Having problems with your Konica Minolta Maxxum 7D / Dynax 7D Digital Camera ?

Black images MY KONICA MINOLTA 7D MAXXUM TAKES ONLY BLANK (BLACK) PICTURES AND CUTS OFF AFTER EACH SHOT. IT HAS PREVIOUSLY PRODUCED EXCELLENT PICTURES. iS THIS AN INHERENT PROBLEM WITH THIS CAMERA AND HOW DO RECTIFY THE SITUATION


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My camera did the same thing, i used it on many fires and took some awesome photos. when my camera went blank on me, i was in a helicopter on a burn shooting like i was working for NGS, it sucks to lose my 7d, good time with it....
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\015\012Try to take picture without memory card and observe that still camera goes to Off?
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Black images MY KONICA MINOLTA 7D MAXXUM TAKES ONLY BLANK (BLACK) PICTURES AND CUTS OFF AFTER EACH SHOT. IT HAS PREVIOUSLY PRODUCED EXCELLENT PICTURES. iS THIS AN INHERENT PROBLEM WITH THIS CAMERA AND HOW DO RECTIFY THE SITUATION


My camera did the same thing, i used it on many fires and took some awesome photos. when my camera went blank on me, i was in a helicopter on a burn shooting like i was working for NGS, it sucks to lose my 7d, good time with it.... ... Konica Minolta Maxxum 7D / Dynax 7D Digital Camera

My Fuji FinePix S5000 has given me years of excelent service. While on break I stored the camera for 2-3 months. When I pulled it out I noticed I had inadvertantly stored it in the "playback" mode. It was of course in 'power save off' mode but when I turned it back on, the viewfinder and LCD monitor are black and it takes black pictures like as though the lense cover was on. Everything else is normal, I am able to view previous pictures saved on the xD card and it shows promptings on the monitor


Have you tried removing the actual lens(?) to see if there's something inside the camera house that's not supposed to be there. I'd find it highly unlikely that the, thou who knows. The best thing to do, would be to drop it off at your local camera r ... Fuji FinePix S5000 Digital Camera

BLANK (BLACK) PICTURES


Symptom 1: referred to as FFB (Firts Frame Black). this is when you do not use the camera for a while and when you attempt to take the first snap shot, the Shutter is either stuck, or takes a blank/black picture (some cases the picture came out bluis ... Digital Cameras

BLANK (BLACK) PICTURES


Yes this is a common problem.\015\012Set the camera to take a long exposure shot (5 seconds) and with the lens off take a photo.\015\012Can you see the ccd or just the shutter (black)? If its just the shutter the shutter is jammed. It's basically a q ... Konica Minolta Maxxum 7D / Dynax 7D Digital Camera

Black Screen When I turn on the camera I get a black screen. When I take a picture a get a black screen. When I review previous pictures taken when the camera was working properly on my computer all the pictures are black. Any idea what the problem is? Scott


Is there no image at all?Or if you look carefully can you see fient images on the screen.If you can then the back light has failed orv a oconnector has come loose.If this is so - then try squeezing the camera body at the base of the ... Pentax Optio S5i Digital Camera

Camera turns on, lens goes out, but it is black, see nothing through it or on lcd screen (yes, cover is off). There is no error messages, still takes pictures but just black. Can view previous pictures on SD card but when move over to camera mode it is just black, everything else seems to be working.


It coud be a very common IRIS/Shutter stuck problem...this has been reported on lot of S3 IS & S2 IS cameras... just search for this on web and you'll find a temporary solution also (related to taking battery out in the middle of taking picture d ... Canon PowerShot S3 IS Digital Camera

Black LCD When I took pictures yesterday, each picture looked like it had a white fuzzy covering over it. Now when I turn the camera on the lcd stays black. But when I switch the button from camera to video it works. I also can get the previously taken pictures to show up. I have charged and changed a couple of pairs of batteries.


As Philipp mentions, sounds like a defective CCD imager. Canon should fix this for free, including free shipping both ways. For others experiencing this problem, please check the following two links for more info:\015\012http://camerarepair.blo ... Canon PowerShot A300 Digital Camera

My Olympus 850 SW Underwater camera will not turn on in the picture taking mode. I can view previous taken pictures, however I can not turn on the camera to take pictures. The camera will just beep a few times and the screen will stay black.


... Olympus ? 850 SW Digital Camera

Canon SD 550-- sensor problem? Bought 3/2006 and have had no problems. Suddenly, LED screen went black--shows nothing and cannot take a picture altho will flash and record black picture. Shooting options do appear on screen when in picture-taking mode. Can see pictures that were taken previously, however, while showing them on TV screen, camera shuts off. Is this an expensive repair. Thanks.


The shutter of the camera is not opening that is why every picture taken is recorded black. It is a mechanical problem and probably has nothing to do with the sensor. Not very expensive ... Canon Digital Cameras

The camera turns on but the screen is black. Thought the screen might be faulty, so took a picture and the picture is black. The screen will show previous picture taken.


This sounds like it might be a defective CCD imager. If so, Canon should fix this for you for free, including free shipping both ways. This is regardless of your camera's warranty status. Please check the following two links for more info:\015\ ... Canon PowerShot A95 Digital Camera

When the camera is in take a picture mode, the view finder is black. When viewing pictures pictures previously taken, they are show on the view finder. Why is it black in this mode?


A stuck shutter is another common failure mode for digital cameras. The symptoms of a stuck or "sticky" shutter are very similar to CCD image sensor failure. The camera may take black pictures (for shutter stuck closed), or the pictures may be very ... Canon PowerShot S2 IS Digital Camera

Hi there, I have a Panasanic DMC-TZ15 and recently have an issue where the display appears black when in picture mode and when I take a picture it too is pure black. I can see previous pictures taken in Playback mode but can't view videos. Any help is appreciated, would love to have this sorted so I can use over xmas/new years and I am not the most technically gifted person but I love this camera and hope it's an easy fix!! Regards,| George


Hi, how long have you owned this camera? If it is less then a year old it is still under warranty and you will want to have it serviced. You can still have it serviced most likely if it out of warranty but you would have to bare the costs. This is a ... Panasonic Digital Cameras

My camera will not work in the picture taking mode. I can look at previous taken pictures, however I can not turn on the camera to take pictures. It just beeps a few times and the screen remains black. THe battery is fully charged.


Hi,How long have you owned the camera? This is an internal problem that involved the ccd image sensor possibly being defective or another problem involving the components/sensor. Most times if the camera is out of warranty it isn't worth it to ... Olympus ? 850 SW Digital Camera

I have a brand new G12 and have used it for the past 10 days. I loved it until it would no longer take pictures. This is the problem: I turn on the camera and the display screen is black. I take a picture and nothing appears. However, I have no problem viewing previous pictures taken before this issue. Can you please help....I really want to love the camera, but I should not be frustrated after 10 days. THANKS


That's usually the CCD Sensor. If you can take it back to the store since you just bought it, do that and exchange the camera. If they won't help you, get the original receipt and the warranty information and get it to Canon, it should be covered ... Canon G12 Digital Camera

Black screen When we turn on the camera the screen is black and all picture taken are black. If we preview the previous pictures they are fine. I tried taking out the card, changing batteries, but still the problem persists.


Thanks. Still have the problem. Looks like I have to look for a camera. :( ... Kodak EasyShare DX4330 Digital Camera

Black LCD The LCD screen is black and all I can take are black pictures - all my previous pictures however are fine. My DCS T3 camera is about 4 years old now. Does anyone have any ideas on how to fix it - it was OK a few days ago!


This sounds like it might be a defective CCD imager. If so, Sony should fix this for you for free, including free shipping both ways. This is regardless of your camera's warranty status. Please check the following link for more info:\015\012 ... Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-T3 Digital Camera

I got my camera around January 2008 but I haven't gotten to use it for around a year and a half. This is the first time I can try to fix it due to costs and other problems. I think the camera is having CCD problems because I can't take pictures without them being black but I can see previous pictures just fine. I've heard that repairs for this sort of thing are expensive especially once the camera is out of warranty- with luck, mine happens to be out of warranty. How can I fix this? And if I wer


Once a camera is two years old it is almost certainly going to be more economic to replace it (with a better spec) than to pay for a repair. It is human nature to resist throwing away something that cost so much, but it is less expensive to let go an ... Kodak EASYSHARE Z1485 IS Digital Camera

I cannot get my camera to take a picture...the item I am photographing does not appear in the back screen, it is just blank. I can look at previous pictures taken, but after that it goes black. can I reset, or have I pressed something that has made the camera not work as it should?? this is a panasonic lumix dmc-f10, and has been an awesome camera so far...not sure what the problem is.


Go into the menu and scroll to "reset"...follow the on-screen instructions. ... Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX10 Digital Camera

New camera SX110IS - worked for a dozne pics or so. Now the view on the display is black for pictures. Pictures come out black. Display works ok as I am able to review previous pics. shutter issue? settings?


Hi,Please RESET camera from Menu option, if that helped and bring live view back to take picture then fine, otherwise IRIS is bad in lens assembly and its job of qualified camera tech to replace / repair lens assembly.Hit "add a com ... Digital Cameras

Black screen Camera has worked fine, has not been damaged. Took pictures yesterday, no problems, today, lcd screen is black and will show nothing. Can still view previous pictures with no problem. Please help!!


Whats up with blackscreen? ... Fuji FinePix F460 Digital Camera

Camera has a black LED screen when in the shooting mode. If a picture is taken it also is black. Previous pictures can still be viewed from the memory stix.


Probably ur sensor is dead or there is dirt and moisture accumulation over ur sensor.... it is a mechanical cover and the dirt-moisture ghlue is preventing it from opening and stimulating the sensor. take it to prf repairer and get the dirt removed. ... Canon PowerShot G10 Digital Camera

Canon powershot s1 is this camera shows a black screen all the time except when putting camera to display mode, when it will show previously taken pictures. I have tried changing batteries and memory cards. I have also tried taking a 15 second picture and removing and inserting batterise to no avail/ Any ideas?? ian


See this link. The details apply to US residents, but the service n ... Canon Digital Cameras

My camera's screen will occasionally go black and not let me take any pictures. I can view previously taken pictures and go through the menu but the screen will remain black. Then after a couple of hour it will begin working again. I met a couple in the Dominican Republic with the same problem. Help!!!!


Buy a new one ... Canon PowerShot SD750 / IXUS 75 Digital Camera

Camera is acting as though there is a lens cap over the lens. Cannot see pictures in LCD. All pictures come out blank (black). Can view pictures on the LCD taken on memory card previous to the malfunction. Also, looking into the lens I can see that th shutter is moving when snapping a picture.


Yours is a broken CCD-chip - like ours.hardly any good-used for the F700/710/810 avail anywhereanother new (used) camera is my best advice - repairing a busted CCD aint worth your time / money / efforts. ... Fuji FinePix F700 Digital Camera

Black Screen I get a black screen. When I go to take a photo I get the LOW LIGHT message, the camera flashes and takes a picture of a black screen. I can view previous photos no problem.


I have the same problem with the same camera, i've got to someone to fix it and he told that a have a problem with a electronic piece of the obturator, and it seems that is much cheaper to buy a new camera than to fix it. Before to have this problem ... Samsung Digimax S500 Digital Camera
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