Having problems with your Nikon Coolpix 4300 Digital Camera ?
Over exposure when zooming
\015 When I zoom in with my Nikon Coolpix 4300, the F stop goes up to 4 (and change) and the shot is over exposed. \302\240Widening back out solves the problem (but I'd really like to be able to zoom in, that being the point of optical zoom). \302\240Any ideas as to what's wrong? \302\240I've tried different ISOs, resetting everything to default, nothing has helped. \302\240Is this something that can be repaired?\015
Tried this one earlier DCboo, placed the camera on a tripod then set it to half full digital zoom on auto focus (tried 4000 also), then set it to a 10 second delay facing a mountain range, its pretty clear compared to setting it to full digital zoom, seems to me that the image stabilizer on both our cameras have the same effect on digital zooms.
If you want to be able to use optical zoom try getting a more advanced camera because cameras like Nikon Coolpix 4300 does`nt have quality zoom its very poor and you can see it yourself the images gets blurry when maximize your zoom.
Repair Help & Product Troubleshooting for Nikon Coolpix 4300 Digital Camera
Tips for a great answer:- Provide details, support with references or personal experience .
- If you need clarification, ask it in the comment box .
- It's 100% free, no registration required.
Suggested Questions/Answers :
T7 video A colleague of mine is interested in a new digicam. He likes to take short video sequences and was wondering if the T7 features proper optical zoom with continuous auto-focus, auto-exposure while videoing? I know the first generations of digicams only allowed digital zoom and wouldn't change focus from the point at which one started filming. Also, any general experiences of video on the T7 - how long can one film etc?
Hello\015\012\015\012The zoom does not work on the T7 while you video, you have to zoom first and then start to video, then it is fixed at that zoom setting.\015\012\015\012Other than that, the video is pretty good, I have taken video clips up to abo ... Sony DSC-T7 Digital Camera
Hello. I bought my Powershot SX1 IS in April 2010, and have never felt I could get good photos with it. The 'noise' seems bad, when I playback and zoom in just one notch, definately worse, the more I zoom. The color is often poor, and the focus on close-ups is not sharp. Would you say this is the best this camera can do, or would you say there is something wrong with this particular one. (I always have it set at highest resolution , often 100 ISO, try the set of three exposures to get diffe
Hi,You will get more information about this camera on the link belowReview LinkAnd yes, your doubt is correct. It is because of the ... Canon PowerShot SX100 IS Digital Camera
Funny ghost circles on image on long exposures zoom lens
Is there any way you could post one or more of these pictures so we can see it? From the verbal description alone it could be lens flare, caused by reflections from the internal surfaces of the lens. Without actually seeing it... ... Canon Digital Cameras
Over exposure when zooming
Tried this one earlier DCboo, placed the camera on a tripod then set it to half full digital zoom on auto focus (tried 4000 also), then set it to a 10 second delay facing a mountain range, its pretty clear compared to setting it to full digital zoom, ... Nikon Coolpix 4300 Digital Camera
Nikon Coolpix 5700 Over-exposure of image whilst zooming in brigh
I now have the exact same issue. When not zoomed or fully zoomed the exposure is correct, however when partially zoomed the aperture does not engage and stays fully open. So basically I cannot really use the zoom or the picture is over exposed. No ... Nikon Coolpix 5700 Digital Camera
Hi my name is Oli and i have a cannon G9 and i am using it with some live capture software similar to "Zoom Browser" and when i adjust the Exposure from the within the software the camera powers off. Any tips? or have you heard of anything similar to this before?
... Digital Cameras
ZOOM problem for some reason my camera started going crazy, some pictures didnt come up instead they said "file error" but recently my zoom feature has jus like not worked it goes to 1.3x zoom but thats as far as it goes and the zoom takes forever to go from 1x zoom to 1.1x zoom to 1.2x zoom to 1.3x zoom so anyone got any ideas? im in colorado right now could it be the cold or altitude?? bc its under 10 degrees outside and im at 10000 feet up or could it be something else? i did take like 5 pict
Most likely there is a problem with servo drive for the lens and camera functions. The fix is to replace the complete processor board including the servo drive electronics. After replacement the board must be tested and calibrated. \015\012 ... Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-S500 Digital Camera
Zoom Error Just bought an Olympus SP550 Ultra Zoom for my daughter. In less than 24 hours the cam developed a problem. When she turns it on, the zoom lens goes part way out, a message "zoom error" shows on the screen, and it powers itself off. We thought it might just be the batteries, but new ones didn't help. Similar problem with SP-560UZ On power up lens clicks & sticks when zooms out. Then get "zoom error" & powers off. Tried new batteries, helping lens out. Leaving batteries out. Could not
I think a grain of sand was blocking the zoom tubes. This will not work if the camera has been dropped & the zoom apparatus is bent. It is entirely at your own risk & may invalidate any guarantee but they may charge anyway if you have got san ... Digital Cameras
Lens error When I switch on my Exilim Z-500, the zoom extends only half way of what it used to and there's some cracking noise as if something was blocking it. The zoom is at maximum, i.e. when I zoom in further it goes to digital zoom. But when I try to zoom out, it gives me another cracking noise, a lens error message and switches off. I can't take any pictures because the zoom setting seems to be totally messed up. The image is all blurry - at any distance. I partly disassembled the camera a
The lenses are mounted to cylinders and the outside of the front cylinders have pins mounted to them. The pins ride in little tracks that move the front one in and out. The cylinders rorate with a motor and gears. You could have damaged gears or the ... Casio Exilim EX-S500 Digital Camera
ZOOM ERROR An error message "ZOOM ERROR" is displayed when switched on . Their is an sound from the zoom gears . unable to Zoom in or Out. It was drop down from 3ft height. I think an error with the cambarrel, shutter.... Any solutions or the cost of this spares.???? Camera dropped and has a very slight dent near batteries. LCD displays 'Zoom error' and shuts down. Any help?
Did you take it apart to look at the mechanism? Definitely sounds like something is broken or out of place. \015\012\015\012KEH.com is a well known repair house that may be able to give you a good estimate. \015\012\015\012 ... Olympus SP-550 UZ Digital Camera
Zoom resets/faulty Not sure what happened to my camera, but it has developed a serious zoom error. When i try to zoom in...it zooms itself back to beyond its capabilities then resets at the widest angle. its just about possible to zoom close in small stages, but as you half press the shutter for auto focus... it repeats its resetting process. ? can it be fixed cheaply or is a big hammer in order?
Same problem 2 ... Ricoh Caplio R5 Digital Camera
Casio ex-z750. I have a problem with the zoom on this camera. You can zoom in, but when zooming out it activates the 'Best Shot' scene selection. If you press the zoom button again the scene selection dissapears, then the third push allows you to zoom out. I have 'reset' the camera to standard settings but htis did not help. Everything else works fine. Hopefuly you can suggest something. Thanks
Sorry Chris but that is definately an electrical issue that needs to be checked by repairs. I recommend that you send that in so they can check the internal board. ... Casio Digital Cameras
Zoom problem The camera I have don't allow the zoom to come out, when I turn camera on it says "zoom error" and then I can't do nothing on camera,not even look at pics I have taken. It does it alot, sometimes the camera will turn on without saying it,but it's very rare. And sometimes I can turn it on and it will say "zoom error" but if I press zoom in the camera will work. But it's very rare that it works. I love the camera and hope there is a solution.
Fixing a Lens Error on a Digital Camera\012\012This has to be THE most common failure mode for a digital camer ... Zoom DualCam 1300 (1599) Digital Camera
I have a canon Powershot S51S Camera. I am having a problem with the zoom. I can zoom in but If I have to zoom back out or adjust the zoom for the pic it just shuts off. Every time I use the zoom and move it more than one time it totally shuts off.
... Canon PowerShot S51S Digital Camera
When I press the left hand zoom button the zoom bar appears but it appears the right hand zoom button isnt connecting with the zoom inside as it will not zoom in - the button feels very spongy not like the left hand side one.
... Nikon Coolpix 5900 Digital Camera
I HAVE A CANNON POWER SHOT A520. THE ZOOM ON THE CARERIA WAS OPEN. I DROPPED IT AND THE ZOOM WENT INTO THE CAMERIA. NOW THE ZOOM DOES NOT OPEN ANY MORE. THE LENSE DOES NOT WORK EITHER. THE LENSE IS OPEN AND DOES NOT CLOSE. I GET NO POWER ON THE ZOOM. CAN YOU HELP ME
Hi.\015\012\015\012Lens damage of this kind can only be fixed by a technician.\015\012\015\012Please keep us updated on your problem.\015\012\015\012Here Canon Contact: ... Digital Cameras
Lens error My zoom will not work. I can take pictures if I don't zoom, but as soon as I try to zoom in, the screen goes black, the camera beeps a few times and a message that says "lens error, restart camera". However, upon restarting the camera, nothing changes - it still won't zoom!. Also, when turning on the camera, when the lens first comes out...it sounds funny, like it is puttering. Help?
Powershot S3 IS: lens error message, lens juddering on startup but not \015\012coming out. Tried all tricks on internet without success, so decided to \015\012dismantle camera. Localised fault to optical position encoder on first \015\012transfer gea ... Canon PowerShot S3 IS Digital Camera
I set the Smart Zoom to On and then I zoom in to record a football game. Later I view on my computer and it is always very fuzzy. If I do not zoom in then it's clear but the video is then too far away to see what players are who. The smart Zoom seems to never work no mater how I try it.
Functionality of some digital cameras that allows a greater increase in the photograph to be captured. It is not optical zoom, or digital zoom (although these can be combined with the smart zoom), but is a technique th ... Digital Cameras
Zoom Error Can you please help... For some reason my zoom is not working when I close the camera the lense (zoom) stays open and does not shut... It does not allow me to take pictures because it is in Zoom Error... Please help.
Hi thanks for using fixya!\015\012\015\012On this kind of error, I suggest that you bring your camera to a service center or to your retailer to further check the hardware problem of your camera.\015\012\015\012Regards! ... Fuji FinePix A500 Digital Camera
Zoom sticking When I try to zoom in on something the dial for the zoom sticks and I can't stop if from zooming in until it hits the maximum. I'm thinking that it just needs to be cleaned and I was hoping someone could suggest a cleaning product that won't damage my camera.
Take a piece of very lightly waxed, thin floss and run it gently under the rotating switch, all the way around it. I worked on mine! ... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W30 Digital Camera
Zoom will not go back when i power off, comes up zoom error My Olympus Stylus 830 does the same thing. Power it off, the zoom lens doesn't retract, and the camera won't fit in it's case. Power it back on, the zoom lens retracts briefly, and then expands again. I figure it's hosed. Any chance for a low cost fix?
Its better take it to the technician because the motor sensor that gives signal for closing the zoom lens are not working ... Olympus Stylus 830 Digital Camera
Zoom error The lens extends to maximum and motor keeps running when camera switched on, then lens retracts to about an inch then the screen says Zoom Error, also the zoom control doesn't work then. and there is no picture. Pictures already stored in camera can still be seen. But it seems there is something wrong with the zoom setting.
HelloThe problem is that the lens has become stuck in the barrel. There are some DIY solutions you could try, but the \015\012probability is that you will ... Fuji FinePix S8000fd Digital Camera
Can't zoom! I can no longer take photos with my camera! When I turn it on it makes some weird noises as the zoom lens adjusts, and then the viewer screen is blurry when it comes on. If I try to zoom in or zoom out, the camera simply shuts off. I can view pictures that I have already taken, and the battery is charged. What's going on?!
I had the same problem, I sent it to Olympus. The camers working fine one evening and the above problem in the morning after insrtalling charged battery.syed ... Olympus FE-280 Digital Camera
Zoom broke the zoom toggle switch on my canon a520 is broke. normally when you zoomed in the switch would return to a neutral spot...but now if you zoom in or out, the switch stays there until moved again!!
Solution:\015\012\011\011\011\011Procedure for setting Digital Zoom PowerShot A520\015\012\015\012\011\011\011\011\015\012\011\011\011\011\011\015\012\011\011\011\011\011\015\012 \015 ... Canon PowerShot A520 Digital Camera
Zoom Error Just bought an Olympus SP550 Ultra Zoom for my daughter. In less than 24 hours the cam developed a problem. When she turns it on, the zoom lens goes part way out, a message "zoom error" shows on the screen, and it powers itself off. We thought it might just be the batteries, but new ones didn't help.
We had this problem for about 2 weeks, we discovered that having the camera auto retracted after the "ZOOM ERROR" message, giving the camera couples of light slaps (slap the camera's LCD side and aim the camera down), this fixed the camera right away ... Olympus SP-550 UZ Digital Camera