Having problems with your Olympus Digital Cameras ?
My sp310 will not take pics / 2.5inch screen will not show pics to be taken
If you are able to review previous images but are unable to see or take new images - sounds as if it is a problem with the image processing chip inside the camera (not your memory chip). If that is the case you will need to call Olympus to discuss repair process and cost of repair. Their telephone number is 800-622-6372 option 2 and then option 3
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My sp310 will not take pics / 2.5inch screen will not show pics to be taken
If you are able to review previous images but are unable to see or take new images - sounds as if it is a problem with the image processing chip inside the camera (not your memory chip). If that is the case you will need to call Olympus to discuss r ... Olympus Digital Cameras
Blank LCD screen on shooting mode, but does show settings. Will not take pictures. Replaying mode works, shows pictures taken before screen went blank. New batteries. What is going on??? Is it fixable? I bought the Canon PowerShot A570 IS. I don't know if it is me or the camera but my LCD screen doesn't stay on. I can take a phote, the photo will then display on the LCD for 2 seconds BUT then the LCD goes blank, all i can see are the menu options. If I take a pic while LCD is blank my pic's
The Display button manually turns the LCD display on or off to save batteries. If you accidentally had turned the LCD off, It should only take one press of the button to turn it back on and leave it that way. As such, it's not you but the camera. ... Canon PowerShot A570 IS Digital Camera
My i85 camera's lcd no longer displays what you are looking at. Just a black screen. All the menu items are there and working. The battery is charged. The power button is working as well as the lens open, but no image is available just a black screen. When I I try to take pic is showed very low light but doen't show image of pic taken when I check. Please advise. This a brand new camera and was taken excellent pic as of this friday.Thanks
My i85 camera's lcd no longer displays what you are looking at. Just a black screen. All the menu items are there and working. The battery is charged. The power button is working as well as the lens open, but no image is available just a black screen ... Samsung i85 Digital Camera
Camera problems I can see the different setting symbols on the screen and when I turn it off and on I can see the canon pic it shows upon coming on. However, when I take a pictures I can no longer see the picture I am taken on the screen and although it appears to have taken the picture the picture turned out black. This starting taking place after my husband changed my settings I cannot figure out what to do to change it back. Please help.
This definitely sounds like 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 A85 Digital Camera
My i85 camera's lcd no longer displays what you are looking at. Just a black screen. All the menu items are there and working. The battery is charged. The power button is working as well as the lens open, but no image is available just a black screen. When I I try to take pic is showed very low light but doen't show image of pic taken when I check. Please advise. This is almost a brand new camera used only a few weeks.
The iris is probably shut closed or the CCD is bad. The iris controls the amount of light that enters the CCD (charged coupled device). Sometime the iris get moisture inside and cannot open. Or the CCD is defective. Leave it in a dry environment for ... Samsung i85 Digital Camera
My Nikon D40 LCD Screen doesn't show a live view when on, but it does show menu options, photos taken, etc. Do you have any thoughts on how to see a live pic, instead of taking pics only with view finder?
The d40 does not have live view. you would need to get a different camera. ... Nikon D40x Digital Camera
My viewing screen is black when trying to take a picture but when viewing pics I have already taken the screen is fine and show the pics..any idea what is wrong?
You need to go into the setup menu and turn on the display. This is sometimes turned off when you use the optical viewer or in low power modes. Your user manual will show you how to do this step by step. ... Canon PowerShot A75 Digital Camera
Striped photos I just bought this camera, an upgrade from the dmc-lz2 which i thought was fab but whenever i take a photo on it the picture is covered in horizontal lines, it shows both on the camera display screen and on the actual photo when i put it onto the laptop. it even hapens with the factory settings! the screen is clear when i look at it but as soon as the pic is taken it's covered in lines.
Return the camera to vendor it is a faulty product.\015\012Contact Panasonic support to establish the nature of th problem- but as a new item it is the vendors problem ... Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ7 Digital Camera
My view finder is screen is black..... when I take a picture, it shows the pic taken then goes back to a blank screen... it happened at a concert... it was fine then it went black
Think that you might have accidentally pressed the DISP or DISPLAY button on the back of your camera. This manually turns the LCD display on and off to save batteries. You would then use the optical viewfinder in its place. To turn the screen back ... Canon PowerShot A510 Digital Camera
Canon eos rebel xsi has black screen while taking pics.It shows the pic afterwards and shows the menu so the screen works but shows black screen while taking a pic
I think it is because the camera has a sensor. The screen turns off so as not to distract you or let light from the screen bother you while taking a shot. You can check this in the manual. ... Canon EOS Rebel XSi Digital Camera
My Olympus SP-560UZ USED TO take good pics, and when I look at older pics taken on the rear LCD screen, THEY look fine. However, when I look at real time images on LCD screen and/or take new pics, everything appears "smeared". When I look at new photos taken on LCD screen, or even transferred to computer, it's even WORSE...just one blurry mass of swirling colours. The camera hadn't been used in a month, and just sat in a closet for that time, so WHAT could have happened to it?
... Olympus SP-560 UZ Digital Camera
SONY DSC T33 SCREEN STOPPING SHOWING. CLICK SONY DSC T33 SCREEN STOPPING SHOWING. CLICK BUTTON,FLASH WORKS AND IT APPEARS TO TAKE A PHOTO BUT NOTHING SHOWS. ALL ISONY DSC T33 SCREEN STOPPING SHOWING. CLICK BUTTON,FLASH WORKS AND IT APPEARS TO TAKE A PHOTO BUT NOTHING SHOWS. ALL I CAN VIEW IS OLDER PHOTOS TAKEN BEFORE THIS FAULT AROSE (without warning) WAS NOT DROPPED/ ABUSED OR ILL TREATED. NO MARKS/CRACKS ON SCREEN. ...
This is due to failure of ccd imager chip in your camera, replace ccd imager chip to get live view in lcd to take fresh pictures.Let me know if you need ccd imager chip part number. ... Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-T33 Digital Camera
Flash I have tried all the flash setting, but when I take a pic in the dark the flash does not go off. On screen the AF Shows up and at the upper right corner of the camera the flash lamp indicates that a flash is about to be taken, but the flash does not go off. I have even tried to go throught the reset with no avail. Any suggs?
Flash tube is likely failed, \015\012like a average light bulb is 1000 hours some fail immediately\015\012most camera shops can do the repair, and its a common part\015\012price depends on shop ... Nikon COOLPIX S200 Digital Camera
Purple screen when i go to take a picture the picture comes up purple, but you can review all the pictures ive taken in the past and they come up just fine. ive already taken battery out and all that stuff but it still has the purple screen syndrome.like when i got to take a picture it has a purple screen, you can still kinda see the image in it, and once the picture is taken and review it is purple though all previous pics are just fine, what is wrong with my camera? can it be fixed?
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Black screen My camera will cut on and off and show old pics but all the pics I take turn out black and the screen comes up black when i turn it on and I'm going on vacation for the next 2 wks and would looove to get some help so i can take pics!! HELP!
... Nikon Coolpix S3 Digital Camera
Will sometimes take images that are blurred and a browny red colour! This is inconsistant, I can take a really nice pic then the next one is blurred. I know the pic is going to be a bad one because usually you press the button and the pic shows up on the screen, if it is going to be a poor one, the screen stays blank for at least 30 seconds before displaying the image. I would rather have this problem fixed than have to buy a new camera!
Try changing the mode is in ... Pentax Optio M40 Digital Camera
Camera does not take pictures hi, my olympus 350 won't show any pics on screen. will show intrinsic instrustions... battery empty, card full but won't show whatecer l'm pointing it at. it seems to make a noise when press to take photo but screen constantly black.
The problem you are describing is a problem with one of the chips in the camera that controls image processing. It seems to have failed and needs to be replaced. Following are the instructions to send your camera to Olympus for service.\015\0 ... Olympus SP-350 Digital Camera
Canon PowerShot A480 won't take photo. Pressing on button camera on then pressing silver button to take photo when pressed down screen turns black no picture taken. Batteries new. This is the story; camera was working fine then showed low battery bought new batteries took couple of photo's showed low battery again. Replaced battery same thing again but now when pressing button to take photo screen goes black. Camera bought 30/9/2009. Any idea's????
Its just a matter of batteries...some are not powerful enough to operate the camera ....Try to change them and buy some real good ones..like Duracell or Tatra...do not make any compromises when buy the batteries...get the best cause these kinda camer ... Canon Powershot A480 - Silver 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
Hi there I have not used my Canon IXUS 430 for about 6 months. Switching it on battery was falt so I recharged it. Now im only able to view pics which were taken that time back. Im unable to take pics or even view on the LCD screen what im about to take. If I do squeeze off a pic or 2 and view what ive taken it appears as nothing. I download on my computer and picture is black ?
I am so sorry to hear about your troubles, it sounds like you had a voltage problem inside the camera. There is no easy fix that you can do as a consumer on this device, you will need to call Canon. There is a good chance it is still under warranty ... Canon PowerShot S410 / IXUS 430 Digital Camera
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 will turn on. It will show stored pics, but the screen is black when trying to take pic (tho it has info on it- like how many pics I have left on memory card). If I take a pic, then it's all black. Sometimes it makes funny noises and often it will say "camera has detected an error and is shutting down. Please restart." And then the number 32. Just bought camera less than two weeks ago. Now out of country. Trying to take pics of trip. Help!
Hi there,Try to reset the camera to its Default Settings.Please let me know how this goes. ... Canon PowerShot A3100 IS Digital Camera
Everything on this camera is working except not able to take pics, the screen is black, still has all the arrows and square in the middle of a black screen, but when you take a pic all that it shows is abunch of squiggly lines
The problem is the in the ccd circuitry in the camera lens, the aperture "shutter" is not opening which is motor driven, It will need a camera technician to look at it, but probably not cost effective to repair, cheape ... Agfa FUJIFILM FINEPIX Z33WP Digital Camera
FLASHES C:13:01 When I turned the camera on, I looked at monitor to take picture and was flashing C:13:01-wouldn't take a picture. Shut camera off, turned on and got two pictures off. That was it. By shutting camera off and on was able to get to the review setting and viewed the 80 pics. stored; that was yesterday. Today I get the c:13:01 code on each camera mode and review setting only shows the 2 pics from yesterday, then blue screen, though as I push the review button the on screen picture nu
OMG!!! If you still have the camera, try this. I read in one of these forums to spray a burst of brake cleaner in there and blow dry for a few seconds and believe it or not, it worked! That's after me taking it apart to make sure the connectors weren ... Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-P200 Digital Camera
Screen not showing subject to be taken,camera wiil flash but no picture is taken, screen will show pics that are stored on card. Camera fugifilm finepix f700 Regards peter
HiTry taking the pictures off the card, by copying onto your computer first. Then put the card back into the camera and delete the pictures and try again. Not sure, but sounds like the card could be full. Or alternatively use another card that ... Digital Cameras