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Pentax Optio SN5 Flash will not load so unless flash is blocked camera does not workc


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Camera problem Hi. I have a Pentax Optio M20 Digital Camera. When I hit the on/off button, the camera turns on, the lens zooms out for a second and then back in, then it shows the "Pentax Optio M" load screen, then it shows "Auto Picture" in the center and a green dot in the bottom left with the words "EV Compensation" next to the dot. While it's showing this last screen, it beeps 3 times right before the lens zooms out again then back in just before the camera turns off. I have changed the batt


I got it!!! on my cam i hold down the menu button at the same time power on, it will showup a " ver 1.00" and lens move a little maybe u have to do it 2 times but second time it should work ... Pentax Optio M20 Digital Camera

I have Vista and need a driver for Pentax, Optio S digital camera. I have a USB cord for the camera but not the disk. When I turn on the camera all I get is a black screen with the letter and number A90. I have hooked up the USB to my PC and camera when searching for a driver and when that isn't successful and after I disconnect the cord the camera works. But here's the catch it only works for one picture, flash and all. The screen returns to black with the same A90, but now it flashes red and g


Try NOT connecting your camera to your computer.\012\012\012The 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 c ... Pentax Optio 33L Digital Camera

My camera (Pentax Optio E90) is less than two months old and the flash has suddenly stoppped working even when i choose the option which uses flash no matter what.. What has happened to it? Instead of the usual flash symbol on the display it's showing a red flashing symbol when i first switch on my camera which goes away after a few seconds.


Hi dear Sir, your camera is in waranty please make use of.\012\012Greethings ... Pentax Optio E90 10 MP Digital Camera with 3x Optical Zoom and 27Inch LCD (Wine Red)

No Flash Hi The flash has stopped working on my pentax optio w10 camera. Is this a known fault, is it repairable or do I need a new camera, thanks G


Hello. \015\012\015\012that is repairable, however only the expert on pentax camera can do the task. You can contact your vendor maybe they can cater the issue about the camera. best regards, melnavz ... Digital Cameras

Pentax Optio 555 Digital Camera. Once I have taken a couple of photos in a row, the camera continually flashes red & green. Like it is continually thinking. I cannot then even get the camera to shut down eithout removing the battery or just leaving it until it times itself out. If i remove the battery, I still have to turn it on & then off again to get the lense to retract. Can you help to solve this problem. It does it no matter what the charge in the battery is like. Full or half used.


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When I push the power-on button the LCD display briefly flashes on with the "Pentax Optio" screen and then switches off. The lens is stuck half-way open, and the camera will not stay powered up. The battery is fully charged (as well as the backup battery) so that isn't the problem. Is there a "camera reset" procedure for this camera? Other ideas?


Good day,This is a common problem and sometimes can be fixed.Please see details on my tip on how to fix this error here:http://www.fix ... Pentax Optio A10 Digital Camera

We just got a pentax camera through a points program. It is a Pentax Optio E90 Red. The serial number is 1188104. THe software included does not have a program to load the disk onto our computer so we can in turn put our pictures on our computer.It only allows to register the product, which we have done. We are operating a vista computer. Can you please tell me what I should do?


Pros never use the camera for downloading. They always use a separate card reader....then you don't need a software disc. This one is only $13 at Walmart.\012 ... Pentax Digital Cameras

I have had an Pentax Optio S10 auto focus camera for about 3 years and it hasn't missed a beat. But now it will not take photos in flash mode. I have tried the usual settings as per the manual, and noticed a previous posting of the same issue. The response was to recharge the battery, which currently I am doing. The indicator on the camera's LCD however shows the battery to be almost fully charged though. Would this be the same issue? Any assistance would be greatly appreciated. Graham


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I have a pentax mz-50 camera, I have put batteries in and the camera is still flashing as though the batteries are in need of replacing, the film will not load or do anything else, please help. I have used batteries from two different shops and they are energiser, it it can't be the batteries that are the problem thanks


Try lithium batteries. If that does not solve your problem, then your camera system board has shorted out. ... Digital Cameras

How do I turn off the flash? - Pentax Optio S40 Digital Camera


In picture taking mode, press the button with the lightning bolt icon and watch the screen. When you see the lightning bolt with a line through it, stop...the flash is off. ... Pentax Optio S40 Digital Camera

Flash not working - Pentax Optio M30 Digital Camera


The flash bulb is the most common to go, or the pc mini board that developes the high voltage sometimes becomes defective. ... Pentax Optio M30 Digital Camera

I have a Pentax Optio S30. When I connect it to my Mac, a light flashes red by the viewfinder and the camera icon does not appear on my computer, so I can't download my pictures.


Use a card reader to download your pics to a folder you create on your desktop. ... Pentax Optio S30 Digital Camera

Can i use the flash in movie mode - Pentax Optio A10 Digital Camera


All digital cameras I have had has no provision for flash while in movie mode. What you can do is to use movie mode and use another camera or flash to flash and get the mood you are intending. ... Pentax Optio A10 Digital Camera

Exposure Control I have an Optio S6 that I accidentally dropped into a building's girder while doing Kite Aerial Photography. From that point on I've gotten very poor exposures. Out at a beach the photos were totally black. There are only some small nicks right above the flash, but my guess it was a pretty good hit. I took it to a Pentax Repair Center but the cost of repair equalled the cost of a new camera. I hate to just throw it out, any suggestions?


I have had both a Olympus and a Fujifilm and when i got a quote to get fixed the quote was more than the camera was worth so i claimed insurance and upgraded to the next model for under $100 ... Pentax Optio S6 Digital Camera

ACDsee software Hi, Your advice on upgrading Windows doesn't actually help me - i need help installing the camera software! I've just purchased a Pentax Optio S12 as a second camera (my first camera is a Pentax Optio S40). I'm trying to install the ACDsee software that came with the camera. I am familiar with this software as the 1st camera uses it (I already have a version on my computer) When I try to install it, I get an error message saying "Epson Scan cannot be started - do you want to open


Here is the Pentax Optio S12 software:http://www.freedriverload.com/all43095.html ... Aqua Pentax Optio S12 Digital Camera

Pentax S5i Hi I just bought a used Pentax Optio S5i camera.It only comes with the camera batterie and charger but,- no bundled cd software to program the camera to my pc.I bought this camera becuase my Optio s4i had got stolen.My question is,-will the S4i cd program that I have downloaded previously work with the S5i camera? I need to transfer pics to my computer and wanted to know if the S4i will be ok.Otherwise I have to find the cd program that came with the camera.PLease help Thanx


I have lost my cd for my optio s5i pentax camera and have a new laptop how can I get another cd or download software so I can transfer photos onto my laptop ... Pentax Optio S5i Digital Camera

Hi, I've just purchased a Pentax Optio S12 as a second camera (my first camera is a Pentax Optio S40). I'm trying to install the ACDsee software that came with the camera. I am familiar with this software as the 1st camera uses it (I already have a version on my computer) When I try to install it, I get an error message saying "Epson Scan cannot be started - do you want to open the troubleshooting assistant" If I say yes, the troubleshooting assistant opens (but there doesn't seem to be anything


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Windows Vista!!! When I plug in my cord from the camera (Pentax Optio S5i) to my new laptop with Windows Vista I get a message saying it can't locate Pentax driver and this isn't supported by Pentax??? or something like that.  My camera is not that old.  Is there any way I can get my camera to work with Vista?  I can't even get it to recognize the camera when plugging it into the USB port so it's not a software issue.  HELP I do not want to have to buy a new camera!!!!


There's quite a simple fix to this. Disconnect the camera and turn it on. Press Menu and move to the the little 'tool icon' tab. Under 'USB connection', change the setting from PC to Pictbridge. Press OK. Connect your Optio to your P ... Pentax Optio S5i Digital Camera

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Pentax Optio A10 Camera Lens won't retract - Pentax Optio A30 Digital Camera


It sounds like you may have a bad lens assembly. If it is sticking open or closed, it will usually make a buzzing noise. If it fails to open or close all the way, it will turn itself back off. This is what it sounds like you are saying. I can fix ... Pentax Optio A30 Digital Camera

Pentax camera optio a10 won't retract - Pentax Optio A30 Digital Camera


It sounds like you may have a bad lens assembly, or a bad main board. If it is sticking, it will buzz. If it fails to open or close all the way, it will turn itself back off. This is what it sounds like you are saying. I can fix this for $40, or ... Pentax Optio A30 Digital Camera

I recharged the battery of Pentax Optio mx. The battery's specification is Pentax Rechargeable Lithium-ion Battery D-L17, 3.7V 1800mAh but after the charging and put it in the Pentax Camera what appeared on the screen of the camera was BATTERY DEPLETED. What does it mean? What do I need to do with this?


Lithium batteries do go back. Try a new battery or two. ... Pentax Optio 30 Digital Camera

My Pentax Optio S10 digital camera is giving me problems. Initially the lens would not extend fully and would then immediately retract and the camera would then turn itself off. After cleaning the extended lens barrel each time it extended, I found it would open further each time. It nows extends fully, but still retracts immediately thereafter. At the time the screen shows the green Optio screen for a split second and then shows an out of focus shot of whatever the camera is pointing at, bef


Fixing a Lens Error on a Digital Camera\012\012This has to be THE most common failure mode for a digi ... Pentax Optio S10 Digital Camera

My laptop does not have a disc drive, and when I loaded it to a friend's PC, and attempted to load the program to a flash drive, nothing happened...is there a download available that will allow me to pull the photos off my camera and email them without having to go through a lot of hassle? If not, can you please instruct me on how to pull the program off the PC and get it on my flash drive so I can load it from there? I do not have a PC at home, and this is very frustrating. Thanx


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 connected via USB or FireWire). This is likely to be faster t ... Vivitar 7024 Digital Camera
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