Having problems with your Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ3 Digital Camera ?
The lens cover does not open. Everything else seems to work fine. Tried new batteries, etc. Any ideas? Thanks!
Try to look for dirt in the shutter cover which is preventing the mechanism to work. Sometimes sand can get entrapped into or even if you had visited the sea side, possible salt/sand can get clogged into. Use a good jet air spray very carefully so that we can assume it be a mechanical jamming. Otherwise the shutter motor drive can be faulty and will need some experienced pair of hand to open and check. zBut try the first part, hope I could help. Good day
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The lens cover does not open. Everything else seems to work fine. Tried new batteries, etc. Any ideas? Thanks!
Try to look for dirt in the shutter cover which is preventing the mechanism to work. Sometimes sand can get entrapped into or even if you had visited the sea side, possible salt/sand can get clogged into. Use a good jet air spray very carefully so th ... Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ3 Digital Camera
No matter what I do, my camera keeps giving me a "Battery Depleted" message whenever I try to turn it on. It's a Pentax Optio E40, and I've only had it a couple of weeks. It was working fine, but then one day when I tried to turn it on, I got this error. I replaced the batteries, but the error still came. I've checked the orientation of the batteries, tried re-inserting them, etc, but nothing seems to work. Please help! Thank you!
I had the same problem and checked the manual. If you haven't used the camera in a while and there were either no batteries or dead batteries in it, put in new batteries, keep it off, and WAIT a few minutes. Then try to turn it on. This helped with P ... Pentax Digital Cameras
I have a JVC Everio HDD camcorder, model number gz-mg330rex which is approx 2 years old. The camera has had little use, been well looked after and carefully stored. Recently I went to use the camera using battery power and the camera would not switch on, so I tried the camera with the mains lead and it worked fine. I assumed there was a problem with the battery , so I bought a new battery from JVC. When I tried the new battery the camera would still not turn on. Do you have any ideas what could
Please check battery connector terminals in camcorder that might be clogged or corrosion on it. Clean it and try.If problem still remain, most probably internal fuse is blew off on main board of camcorder. Qualified camera tech is required to r ... JVC Digital Cameras
With new batteries, Canon PowerShot SX120IS camera does not operate - ie- no power. Have tried several new batteries, cleaned terminals, etc. but no luck. Camera has been protected during recent cross country driving trip, not dropped, worked fine. Now - nothing.
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Camera FX35 was working fine. In middle of taking pix in Oxford, screen suddenly refused to come back on, although optical viewfinder works and on screen viewing of taken shots works OK. Is there a power-saving feature I accidently turned on? Only have the simplified manual with me and am new to the camera. Tried my spare battery but same results. I can continue to take shots via the viewfinder and shots seem to work, but I really want the screen back -
The [AUTO LCD OFF] of the [ECONOMY] mode is active> Press the shutter button halfway to cancel these modes.Charge the battery or replace it with a battery which has enough capacity. ... Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ7 Digital Camera
We just received our brand new canon t3i in the mail. We formatted the card (a 2GB 700X Professional High Speed Error Free (SD) Memory Card Class 10) and immediately started shooting to test out the camera. Everything seemed to work fine until we tried to apply a filter to one of the photos. The entire camera froze. We even tried turning the camera off and it would not shut off. We ended up having to take the battery out and put it back in. When we did and turned the camera back on we received a
Sounds like there was an error while the camera was writing information to the card. You can try reformatting the card using a computer and a card reader, then replace it in the camera and format it from the menu. If that doesn't work and the camera ... Canon EOS 600D Rebel T3i Digital Camera
Canon 450D Brand new, just got it out of the box and I keep getting Err 99 when I try to shoot. Haven't managed to take any photos yet. I tried 2 different memory cards, cleaned the small gold connector bits in the lens and the camera, took the battery out etc, nothing seems to work
Its a common Error on these kind of cameras, I have never heard of someone who had it so fast. You can try do some adjustments but your best way to fix it is to send it back to Canon, since its brand new.Here are some thread with informat ... Digital Cameras
The flash on my polaroid i1035 camera had been working fine... but now will not work at all... I had tried new batteries but this does not seem to fix the problem. any advice would be apprecated.
The flash bulb is probably the problem, or it could be the high voltage capacitor that triggers the bulb, or the transformer that charges the capacitor. The bulb is the most likely cause but should be checked. ... Polaroid i1035 Digital Camera
Flash rebound I am new to digital cameras. So i took a long time searching before deciding on yhe tz3.The camera works great in daylight situations but with night snaps taking shots against glass or neon etc the flash is on the photograph also neon is exagerated spoiling the snaps.I have tried everything on the menu but cant seem to rectify. I am new to this but just back from holiday with mates all with different makes of cameras and not one had same problem. Any ideas. jack.
A camera flash against a glass, or any reflective surface, will bounce the flash light right back at you. Turn off flash when shooting through glass. Note flash is only for shots less than 12 ft distance. It take it you are shooting scenery shots thr ... Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ3 Digital Camera
I have a Jazz HDV178. It was working just fine until recently when it went dead. I thought the battery was dead, but I checked it with a voltmeter and it does show there is about 3.5 volts on the battery. But the darn camera will not come on any more. I have tried recharging it, etc., but with no luck. Any ideas?....such as press three buttons and hold your breath while twirling 3 times and clicking your heals together>
You can try twirling around and clicking your heels together , but other than cheering you up a bit , I don't think it will do you any good. Nevertheless , here are some productive things for you to try :) .If you have another camera with ... Digital Cameras
Olympus e10 problem. Even with new batteries, could only take a couple of shots before the low battery icon came up & camera shut down. Would work fine using mains supply. Fixed by buying new battery holder. Now 3 weeks later doesn't work again - low battery then switch off both using batteries or mains power supply. Any ideas appreciated as it's a great camera when working. Thanks
You didn't say what type of batteries you are using. Best are CR-V3 lithium which should give 500 shots. 2300 mAh Ni-MH rechargeable batteries should give 200 shots. Worst are alkalines which Olympus do not recommend. Have you checked the co ... Olympus Digital Cameras
I have tried two different fully charged batteries and two different sd cards-including a new one. After powering on everything seems fine until I press the shutter release then it just totally shuts down. Ideas?
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JVC GR-D260EK camcorder (to casette) was working fine now wont fire up. Tried new battery n charger but no sign of life. Any ideas?
Hi,Most of the responses of the others relating to power is correct. To be more specific, the JVC GR versions has two (2) fuses in the main board, one for the AC power and another for the DC power. Pls reference below partial diagram. ... JVC Digital Cameras
Camera won't turn on what can i do (yestreday it worked fine, HELP)? first i tried to get batteries for it and they didN'T work so then i got other brand new batteries and they didn't work IT WORKED FINE YESTERDAY AND NOW IT WONT AND I'M GOING TO THE BEACH IN 5 DAY SO I NEED TO FIX IT HELP!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
My Camera no coming on. ... Kodak EasyShare C513 Digital Camera
I have tried a new sd card for more memory and it reads card error with every new card i try i've tried 3 different cards now and the original still works so i know the reader works but it just doesnt seem to want to read any other cards any ideas??
You won't be able to use a card larger than about 1GB (maybe 2GB) in this camera. "SD" cards larger than 2GB are actually SDHC cards. SD and SDHC cards fit the same slots, but they are slightly different electrically. Many cameras won't work with SDH ... Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ7 Digital Camera
Just bought a Canon Powershot sx10is. Bought used. worked fine at first. Now when I try to power on the camera the LCD screen quickly flashes white. The camera never turns on. I have tried various types of batteries including alkaline and rechargable. I have also tried replacing the small watch type battery that is in the camera (CR1220) and nothing works. Any Ideas?
I don't know where you bought the used camera but if you can, return it. ... Canon PowerShot SX10 IS Digital Camera
I bought my canon S5IS 2 years ago.For these 2 years it worked fine but now it is showing "Low battery problem" even when the battery is full charged.I also bought new batteries but that also in vain.I found one workaround but it seems to work for very short time. Just open the battery cover,take out all batteries and then insert ,then turn on,it MAY work for 10 sec.Please suggest what may be wrong and what to do.
Make sure that the battery terminals in your camera are clean (rub them with a pencil eraser, q-tip or micro fiber cloth). Dirty terminals can cause poor contact with your batteries, therefore, impacting there performance.Also, if you ar ... Canon PowerShot S5 IS Digital Camera
BATTERY I have an older DSC-50 which works great...I bought the new W-170 and they both use the NP-BG1 batteries. I have used the newer battery in the DSC-50 camera and now when I try to use the orignal older battery my camera tells me (For use with compatible battery only) and then shuts down. I can still use the new battery in both cameras. I get the same response from the W-170 with the older battery. Battery has been great and has been holding a good charge... Any ideas? Removed memory stick
When it comes to this matter,If it isn't the snoy battery problem,then it must be the problem of ... Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-W7 Digital Camera
Hi, I have a Sony Cybershot 3MP camera. it has been working fine for just over a year. However, when i try to turn it on it says he battery is low and then switches off. Or it will work for about to minutes before blinking out without even closing the aperture and zoom lens. I have tried charging the existing batteries and i've bought new ones and madesure they a fully charged. I get the same problem... Can anyone help me, or can you tell me what's wrong with it???
Check the contacts and clean them if necessary. If that does not help, try a different BRAND of batteries and see if the issue persists. If it does, it could be a problem with the power board, which calls for servicing.. ... Digital Cameras
My DSC-S730 has an intermittent problem with switching on. I have several times tried new batteries and this sometimes works and sometimes does not. I have tried pushing the batteries in harder and this sometimes works. any ideas?
ITS MAIN BOARD its faulty. ... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S730 Digital Camera
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H2 turns on sporadically. Once on it works fine. Shut it off and try to turn back on and it doesn't. Repeated pushing of the power button maybe 30-40 times and it turns back on again. Once you get it on it Works fine. Turn off and when you want to turn it on again must push power button over and over to get it on again. This happens with brand new batteries and with rechargeable batteries that have been fully charged. Any assistance would be appreciated. Doug Clark
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My Pentax Optio E30 will not turn on. Tried different batteries, checked polarity etc etc. Has consistently eaten batteries since new, and even brand new ones could be inserted, and the Battrey Depleted message would appear on screen when it worked.
... Pentax Optio E30 Digital Camera
My Canon G9 seems not to come on after I even charge the battery, but has randomly worked. My wife has a G9 also her camera has been working fine but I have been trying her batteries no luck, but when I put back her batteries in her camera, hers is now working???
Try checking this:\015\012http://www.myfixtips.com/blog/digital-camera/who-killed-my-g9-133.htm \015\012\015\012Good ... Canon PowerShot G9 Digital Camera
My Kodak EasyShare C180 Digital camera, came with "Kodak" batteries after those died, I inserted new batteries, and now everytime I try to turn the camera on, it doesn't respond. I have tried Lithium batteries, and even re chargable batteries. Nothing seems to work. Does this camera need "Kodak" batteries to operate?
\015\012We recommend you to use Rechageble batteries with 2000 mAmp or higher alternatively AA non-rechargeable lithium batteries (Ni-Mh)\015\012\015\012Kodak Digital Imaging Support Centre can be contacted on any of the numbe ... Kodak EasyShare C180 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