Having problems with your Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-S40 Digital Camera ?
What is the battery life...if its not fuuly charged could it cause the zoom to malfunction
Surely your cybershot tells you on the screen how much use you have remaining.battery life does reduce with age. The battery does not need to be fully charged to opeate the zoom function, but when it gets low, it will eventually not be able to move the lens at all. It is always a good idea to have at least one spare battery for a digital camera.Especially when most have memory cards that can hold far more shots than one battery power.
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What is the battery life...if its not fuuly charged could it cause the zoom to malfunction
Surely your cybershot tells you on the screen how much use you have remaining.battery life does reduce with age. The battery does not need to be fully charged to opeate the zoom function, but when it gets low, it will eventually not be able to move t ... Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-S40 Digital Camera
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Hi, unfortunatelly true the Main MCU in your D100 died nd certain the lens caused the damage.Nikon Corporation can answer you question.Greethings ... Nikon D200 Body Only Digital Camera
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There should be a format in the camera to format the card. Most usualy come with the smallest size memory cards available. 16 megs should hold a few images i would think even with your camera. If the camera will not focus it could be the lenses are s ... Nikon Coolpix 5700 Digital Camera
I have a canon 40d and everytime I turn the camera on, focus, and try to capture it shuts off. I have tried two different, fully charged, batteries and it still does it. What could be the cause?
Try the procedure mentioned here:\015\012http://www.fixya.com/support/r5100611-canon_d_slr_error_99\015\012\015\012your positive rating is mos ... Canon EOS 40D Digital Camera
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... Olympus D-600L Digital Camera
Hello, I have a Fuji FinePix 4700 Zoom Digital Camera. Recently the display stopped working and to have that repaired I guess will cost more than the camera is actually worth now. Any advise I could do as in DIY? This is still such a well designed gadget. I think I caused the display break down by using the false batteries. Any ideas? Thank you. Claus
... Fuji FinePix 4700 Zoom Digital Camera
Sony-cyber-shot dsc-w50 I blieve that the battery if fully charged however when I turn the camera on all i see is a blank screen saying "access" with the lense zooming in and out then a message comes up on the sceen saying "turn camera on and off" I do this and the same thing keeps happening, could you please help? Sara
Lens unit is faulty, may have had sand or damage at some time, focus assembly inside the lens is not focussing ... Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-S40 Digital Camera
My sanyo vpc-e890 turns off everytime i turn it on. the lens comes out but it goes back in. i charged the battery and it still does the same thing. what could cause this?
I had a simular problem with my Sanyo. I purchased a new battery on E bay, and charged it up, and it worked again. ... Sanyo VPC-T1060 Digital Camera
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... Olympus Digital Cameras
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Dead Charger then!\015\012Buy another charger ... Nikon Coolpix 8400 Digital Camera
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The battery is definitely your chief suspect. It's nearly 8 years old so is well overdue for replacement. ... Sony Mavica MVC-CD250 Digital Camera
Zoom Error Just bought an Olympus SP550 Ultra Zoom for my daughter. In less than 24 hours the cam developed a problem. When she turns it on, the zoom lens goes part way out, a message "zoom error" shows on the screen, and it powers itself off. We thought it might just be the batteries, but new ones didn't help. Similar problem with SP-560UZ On power up lens clicks & sticks when zooms out. Then get "zoom error" & powers off. Tried new batteries, helping lens out. Leaving batteries out. Could not
I think a grain of sand was blocking the zoom tubes. This will not work if the camera has been dropped & the zoom apparatus is bent. It is entirely at your own risk & may invalidate any guarantee but they may charge anyway if you have got san ... Digital Cameras
Exhausted Battery My battery will not charge. I will charge it, and it shows that it is being charged, but once I use it it says that the battery is exhausted and it turns itself off. I thought the battery was bad so I bought a new one. Same thing happens. Could it be the charger?
Check corrosion on the battery contacts. Use a pancil eraser to clean them if you can get to them. ... Nikon Coolpix 7900 Digital Camera
I am trying to to charge panasonic lumix dmc-zs5 camera battery with it. As soon as I plugged it in showed a red light (power) on the charger. Even after inserted the camera battery the the red light on the power remained but there was no light or indicator for charging. After an hour when I used it in my camera it still was not charged. I could not find any user manual on the net so don't really know how to charge my camera battery.
User manuals can be downloaded from the support section of the Panasonic website. ... Digital Cameras
Dead battery? I have been searching everywhere for help on this problem and so far, no luck! My camera will turn on but as soon as it does, it shuts itself off again. The lens is stuck in zoom mode and won't retract. I tried charging the battery but every time I try, it will only charge for about 5 minutes and then says the charge is full. Is this a problem with the battery? Charger? Or is the battery fine and it's a problem with the camera? Any suggestions?
Ugh. I have the EXACT same problem!!!!! It's extreamly annoying. When I turn my camera on it turns on, you see the polaroid screen, and theres this buzzing sound? and then it turns off. I'm so frustrated and don't know what to do. Should I take it in ... Polaroid T737 Digital Camera
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... Sony Cybershot DSCW310 Digital Camera
What's your problem?I TURNED ON MY CAMERA TO SEE IF THE BATTERY IS CHARGED AND THE ZOOM CAME OUT BUT THE BATTERY WAS VERY LOW, SO I SWITCHED OFF THE CAMERA BUT THE ZOOM STAYED OUT, WHEN I CHARGED
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My kodac Z1285 stopped working and the whole lens is out, after i clicked the power it started ok then i zoomed in, after the lens is completely out ''maximum zoom'' it stoped working and never come back on. the batteries is fully charged, although i tried another fully charged batteries i was thinking just to go to the screws and open it to see what is happened but i don't know, what shall i do?!
Don't open it!! That will void any warrenty the camera has! Have you tried cleaning it with Denatured Alcohol? You can puchase it at any store with a hardware dept. Just soak a q-tip in the alcohol and swab the camera down. It's safe to use on the sc ... Kodak EASYSHARE Z1285 Digital Camera
Shutter Disabled My Nikon D40 shutter is disabled..the message on the camera says shutter disabled recharge battery. My battery is good and charged and for giggles i bought a brand new battery and charged it and still same problem. i know the batterys are fine cause i can keep camera on forever and review pictures and never dies out but the Batt light keeps blinking low battery..
I was quated £250 to replace a buckled shutter unit can this be done any cheaper ... Nikon D40x Digital Camera
Have used the camera successfully for the past 9 months, up until Friday no problems. Then all of a sudden camera just shut down, while in use. I've re-charged the battery several times longest period of re-cahrge was 18 hrs. When placed in camera battery power only lasts for a minute or 2, then is dead. I cannot figure out if the camera is malfunctiong-causing the sever drain or battery is kaput, not taking a charge. Need advice before spending $$$ for a new battery or sending camera back for
Maybe you droped it in water or on the floor. have you tryed changing the battery at all? if so you should take it back to the shop they got it from and explain it to them. they should give you your money back or give you a new one!! ... Digital Cameras
Batteries I bought my camera 3 days ago, used it once to take about 6 pictures yesterday, and the batteries went dead. I charged them according to the directions and now when I turn it on it reads a fully charged battery until I try to take a pic, then a message appears reading "battery depleted" and it turns off. It is brand new and only used once, what could it possibly be?
Hi,\015\012This might be a case of the defective batteries (though brand new). Most if not all rechargeable batteries including Li-Ion batteries have only so much shelf life. The unit might be new but have been with the dealer for sometime.\015\012Pr ... Polaroid I739M Digital Camera