Having problems with your Sony Alpha DSLR-A100 Digital Camera ?

When I turn on the camera, it will AF once, then nothing. None of the menus will work, none of the functions work, cannot review pics. If I switch to manual and back to auto, it will AF once. I can take a picture in manual. As soon as I take a picture, I can use the menu or review pictures, but only once. Battery shows to be charged. I have taken it to 2 camera shops and they have no idea.


Answers :

The problem is in the systems control board, "controls vital areas of the camera" from your description the operation is intermittent when switching from manual to auto, it indicates an hairline crack in the systems board, a tough problem to nail down. The only option is to send it to Sony for assessment before actual repairs are implemented.
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