Having problems with your Olympus EVOLT E-500 Digital Camera ?
Flash will go off even if i have it turned off
\015 I am having issues with my flash. It always does the same thing in low light. Even if the room is lit somewhat but the camera is aimed at a dark area. The flash will pop up and do a series of pre-flashes before it will flash for real. This can be quite annoying. I have the flash set to off and it will still do the same thing. Does anyone know why the camera is doing this.\015
Select manual icon of the dial,then flash will not give u trouble.if u use auto,program,etc auto system makes flash pop up.
Repair Help & Product Troubleshooting for Olympus EVOLT E-500 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 :
My flash is not working on my Canon PowerShot SX110 is camera. Help! My boss thinks the flash is turned off, but when I go to flash settings it says that red-eye and sync are both turned on. Basically I tried to use the camera outside the other night and the camera kept telling me to raise the flash even though the flash was up. The pictures were all blurry. I LOVE camera and am hoping for a simple solution.
... Canon PowerShot SX110 IS Digital Camera
Flash Off Okay, my Kodak EasyShare C310 works fine, but i want to turn the flash off so when I take pictures, theres no glare off anything. Is it even possible to turn the flash off? Or could i possibaly make the flash less bright??
Hi,\015\012\015\012Not sure about your camera but most of them yes you can turn of the flash.\015\012\015\012Its usually in the settings; just remove it from "automatic flash" to "no- Flash" its sometimes symboled like a light ... Kodak EasyShare C310 Digital Camera
My flash won't turn on! When I go to the flash icon to turn it on, the flash option isn't even there!
Mine was doing the same thing but I noticed (after playing around with it for a while) that I had the "REC Mode" on BURST and not NORMAL. When I set it back to NORMAL the FLASH options returned. Select MENU on the main display and the first option wi ... Sony Cybershot DSC-T200 Digital Camera
My pictures are darker with the flash activated than when the flash is down. Unable to take ANY pictures if a flash is required as they turn out dark even though the flash goes off.
... Canon PowerShot S2 IS Digital Camera
The flash when i take a picture it doesnt flash, it just happened out of nowhere the flash just stopped working and i've been trying to see if maybe i turned the flash off some how but i dont even see a link for the flash, how do i get the flash back on?
You could try pressing the right button next to the zoom button, but usually when this happens, it is because the flash unit or transformer has died.Bob ... Fuji FinePix A500 Digital Camera
The flash is either far too bright or not bright enough even when using the auto setting. The flash either doesn't flash at all on "soft flash" and then blinds people when the flash is turned on so it produces very dark faces or bright white images. I've tried using different scene modes but this does not seem to work.
... Casio Exilim EX-S880 Digital Camera
I am traveling through Brazil with my Nikon Coolpix S220. I had it in a ziploc bag in my sports bra. I took it out and started to look at photos when the screen turned white with gray lines. I continued to take pictures w/out the screen working and uploaded them. They appeared fine. The next day when I turned the camera on, the screen was still white and now the on button started to flash. It would not take any pictures. Now it won't even turn on. Is there anything I can do? I am traveling for t
Hi there, some how the the screen pressed and the LCD get damaged.\015\012After that you use is continue. You are lucky because camera does not sense the damaged parts. But now your camera memory detect the LCD is damaged & stop working. Th ... Nikon Digital Cameras
The canon powershot A200is won't flash. have to turn off the lightening bolt flash to take picture. Can not get any of the flashes to work even after reset to manual setting.
... Canon Powershot A2000 IS Digital Camera
The flash suddenly stopped working...I noticed over the weekend when I was using my camera at night or indoors the flash wasn't automatically going off. I checked the settings and the flash was turned on, I even tried re-setting the camera and it still doesn't work?
... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W80 Digital Camera
S3100 will not charge using ac charger that came with it or computer. light flashes about 5 seconds then turns of. have tried charging 3 hours and even overnight. when turn on camer, screen lights for 1 second then turns black. had camera 3 1/2 weeks
Did the new battery work? I'm having the same problem. ... Nikon Coolpix 3100 Digital Camera
The camera that I have is an red HP A730 with 7 megapixels. I've had it for about 3 years and it's always worked just fine. But, recently I lost my memory card. My camera still worked with out it. Anyway, the other day I tried to turn my camera on and it didn't work for some reason. I thought it was the batteries, so I changed them, but the light indicating that it's on flashed for a second and then turned off. Now, even though I'm using new batteries, my camera will not turn on. I will admit, I
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 professional.Use\012\012\012\012\012\012\01 ... Digital Cameras
My camera lense won't close even when i turn it off & on. i have tried to turn it off and on the screen only goes on & immediately turns off. the green light in the corner flashes so i know that the battery is still working. i tried to plug it into my computer to retrieve the pics on the camera but it couldn't recognize the camera.
Make sure that you are installing a fresh/ full charge battery\015\012Here are the steps:\015\0121. Make sure you will install a new or fully charged battery/batteries into your camera.\015\0122. Clean the battery contacts.\01 ... Kodak EasyShare V1003 Digital Camera
My Kodak Z950's Lens is stuck out and when I attempt to turn it on it the light on top will flash and the camera will attempt to turn on for a few seconds then turn off. It is not the battery as the camera does this even when plugged into my computer.
HelloThe problem is that the lens has become stuck in the barrel\015\012 after dropping it, or it being hit. There are some DIY solutions you could try, but the \015\012probability is that you will have to get it fixed by a professional. ... Kodak EasyShare Z950 Digital Camera
No Flash My camera got a little wet at a themepark, and I fear it's damaged. At first the flash was being a little faulty, but now it won't flash at all no matter what I do. And the little green off/on light stays on even when the camera is turned off. I've had this camera for less than a year- I don't want to buy a new one already!
Pull the battery and memory card and keep them out for a while. If you are confident you could successfully open and reassemble your camera you could attempt to open it up to dry it out.Otherwise, take a can of compressed air and point the nozz ... Nikon Coolpix S210 Digital Camera
Cyber-shot T2 Hello This is probably a long shot but I have had my Sony cybershot T2 for about 1 month now and about 2 weeks ago it just died on me and it won't turn on. I didn't drop it, there is a not a single scratch on it, i have charged the battery 2 full but it just wont turn on. At the beginning it would flash as if it was turning on and then stop. Now it won't even do that. I don't know what to do as I loved that camera and it's very new. It worked perfectly before. If you could help me
Hello Henrietta,\015\012\015\012Your problem is exactly my T2's problem. I returned it to the vendor and I was informed that the board is damaged and possible reason is it was dropped. Just like you, I didn't drop my T2. I wish there w ... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T20 Digital Camera
Hi, all of a sudden, my Canon Rebet XT gave me a faint flashing error 99 message. It won't turn off and the red light at the bottom right of the screen stays on even when I turn my camera off. I have to take the battery out in order for it to turn off. The led screen is blank and shows only the battery icon. HELP, my son is graduating from H.S. and I need to take lots of photos. Thank you.
To isolate the cause of the issue, we suggest that you do the following:\015\0121. Turn off the camera.\015\0122. Remove the lens, battery, and CF card.\015\0123. Allow the camera to sit without power for approximately 20 minutes. ... Canon Rebel XT / EOS 350D Digital Camera
Flash will go off even if i have it turned off
Select manual icon of the dial,then flash will not give u trouble.if u use auto,program,etc auto system makes flash pop up. ... Olympus EVOLT E-500 Digital Camera
Vivacam 8025 . It has been used once and now even after charging when turned on a green light flashes in front and a red one flashes in back but it does not seem to come on.
Hi,Is the camera still under warranty? If you purchased it in the last year it should be under warranty. I would first contact vivitar and inquire about repair/replacement.\015\012Customer Support\015\012\011\011\015\012 ... Vivitar Digital Cameras
"Format Error" When I turn on my camera at the top right it flashed reading "C:13:01" and in the middle says format error. I've turned my camera on and off and even went into the set up, memory stick tool, then tried to format the memory stick. Notyhing has worked I need help. Thanks
Take an ereaser and clean the contact points on the memory stick. Then reformatt. ... Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-P32 Digital Camera
I have the kodak easyshare Z740 camara and I can turn it on but then the viewing screen flashs black and turns off. This is happening even with NEW alkaline batteries.
I may be able to help with your Kodak EasyShare Z740 that turns itself off.Try these steps to fix your camera.I hope that helps.______________ ... Kodak EasyShare Z740 Digital Camera
I have a Canon sd630.The camera works great except that it won't remember its settings. Upon turning on the camera,it would say it's in manual mode, but if I change it to automatic and then turn it off. It would be back in manual mode again. I have reset the camera and even taken apart to replaced the internal battery. Still no luck. Appreciate any help. f.y.i I have tried looking for a firmware update, but no luck either. I was wondering if I could flash my camera with the sd500 firmware? I ju
Try to follow the route up the circuit from the battery on the motherboard.\015\012maybe the battery is ok but the power not rich to the mother board or memory chip.\015\012take more attention on the connectors. ... Canon PowerShot SD630 Digital ELPH / IXUS 65 Digital Camera
How do I get the flash to only fire once? Even if I turn red eye reduction OFF the flash always fires twice, leaving me with pictures of my 8 month old baby with her eyes closed :(
Sounds strange.\015\012There is a function within SCN which is specificly set for photografing children. Try this one.\015\012\015\012Other than that try and experiement with different flash types in order to find the correct settin ... Kodak EasyShare C330 Digital Camera
I have nikon D80 purchased about 1.5 yrs. ago. After taking less than 10 pictures, I see a flashing battery sign saying low in battery even when I had charged the battery full. If I turn the camera off and turn it back on, it will let me take more pictures. Is something wrong with the battery or is it my camerea?
Nice camera! I have one too, and really enjoy it. I suspect you are running the original firmware. There is a new firmware version 1.11 that specifically addresses this problem. The download and instruction page is below:Windows OS: ... Nikon D80 Digital Camera with 18-135mm Lens
Help I have a Kodak easyshare Z812 IS When I turn it on to take a picture it either, flashes green, turns on then off right away or the format something or other comes on. I have changed batteries several times, even erased pictures help what do I so? With 4 grandbabies and halloween right around the corner I need my camera. Please could someone help me Thank, Cheryl Please reply to grammacasny[email protected]
Does the lens extend fully from the camera before it turns off or does is stay retracted? Has this been dropped or gotten wet recently? Try removing the SD memory card from the camera and powering it up to see if you still get the "format" prompt. ... Kodak EasyShare Z812 IS Digital Camera
Camera will not turn on. As I rotate the selector switch the light flashes at each position. Even when I switch it to off the off light flashes on and off. The screen stays on but it is blank.
Hello, Did you try pressing the little silver button marked "EVP/LCD" it is located at the left of the view finder,This turns the screen on and off.Hope this takes care of problem.Best Regards, Russell ... Kodak EasyShare DX6490 Digital Camera