Having problems with your Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W170 Digital Camera ?
Loosing power randomly
\015 I can't anymore use my Sony DSC W17. Whenever turned on, the camera works for few seconds then the empty battery indicator appears on the screen (while battery is anyhow fully loaded) and then the camera switches off alone. If I press the on button again, restart and again the same story. I felt this was a connecting issue on batteries but seems not, after many attempts to improve. Has anybody a clue on how turn it back operational ?\015\012Thanks and kind regards\015
How old are the batteries and how many times they were charged without being fully drained can cause a short life for the battery. Try a new battery-fully charging it properly, but dont charge it again till it goes off by itself completely. If you have a wall charger, plug your phone in. If it stays on that way, check your 'power save' settings. That can also make your camera shut off. Try these steps first and see if it changes the 'battery' from being empty to full and stays on. hope this helps
Repair Help & Product Troubleshooting for Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W170 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 :
Loosing power randomly
How old are the batteries and how many times they were charged without being fully drained can cause a short life for the battery. Try a new battery-fully charging it properly, but dont charge it again till it goes off by itself completely. If you ha ... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W170 Digital Camera
No power My camera will not even power up. I bought a new battery and charged it but still no power. I took the camera apart and the only thing I saw out of the ordinary is a tiny (and I mean tiny) black plastic piece that was running loose inside. I can't figure out where it goes but I'm hoping that it may be the key to my problem.
I can't get my camera to power up. I've bought batteries after batteries. Is it just history or can it be fixed. Cindyo ... Kodak EasyShare CX4300 Digital Camera
Have a lumix DMC-FC20 and began to hear a noise as if there was a loose part... I am familiar with the stability mechanism and was aware camera movement can result in a noise that sounds similar to a loose part but the noise continued even if the camera was powered-off. My curiosity got the best of me and I removed the screws on the casing and opened the back to confirm that there was a loose screw approximately 1/4" long. I have no idea where the screw came from since I could not easily remove
... Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ20 Digital Camera
I have a canon Power Shot S50. The mechanical slider that covers the lens is loose. When I open it, it doesn't power up the camera. I suspect there is a switch underneath the cover is broken.
The open door button on a circuit board is usually micro. A loose cover will likely not make contact with this small switch. Take the cover off and tighten the screws on the inside. Try to locate the switch to inspect if it has been wore off, brok ... Canon Digital Cameras
Power shuts off during use. I bought a new battery and it is still shutting off and then refuses to turn on. It will turn on randomly and stay on for variable lengths of time before shutting off again. When it shuts off, it doesn't close, the power just goes off. Powershot G9 almost 2 years old
\012\012try these:-\012\012\012connect it to pc and on it\012vaccum the barrel of lens\012changing mem. card and batt. for 2min.\012 ... Canon PowerShot G9 Digital Camera
Toshiba PDR-M700 When I power up the camera, the lens will not come out and sometimes will come out all the way to maximum zoom. When I power off with the lens out, it clicks as if something is stripped or loose. After shut down, I can push the lens back in. Once in a while the camera will work but eventually the "Lens Error" message comes up. This was a good expensive camera when I bought it but taking it in for service would probably cost more than the price of a new camera today. Can you sugg
It sounds as though the drive gear is slipping... If you give up on trying to repair your camera I may want to purchase it for parts (my sister-in-law broke my LCD display)[email protected] ... Toshiba PDR-M700 Digital Camera
My camera will just loose power, lens stay out. Can recharge battery and will work for 30 sec then loose ower again.
HelloThe problem is that the lens has become stuck in the barrel. There are some DIY solutions you could try, but the \012probability is that you will have to get it fixed ... Nikon Coolpix S550 Digital Camera
Power Faliure My Camera Will Turn on, let me take one picture, show me it, then shut off. I think it has to do with power or one of the wires has come loose or something because there is a rattling sound inside the camera that wasn't there before this started.
Try putting it on the printer dock for a little while and see if that helps . there are internal batteries that have to be charged . the batterries on the outside are for the flash . ... Kodak EasyShare C340 Digital Camera
My Kodak Easyshare Z950 screen will randomly freeze with green vertical lines all over. I have to press the power button and its as if it restarts itself. The camera is starting to do this more frequently but it is still random. Help?!
... Digital Cameras
Will not power up with new batteries before this it would power off at random
The first thing to do is check the battery contacts inside the camaeras battery compartment. Make sure they are not dirty or corroded and clean them if necessary. I have seen this problem with other models of the EasyShare wher users have used normal ... Kodak EasyShare Z710 Digital Camera
Out of the box camera yesterday. Random LCD & power problems
Hi,Send the camera back, it's obviously faulty by what you have explained.It should be under the manufacturers warranty so there will be no repair costs.Regards. ... Kodak EasyShare Z950 Digital Camera
Battery door will not latch tight and camera loose power
... Apex Digital Digitrex DSC-2100 Digital Camera
My daughter dropped our sony digital camera. The top part where the power button is seems to be coming loose. The camera comes on but you cannot take photos only view current pictures on memory card. Is it worth repairing?
Hi, According to the conditon of the set it looks that the power button assymably need replacement.And this must not so expensive.Therefore, contact nearest sony service centre nearby to you and get the estimate first.If you think ... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W30 Digital Camera
Samsung MX20 shuts down without notice while shooting. Sometimes this will happen and sometimes not. It occurs randomly (i.e., it may shut down after 5 minutes or 15 minutes) It is plugged in and turned on, so it is not a power problem. There is plenty of memory remaining.
... Digital Cameras
I keep constantly charging my rechargable batteries and trying normal ones too but they don't last long in the camera why are they loosing power so quickly even when the camera isn't on?
Having the same problem without taking any pictures. I put the fully charged batteries in the camera the night before and that morning the batteries are completely dead. I researched a few forums including the HP website and it said it could be lin ... HP Photosmart M447 Digital Camera
I am using a Canon XTI rebel camera with a 15foot cable to download my pictures. I loose connection quite often. What cable and from whom would you recommend I get to fix this problem. Someone recommended I get a "powered usb2 cable extender" but I haven't able to find it? thanks. Bill
Http://www.keene.co.uk/electronics/multi.php?mycode=USBXT5 you can get one from here. ... Canon Digital Cameras
Canon power shut A520 - When I turn on my camara it stays on for only 30 seconds, the blue screen stays on and the lens part wont open ,its stuck,, then the camara just turns back off with ti ti ti noise , when i shake the camera i hear a tiny something loose inside ??? thank you very much for your help
Did you get it serviced lately ... Canon PowerShot A520 Digital Camera
My Sony DSC H50 Lens came out a little but is frozen. It will not move at all? I tried power off and on . It still will not move. Is there a way for me to reset set it or take the lens loose from the camera?
... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H50 Digital Camera
The lens cover does not open and close completely when you power the camera on/off - one of the cover leaves appears to be loose.
HelloThe problem is that the lens has become stuck in the barrel\012 after dropping it. There are some DIY solutions you could try, but the \012probability is that you will have to get it fixed by a professional.Use\012\ ... Olympus C-7000 Zoom Digital Camera
Power fault my camera turns itself on and off at random times the only way i can keep it turned off it to remove the battery is there a poosible fix for this or should i put it into a shop to be looked at, it is a great little camera when it works properly which is why i want to try and find out if this is repairable.
Ya this is simple prob.use 2100mha rechargable batterys ... Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX7 Digital Camera
6 month old Canon Power shot S5IS flip out LCD screen will not keep connection, the screen goes blank and can not be used. I primarily use this feature to take my shots. When I opened the screen to take my shot I notice I had to move it around and the screen came on. Now it will not come on no matter how I move the screen, up, down, right left, twisted into the body. It does not work. Looking at the body of my camera the screen is not loose, nothing looks abnormal from the outward appearan
Canon will fix this under warranty. Call 1-800-OK-CANON. ... Digital Cameras
Lens Error ! When I power the camera on, I get a Lens Error ! I have an "empty memory card". I have pulled the battery and the memory card. Nothing seems to work. The lens cover will randomly close. Any Ideas
Problem: dust in the gaps near lens which makes it jammed.\012Effect: the sceen shows blk color.\012Solution: just blow over it or vaccum it. ... Nikon Coolpix S51c Digital Camera
Everything seems to work but the flash. Everything has been fine for the 3-4 yrs I have had it. I noticed the flash loosing power. I got new batteries but still having the same problem. Outdoor pictures are fine. The flash unit pops up but does not flash when button is pressed. Thanks, Ralph
Hi rp27Just to clarify :You are saying that the flash is increasingly popping up but not flashing?Stephan ... Canon Rebel XT / EOS 350D Digital Camera
I have a canon power shot s3is and when i put a sd card into it it says memory card error. i've tried a number of other sd cards it seems not to read any card. just randomly started.
It is likely that an internal metal contact (one or several ones) inside the sdcard reader are bent, or damaged.\015\012\015\012You will need to have your camera reviewed by a qualified technician to have it repaired, since it requires op ... Canon PowerShot S3 IS Digital Camera
Sometimes my D700 will not power up and the LCD is totally blank. After sitting stationary for a couple days, it will operate normally. The problem is intermittent. This has happened twice this past and I cannot trust it to be there when needed. Changed the battery, lens, and CF card but nothing works when it is in this dormant state. Any ideas? loose connection? humidity problems?
HI there ... Nikon D700 Digital Camera