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Finecam S5R - Pictures taken are completely black as though no light has been received


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Black Screen ive got a black screen when i take pictures; everything else on the camera works. the menu's pop up; the pictures ive taken show on review. but the actual view doesnt show anything and is completely black so whenever i take a picture its just all black. i just got this camera for christmas and it hasnt been dropped or exposed to liquid. it doesnt show a lens error number either; because i dont even think it knows it has one.. its just black though.


I have the exact problem. I came on slowly, some days it would work, some days it wouldnt. Finally i couldnt get it working at all. Sent it back to Kodak as it was still under warranty, the repair center claims it was "physical damage". They admit th ... Kodak Easyshare M753 Digital Camera

Camera lights are on and I can change to review pictures taken and see them but I can only see the black screen with white figures while in take picture mode. the camera clicks but nothing happens. I changed all the batteries even though the low battery light was not on, and it worked for a little while but the next day, I could only see the black screen again.


Your\015\012problem\015\012may be due to corrosion on the battery\015\012contacts inside the camera which can\015\012prevent the full power of the batteries from flowing into the camera.\015\012Try this free fix before you do anything else: remove th ... Canon PowerShot S2 IS Digital Camera

C643 The screen has a black spot in the lower right corner and will not light up.It has not been dropped or mishandled. Working fine and then this black ghost showed up with the camera turned off. Batteries are up. Before it quit completely it had a very thin lighted line at the bottom of the lcd.I have only taken about ten pictures with this camera.


Your LCD is defective and it need to be replaced if you just got the camera take it back are get another. ... Kodak EasyShare C643 Digital Camera

I just received my Nikon D3100 in the mail today, and I was so excited. When I opened the lens cap on the camera body to put the lens on a small, clear-ish rectangle fell out. It was surrounded by a thin cooper colored frame that is easily removable. It looked like a little magnifying glass so I am kind of nervous. It seems to shoot pictures fine, but some times it tells me the shot is to dark even though I am in full light. It also took black pictures the first few times and if I point it di


Anything falling out of the inside of your camera is not a good sign, since it is new, I would have it exchanged as soon as possible for being defective. ... Nikon D3100 Digital Camera

When I go to take a photograph with my Canon 400d all that comes up is a black screen on the display almost as though Ive taken the picture in the dark, but obviously I havent. Any ideas? think it may be a broken lense, or something to do with the light settings?


Do pictures taken before the fault occurred display correctly? Does the fault occur with all lenses or just one? Do you get the problem under bright light when the camera is set to Program or Auto?If the answers to my questions are "yes", ... Canon EOS 400D / Rebel XTi Digital Camera

Black screen We are having the problem many others are having on this website. We were in the middle of our trip to Monterey this weekend when the screen went completely black and no more pictures can be taken. We could use the menu & could look at pictures already taken, so we have to conclude that the LCD is NOT the actual problem; however, we aren't sure why we can't take anymore pictures. We dumped all the pictures on the camera onto our computer thinking it might be "full", but still no


This appears to be a CCD or main board failure.\015\012Nothing you can do.\015\012Check out the Vivitar web site support for the next move\015\012My - guess?\015\012New Camera ... Vivitar ViviCam 5385 Digital Camera

My Canon PowerShot SD1000 shoots completely black pictures. The lens is open and there is no damage to the lens or the screen. The battery is fully charged and I've even tried a different memory card. It reads pictures previously taken, but takes only completely black images.


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 b ... Canon PowerShot SD1000 Digital Camera

This is to inform that I am having Casio Digital Camera Exilim EX-Z500 for last few years. The same was giving very good pictures, but last week, it suddenly started malfunctioning. Whenever, we took indoor pictures, they were coming out well as per attached pictures (CIM2831 & CIM2826) but when the camera was taken outside in the day light, though the picture was very clear on the LCD screen but after clicking, the picture is overshadowed with white light (as per other attached pictures).


Some things to try:\0121. Go into the menu and find "reset" to return to factory default settings.\0122. Check the ISO setting....you may have it set too high for outdoor pictures.\0123. Check the "exposure compensation"...it should be at "0". ... Casio Exilim EX-S500 Digital Camera

My minolta dimage X20 whern turned on is all ready to take a picture but is only showin blackness, i can preview pictures etc and do every thing else My Minolta DiMAGE X20 is doing the same thing and has been for a year. I've just been too lazy to go buy a new one. When I turn it on the screen is completely black, but sometimes when you point it at the light it will get a couple white streaks across it. When you take a picture this is the only image that comes up. When in playback mode, I can s


Good day to you Sir Toonz. I was really very happy to have read your 'best solution" posted Nov 17th however, I was also disappointed because, \015\012sony repair services will only repair their defective cameras on certain areas such as U. S. ... Konica Minolta DiMAGE X20 Digital Camera

When I turn on my camera, it shows a black screen, so I'll take a picture anyways and its black.. no picture ..is it fixable or should I throw it away? Next to where the flash goes off..there is a light that should go on but doesn't so that might be the problem ...I can still see pictures that I have taken in the past.


Hi,Is the lens protector opening in the front of the lens???If it is and things are still black then throw it out... it will cost more then it is worth to fix...\012 ... Fuji FinePix F460 Digital Camera

Dark LCD I have an A70, about a year old. The problem is the LCD screen is very dark. It is almost completely black unless I point the camera dirrectly at light. If I take a picture with the viewfinder the picture is exactly what the LCD screen looks like. This happened as we were using the camera. I also cannot view any of the pictures in the camera. I no the display is not completly out because it works to access the menu screen. It wasn't droped or anything. I can't find any setting to change


I have a sony cybershot dsc w730 , since a year. The problem is that over 2-3 months the LCD screen has become very dark. It is almost completely black unless I point the camera dirrectly at light. If I take a picture, the picture is exactly what the ... Canon PowerShot A70 Digital Camera

My minolta dimage X20 whern turned on is all ready to take a picture but is only showin blackness, i can preview pictures etc and do every thing else My Minolta DiMAGE X20 is doing the same thing and has been for a year. I've just been too lazy to go buy a new one. When I turn it on the screen is completely black, but sometimes when you point it at the light it will get a couple white streaks across it. When you take a picture this is the only image that comes up. When in playback mode, I can s


Thats called "vigneting" and is caused by misalignment of the lens.... has it been dropped or mishandled? if so, it needs re calibrating and setting up by a pro camera technician. ... Konica Minolta DiMAGE Z6 Digital Camera

When I turn on my PowerShot A80 the view screen is distorted or blank. When I snap a picture it comes out black. I can still review pictures that I have already taken with no problem. I have put in new batteries but it doesn't help. When I turn on my Powershot A80 the view windo has light streaks moving from left to right or sometimes the view window does not light up to show the picture I'm trying to shoot


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 A80 Digital Camera

Black Pictures Hi. I have a problem with my new HP R717. When I turn it on, display (setup, menus, icons) work normaly but the screen is black (like I am taking pictures in complete darkness or as if lens is coverd). Of course when I preview taken photos they are also black. Same with video. I tried with reset but nothing. Grateful for any help...


Do you have it in manual mode with too small an aperture and too fast a shutter speed? ... HP Photosmart R717 Digital Camera

Black Pictures Welcome message and menus work on LCD screen, however there is no liveview and any pictures taken when uploaded are just black. Suspect that there is a problem with light getting in to the camera.


I tried snickos fix. but did'nt find the wire disconnected, Soooo I rebuilt the camera and hay presto, it works.. go figure.. ... Kodak EasyShare CX7300 Digital Camera

Black screen i turn on my camera, the screen is black! but i can review all the pictures i'd taken before,Why?? before it happened, the picture i took just got whitish like film being exposed to bright light! what can i do to restore back my camera??Or is it time to get a new one????


First ensure that this is not a setting problem, by removing batteries to reset camera. try also using the Reset command in the camera menu , after removing batteries.if you can see old pictures, but new ones come out black, that means th ... Canon PowerShot SD750 / IXUS 75 Digital Camera

LCD Display I haven't used my canon for a while - I've just turned it on and though the LCD display works to show pictures I've taken and the settings screen - I can't see anything in it when I take a picture (it's just black) when I press the Disp button it just switches from a black screen to the settings screen - please tell me what I can do so that I can see the image in the LCD before I take the picure. Thanks for your help


As far as I am aware, the 400D doesn't have a live preview mode.What you are describing is perfectly normal and is how 99% of digital SLR cameras behave.Are you sure it used to do this?Matt ... Canon EOS 400D / Rebel XTi Digital Camera

Camera Whenever i put my camera on auto to take regular pictures as i normally do and try to use it outside it seem to have too much light to the point where i can't see anything when the picture s taken and if i use it inside the picture has yellow streaks but at that time i can see the picture but not very clearly though my camera is not yet one year old what is the problem


Take it to a service centre for repair ASAP.\015\012\015\012Depends on the exact issues you are having but it sound like the shutter magnet inside the lens is causing electronic noise and this is affecting your pictures. In Australia the ... Samsung Digimax S630 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

Olympus e410- when I take pictures on auto settings, they come out normal, but when I take picture in auto mode, even if i have a ton of light, the picture is completely black.


Are you setting the mode dial to "A" ??? The A is for Aperature, not auto. ... Nikon D40 Digital Camera with G-II 18-55mm Lens

Dark Screen All I can see on the LCD display is just a very dark screen when turned on. It can display previously taken pictures just fine though. When I try to take a picture, it is just a black picture.


Your lens can not open the shutter, or CCD is dead. If you kept your camera in your pocket, most likely fine dust got in the lens and ultimetly between the shutter blades and now due to friction they can't open. But if you kept your camera clean, the ... Canon PowerShot SD1000 Digital Camera

Sony cybershot dsc t33 stopped taking good pics. everything is black through the lcd unless looking a light. pictures are black also even with a flash. bearly even picks up an image like it was taken in pitch black darkeness.


Can you post info where to send camera for CCD sensor replacement or where to get this part?\015\012Thanks ... Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-T33 Digital Camera

Sony dsc-13 I have sony dsc-13 digital camera and suddenly after switching it on in picture mode and video mode the data(day nd time,flash....etc) appears on a black background on the lcd though the lens door is open and i can see my previouly stored pics in the camera lcd and also in my computer after connecting through usb.. so the problem is i take black pics and videos while the lens is open and the charger attached or on full battery,and the new taken pics displays black as well


Basically it is a Japanese Model from where u bought it u are lucky u can\015\012get it free of charge replacement just tell me which region u belong\015\012there is a known issue of CCD failure u will get free of charge repairs\015\012fo ... Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-T3 Digital Camera

When trying to take pictures I have a black screen with fuzzy white lines running though the screen. Yet there is nothing wrong when I view already taken pictures


Please see the following comment: ... Canon PowerShot A75 Digital Camera
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