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NikonS3900 when turned on locks up after about 10 seconds on what ever it is pointing at
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NikonS3900 when turned on locks up after about 10 seconds on what ever it is pointing at
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Kodak Z700 Camer appears to be in a locked out mode. The lens is stuck partway out and does not retract if the camera is turned off. When turned back on The Green light comes on for approximately 5 seconds and then goes off. The viewing screen comes on for 2 to 3 seconds and goes out as well.
Hi,Tentative solution:I had the identical problem. I went as far as disassembling the camera ... not recommended.Instead of fussing with the lens cover, I pressed on the lens assembly (gently), the lens retracted and the ... Kodak EasyShare Z700 Digital Camera
Started having a problem turning on. When i first bought the camera you turned it on and it was instantly ready to take a photo and instantly showed what you were looking at on the lcd. Since i connected to a computer and transfered photos when i turn it on it the lcd stays black for about 20 seconds before it shows what the camera is pointing at and allows you take a photos, Any ideas how I can rectify this? thanks
Sounds like you didn't use the"safely remove hardware" function when you disconnected the camera from the computer and caused a slight problem in the camera. If your pics are safely on the computer, go into the camera menu and find "reset" and follow ... Kodak EasyShare M530 Digital Camera
My camera turns on by itself even with the slide in front in the closed position. The screen then shows the warning that the lens cover is closed. When I open and reclose the lens cover in 10 or so seconds the camera turns itself back on and repeats with the lens cover closed warning. The only way for me to turn the camera off at this point is to remove the battery. Help!
Most likely some dirt, dust, or other particle is jamming the lens opening gears. You can try to spray some compressed air into the lens assembly, hopefully dislodging whatever is obstructing the lens cover. If this doesn't work, the camera wil ... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T77 Digital Camera
Cyperpix s-555v my mercury cyberpix S-555V camera worked well for a couple of weeks, but once when i tried to attached it to my computer it stopped working. ever since every time i try to turn it on, the red light turns on for a few seconds indicating busy, but then it goes off, and nothing happens. neither the lens opens nor does it repond to any kind of gentle pats. i've tried new batteries too, but all in vain.. what do i do?
Dear,If your camera is in warranty period then please visit the nearest service station.Regards,Rakesh KumarNetwork Support Engineer ... Mercury Electronics CyberPix S-550V Digital Camera
I have a Canon Rebel XTi which seems to "lock up" ie will not allow a second picture to be taken after the first when used in "portrait" mode. I was shooting a wedding with it last week and sometimes it would do this and sometimes it was OK. Sometimes it would shoot three or four consequetive pictures. Only turning it off and then back on would start it again. Sometimes even this did not work for more than ten seconds Is this a fault? Why does it only happen sometimes? I'm not sure if it do
Your memory card could be corrupt or not making a good connection. Try reseating the memory card and/or formatting it.\015\012Check the cards gold contacts to make sure they are clean also. ... Digital Cameras
Card locked when i turn the camera on with a memory card in it, it says card locked and i can't take pictures, delete them or anything. i know its not the camera card because i take it out and make sure its unlocked. when i don't have the camera card inside the camera it works perfectly... and ever since i lost my usb cord i cant put my pics on the computer...please solve my problem
Are you able to format the card in the camera. Also the USB cable you probably need is the same as most other mini USB devices. ... Samsung Digimax S73 Digital Camera
Everytime my boyfriend tries to take a video the camera stops after about 3 seconds and then a red exclamation point pops up and only goes away when he turns the camera off and then turns it on again. how can we stop this problem from happening again so that he can take longer videos? thanks.
If this happens only if you are trying to take videos, then you might be having memory issues. Do you have a memory card inserted on the camera? If there is none, then the camera is using its internal memory which is only 45MB; this is too small if ... Nikon Coolpix S4000 Digital Camera
When ever I turn on the camera, the display shows "card locked". I can hit the > button and it appears to unlock it, since pictures now show up. But, whenever I try to do anything else it locks back up again. How do I fix this problem? This is for a Pentax Optio S60 digital camera.
Look at your memory card. SD and SDHC cards have a slide switch along one edge. The position farthest from the metal contacts locks the card, protecting it from writes. The position nearest the contacts unlocks the card. ... Pentax Optio 60 Digital Camera
I dropped my Casio Exilim 8.1 megapixels camera yesterday , it keeps on sayin that " the card is locked " my card is not locked i even tried other cars in it , i can reveiw the pictures for like 5 seconds , but the camera keeps on turning off , what can i do to fix it ?? please help me
YOU NEED TO CONTACT CASIO SUPPORT TO SEE IF THEY CAN FIX IT OR IF ITS WORTH FIXING NOT MUCH YOU CAN DO ON YOUR OWN CHANCES ARE IS THAT ITS SOMETHING TO DO WITH THE ELECTRONICS INSIDE MAY HAVE BEEN BROKE OR CAME LOOSE WHEN YOU DROPPED IT ... Casio EXILIM Card EX-S770 Digital Camera
Cyberpix s-555v my mercury cyberpix S-555V camera worked well for a couple of weeks, but once when i tried to attached it to my computer it stopped working. ever since every time i try to turn it on, the red light turns on for a few seconds indicating busy, but then it goes off, and nothing happens. neither the lens opens nor does it repond to any kind of gentle pats. i've tried new batteries too, but all in vain.. what do i do?
Sounds like a problem with the usb cord and you need to write the company and they are really good about sending out another one,same thing happened to me too. ... Mercury Electronics CyberPix S-550V Digital Camera
Power issues. Just recently I've encountered a problem with my camera. After plugging it into my computer (And not noticing the power surge notification on the desktop while doing so). It locked up and powered itself off. I tried turning it back on, and it turned on for a split second then shut off without retracting the lense. I switched batteries and it retracted the lense, but I tried powering it on and the lense only came halfway out and it powered off. I've tried 4 fresh sets of batteries a
You sdaid power surge on the laptop.\015\012Thus suggests that this may have affected the camrera.\015\012I would think a 'repair' if such is possible will be near the cost of replacement.\015\012Only Olympus can advise ... Olympus FE-115 Digital Camera
Lcd Hi. I was sure that the LCD monitor could be used instead of the viewfinder. I cannot find any information on how to activate that portion. All I can do is turn the LCD off and on and in the on position all it ever shows is the current settings. When a picture is taken it goes to the 2 second viewing and then back to the settings menu. I went through the manual and cannot find any advice.
Normaly, a reflex camera cannot use the LCD monitor as like a non reflex camera. Your camera was designed to be used like a film camera. The CCD panel at the film plane is sort of like having a film inside the camera. \015\012\015\012Ther ... Canon EOS 400D / Rebel XTi Digital Camera with 18-55mm Lens
I have a nikon coolpix s10. Out of knowwhere, when i turn it on, it shakes for a few seconds and then tells me there is a lens error. At that point, i cannot do anything on the camera, or even shut it off until i remove the battery. It feels like the shutter is tryign to open, but is stuck. thats causing the shaking. what do i do?
POWER IT ON USING THE 4TH BUTTON ABOVE THE LCD SCREEN IT HAS A GREEN CAMERA PICTURE NEXT TO IT I BELIEVE IT IS THE SAFTEY AND YOU WILL BE ABLE TO USE THE CAMERA AND TURN IT OFF THIS WAY AS WELL.... ... Nikon COOLPIX S10 Digital Camera
What can one do we the camera is turned on and it writes card locked when ever you try to take photos ? yet the card is got enough full memory
Take the memory card out of the camera and look at it. SD cards have a slide switch along one edge. The position farthest from the contacts locks the card, protecting it from writes. The position nearest the contacts unlocks the card. If the switch i ... Canon PowerShot A540 Digital Camera
My Pentax Optio S10 digital camera is giving me problems. Initially the lens would not extend fully and would then immediately retract and the camera would then turn itself off. After cleaning the extended lens barrel each time it extended, I found it would open further each time. It nows extends fully, but still retracts immediately thereafter. At the time the screen shows the green Optio screen for a split second and then shows an out of focus shot of whatever the camera is pointing at, bef
Fixing a Lens Error on a Digital Camera\012\012This has to be THE most common failure mode for a digi ... Pentax Optio S10 Digital Camera
I receive the same "errr" message. The photo shop said it was a bad contact, they cleaned them with an eraser and made sure there was good contact. Problem was slightly better, but still exists. I have to remove the battery to clear the problem, turning it off and back on does no good. You can actually feel the lense move ever so slightly. Camera has gone back to Nikon for a repair. Very disappointed at this point with this. Camera store acknowledged that they have seen many of these.
My theory is the plastic lens mount is not strong enough to support the lens and maintain a proper connection between the camera body contacts and the lens contacts.\015\012\015\012This problem is widespread and Nikon needs to own up to t ... Nikon D90 Digital Camera with 18-105mm lens
My Panasonic DMC-TZ5 will no longer focus, especially after using zoom. It displays messages re shutting camera off and on, takes 30 seconds to turn off and sounds like a ticking clock! It is only 3 months old. This is easily the worst digital camera I have ever bought and the Internet shows many people have the same problem with this camera. it should be withdrawn!!
If you mention "ticking clock" sounds, then most probably something like a grain of sand fell into the cogs in the zoom mechanism (been taking pictures on a beach? ;). Dirt gets into the mechanism through the gaps between the zoom barrels and the cam ... Panasonic Lumix DMC-FS5 Digital Camera
Power issue Battery is charged, but camera will not power up. Lens is in open position as is flash. Charge light comes on and turns to green after some time charging so power is flowing? Camera is locked in the open position as in flash. Battery is fully charged. When I press the shuter button a little red light flickers for just a second.
Hi, Basically this fault occure due to malfunctioning of zoom motor.And you have to replace the optical zoom lens complete assymbaly. Or secondly just tell you the trick,Most of time it works and some time its not. ... Toshiba PDR-3310 Digital Camera
My Canon A460 says the Card is locked. The lock switch on the card is set to unlock. I have another camera with a similar card. Both cards work in the other camera. neither card will work in the A460 both say Card Locked. It must be something in the camera. I have tried the turn off remove card turn on take picture. No card message. Turn off replace either card and see Card Locked.
Back up your data first,thenyou reformat the memory card in the camera.i guess you have formatted the memory card in another device.canon cameras generally do not accept cards that have been formatted in another device.then sitch off the camera and r ... Canon PowerShot A75 Digital Camera
My Canon Powershot A460 shows Card Locked. The card switch is in the unlocked position. I have another camera. the card works in it. But the card from that camera also shows as Locked in the A460. I have tried the turn camera off and remove card, then turn camera on, then turn camera off and insert card. Both cards still shows Card Locked in the A460 and both work in the other camera
There is a lock lever inside the card slot. You could try to move it with something like a toothpick. ... Digital Cameras
CAMERA TURNS ON FOR A SPLIT SECOND THEN SHUTS OFF
Simply change the batteries as the batteries are unable to tale the load internal damage because of not using regularly. ... Kodak EasyShare Z1275 Digital Camera
Error-C1 I was on holiday in dusty hot conditions when my second hand camara became unusable. I turned the camara on to take a photo and the zoom lens and shutter became stuck. The screen went blue and 'error-C1' appeared on the screen. Every time I turned it on thereafter the same blue screen came up and it makes a strange mechanical noise when I turn it on. It also turns itself off after a few seconds but the zoom still doesn't shut. The battery symbol still appeared but it appeared to be out
Dirt /dust in the lens and lens gear box ( this drives zooming only ) preventing optimum functioning. Lens cannot properly come on line ( shutter and diaphragh mechanism then do not come on line ) and the camera switches off. Solution : is ether repl ... Kyocera Finecam S4 Digital Camera
Camera was dropped. Now it will turn on, but after a few seconds, lens begins to move in and out for about 3-5 seconds, then a messag is displayed: Pleaase turn camera off then on again". Doing this r
Lens errors are fairly common. Usually it's sand or grit interfering with the lens extension mechanism. Or the camera's been dropped with the lens extended. Or the camera has been powered on, but the lens had been blocked preventing its extension. Or ... Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ3 Digital Camera
I keep getting a "pink" smear down the center of the second photo I shoot. The first photo is okay but the second has this pink smear. I have to turn off the camera and turn it back on to get a seco
... Pentax Optio A10 Digital Camera