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I have the quantaray lens ld 70-300mm. Was working fine until one day. When I look through it everything looks slightly foggy. Adjusting it doesn't help. Cleaned the outside lens. Would like to kn


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Yes, the lens can be disassembled and cleaned. But before you think about doing so, think about this. Do you have a lens collimator and other equipment necessary to ensure proper alignment on reassembly? If you don't, please leave inside cleaning to a trained professional.
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I have the quantaray lens ld 70-300mm. Was working fine until one day. When I look through it everything looks slightly foggy. Adjusting it doesn't help. Cleaned the outside lens. Would like to kn


Yes, the lens can be disassembled and cleaned. But before you think about doing so, think about this. Do you have a lens collimator and other equipment necessary to ensure proper alignment on reassembly? If you don't, please leave inside cleaning to ... Digital Cameras

I had the "Access" error when turning on my Sony DSC-W70. The lens would go in and out a few times, and then I would be instructed to turn the power off and on again, which did not help. After reading comments from a few people with the same problem, I tried yanking on the lens when it was out and giving it a good couple of twists. I also took a q-tip with alcohol on it and cleaned all around the sides of the lens. Worked like a charm!


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Lens Stuck My Lens is stuck on my Coolpix S200 and I'm getting the Lens Error message. I tried to push it back in like I read on here and it went partly in and now its completely jammed. I've only had my camera for about 4 months. Please help!! I'm hoping to fix it myself. i dropped my camera and now the lens wont come out. Everytime i turn on the camera it tells me to turn it off then on again. I've done it multiple times and it doesnt work. I tryed to push the lens in and out but it doesnt ma


YOU CANNOT REPAIR THIS SOPHISTICATED CAMERA YOURSELF!!\015\012I guess pushing the lens inside may have made the problem worse.\015\012I follow a rule- if you drop an electronic equipment and a problem occurs- it usually takes a profession ... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S700 Digital Camera

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This is probably THE most common failure among digital cameras. There's a halfway chance of fixing it yourself, described here: http://camerarepair.blogspot.com/2007/12/fixing-lens-error-on-digital-camera.html ... Fuji FinePix A210 Zoom Digital Camera

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Hi, the adoptor tube are not compatible to the camera try to consult nearest lense seller they can recommend the exact adoptor lenses to your camera. ... Canon PowerShot Pro1 Digital Camera

My daughter's digital camera is foggy on the inside of the lens. Any chance this will resolve itself? No idea what happened to it. I've wiped the lens clean on the outside but see it's still foggy on the inside.


HI there put it in sunlight for few hours & watch it every 10 minutes ok. After that if its not clear then visit the service center. They will clean it . May be free of coast or max 10 USD they charged. Its happened when you use in in a cold and ... Polaroid I1037 Digital Camera

Blurry Images i have recently purchased an Olympus C-700 Ultra Zoom, and i love it...but i need some help. when i'm taking pictures outside, at night, like...let's say at the moon, it's blurry. and when i take pictures, like at a concert, where flash is not allowed, it's also blurry. is there something i can do to change the shutter speed to where it will take crisper, cleaner pictures, or what needs to be done??? also, i just ordered a telephoto lens and a wide angle lens. what are these goo


If there's not enough light your camera can't invent any. Well, normally it can, which is what a flash does, but as you've said, no flash allowed.\015\012\015\012Your photos are blury because you're not mounting the camera on a tripod or you are usin ... Olympus Camedia C-700 Ultra Zoom Digital Camera

My lens is foggy and my battery will not stay charged. after swimming in a fresh water lake i got out and my camera would not work. the photos that i would take were just white blurs. then my battery was blinking and would not charge. that was about a week ago and now the battery will charge but it wont stay charged approx. 1 day without using the camera. and i can view the photos fine that i took previous to the problem but now all the photos that i take are slightly blurry and have a big


Did you go too deep with the camera? You can try burying it in a bowl of dry rice for a week...that may absorb any moisture still left inside. ... Olympus Stylus 790SW Digital Camera

Hi, im 14 and i got a Panasonic Lumix DMC-F3 camera for christmas and have had it for about 4 months, a few weeks ago a 1cm black dot appeared on the screen. It doesnt get bigger when i zoom in and doesnt go away even when i go to the cameras menu. today i went to turn it on and another black dot had appeared on the other side of the screen, there is also a thin black line going through the middle of the screen. i have tried cleaning the lens but it didnt make any difference. Please Help me i a


This is a faulty or damaged LCD screen. The fact that the pattern of dots and lines is unchanged by zooming and appears on the menu screen confirms it.The LCD cannot be repaired, it must be replaced. As long as the fault is not due to mis ... Panasonic Lumix DMC F3 Digital Camera

I had dropped my Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS3 camera and the pictures are now out of focus. Also the outside edge of the lens is slightly dented but the lens opens and closes normally. I love this camera and hope that you can help e fixit.


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I have a samsung ES10 digital camera..my problem is when i took picture outside(daylight) i get a like black stripe in picture (it is like taking a picture in television)..but when i took picture in night or without the sunlight,it is fine...do you think the problem is in the lens?..please help me..what should i do?


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My Olympus FE-370 has a broken screen, my fault. I bought a replacement off ebay for really cheap and it seems like it would work fine, but I'm having trouble taking the camera apart..A few of the screws, three around the screw-in tripod holder in the base of the camera, two on the right hand side close to the lens, and one right under the USB port, refuse to come out! If someone could help me with just that part, I would probably be able to figure out the rest! Thank you!


Sophisticated digital cameras are not consumer repairable! Unless you're willing to accept the fact that when you're done, the camera will take pictures as well as a banana, send it in for service. ... Digital Cameras

Hi, I love my FE-340 camera but it seems the lens mechanism is messed up. When I turn it on it either opens halfway and then closes again or it tries to open but can't. I would like to get it fixed but not sure where or how much it will cost. I have had the camera for 2 years for is out of warrenty. Any help would be appreciated, Frances


Fixing a Lens Error on a Digital Camera\012\012This has to be THE most common failure mode for a digi ... Olympus FE-340 Digital Camera

My camera is producing spots, or freckle-like or shadow-like spots which are noticable on photos such as a clear blue sky photo. The spots are in the exact same place on photos even when I change to different lens. I know the mirror flips up for a photo, but to be safe, I have cleaned it, but that didn't help anything. Purchased camera 11/07.


You have dust on your sensor. your best bet is to get it cleaned professionally, . if you want to clean it yourself, get a kit like this\015\012\015\012http://www.amazon.com/Digital-Survival-KIT-Sensor-Eclipse/dp/B000PNGM18/ref=sr_1_2?s=elect ... Canon EOS 40D Digital SLR Camera Digital Camera with 17-85mm IS USM Lens

Pink tinge When I shoot a picture in bright sunlight, the picture always has a pink tinge to it. I have tried putting in manual mode, and adjusting the shutter speed and the f setting but I just can't seem to to get this to stop. I have also tried to adjust the white balance. I am new at doing this and I would like any help you can give. Thank you.


Try reset to factory defaults, it is in the menu somewhere if it does not help look closely on the lens if there is any damage, are you using any filters ? if all fails then you have faulty image sensor, Nikon will replace it free of charge even out ... Nikon Coolpix 5400 Digital Camera

Taking pictures I have a pink Sanyo VPC-S770 7.1 megapixel camera. When I hit the picture button, everything goes black. The lens does not retract, but the LCD goes black, and the camera seems like it turns off. I have not dropped it or put it anywhere dangerous for the camera. I don't know how to fix the problem, but I definitely would like it fixed. I bought the camera in July, if that helps.


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HELP ME! SO, i have the olymus stylus 720 SW and when i turn it on, the picture is blurry and foggy. I looked at the lens and it looks like theres something on it. Also, if i move around with it alot it these weird, static looking lines appear. *SIGH* i dont know what to do... PLEASE HELP! thanks, Jamie.


The problem you are describing is a problem with one of the chips in the camera that controls image processing. It seems to have failed and needs to be replaced. Following are the instructions to send your camera to Olympus for service.\015\0 ... Olympus Stylus 720 SW Digital Camera

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Seems the contact to the sensor, or the sensor itself is gone. Not easy to DIY. I suggest to bring it to an independent service shop in the area and get a quote, ... Nikon Coolpix S4 Digital Camera

I was taking a picture, and I've dropped my camera before but this was today so i was taking a picture and all of the sudden the lens wouldn't focus and it would make like a beeping sounds and it would freeze HELP!!!!please please send your solution to my emial: [email protected]


If it fell on the lens you'll need a new optical unit - there are third party digital camera repair services on the web. ... Samsung L200 Digital Camera

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Check the settings first, and ensure that the white balance is not wrong.A pink/purple picture means usually a problem with the camera digital sensor. ... Nikon Coolpix 5400 Digital Camera

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I have a Vivitar Series 1 70-300mm f4.5-5-6 AF lens, which I bought for my SLR Minolta Camera. Now that I want to buy a DSLR, I would like to know which DSLR for sure will work with this lens I already have. I know Sony bought Minolta, but I have asked them and they did not give me an answer. I hope you can help me because I want to be sure about which DSLR camera model I should buy. Thank you.


Instead of asking Sony, why don't you e-mail the tech people at vivitar? ... Digital Cameras

I am having a problem tranferring pictures from my Z1485 IS camera which is brand new. When I connect the transfer cable and then turn on camera to transfer, the camera turns on as indicated by the on light, but the lens does not open and camera does not function. I am using this camera with XP Pro. Please help, my grandson was born yesterday and I would like to send pictures out. Thansk


There are two things,, you are either want to transfer the digital camera pictures from you camera, and other is you want to connect you camera to pc and want to shoot live,for transfering,, generally with common drivers ,, once you conne ... Kodak EASYSHARE Z1485 IS Digital Camera
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