Having problems with your Vivitar ViviCam 5024 Digital Camera ?

I cannot get the flash to work. The manual says push the up button [with a lightning bolt on it]. Nothing happens. It did work once. I have had the camera just a few days.


Answers :

Make sure you're not in the macro mode. There's a slide switch on the end of the camera, near the USB socket. Make sure it's in the mountain position, not the flower position.
Also, bear in mind that the flash is for still pictures only, not for videos.
Repair Help & Product Troubleshooting for Vivitar ViviCam 5024 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 :

Hi there, I used my camera in sea for many times, always was working nice. But some days ago I went to sea and the camera stopped working the flash. I left overnight off and next day it was working normally again. Then when I went to sea again (always about 2 or 3 metres deep) and the camera simply stopped work. I opened the card and batterie compartment was dry and fine, when I opened the compartment where I use for connect the USB cable was very wet. I left the camera off for 3 days to dry and


It still amazes me how many people buy these cameras that are seemingly "waterproof" and eventually have the very same problems you are now having. The only true underwater camera is one in an underwater housing. ... Olympus ? 1030SW Digital Camera

I HAVE A SONY MVC-FD200 MAVICA CAMERA I USE FOR WORK. I AM THE BODYSHOP MGR AT A CHEVROLET DEALERSHIP. IUSE THE CAMERA FOR TAKING PICTURES OF DAMAGED CARS . I USE THE FLOPPIES NOT THE MEMORY STICKS. CAMERA WORKED FINE ONE DAY, THE NEXT DAY I GOT THE ERROR CODE C:13:01 CANNOT READ DISC.


Hi,C:13:01 error code shows problem with floppy disk.Please format floppy disk in camera through format option in menu. This will solve your problem.Also check camera with another floppy disk, this camera does not recognize 2DD flop ... Digital Cameras

Battery failure I charge my Pentax Optio S5z battery on the charger then put it in the camera when it is fully charged (green light comes on on the charger) but the camera won't work ie. battery is dead, as i put it back in the charger and the light comes up red like it is flat again. Sometimes I just leave it in the camera and it seems to work after a few days, then may last for a day or sometimes for ages. I'm guessing the battery is stuffed but I want to check before I buy a new one. Please


The only solution for that is to buy a new battery. I had the same problem with my canon 900Ti (NB5 battery), died after less than a year. It probably exceeded it's battery cycle life... have a nice day! ... Pentax Optio S5z Digital Camera

My Canon A430 Camera got a bit wet when I fell into a Dam this weekend. The camera did not at all touch the water, but a few drops of water did land on the camera. After drying the few drops off, the camera still worked for the whole day as well as the whole evening, but the next morning the camera did not work. The green light above the screen on the top left does flikker when the camera is turned on (which is normal). I am even able to take a photo and the flash works. Through all of the the s


Apparently, Some water worked its way into the camera circuitry. You need to stop trying to get it to work...you're only making things worse. Remove the card and battery. Bury the camera in a bowl of dry rice for a few days to absorb any moisture. ... Canon PowerShot A430 Digital Camera

Polaroid digital camera i832 was working fine through USB cable. Received an Ipod shuffle for Mother's day, downloaded the software, loaded my Ipod and now my camera doesn't work. I'm think it's the Itunes software, because that's the only new thing that's been downloaded and the camera worked previously to that. The removable disk drive (F:) recognizes it, but wants me to "format disk". Under the device manager, disk drivers, there is a Maxtor 6Y080L0 listed and my camera. I don't think the Max


The maxtor is your computers hard drive- the computer will also see your ipod as a hard drive-leave everything alone and use a memory card reader to transfer pics from card to computer-no software plug n play ... Polaroid i832 Digital Camera

I charge the batteries. i put the batteries in the camera. the camera wont work. i hook it up to the computer all day. it still wont work. the camera will stay on for 3 secs excact or wont turn on at all. why isnt my camera working?


Your fix could be as simple as cleaning the camera's battery contacts,\015\012or it could be something more serious and expensive. Before you pay\015\012for expensive repairs that you may or may not need, check the Kodak\015\012Help Center by clicki ... Kodak EasyShare C875 Digital Camera

The camera that I have is an red HP A730 with 7 megapixels. I've had it for about 3 years and it's always worked just fine. But, recently I lost my memory card. My camera still worked with out it. Anyway, the other day I tried to turn my camera on and it didn't work for some reason. I thought it was the batteries, so I changed them, but the light indicating that it's on flashed for a second and then turned off. Now, even though I'm using new batteries, my camera will not turn on. I will admit, I


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 by a professional.Use\012\012\012\012\012\012\01 ... Digital Cameras

My sony camera dsc-t5 was working great i used it one day and the next day it was flashing e:61:10 and wont take any good pictures please help me my camera was always working really good till now i havent used it in like 2 months


I sent a premium offer to solve camera issue but got no response so far, not sure why.\012I'm Sony tech and can be helpful to resolve this problem. ... Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-T5 Digital Camera

Hi, the camera worked fine for years and one day the camera stopped "seeing". The 1" screen works fine but the camera doesn't see light or the scene and will not capture images. It seems like it wants to work but doesn't. It acts like I left the lens cover on it. dave


This is the most common problem with digital cameras.\015\012The shutter is stuck in the closed position. This is most likely due to moisture residue built up over time on the shutter leafs. You will need to have the camera serviced to have eit ... Fuji FinePix S5000 Digital Camera

Canon EOS Rebel XT with EFS 18-55mm lens. Trouble-free for two years. During a weekend of lots of use, suddenly the camera would not autofocus. Switching to manual focus, the camera worked. Then it started working okay in autofocus. Later that day quit altogether. (Would not release shutter even in manual mode.) Removed the lens and cleaned the contacts on both lens and camera, started working okay but only temporary. Went through several cycles of this over the weekend, so I'm not sure


... Canon Rebel XT / EOS 350D Digital Camera

My camera worked fine one day, then it was in my purse. When I went to use it the light was on and the screen said there was a lens error. Everytime I try to turn it on now it makes a grinding noise and refuses to open and then closes completely with the lens error reading For no reason my camera (Nikon coolpix model S210) doesn't want to work with the term "Lens error" and lens won't come out WELL YESTERDAY MY NIKON COOLPIX s210 DIGITAL CAMERA WAS WORKING PERFECTLY FINE THEM I GOT UP TO TAKE P


\012\012try these:-\012\012\012connect it to pc and on it\012vaccum the barrel of lens\012changing mem. card and batt. for 2min. ... Nikon Coolpix S210 Digital Camera

Battery/Docking Station The camera was working fine. No, I did not drop it nor has it gotten wet. I had recently gotten back from vacation and put the camera on the docking station. I extracted some photos put them on my computer. Then proceeded to just let the camera charge. After a few days I went to go and use the camera again, but it would not power up. I get nothing from it. Now, I went on Amazon and bought an equivalent battery to replace the Casio one. The camera worked. So I put it on t


It seems like my docking station won't charge non-Casio batteries. ... Casio EXILIM EX-Z1000 Digital Camera

I won a Canon PowerPoint S3 IS at an eBay auction; it was in the working camera listings. It turned out that in the finer detail, the owner said that everything worked except for the "Memory Card Error" found in the display window. I posted this a few days ago. I now have the camera, and I've tried two different memory cards (one came out of another Canon PowerPoint, and it does work) and neither works. Still have the same message;"Memory Card Error." This item was incorrectly listed as working.


Start a dispute with ebay on the item. if you sign into your account the link should be there.... it must be within 30 days of the auction. do not let the seller delay you in filing your claim. also do not let the buyer suggest he will refund you ... Digital Cameras

About seven days ago bought shelf display Fujifilm S1000. Worked fine at the store. Got home, read instructions, powered up, lens would not extend, "zoom error" displayed. Camera was room temp. When switched on, camera beeps, extend motor clicks, sounds like a gear engages for a split second. Took back to store next evening, it worked fine. Next try at home, same problem. Back to store, worked fine. Tried at home and at work, still "zoom error". Again to store, worked fine. Ready to return, stil


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 by a p ... Fuji FinePix S1000FD Digital Camera

My cybershot DSC-S730 has new NiMH batteries. The batteries can be fully charged when i put them into the camera and after a few photos I often put the camera away. When i go to use the camera the next day the battery charge is insufficient to open it. I can then them remove the batteries and put them into an older model cybershot and the old camera will work with the same batteries. Why does the new camera only work with batteries that have come directly off the charger. This is a nuisance as I


... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S730 Digital Camera

Nikon d40 hi i got my self a nikon d40 all was well for the first 5 days was working well very happy. but then i went to get the d40 out to take some early morning beach shots turned it on and got a white lcd and the camera would not work so took the battery out to check it put it back in cam turned on and worked but still the white lcd and if you turn it off then back on camera wont work unless you push the battery first and still have a white lcd. have taken it to my registered nikon dealer t


Sounds like you got a bad one, i would ask for a new one. ... Nikon D40x Digital Camera

Display doesn't work. was working , i turned camera off next day i turned camera on and display did not work, has not worked since. I replaced the batteries and still nothing. Any ideas would be grately appreciated


Hello,\015\012It seems as if the LCD wiring film cutted the connection to the main board of the camera. Sometimes if you shake the camera without being carefull, it may happens. Whet it occurs, you should be dissassbled the camera by help of a ... Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-S60 Digital Camera

MiniDV camcorder. Hello I have a video camera question. I was showing my videos on the tv to my family. I powered off when we were done and the next day I went to view them again and the camera told me to reset it. I did that but everytime i tried to play the video it would say reset. So I looked into it and i was told that the camera was not going to work. So the next day I went and bought another MiniDV camcorder and tried viewing my video on that camera and it won't let me view any video on m


Hi,Pls, can you post back on the specific brand and model of the MiniDV camcorder. Additionally, could you add info what camera(s) were used to record "several different tapes that i know there is video on"This is of co ... Digital Cameras

My camera needs formatting every few days. At first i thought that the XD card is broken, bought a new one, but the same problem appeared. I can take pictures, but when i connect the camera with the computer, the pictures are gone, and they are also not visible on the camera display. after formatting, it works maximum 1 day. Please help me. Thanx


Heloo There#1Insert your ( memory card , flash disk , cellphone , .... ) into your computer.#2Open up 'My Computer'. You should see it under the list of available drives.#3Check its contents first to make sur ... Olympus FE-230 Digital Camera

My camera will not work even when battery is fully charged. I rubbed the contacts and it worked for 2 days. Now that doesn't work. Do I need a new battery or do I need a new camera? Also tried using rubbing alcohol and qtip on contacts.


Sounds like corrosion on the battery contacts, or oxidation. They will have to be cleaned with a stronger abrasive (fine emory cloth or 800 grit sandpaper). Sometimes a pencil eraser will do it, but keep working on it, since it sounds like your ... Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ1 Digital Camera

This camera was working fine, was turned off, and then a day later wouldn't work. The LCD screen on back works only if the Mode Switch is in the review mode (or DOWN), and does not light up under the picture taking mode (or UP) position. Also, while the switch is in the UP position, the ON/OFF power indicator button no longer stays lit. It does, however, stay lit in the Mode Switch in the DOWN position. First problem in three years. Nice little camera.


You may need to take it in to get it serviced or ntry out thees sights on the webhttp://software.canon-europe.com/ ... Canon PowerShot A520 Digital Camera

Hi. our EOS 20D has stopped working. Thought it was the battery but both are charged. The camera is basically dead and wont switch on. It stopped a few days ago and worked on and off for a few days and now is not working at all. Have removed and checked batteries and memory card. Any help would be much appreciated. Thanks


Hi,First off how long have you owned the camera? I highly recommend you have the camera repaired by canon or an independent repair professional. These cameras are very complex to say the least. You can follow this link to locate the nearest can ... Digital Cameras

My D70 (which I just bought on ebay) is having problems with AF. At time the AF works fine but then for no reason it refuses to work for hours to days. I have two bodies so I can swap lenses to see that its not the lens. If I switch to manual focus, it the camera works fine. I can see the little pins around the lens fitting retract when I switch the camera to manual. Seems like a problem with the internals that control AF. No other problems are apparent to me. Any suggestions?


Sounds like a contact issue - either they are not making consistently or they are just dirty. I'd start with a good contact cleaner (Radio Shack or photo store) and spray the snot out of both the camera contacts and lense (making VERY sure to protec ... Nikon D70s Digital Camera

Jazz HDV178 I have only owned this camera for about a month. I purchased a Lexar 1Gb SD card. It has been working just fine, but for some reason, the camera is not acknowledging that the card is inserted. I know there are pictures on the card. What do I do? Is the card bad or something? Or is it the camera? It was working just fine two days ago.


We do not support Lexar. Sorry, we are Jazz. ... Jazz DV-179 Digital Camera

Hello Sir.Madam, I have DSC-H10 digital camera. It is having memory of type "Memory Stick Pro Duo". This card was working fine till the day. To transfer images to my PC, I have accessed this card to SD card reader and then after I inserted this memory card again in camera. Now I am Getting error "Reinsert the memory Stick". I thought that card may have corrupted but I can access it by SD card reader. Also I have formatted it in FAT format and then tried to use in camera but still its not work


Your problem is that you have formatted your MemoryStick from your computer. Your Sony camera uses its own proprietary formatting method and does not understand FAT32. You may also have corrupted your memory card if you didn't click on "safely remove ... Digital Cameras
  • 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: 0.3678 seconds