Having problems with your Olympus SP-320 Digital Camera ?

Camera works for a very while, but quickly senses low battery and shuts down. Won't work more than a couple of pictures with 2300mAh rechargeables, maybe 10 pictures with alkaline. Seems oversensitive to lowered voltage. Is this a known problem with a cheap/free fix?


Answers :

Something, it sounds like, is draining the batteries. Rechargeables are a lower voltage, and don't last as long as alkalines, but the alkalines should give you at least a couple hundred pics (depending on how much the flash and zoom is used, camera turning on and off, etc.). A camera tech might know the likely cause, but get an estimate before getting it repaired. The cost of service is often more than the replacement cost of a new camera, as they are getting cheaper by the day, almost! Good luck, sorry I can't help any more than that.
Repair Help & Product Troubleshooting for Olympus SP-320 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 :

Camera works for a very while, but quickly senses low battery and shuts down. Won't work more than a couple of pictures with 2300mAh rechargeables, maybe 10 pictures with alkaline. Seems oversensitive to lowered voltage. Is this a known problem with a cheap/free fix?


Something, it sounds like, is draining the batteries. Rechargeables are a lower voltage, and don't last as long as alkalines, but the alkalines should give you at least a couple hundred pics (depending on how much the flash and zoom is used, camer ... Olympus SP-320 Digital Camera

EasyShare Z712IS Purchased this camera in Aug. I love it but I can't seem to keep a charged battery in it. I bought some 2X rechargeable NI-MH batteries. Maybe they are not the right ones for the camera. Since the battery that came with the camera went dead I have tried these and they only last for about 6 - 10 pictures before needing recharging. What kind of a battery is the best performer for this camera that is rechargeable?


The camera will work with any brand of lithium but only the KLIC 8000 battery will work as a rechargeable \015\012\015\012please look at your getting started guide and check page 1, there's an illustration of the 3 types of batts that wil ... Kodak EasyShare Z612 Digital Camera

Batteries need replaced constantly. I am using 2 AA alkaline as instructed. As soon as I put them in it says batteries are low and shuts off. This is happening with all brands of new batteries. What's the problem? Occasionally I may get to take 1 or 2 pictures before this happens, usually none. Seems to be a prevalent problem with this particular camera. This is my 2nd Canon and I'm pretty sure there won't be a third. Canon should recall these cameras and either fix them or give a reduction on a


Canon actually has recalled some serial numbers for your model camera for the problem that you're experiencing. Some of The Canon Powershot A530 and A540 cameras are subject to an advisory recall. Seems that a small spring on the battery compartment ... Canon PowerShot A540 Digital Camera

My d50 is having trouble focusing sporadically regardless of setting.in auto mode it sometimes wont take a picture at all(it used to) but when i switch to manual then go back to auto it sometimes works. it almost seems battery -related,but it still holds a charge for months before i need to recharge it and its only a year old with maybe 4000 pics taken so far?


HelloThank you for using FixYa for your problemAlways check the batteries first but if is it still giving the same fault, your camera is faulty. It should be taken to an authorized repair centre for a repair ... Nikon D50 Digital Camera

The camera was working fine. I imported the pictures to Picassa succesfully and turned the camera off. I then went to take new pictures and all I get is a black LCD screen and when I load into Picassa the pictures are all black. The camera seems to work well, zoom, flash menu all seem normal except there is no picture. Can it be fixed and would it be cost effective?


The CCD is bad or the Iris is shut stuck. If it's the Iris just stuck, it might just have moisture - leave the camera in a dry place for a day. If it's the CCD - pretty much "kiss-it-good-bye". To replace the CCD is expensive - get a new camera. ... Digital Cameras

The auto focus does not seem to be working. Pictures come out fuzzy. What can be done to fix this! Some of the pictures, when I use the "auto fix" on them, become unusable. Even pictures that look OK come out very fuzzy when shown on a full screen slide show.


... Fuji FinePix J10 Digital Camera

I first experienced a problem with my Canon S2Is camera when it was only taking pictures of blank images. I found a "fix" recommendation which seems to have gotten rid of the black image problem. However, now when I take pictures the images seem to have horizonal lines through them if I don't use the flash. Also, if I am taking a picture outside or in a lot of light, the image ends up being extremely light. Have any suggestions?


Think you need to do the fix more. Believe your shutter was previously stuck in the closed position. Now it sounds like it is stuck in the open position. Again keep trying the fix to loosen it up. Just to confirm, the "fix" you're talking about i ... Canon PowerShot S2 IS Digital Camera

Dsc wx5 Hi guys, maybe some sweet guy in here can help me. When i take a "standard" picture the camera tunes up the light so much that I can´t see anything on the picture it almost looks like a blank white page. This only happens when i take a standard picture. I can do panorama picture, 3D picture and video recording perfectly. I have tried everything in the settings menu, i have reset the camera, but nothing seems to help. If i take a picture where the is not much light, the picture is v


... Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-WX5 Digital Camera

I have the same problem, and the picture is lower than should be. I turned on the CCD clean function and the CCD sensor won't stay in place, it slides down a bit (which is why the picture is lower). I'm not sure how to fix this or even if I should attempt it.


Don't even attempt it as it's not amenable to DIY repair.if you have a warranty then get it repaired. if you don't have any warranty left then contact Sony directly as they have a good track record for offering free out of warranty repair ... Sony Alpha DSLR-A100 Digital Camera

I've got a Fujifilm F30. Since yesterday, its not working properly. When I take photos, it 'absorbs' too much light and indoor photos becomes really bright and outdoor photos becomes nearly white from brightness. And when I transfer the pictures to computer, it has minor lines accross the picture. The video mode seems to be unaffected. What is the problem and is it worth fixing ? Would like to fix it if I can as F30 is still considered one of the best compact camera Fuji has ever made ! Thanks.


Hi Yuri. Turn the camera on and go into the menu and find the reset. Reset it. This will take you back to original factory settings. Then try it out. If it is fixed great. If not take it to your local camera shop that does repairs. J. ... Fuji FinePix F30 Digital Camera

Taking pictures I have a pink Sanyo VPC-S770 7.1 megapixel camera. When I hit the picture button, everything goes black. The lens does not retract, but the LCD goes black, and the camera seems like it turns off. I have not dropped it or put it anywhere dangerous for the camera. I don't know how to fix the problem, but I definitely would like it fixed. I bought the camera in July, if that helps.


Try a hard reset first - Remove batteries and SD card, wait 5 minutes and reinsert everything and try. If the issue still recurrs, then best take it to the shop and check it out. You should still have the warranty on it. If they cannot fix it, ask th ... Digital Cameras

Every thing seems to work but view screen is blue and takes a blue picture (has ripples that move when you point or move camera around like you can almost see something but you can't. My logo and phone number come up in the view screen fine when the camera is first turned on then it goes to the blue screen when the camera is ready to take a picture. Is it worth fixing???? Cost to fix???? Neil


This sounds like it might be 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. ... Canon PowerShot A85 Digital Camera

Hi Merry XMas! I have a problem with my camera lately and it seems like a software problem not sure. When I take a picture, there are horizontal lines in the picture, the colours are yellowish and the flash is not working properly (shadow in the upper or lower part of the picture). I have reset the functionalities to default; it worked somehow but the problem came back after a few pictures. Can you help?


Nope sorry ... Canon PowerShot SD630 Digital ELPH / IXUS 65 Digital Camera

Digital camera hi i just got a digital camera at first i had problems because the pictures were grainy but i seem to have fixed this with changing the iso to 100 but now the pics seem to b blurry it kind of looks out of focus, if i take a still moving object outside it is better but still a little bit blurred although not much, but inside it is worse and if i try taking a pic of my kids well there is no chance it goes far too blurry because they wont stand still enough, also the flash seems to a


You can try and adjust the contrast for that pictures. try also iso 300 for the picture to increase quality. downpoint is its size will increase. just explore the settings and try them all out. im sure you will find the perfect settings that you'll l ... Digital Cameras

I take a lot of pictures and delete the off of my SD card. When placing pictures in folders it seems to have the same numbers and this causes a problem with maybe deleting old pics. Is there a way for the camera to keep numbering in sequence and not go back and use deleted pictures numbers?


You have three choices for file numbering, controlled by Custom Setting #D7:Off: File numbers are always started at 0001 whenever a new folder is created, when the memory card is formatted, or a new memory card is inserted into the camera ... Nikon DSLR D90 Digital Camera

My Canon SD 870 Camera came with a free SD card. Everything seems fine with the card until I try to download the pictures to my computer. I used the camera to format the card after the first time I had problems. I assumed this would fix it but it has happened again. I don't have problems with my other memory cards, just the one this camera came with. I can view the most recent pictures using the camera but how do I transfer the pictures to my computer? Thanks.


How are you transferring pictures with the other cards? Are you using a\015\012USB cable and plugging the camera into the PC? If not, how are you\015\012doing it. Let me know the answer... I have some suggestions for you.\015\012Regards,\ ... Canon Digital Cameras

Black photos/videos My camera doesn't record visual images when trying to take a picture,the LCD display is blank but I can view previously taken photos . The sound didn't seem to be working right, the volume just got lower and lower until you couldn't hear it anymore.


There is a factory recall from Canon for this: http://www.usa.canon.com/consumer/controller?act=PgComSmModDisplayAct&keycode=2112&fcategoryid=221&modelid=8776 ... Digital Cameras

Battery life is very bad. i can put in a new battery and it will last. maybe 3 to 7 pictures. and the low battery will come on. and maybe get 1 more pic. and then die.. am i using the wrong battery? i even got the rechargable ones and it's the same thing.


With no mechanical problem,It may Cost 90$ to fix itI hope there would be a capacitor or an IC problemBut first test A Proper Pair of Ni-MH rechargeble Batteries Good Luck ... Digital Cameras

Hello, My Canon A610 is not focusing anymore. Seems the sensor is dead or can't see anything. Otherwise I can play pictures from card but it doesn't take any picture because there is no signal from the sensor. Can be fixed? Thank you very much. Kind regards, Radu M: 07872834832


Just remove the screws and try to clean the lens and other parts properly ....because mostly dust accumulation causes this kind of problems .......if this did not work you just need to replace the sensor ..... ... Canon Digital Cameras

Dsc-t9 gyro fix. The camera shakes and pictures come out blured. Thought I'd ask before pulling it apart. I'm guessing the gyro is busted, so maybe someones knows whether it just needs a screw tightening, or if I need to replace the gyro or whether it is possible to fix at all? Thanks!


If you alsow get vibrationOn Sony T100 and similar, its the vibration canceling unit, i had the same problem.if you have good hads you can fix it.( on your ... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T9 Digital Camera

MY camera seems to be overexposing all pictures taken , so that I can not take outdoor photos at all and can only take photos inside if I close the drapes and block all natural daylight. It seems as if perhaps a settings button has been accidently hit or something...NOT SURE but I do not see how to fix it.


Hello, the problem that you explain could easily be caused by an improper "ISO" setting. When you go to your camera's menu, look for the ISO setting and put it back on "auto". It's probably on 800 or higher now, which will cause everything to be ove ... Kodak EasyShare Z612 Digital Camera

Suddenly I cannot search for images on my camera face.It seems to be stuck on one early photo. I tried to go to " lock " images -no help. also my computer will notprint pictures taken since July 28 or so. The camera worked fine until this AM. Can you also tell me how to delete a pic I don't want recently taken? ( if the other problem gets fixed )thank you so much Mickey Savage in Oregon I am so hoping I have not lost those latest pictures !


You need to remove the battery from the camera for 5 minutes, if that doesn't reset the programming then the camera has failed and you will need to send it in to an repair center, check your user manual for locations. as far as the images go if you c ... Polaroid i733LP Digital Camera

I have a canon ixus 9501s. when i load the pictures onto the computer they come out small/have a lower resolution. is it possible i accidentally set the camera to a lower megapixel? if so, how can i fix this?


Press the Func Set button. Scroll down to the bottom selection, then scroll right or left to select L for Large photos. ... Canon Digital Cameras

Lens issue A black screen comes up with the word access. The lens seems like it is trying to fix itself but is jammed. After a few tries the screen says: Turn the power off and on again. I have done that and tried removing the battery for a period of time and recharging it but nothing seems to have an effect. Thank you in advance for your help.


This is either a faulty lens mechanism caused by dirt ingress or damage, thus not able to complete the process- Contact Sony for repair erstimate. ... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W50 Digital Camera

I HAVE A CANON AND WHEN I TRIED TO PRESS THE BUTTON TO TAKE THE PICTURE IT SEEMS THE SHUTTER GOT LOCKED AND COULD NOT USE THE LEVER TO TURN TO THE NEXT PICTURE. I THOUGHT MAYBE IT WAS BATTERY NEEDED SO I REPLACED THE BATTERY AND STILL IT WILL NOT UNLEASE - HELP


Film camera I assume?\015\012Sounds like the end of the roll to me or it may be off track.\015\012Remove and replace film with NEW roll. While its empty (and open) you might try the shutter release button and watch the shutter (it is ver ... Digital Cameras
  • Start your question with What, Why, How, When, etc. and end with a "?"
  • Be clear and specific
  • Use proper spelling and grammar
all rights reserved to the respective owners || www.lionebra.com || Terms of Use || Contact || Privacy Policy
Load time: 0.4724 seconds