Having problems with your Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ18K Digital Camera ?
Completely bloked impossible to close: it stay in operation and impossible to make pictures....software problem!!
What I can understand is the camera does not allow you to take any photographs. Recharge the batteries fully and try again. If you still can't get it working, please provide all details like what does the display show, what setting are you using etc.
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Completely bloked impossible to close: it stay in operation and impossible to make pictures....software problem!!
What I can understand is the camera does not allow you to take any photographs. Recharge the batteries fully and try again. If you still can't get it working, please provide all details like what does the display show, what setting are you using etc. ... Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ18K Digital Camera
My C1030 digital camera, which I bought at the end of december 2010, is having a major problem. The lens won't close anymore and when i try to turn it on, it makes a strange noise and it gives a black screen and turns off and still the lens won't get in, it stays out. I tried new batteries, but that's not the problem. Please advise.
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Shutter problem hi! My camera DSC-P52 , which is a year old, is giving me some strange problems. When i switch it on , the shutter doesnt open completely and makes a weird crackling noise and then beeps a few times and it says on the display to shut down and switch on the camera again. And then if I point to setup and switch it off it closes. Any solutions. please help. thanks anshul agrawal
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Same problem "Hello pros I need help. The lens on my digimax cyber 530 will not close(retract) completely when I turn off the camera. When I turn it on it gives a 'whirr ing' sound and then auto shuts off. Out of desperation I have manually 'pulled' out the lens. it stays that way until i turn it off and it retracts only halfway. Can anyone help this senior? thank you kindly" I have the exact same problem with this person. And the solution you gave is not that useful,since I'd have to p
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The problem I am having with my Canon PowerShot S2 IS is the iris is staying closed. No matter what I do it just stays closed. What could have caused this? How would I fix this problem?
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Casio Ex-z55 Lens cover not closing and lens does not operate
Buy the next camera- at 3 years old no economic repair will be feasible- but you could play with it some I guess ... Casio Exilim EX-Z55 Digital Camera
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The battery ran out and I was not able to recharge for a couple of days .The camera never shut down the lens still stayed out of camera body even when the battery was taken out. After recharging battery and reinserting it in the camera the camera will not function. When the power button is pushed the light goes on and the camera makes attempts to close lens but then it buzzes and makes beeping sounds and then goes off.
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I have recently noticed that the lense shutter takes ages to close. when i turn the camera on the lense zoom comes out without any problem but the shutter stayes closed for at least 10 seconds and then very slowly opens.
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Brand new jvc gr-d850 camcorder. Picture quality is great, but cannot get the sound recorded. Complete silence on playback. Manual isn't much help, this problem is not even addressed in the troubleshooting section. Not sure if this is a problem with the camera or the operator.
Silence on the camera, or when listened on computer? Because some cameras dont have audio playback on camera. Try plugging in headphones.... ... Digital Cameras
Lens Hi, my camera is perfect and I love it very much. Now one little problem, when I turn it on, the lens wont just open it, stays closed unless I open it manually which I think is not good. Now what do u think is the problem? Thanks, Jane.
Hi\015\012\015\012What you are seeing is there is\015\012some sort of problem with the lens, it could happen in many different\015\012ways such as sand or dirt in the lens gears. If the camera is less than a year old, call up Sony and get ... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W70 Digital Camera
My FE-360 keeps shutting down with the lens stuck out. When you try and turn it on you can hear the lens trying to retract but it stays stuck out and the camera makes a bleeping sound. I have noticed that if i open and close the battery cover whilst it is making this bleeping noise, the screen comes to life. All of the menus can be accessed and options changed but the picture seen on screen is very poor quality and the camera will not take a picture. As soon as you press the capture image butt
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I was working with taran-2005. I paid $20 and got good advice. When I finished gooiing through all his tricks to make my zoom lens come out and my camera stay on I was able to do that. However, after went through his tricks and tried to take a picture I discovered another problem. When I tried gto take a picture the LCD. said no card available. I spent another six bucks to see if I could get an Email answer to that problem. But somebody voided it. So here I am with a camera that does not work.
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I speak better in spanish but I will try to express myself.I have a casio camera exz1050 10.1MP with rechargable battery. The problem is that it fell and the little part that holds the battery inside broke. Now the battery wont stay in and it makes difficult that the camera stay on. How can I find that part?
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Focus error I am from the Caribbean Island of St.Kitts and I was on holiday in London, England in August 2006 and I bought this camera. It worked wonderfully and I took plenty pictures. I had no problems at all with it until now. When the camera was turned on there was a sound coming from the lens area. The lens are open and will not close. On the screen there is the warning display "focus error." Can I get a solution to fixing this problem Screen says focus error , makes noise.
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Hello, First I will say the problem. Nikon D300 closed itself and never opens. I have Nikon D300 body + Cosina 100-400mm + Nikon 18-200mm VR. Last week I bought these from second hand. Everything was excellent.2 days ago my cosina dropped to floor. every part went to different way. I collected them together. But mechanically there was no problem. Electronically film contacts was teared. So I thought that it makes no difference. I connected my cosina to d300 body. First an error message appe
Hi there, when it was dropped that time a damaged made in Lens guide pin & slot. Even the film contact also teared & that's why the error message appeared. An electronic system have 2 type error. A) Software corrupt. B) hardware ... Digital Cameras
I've had my Kodak Z612 for about 2 years with no problems. The last couple of times that I hooked the USB cable to the computer to transfer pics, I turn the camera to on as I would normally do, a blue screen flicks quickly with a message I can't read and the screen goes off, (doesn't stay on and give you the percentage of sync completed message). Computer doesn't seem to be finding the camera. No problems with taking pictures. Could it be my USB cable is bad? I've charged batteries but never bou
We downloaded the updated software from kodak, rebooted the computer and it worked great. Thanks for the help. ... Kodak EasyShare Z612 Digital Camera
Just bought a Sharp VL-ZL at a yard sale. Great price but I'm beginning to see why. First came the 'dew' issue, but I read here what that is and what to try. The next day a new problem occurred, and this one's not only weird, but I can't find anyone online with a similar issue. The cassette door will not stay closed with a tape inserted. Take the tape out and it closes fine. Any thoughts? Thanks.
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Battery/power-up problem Camera will not stay powered up. The "low battery" indicator shows up on the display, and then it shuts off shortly thereafter. I've tried many combinations of AA batteries to make sure it wasn't really a low battery problem. I have not used any of the batteries Sony warns against in their manual (e.g. Manganese, etc.). Any ideas before I go look for a new camera? Thanks in advance for your help. MG
For what its worth I had this same problem with both rechargeables and\015\012alkcalines. Fresh batteries were rejected after just a few shots and\015\012were clearly NOT dead. Solution seems to be either use Sony's NP-NH25\015\012cybershot battery w ... Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-S90 Digital Camera
Blackout Hi..I think I'm having the same problem. The screen isn't completely back., but impossible to see. do you think I'm having the same sensor problem?? Where did you send yours?
It could be pixels going out of you LCD. I would recommend sending into Casio and have them take a look at it to see what is going on with it. ... Casio Exilim EX-Z750 Digital Camera
Fuji S5000 camera problem....The battery door will not latch because the cheap plastic retaining nipples inside the battery box have worn down/or broken. Tape will not even hold door closed! The retainers on the hinged door are fine (naturally it's the body!) The retainers don't meet each other as one slides the door closed and the spring loading makes the door pop open. Can a person use machine screws and latches or what??? (Velcro?...probably like tape that won't hold)
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When i try to open the camera whith was connected to a laptop (with virus)which is connected to the net it bloked completly and now i can't get access to my camera evrything is bloked could you please help me to solve the problem,best regards
Try NOT connecting your camera to your computer.The best way to download pictures from your camera to your computer involves removing the memory card from the camera and plugging it into a card reader (either built-in to the computer or c ... Casio Exilim EX-Z1200 Digital Camera
My Canon D50 is used only for astro imaging.The camera is not modified.My problem is when I shoot at ISO 3200 for faint galaxies,I get a huge amount of grainness..My friend has a Canon D40 and does not have this problem when shooting ISO 3200.The grainy background is so intense that it makes post processing of any quality impossible. Is there such a thing as a suggested setting for the Canon D50 that shows exactly what are the proper setting for the Canon D50 to get high quality images? I real
You could experiment with setting the ISO to 1600 or 800 and use corresponding longer shutter speeds. ... Canon EOS 50D 15.1MP Digital SLR Camera Digital Camera with EF-S 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6 IS Standard Zoom Lens
Error 099 I often get "error 099". Then it's impossible to make any picture. Mostly is the problem shortly over, when I put te on/off button on off. But the moment of making that picture is than over... Why is this very often???
HiThis error could indicate a lot of problems with the camera.This ranges from bad battery ,bad memory card or even bad lens contacts wit the camera body or simply putting it,general operation failure.Try removing the battery and re-loading i ... Canon EOS 400D Digital Camera
Lens opens, makes strange noise, closes
It is lens mechanism problem and mostly loading gears in lens worn out / exhausted. Complete lens assembly replacement is only solution but cost would be high.\015\012\015\012Below is image of lens mechanism showing how is loading gear just for ... Pentax Optio T20 Digital Camera