Having problems with your Nikon D90 Digital Camera with 18-105mm lens ?
In commander mode, flash still operates when the _ _ _ option is selected.the flash is not supposed to fire. Is there a fix for this?
I'm not a Nikon CLS user, but I believe what you are seeing is the pre-flash that determines exposure of the subject before the shutter opens to take the picture. This flash shouldn't contribute to the overall exposure of the photo. There is a brilliant book by Joe McNally called Hot Shoe Diaries that talks extensively about Nikons CLS.
Repair Help & Product Troubleshooting for Nikon D90 Digital Camera with 18-105mm lens
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 :
In commander mode, flash still operates when the _ _ _ option is selected.the flash is not supposed to fire. Is there a fix for this?
I'm not a Nikon CLS user, but I believe what you are seeing is the pre-flash that determines exposure of the subject before the shutter opens to take the picture. This flash shouldn't contribute to the overall exposure of the photo. There is a brilli ... Nikon D90 Digital Camera with 18-105mm lens
Hi, My D80 has suddenly developed a fault, where it registers the flash as open and in use even when its shut. This has the effect of syncing the shutter speed and limiting it to 1 200th in all modes. In addition, whilst the flash button will still change the flash mode using the command dials, it won't open the flash- almost like the camera thinks the flash is already open. I have tried prising open the flash, and it still doesn't fire even when open. There was no indication of a problem previ
Hi dave_lankest. My suggestion is to do a factory reset on the camera. This is found on page 129 of the manual. Open the rubber flap on the left side of the camera then you will see below the USB port a small button, that is the reset switch. If that ... Nikon D80 Digital Camera with 18-135mm Lens
I am unable to suppress flash on my Fujifilm s9100 in any mode that supports flash. Even with the flash down it still fires except in Landscape scene mode and Super Macro mode. I do not know where the switch for the flash is located and will likely send it into Fuji for repair, but wanted to check to see if anyone has experienced this problem before I do so.
... Fuji FinePix S9100 Digital Camera
Flash How can I force the Canon S3IS built in flash to fire every time I take a photo? When I have backlight it will not fire in the auto mode. My old Kodak digital had an easily set option but I can't work out how to do it this camera. Thanks
Thanks, I reckon I'll just have to change from auto exposure to one of the preset ones. ... Canon PowerShot S3 IS Digital Camera
Flash has stopped working on my Nikon D40. I've tried a factory reset, tried to get to the flash setting but that menu option is no longer available (highlighted) in any mode. I'm thinking it's broken and not a setting thing. Everything else works fine and it still takes pictures just without the flash. The flash pops up when needed but no flash obviously.
There's a common problem in the flash arm. I found this link that shows a simple repair. If you use this and make the repair yourself, understand that you will void your warranty if you have one. Also, do not touch the bulb as you'll get oil on it ... Nikon D40 Digital Camera with G-II 18-55mm Lens
Just received a mint condition Nikon Coolpix S4 swivel-head digital camera off eBay. Installed new AA alkaline (Duracell) batteries and a new 1GB SD card. From the firt time I fired it up this morning, all downloaded still photos from my Nikon Coolpix S4 have evenly spaced, horizontal lines spanning their full width. These lines also appeared on the LCD viewer in view mode. However, the S4 functions perfectly in video mode. Is there a service centre fix up for this? Is this camera salvageable? T
Without some detailed information on how the unit processes video vs. still images, it won't be possible to say for sure, BUT....\015\012The video resolution is processed at a much lower megapixel setting than still pictures. It may be t ... Nikon Coolpix S4 Digital Camera
I have a sony cybershot DSC-T70 when I try to use the flash it doesn't work. When I touch the screen 4 options are supposed to come up and nothing appears except for the one that says no flash. I was thinking maybe it was in auto mode but how do you take that off because I was recently in vegas and I couldn't get the darn thing to work and in most of the pictures you can barely see the people I was taking a picture of
The flash icon will also be disabled if the camera is in burst or continous shooting mode-if possible restore camera to factory defaults and start from there-check in home menu under shooting and see what the settings are ... Digital Cameras
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
Just received a mint condition Nikon Coolpix S4 swivel-head digital camera off eBay. Installed new AA alkaline (Duracell) batteries and a new 1GB SD card. From the firt time I fired it up this morning, all downloaded still photos from my Nikon Coolpix S4 have evenly spaced, horizontal lines spanning their full width. These lines also appeared on the LCD viewer in view mode. However, the S4 functions perfectly in video mode. Is there a service centre fix up for this? Is this camera sa
Where are you located? it won't be a cheap fix. ... Digital Cameras
Flash will not fire. Tried the reset not luck. Under Custom setting built in flash is grayed out. This option not available with current setting. It is in the Auto mode
... Nikon D60 Digital Camera
Hi, I am trying to use the self timer function on my Nikon D90 but it doesn't seem to work. I have checked on many sites how to use it, but whenever I press the self timer button and turn the roll left and right nothing happens. The option is fixed at shooting instantly and multiple shots. I tried in all camera modes, but still cannot change the option. What am I doing wrong?
The button for this is on the right, the second one from the rear and it has multiple squares on it for a symbol. Pressing and holding this button down then turning the rear dial should change the shutter release function. It cycles th ... Nikon D90 Digital Camera with 18-105mm lens
My camera (Sony DSC-T100) is about 3 years old. It has worked perfectly in that time but recently, outdoor photos show a lot pink where it does not belong (sky, side walks, etc.). Indoor pictures still look great, with or without flash. Sounded similar to some of the bad CCD discussions I have seen, but my camera seems to have been built after that problem was supposedly fixed by Sony. I tried calling the number (866-703-7669) I have seen in several postings, but it does not seems to work.
Check your white balance settings. If they are ok, e-mail the techs at the support section of the Sony website. ... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T100 Digital Camera
Have a Canon A530 and the camera wont shoot when in the Flash mode. Would like to fix it myself. Any options, recommendations...
Google the words...disassemble a digital camera. ... Canon PowerShot A530 Digital Camera
I have a Canon Digital Rebel XTI and the flash pops up but doesn't fire in any mode. Is there something I can do to fix this?
It sounds to me as if the xenon bulb within the built in flash has expired. \015\012It's a quick and easy job for a qualified service engineer to repair this for you. ... Canon Rebel XT / EOS 350D Digital Camera
My nikon D40 is taking dark pictures on P Mode even when the flash is in use, and the white balance is set to auto, but the ISO setting is set to 200 and won't let me go to Auto. The Exposure Compensation is at 0.0 I am running out of options. How can this be fixed?
Hi,Check if your shutter speed is not to fast. Try using a longer exposure time.Cheers ... Nikon D40X Digital SLR Camera Digital Camera with 18-55mm Lens
I was taking test photos around the house with my new camera and the flash won't fire properly (the flash pops up out of the camera but it makes little sparking sounds and flickering on and off). I've tried various modes including auto night etc but it won't stop flickering (just sparking sounds and a flickering flash like a light bulbs does just before it blows).also I have tried taking images using the basic auto mode in a low lit area and the flash pops up but does not fire.
I think top cover is faulty it s giveing error 05. if poop up and giving err99\015\012then flash pcb faulty other wise need to replace top cover. ... Canon EOS Rebel XSi Digital Camera
I HAVE A NIKON D40X.I CANNOT GET THE BUILT IN FLASH TO WORK.IT IS IN AUTO MODE AND FLASH IS TURNED ON.IF I ATATCH AN EXTERIA FLASH IT FIRES EVERY TIME.I HAVE TRIED IT ON ALL THE OTHER MODES,IT DID FIRE ONCE,TRIED IT AGAIN ON SAME SETTING NO LUCK.IT POPS UP ON DEMAND BUT NO FLASH.I THINK I MAY HAVE DONE SOMETHING IN MENU SETTINGS TO MESS IT UP AS I AM NO COMPUTER EXPERT.CAN YOU HELP. GOT A WEDDING IN MEXICO IN 4 DAYS.DAUGHTER IS EXPECTING GOOD PHOTOS.
In Auto mode the flash will only fire when the camera thinks it needs it.Only in the PASM modes do you get to decide whether to use the flash or not. ... Nikon Digital Cameras
Camera was dropped in water for just seconds. It won't change between modes: play, video rec, and still shot. It is constantly in still shot mode. The battery dies quickly. I bought a new battery and it still dies quickly. Pictures taken have vertical lines and often are whited out. Anything I can do to fix this? Would it be better to buy another camera or have this one fixed?
Water has got inside the camera and is causing the problems you have stated.\015\012The battery is discharging quickly due to the water damage and the pictures you are able to still take have symptoms of over exposure, most likely caused by wat ... Fuji FinePix F450 Digital Camera
Kodak easy share c82 no longer flashes. The flash option doesn't show a flash mode. we only see an auto flash, red eye and flash off mode.
... Kodak Easyshare CD82 Digital Camera
Flash Problems Ok here is my problem. The flash on my camera won't go. I finally got the flash options to reappear but the flash is still not going. The screen has a lighting bolt symbol with a yellow blicking light and also on the camera itself. Also on the screen this is blicking, E:91:01. This is driving me crazy. Now the flash options are no longer there. Has this happened to anyone else? Please help Thank you. Patty
I have exactly the same problem. i have had the camera for 1year and this started to happen on new years eve. has anyone got a answer to the problem? its been a great camera apart from this problem and would hate to have to buy a new one. thanks ... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W30 Digital Camera
I have bought a new Fuhi FinePix s4300 but the flash does not fire. what can I do to fix this problem?
... Digital Cameras
My flash won't turn on for my iSonic digital video camera. The instructions say to press the "up" arrow on the camera in the capture mode. I do this, I hear a beep, the tint of the screen changes, but it doesn't flash in any mode. I either see a "no flash" symbol, or nothing, and either way it still doesn't flash.
... iSonic Snapbox DC-520 Digital Camera
Hi there, I have a nikon D50 camera and the inbuilt flash unit does not work any more.... it pops up in dark conditions bu tthen fails to fire. The camera will adjust the shutter speed as if the flash was turned off, and the flash doesn't work in any flash mode or any function mode. Could it be the bulb perhaps? I have reset the camera as well to no avail. please help! thanks :)
Hello, and welcome to Fixya.. This is a very common and known issue with the D50 camera by Nikon. Some buyers flash only works once and then quits. Its due to the speed of which the flash pops up, it literally breaks ... Digital Cameras
The flash on my Nikon D3000 won't pop up (regardless of the setting) and when I go into "Shoot" (from the guide menue) and then into "Easy Operation" the camera is set at No Flash but I'm not given the option to change the setting and says "The camera is now on "Auto No Flash Mode" but doesn't give me an option to change the setting there either. Can you help?
... Nikon D3000 Digital Camera
Coolpix s8000 digital camera: Unable to get red-eye button whn pressing flash mode as per page 31, only 2 options i.e. flash auto and no flash. ISO - unable to change the iso function. Set at manual. Also, unable to change to black and white option. Please help. firstname.lastname@example.org
Dear Friend,\015\012\015\012All the functions are not available on each and every mode. So first ensure that you have selected right function and compatible mode.... but from your question it seems that your cam is not acting as per manual... T ... Nikon Digital Cameras