Having problems with your Samsung Digimax A7 Digital Camera ?

My camera will turn on, but then turns itself off again immediately. Does anyone know why, and what can be done to fix it?


Answers :

Your camera almost certainly has a lens error. This\015\012 is such a common fault that I hope you don't mind me pasting my stock \015\012generic answer below. No point in reinventing the wheel!

Stuck lenses are probably the most common \015\012reason that compact digital cameras get thrown away, but there's a fair \015\012chance of recovering use of your camera again

The fault is \015\012commonly caused by dirt or grit blocking the mechanism, or due to it \015\012having suffered a recent fall. Another common cause is that the camera \015\012was in a pocket or bag and the power button accidentally activated and \015\012tried to open the lens against resistance. The mechanism may have simply\015\012 become \015\012dislodged or there may be parts which have broken.

If your camera\015\012 is still under warranty and has definitely not been subject to misuse \015\012then contact the Kodak service department in your country to find out about a free repair. If \015\012the warranty has expired though a professional repair will far exceed \015\012the\015\012 cost of replacing your camera. You will therefore have nothing to lose \015\012by \015\012trying to fix this yourself.

Please click here\015\012 and you will be taken to an excellent article provided by the Camera \015\012Repair website. For the most part, you'll be guided on how to physically\015\012 manipulate your camera to try and clear the fault.

If the link doesn't work then cut and paste the following address into your browser:-

http://camerarepair.blogspot.com/2007/12/fixing-lens-error-on-digital-camera.html

Good\015\012 luck, I hope you manage to use this information to fix your camera. \015\012Please take a moment to rate the free answer I have provided for you.
Repair Help & Product Troubleshooting for Samsung Digimax A7 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 camera will turn on, but then turns itself off again immediately. Does anyone know why, and what can be done to fix it?


Your camera almost certainly has a lens error. This\015\012 is such a common fault that I hope you don't mind me pasting my stock \015\012generic answer below. No poi ... Samsung Digimax A7 Digital Camera

My camera is so slow to power up..when first bought is was very fast, now i am missing things waiting on it to power up...even with new batteries...anyone know what can be done to fix this?


Is your memory card very full of pictures? That can slow down your camera. Also, try cleaning the battery contacts in the camera with a cotton swab lightly dampened with rubbing alcohol. ... Digital Cameras

I have a HP Photo Smart Caera. The button on the top you mash to take the picture keeps falling off. I have had this fixed three times. This time it happened outside and I could not find the spring. Does anyone know where they fix HP cameras. The place I have been taken it to is not doing a very good job of sending it off. I would like to do it myself since the warrantee is up any way. I live in Greenville, NC So far I have not been able to find anyone who fixes them around here. Thank you, Nanc


If there are any Comp Usa stores out in N.C erea bring the camera there they can send it out to have repaired at hp,just look up comp usa and they can give you some info to if any other local repair shops maybe in close range. hope this helps.\ ... HP Photosmart 735 Digital Camera

My camera won't turn on but it'll let me view all my pictures just fine. I think their might be a problem with the shutter because it sticks out a bit. When I try to turn my camera on it'll show the FujiFilm Welcome Screen and then just go to a black screen. If there is anyone who knows how to fix this without taking it to get fixed professionally please tell me, i would be very grateful of that! If not, and you know where they can fix it (other then sending it back to the company) please inform


This is a very common problem. It may need firmware upgraded. The manufacture will do it for $50 or you may be able to find a software update on the web. ... Canon PowerShot A620 Digital Camera

Lens Error I recently had a problem with my Casio QV-R4... every time I'd turn it on, the lens would retract and I'd get a "LENS ERROR" message on the screen. I talked to customer support and they told me that Installing the new version of their firmware, v1.01 would fix this problem. I've since installed the new firmware version, but I am still receiving the lens error. Has anyone else encountered this problem? Does anyone know how to fix it? Please help!!!


As solutions 1 & 2 indicate, lubing the gears works!! This is a great camera, so I hope all of the QV-R4 owners try this. I may become a maintenance item for the camera.\015\012 \015\012I have a few a ... Casio QV-R4 Digital Camera

Dead program my camera keeps comming up with an error and i know how to fix it but can't. when i go to the menue and scroll down to steeing 2 to update the version, it doesn't say version where it should. does anyone know what to do or has anyone had this problem?


Mine says CONversion, what version are you trying to set? ... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H2 Digital Camera

READ ERROR Every time I try to go back and review a picture a grey screen appears across the LCD and says READ ERROR, and no picture will upload on the USB. I don't have a manual and don't know how to fix it, does anyone know how or why it's doing this and if it can be fixed?


Go into your camera's setting menus, there should be an option to format card. Format the card and take a sample picture then try to see if it worked. If not you'll need try another card. Stop by a local camera shop the'll be able to test the card ... Fuji FinePix S9000 Zoom Digital Camera

My Sony DSC-W100 says "Turn the power off and on again" but still wont take any pictures! The screen just stays black. Anyone know what is wrong with it and how much it will be to get it fixed?


Took alot of dropping and banging but finally worked for me too. What I ended up doing was constantly rapping it with my knuckle very fast as it was opening and closing. Second set of doing that and bam, I've got a focus again. ... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W100 Digital Camera

My Sony DSC-W100 says "Turn the power off and on again" but still wont take any pictures! The screen just stays black. Anyone know what is wrong with it and how much it will be to get it fixed?


Sir, u replace ur memory card ... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W50 Digital Camera

Corrupted data since a few days, my camera indicates corrupted data to some of my pictures. I tried to format my scandisk card 512k, but half of my pictures get corrupted. I heard that it is possible to fix this problem by removing and connecting again the internal battery. Is is a reliable fix? Is there anyone who knows where this internal battery is? Thanks Spinhole


Canon S400 IXUS 400 ? The fix for ?memory card errors?\015\012The only tool you need is a small ?jewellers? cross head screwdriver. the procedure is not difficult but you need to proceed with care on a well-illuminated, flat, plain surface. Switch of ... Canon PowerShot SD400 / IXUS 50 Digital Camera

I used the Nikon D90 with Lens Kit 18-200 mm, and I also bought the new Lens call Nikkor 75-300mm. But when I connected the new one (Nikkor 75-300 mm) in my camera and took some pictures, after that I couldn't take more because it has F33 Error. I changed the Lens Kit that error disappeared. My problem is how to fix F33 error with Lens Nikkor 75-300mm in my camera. So, anyone know how to fix it help me please.


\012That's the Nikon error message for a lens with aperture ring set to something other than the minimum (i.e. highest number).\012\012\012The camera insists on controlling the aperture ring, and to do so, the ring must be set to the minimum ... Nikon D90 Digital Camera with 18-105mm lens

I have a nikkor-h 18cm f2.5 lens which is in great condition except that the focusing ring is stiff and takes more hand power than it should to rotate. I want to disassemble it so I can clean and re-lube the threads. So far I have removed the barrel with the tripod adapter and the threaded focusing barrel which rotates inside of it. I now need to remove the barrel that rotates the focusing barrel, the F stop barrel and presetting ring and don't know how it is done. Does anyone know how to


... Digital Cameras

I have a panasonic lumix DMC-FS11 which ive owned for 4 weeks and it wont let me take photos or look at photos and says 'system error (focus)' i would like to know if this problem is a cause of something i may have done to the camera (which i very doubt). i am so dissapointed and i want to know why its broke ,and i just want my camera to be fixed (for free) :(


... Digital Cameras

I own an Olympus Evolt E-500. Unfortunately, it was dropped and landed on the corner of the case near the battery door. The camera turns on, lcd screen, flash, and shutter seem to work, BUT pictures are black. Difficult to view anything thru viewfinder. Camera store told me they didn't know what was wrong, but would cost me at least $270 to repair. 1) does anyone know what is wrong, 2) can I fix it myself?


I found this camera available for purchase as brand new for $450. Spending nearly $300 to repair an older version may no be a wise choice. You may find there is a market for the camera in its current non-working condition on eBay.With that ... Olympus EVOLT E-500 Digital Camera

Ruined Screen My friend's screen is ruined. When it's off you can see some damage or something on the screen. When I turn it on I get this. http://i31.photobucket.com/albums/c386/Judas_Iscariot_X8792/Camwithbrokescrean.png Also the lens doesn't "grow" out like it should when you turn it on. It hasn't been dropped in water, nor has it fallen to the ground and broke that way. Does anyone know if this can be fixed. I also don't know if this cam is under warranty.


Kodak has a web site where you can enter the serial number and check warranty status, if it is less than a year old and has been registered it is possible it will be covered. This is just a guess on my part. ... Kodak EasyShare M853 Digital Camera

Lense error I have the same problem with my canon SD850 and it is about a year too. Good question is it a manufacturing problem. I recently threw away my receipt thinking I wouldn't need it (silly me) now i don't know if i can get it fixed without the receipt because it is still under warranty, Anyone else have any problems or have any ideas how to fix this


Hello!Southern Photo Technical Service is a Authorized Service Center for Canon.\015\012The lens can get damaged very easily and is not a manufacturing issue. Sand, dirt etc. can also cause it to fail.\015\012Contact the retai ... Canon PowerShot SD850 IS Digital Camera

I just got a kodak camera today for christmas. i took 3 pictures before the camera says "internal memory full" i know it cant be full because no one would sell you a camera that only takes 3 photos. does anyone know what to do to fix this problem??


Hello. You need to buy a SD card to store your pictures on.This card slides into a slot on the side of the camera.You may have a 2GB limit check with Kodak or your manual before you buy anything larger.The 2GB card will store several hundred pics at ... Kodak EasyShare Z710 Digital Camera

I'm having trouble downloading photos to my computer with the software that came with my camera. What can I do? I went strictly by the manual on how to download pictures to my computer, and it is like my comp. is not really recognizing finepix. I have had this trouble before, all of a sudden it worked, but it is getting annoying that I have to repeat and repeat procedure. I don't think I should have to re-enter the software every time I want to download my pictures. Anyone know how to fix this


You do not need Camera Software to download pic to computer. Look for CAMERA or USB Storage Device in you MyComputer folder.\015\012\015\012Your camera should show up in MyComputer as a Drive Device. If it does, just double click on it to ... Digital Cameras

Wrong Date date always seems to be a day behind unless synched to PC every 24 hours. A bummer to find this out AFTER you have a baby & have already taken pictures of the birth...the stupid camera recorded the wrong date! Does anyone know how to fix this issue?


If you cannot find a solution to your problem you may want to email [email protected] He has good advice and good used parts at a fair price. ... Casio EXILIM ZOOM EX-Z850 Digital Camera

Flashing E61:10 My T9 flashes E61:10 with motoring sound anyone know how to fix or recommend a reasonable price repairer?-in Lonond?


Just remove the casing and spray 3m anti-static electronic cleaner stuff inside and around and dry with a cloth carefully. Then dry with a fan. Put casing back on. Works as good as new! ... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T9 Digital Camera

Flash i seem to have lost the flash on my camera - i had it for christmas and all of a suddon the flash stopped working. i loved my camera and now cant use it to take pics on nights out etc!! Does anyone know hoe to fix it?


My solution would be to obtain a faulty Z5 with only a broken screen from eBay. Most sellers are pretty up front with detail. Swapping -out the screen is a 10min DIY job with a steady hand, a small tri-blade and small pozi. Detail can be made availab ... Fuji FinePix Z5fd Digital Camera

Pictures just got a new camera and it says its 16mb but i can only take 8 pics the most does anyone know how to fix it so i can take more please


Hi, The polaroid i830 does not have a good in built memory so u cannot take more than 2 pictures at a resolution of 8 mega pixels and 16mb is as good as no memory :-)\015\012So, either you need to buy a SD card (I have 2 GB working perf ... Polaroid i830 Digital Camera

Lens problems I have a Nikon Coolpix L3 and i accidently dropped it (about 2 1/2 - 3 ft) and now the lenses wont open and the camera says lens error. does anyone know how to fix it???


This is an awkward one. If you were clever enough to replace or repair the lens assembly you wouldn't be writing here so all I can advise is to have a very close look at the lens and see if you can notice any slight variation in it's positioning. If ... Nikon COOLPIX L3 Digital Camera

Blurry pics My camera is taking blurry pictures they are not of good quality anymore. I think i messed up the settings. Can anyone help me fix this? Please let me know. :)


Try keeping your hands tucked into your body as support for the camera. \015\012\015\012Usual cause is shakey hands, are you holding away from you at arms length, this is a common thing with compact cameras, so you can see through LCD, th ... Canon PowerShot A400 Digital Camera

Not focusing I'm in the process of attempting to help my friend fix his DMC-FX9 camera. The problem is that it doesn't tend to focus on ANYTHING. It will focus if you zoom in [about halfway)or use macro, but it won't focus if it's not zoomed in. I tried changing the focusing modes, the photo modes. I don't know what else to do, has anyone else run into this problem? He's had the camera for to long to return it, so I'm hoping that I can help him make it usable again. [This problem happens indoor


The focus motor is either stuck or broken, i would check this first ... Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX9 Digital Camera
  • 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: 0.1159 seconds