Having problems with your Olympus Digital Cameras ?
I've put my Olympus inside the U-box of my motorbike and I forgot to take it out the whole night, in the morning, I tried to switch on, it's not working anymore.
Maybe some water got in it. Take out the batteries and memory card. Use a Qtip to wipe inside those cavities. If you can, remove the screws and use the Qtip in any other area you can get to. Leave the camera apart in a dry space for a couple of hours. Re-assemble. Just an idea, but it works for cell phones!
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I've put my Olympus inside the U-box of my motorbike and I forgot to take it out the whole night, in the morning, I tried to switch on, it's not working anymore.
Maybe some water got in it. Take out the batteries and memory card. Use a Qtip to wipe inside those cavities. If you can, remove the screws and use the Qtip in any other area you can get to. Leave the camera apart in a dry space for a couple of hour ... Olympus Digital Cameras
Corrupt images Anything I take in the portrait, landscape, the green box, or close up end up corrupt. The manual settings along with the fast action, no flash and night time settings work fine... I have formated the card, I have tried everything can think of. I even looked through the whole manual. I tried a second card... nothing, why would those four settings not work and the rest are fine?
Try updating firmware from canons website under support fixes all sorts of weird problems ... Canon Digital Rebel XT / EOS 350D Digital Camera with EF-S 17-85mm IS Lens
Hello sir, I have olympus C-70 model which is working very good for last 5 years. I am on vaction to france and it worked well till last 2 days. I have switched it off 2days back and switched on last night and it is not getting started. I have charged Battery fully and tried and still it is not getting started. Please help me in njoying my vaction with my Cam
Hi try to reset ur camera...To do such reset, turn on the camera and\015\012hold the menu button down for longer than 5 seconds. A message should\015\012hopefully come up on your LCD asking if you want to reset the camera.\015\012Select Yes...t ... Olympus Digital Cameras
Canon IXUS 85. Last time i used my camea was last night, it worked fine when i went to show a friend a video i had taken and it worked fine, i don't remember knocking it, but i went to turn it on this morning and the screen was blank, i fully charged my lithium battery and tried again, and took the memory card out, put the picture on my laptop and put the card back in at the same time as the battery. I tried to then turn the camera on and it went on showing the sceen for a second before going of
It may be a lens problem...try these:\015\012Fixing a Lens Error on a Digital Camera\015\012\015\012This has t ... Canon PowerShot SD770 IS / IXUS 85 Digital Camera
Hi, my camera is a EOS 400D,my problem is the built-in flash it won't work lately since i switch to a 24x105mm lens. at first it was working, but when i tried to set it up to the different modes like the P,TV,AV etc. thats the time i noticed that it was not working anymore. it pops up but it didn't fire. i need your expertise thank you.
I read that custom function 8 turns the flash off, so I guess that should be checked first thing.\015\012This web blog talks about a microswitch in the hotshoe that may be being held down by a spring or possibly stuck or broken:\015\012 ... Canon EOS 400D / Rebel XTi Digital Camera
White Screen I take some pictures and the camera works fine. But this morning when i switched the cam to take photos i see only a white screen with the aperture and speed numbers. Read like have a bright light in front of the lens. I took some photos but just took a white screen. The LCD of the camera work fine but i see other photos that i take. The day before this begin, i have take pictures without light, in the night. Can anyone have solution or recomendation to this?
I use fujifilm a850 camera but suddenly screen in white . but i click the picture done well & pictures save in memory card not issue but screen is white i dont see pics in camera pls tell whats the issue of camera pls solution ? ... Fuji FinePix S5000 Digital Camera
Hi. I am on vacation in the Indian Ocean islands at this moment with a brand new Nikon D90 + 18-105 lens. Was taking photos this morning. From one shot to another, the camera suddenly stopped working. When I press the shutter button, it still focuses and when I click through, I can hear the shutter clicking (tried this with different shutter speeds). However, no photo is captured/stored. Also, the Lv button no longer works. When I press it, the camera is unable to switch from viewfinder to LCD l
If you happen to have a hair dryer with you please use it to take off possible moisture from the camera, warm the camera and keep repeating it , do not over use but just to make sure that exposure to mist could have caused condensation within.\ ... Nikon D90 Digital Camera with 18-105mm lens
White Screen I take some pictures and the camera works fine. But this morning when i switched the cam to take photos i see only a white screen with the aperture and speed numbers. Read like have a bright light in front of the lens. I took some photos but just took a white screen. The LCD of the camera work fine but i see other photos that i take. The day before this begin, i have take pictures without light, in the night. Can anyone have solution or recomendation to this? I have exact
Hi,Normally there are two reasons for the given problem.1). Bad or defective CCD. and/or2). shutter not working. in\015\012the first case the only solution is the replacement of the CCD. Please cl ... Fuji FinePix S5000 Digital Camera
When I turn on my camera to take a picture the display screen is completely black. If I try and take a picture nothing comes out. The whole picture is completely black. The camera is still functioning as if it is taking the picture. The flash continues to work, but unfortunately no picture comes out. But when I switch to the display mode to view my pictures, I can see the old pictures from my memory card. But I just can not take any new pictures. What should I do? What do you think the problem i
Hi there,You can refer to this page as this is helpful for most of the issues related to Digital Camera.Fix th ... Canon Digital Cameras
Good-day I like to find out, please why is my Camera M863 lens is not going in anymore, trying to switch on the camera the lens goes in and come out back and the camera wouldn't work. thanks so much i will be so glad to receive solutions to this. thanks.
Hi there first of all I like to say its a common problem. Its happens when the lens guide pin damage or dislocate. Another general reason is scratch or dust on the Lens barrel or body. So please follow the steps below and let me know the result.\012 ... Kodak EasyShare M863 Digital Camera
My fuji finepix f40d fell on the floor and the AF does not work anymore. I tried looking for a service manual on line, however I could not find it anywhere. Any idea where I can find it, I almost disassembled the whole camera, my guess is that some mechanical part either broke or fell.
A service manual does not cover the lens unit as I found out my self.\015\012What it does cover is general disassembley, parts lists and circuit diagrams.\015\012I got mine from a guy off ebay. His ebay shop is ; flying_dutchmen plaza ... Fuji FinePix F40fd Digital Camera
Canon PowerShot G9 stopped working this morning. It simply will not switch on. I charged batteries, tried another battery pack. Nothing happened. I hope you can help. I've only had the camera two years. [email protected]
A common problem on the G9 is they get a loose screw inside and often it renders the camera useless with no power after that common short. There's a site you can get these fixed very reasonably and they include the correction to those internal screw ... Canon PowerShot G9 Digital Camera
I just purchased a new Kodak C183. when i tried to transfer pictures into my computer it screwed up the whole system now i can't transfer anything from any camera.I have a Z1275 and aM340. nothing works anymore
Consider NOT connecting your cameras to your computer.\012\012\012The best way to download pictures from a camera to your computer involves removing the memory card from the camera and plugging it into a card reader (either built-in to th ... Kodak Easyshare C813 Digital Camera
E18 Error My Powershot A80 stopped working within a few hours: I took pictures Saturday night on Sunday morning the lens would not open up anymore. Text reads E18 - I see on the internet that this is a common problem. What can I do?
Sorry to hear that. I have an A80 also, and I really like that camera (swear it takes better pictures than even my A620).\015\012\015\012The E18 error is fairly common. Usually it's sand or grit interfering with the lens extension mechan ... Canon PowerShot A80 Digital Camera
When i turn on the camera the lens wont pop open even when the battery is fully charged.... i was taking pictures and it working fine turn the camera off and on again then the lens wont open anymore? i can still view all the pictures i took from the camera but cannot take pictures anymore coz of the lens wont open. i tried initializing the camera by going to set up it didnt work..msg error said turn the camera off and on again and i did but didnt work either many times i tried please help thnks!
The problem is\015\0121- some dirt somehow got on the outside of the lense. After it was retracted fully in, it prevents the camera from opening again. When you turn it on, if it opens a little bit, try to pull it out NOT too hard and let go ... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-N2 Digital Camera
Hi, My pentax optio WP don't work anymore. When i switch it on, it stops after 5 seconds. If i start it in read mode (blue button pressed whil i switch it on), it works, but the menu button dont't work and displays a yellow lock on the top of the screen. If i switch it on with the menu btton pressed, it displays ver 1.00 before to stop after 5 seconds If i switch it on with the menu and the blue btton pressed, it displays ver 36, then xxx test xxx and v 866-76 , 1.0001 before to stop after 5 sec
Some of those buttons work in combination with the two dials (i.e., setting ISO and white balance, etc.). Hold a buttin down and user the knobs simoultaneously.If this is not the issue, please describe specifically which buttons are not workin. ... Pentax Digital Cameras
Has always worked fine, til just now. took a photo, went to put onto ebay and opened picture using windows picture and fax viewer. not happy with photo,switched off, removed camera from cradle (link to pc) and tried to take another photo, but when i switched the camera on i had an error message stating 'focus error' and when i tried to switch it off the zoom lens remained extended and will not go back into tne camera. I have read the manual and tried removing and replacing the battery, but this
For your information the computer has nothing to do with the focus error!!!!the error appears as a message due to either of these reasons.\015\012\015\012you have dropped down the cam.remember even a small drop may ca ... Fuji FinePix F410 Digital Camera
About seven days ago bought shelf display Fujifilm S1000. Worked fine at the store. Got home, read instructions, powered up, lens would not extend, "zoom error" displayed. Camera was room temp. When switched on, camera beeps, extend motor clicks, sounds like a gear engages for a split second. Took back to store next evening, it worked fine. Next try at home, same problem. Back to store, worked fine. Tried at home and at work, still "zoom error". Again to store, worked fine. Ready to return, stil
HelloThe problem is that the lens has become stuck in the barrel. There are some DIY solutions you could try, but the \012probability is that you will have to get it fixed by a p ... Fuji FinePix S1000FD Digital Camera
Flash/dark pictures the flash doesnt seem to work on my camera anymore, it worked the first day I got it and by that night it didnt work anymore and all my pictures come out dark that are inside if they come out at all.
If this camera is new, take it back. ... Kodak EasyShare C613 Digital Camera
My Canon A430 Camera got a bit wet when I fell into a Dam this weekend. The camera did not at all touch the water, but a few drops of water did land on the camera. After drying the few drops off, the camera still worked for the whole day as well as the whole evening, but the next morning the camera did not work. The green light above the screen on the top left does flikker when the camera is turned on (which is normal). I am even able to take a photo and the flash works. Through all of the the s
Apparently, Some water worked its way into the camera circuitry. You need to stop trying to get it to work...you're only making things worse. Remove the card and battery. Bury the camera in a bowl of dry rice for a few days to absorb any moisture. ... Canon PowerShot A430 Digital Camera
Hi, my fuji fine pix camera has absolutely no power, i need it tommorow night for a big family event and it wont work. When i try and use charge it also there are no lights etc indicating a charge. A few month back i got my bag wet and the camera was in there. The camera worked after that when it was dried out. Now it does not, is there anything i can try at home to get it to work ??? :/ thankyou.
If the camera got wet the way you described, it can run for days, weeks, and months, but even with your best efforts to dry it out, moisture still got in there and caused it to fail. I have worked on countless pieces over the years that ... Digital Cameras
Its my boyfriends camera but he says its not working at this time. Now when I switch it on the screen comes on but then it switches off a few seconds afterwards? The screen works but just brings up the word canon and then switches off when I try take a picture?
This normally means the batteries are all but flat. Try a recharge or a new set of quality AA alkalines before looking for any other solution. High capacity NiMH rechargeables are the best battery, but they won't recharge forever. ... Canon PowerShot A510 Digital Camera
System error ya my digital camera coolpix 885 was just working fine,with no problems,then suddenly i tried zoom in and zoom out,took a picture,and the next moment i see all the images taken henceforth are blurred,tried everything clicking pictures with and without flash,zoom in and out and other things,it still does'nt work so i thought i ll switch it off n then restart and hell it gives an error message "system error". so as usual i removed my battery and replaced it back still it shows "syste
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 have to get it fixed by a pro ... Nikon Coolpix 885 Digital Camera
My minolta maxxum 7d won't take a picture....The shutter will push down but no picture will be taken. I tried it later in the day then it worked. Now today I tried, it worked this morning and then not again...what could be wrong with it
Precision Camera picked up the responsibility for fixing the 7D and 5D Konica-Minolta cameras when Sony bought out K-M. I contacted them when my 7D wasn't functioning, and sent them my camera. Fortunately, on of the problems was "First Frame Black". ... Konica Minolta Maxxum 7D / Dynax 7D Digital Camera
Camera locked Hi, I've got the blinking battery symbol when I switch on my K100D. I've tried switching to manual focus and leaving for a while with the batteries out, but still the same issue. It works ok with external power supply, so I uploaded ver 1.02 firmware to see if that would solve the issue but still the same fault. Is there anything else you can suggest I try? Thanks, Brian
Put in new batteries. If you're using rechargeable batteries, they already have a lower voltage than regular batteries. If you don't have enough milliamps in the battery, it will show as low, no matter what the voltage is. ... Pentax K100D Digital Camera