Having problems with your Digital Cameras ?
'Shutter' not opening.
\015 The shutter wont open, so cant take photo/video. Help please. Camera powers up, flash pops up etc, but the shutter wont open.\015
It won't open if the it is set to "preview" mode...just check or else it's stuck
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Shutter When I turn on the camera everything is fine but the shutter wont open. Instead i have to use my fingers to keep the shutter open just to take a picture. I dont know how this happend. I use the camera for an hour and everything is fine then I leave it in its case for like 10 minutes and when i turn it back on the shutter wouldnt open! Please help! :(
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Shutter is stuck will only open a little bit. Can manually push open the top part of the shutter, but cannot push open the bottom part of the shutter.
I think you may mean "automatic lens cover". If so, please see this link for some repair tips for those sticky covers. ... Canon PowerShot A510 Digital Camera
Shutter issue When I turn the cam on the lens comes out, but the shutter over the lens only opens part way. When I turn the can off, the lens retracts and the shutter opens all the way and stays open instead of closing as it should. Not sure how it happened.
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I have a Fuji Finepix A800. It shuts off when I press the shutter button. I put new batteries in and also opened it up to see if I could realign the shutter. It was dropped once, and someone online suggested that the shutter needs to be realigned after being dropped. I have it open, but don't know what to do to realign the shutter. Can anyone help?
The shutter runs in a track and there is nothing to be aligned. If the track or guides have been damaged then they need to be replaced. Unfortunetly this is not cost effective on this camera. It will cost as much as buying a new replacement. If you a ... Fuji FinePix A800 Digital Camera
I have a Kodak 7.2 model# kcghl83122853. My problem is the shutter wont open. I have tried battery replacement, still does this. Sometimes once it is charged it will open. But then it does it again. Just have no clue as to when it will open. Very disappointing for some family gatherings I have missed out with no show on shutter.
This could be as simple as dust/sand particles or trapped within the layers of the lens or it could be a mechanical failure. Either way, it's time for a new camera. It would cost you more to have it fixed than to buy a new (better) camera outright es ... Kodak EasyShare M1033 Digital Camera
My son pulled out one of the shutters that opens and closes over the lens. The shutters no longer open all the way. The camera is brand new. How can I fix the rest of the shutters? Should I pull them all out? Or bend the one that is pulled out back in ? Thanks
You can pull off the other one if you want. To put it back in your basically going to have to take apart the camera. The "Shutters" on the outside is nothing more but to protect the lens will its in the camera. The actual shutter is inside the lens t ... Fuji J150w Digital Camera
Shutter The other night when I was taking pictures, my shutter seemed to get stuck half way through opening everytime I shifted into picture mode, and I'd push it open with my finger and it was fine, but now, I cannot get them to open at all in any mode. I can't use my camera at all!
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Kodak v610 camera (easy share) My 10 year son was using our v610 camera and the following error message E45 (please see user manual) appeared on the screen. We were unable to switch the camera off and therefore the shutter remained open. The shutter will only close if I remove and replace the battery and when I turn the camera back on the shutter remains open and the same error message returns. I have checked the manual and it doesn't mention this problem. thank you jane
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Fuji film A850 shutter will not close. when camera turned on the shutter was only half open, so i flicked it open, now the camera will not take pictures as focus error and when turning on or off the shutter does not fold back into the camera???
Okay all you have to do is press the w button on the back until it doesn't go back any farther and turn it off it. worked for me. ... Fuji FinePix A850 Digital Camera
Cassio hi, i love my casio camera. this is my second. we bought it about 1 yr ago. recently i tried to dust a speck off the lens while it was open with a soft cloth. then i closed and replaced it on the charger. the next time i went to use it when i turned it on the shutter opened extended then closed and shuttered numerously. it will not stay open to take a pic. any sugestions???? my casio is a 500 or 600 oix digital thanks, ssw
Sounds like you have a lens error. THat needs to be sent into repairs to be fixed. ... Casio Exilim EX-S600 Digital Camera
I have A GE a1455 & each time I turn it on the shutter does not open anymore & a "warning!! battery exhausted "is displayed. the batteries are fine, but I can hear the shutter trying to open, what can I do. Is the shutter jammed, how can this be fixed?
Gears inside the lens assembly can get jammed, stripped, or broken. The following blog details things you can try to fix this problem:\015\012 ... GE Digital Cameras
Shutter malfunctioning I bought a new camera and within a month the shutter has started to malfunction. It doesn't shut completely when switched off nor does it open completely when switched on. If you touch the shutter manually it opens. Is there a way to fix this problem myself? Since my warranty card is not signed or date of purchase mentioned by the dealer I bought it from!
No...return it for repair or replacement. It may simply have dirt in the lens cover. Digital cameras do not have shutters. ... General Electric E850 Digital Camera
My Panasonic FX55 lens shutters don't open up fully when I turn the camera on. It still works ok, but I have to manually open and close the shutters. Is there an easy way to fix this? Thanks.
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My shutter will not open. The power button presses in and nothing happens. I have since got a new battery that was the problem, shutter still will not open. Camera is not operative, please help..........dont want to buy another camera.
Can you get any signs of life? playback pictures etc? Try pressing the playback button instead of the power button. If camera display works then press the picture button and see if the camera will switch over and the lens extends. Also check if the t ... Fuji J150w Digital Camera
My camera won't come on, even with new batteries. Sometimes it comes on long enough for the shutter to open, and then goes off again, leaving the shutter open
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I have a Kodak M1063 that has never been dropped or abused. I have had it for a couple of years and it has worked flawless. A couple of weeks ago it started malfunctioning as it would open the shutter and then close it immediately. I thought that maybe it was time for a new battery and I bought one and charged it. The camera still does the same thing. It powers up...opens the shutter then close Immediately. please advise
This sounds like a stuck lens. Here is a good blog about things to try to fix it:http://camerarepair.blogspot.com/ ... Kodak EASYSHARE M1063 Digital Camera
Hi I bought my Sony cyber shot DSC-S730 a year or so ago. Have had constant problems with shutter not opening which in the past has responded to turning camera on and off mulitple times. Now, New batteries, try to turn power on and nothing happens, access code lights but shutter won't open.
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I have a Canon IXUS 800, the shutter won't open properly, just opens about a millimetre. I don't want to break it as otherwise it is an excellent camera. I think it might have some dust in the shutter mechanism as we are using it to photograph an old farm we are renovating which is often a bit dusty even though we take care to put the camera into its cover after use. Can anyone suggest what is best to do please?
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Shutter closed I cannot get the shuttle to open on the camera. It did get drop, but there is nothing that look bad. I have removed battery and recharged it everything powers, but the shutter will not open??
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It seems like there's an internal shutter that isn't opening. The external shutter opens and shuts, but all pictures are completely black.
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I push the power button, there is a sound like shutter is opening then three beeps. Shutter doesn't open
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T 737 camera when the light button is pressed the screen gets the polaroid display ... but after some time it gets off... earlier the display will come and the shutter also opens....now the shutter is not opening...
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