auto pop-up was obstructed. Turn the power switch to off and on again. Is there a way to fix this quickly? I am in China.

Turn off the camera and remove the battery. Wait for like 1 minute and then put them back again and turn on the camera. If the above does not work, try pressing and holding the menu button for like 5 seconds for a reset.Pleas ... Digital Cameras

My finepix z5 by fuji flash quit working how can i fix this or do i need to get a new camara?

I had the exact same problem; my camera wouldn't turn on when unplugged from the wall, and wasn't charging, and I thought that it was broken.It turned out that I actually had the battery in the wrong way around ( ... Fuji FinePix Z5fd Digital Camera

Camera used in light rain, flash banged and quit, works otherwise is it possible to fix myself with no particular qualifications

... Canon PowerShot A620 Digital Camera

I have a Kodak ES Z700. The screen is almost completely dark...If I look at a light through it I can barely see the light...almost looks like a negative...and using the flash does nothing, pictures come out the same way..completely dark or very little light exposure. What can I do to fix this problem?

It is probably set to manual exposure. ... Kodak EasyShare Z700 Digital Camera

Blury I just bought the Olumpus C 765. It is a really good camera. I am very happy with it. But when I try to take a picture indoor of a moving subject, between the focus time and the flash working the subject is very blury or out of the picture. Is there a way to fix that? Is it normal? Should I use some of the manual setting for that?

If you have not tried it......use manual focus.\015\012The Owner's manual will tell you how to set it.\015\012\015\012When shooting in low light, don't overdo the shutter speed. When you increase shutter speed, you need more light. Try a shutter spee ... Olympus Camedia C-765 Digital Camera

Polaroid i733 My camera lense is stuck out halfway when i try to turn it on(new batteries) the light flashes and beeps but doesnt turn on i just got it and i dont want to waste 150$ is there any way to fix it? please help me

It may be something more serious, but the problem you describe is frequently due to corrosion on the battery contacts inside the camera. Remove the batteries and wipe the camera contacts firmly with a clean cloth (heavy corrosion buildups may requir ... Polaroid i733LP Digital Camera
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