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I bought a ge e1480w and everytime i use it the unit is heating up or its hot.. is it normal?
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I bought a ge e1480w and everytime i use it the unit is heating up or its hot.. is it normal?
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Hi i just bought a canon eos rebel from someone online and it has a 28-80 lens. I try to use it and i noticed the focus is very loose, is that normal? I dont know alot about cameras but i have used manual cameras before and i have never used one with such a loose focus. And also would i lose slight focus if its like that when i go and take a picture?
Your camera is primarily an autofocus model: manual focussing is very much a secondary feature and is always very free moving. If it were any other way then it would cause the AF motor to work much harder and dramatically shorten the battery life. ... Canon EOS Rebel 2000 with 28-80 lens 35mm Film Camera
I am using an Olympus E-500. and am trying to use the built in flash, set to one eight or to one sixty fourth of normal output, to trigger an external flash unit. The camera is set to "Vivid", manual, auto focus, and iso 100. From the "manual flash" menu I should be able to select either full, 1/4. 1/16 or 1/64 of the output. However, those choices never light up. I keep cycling through the first two lines of the menu and never reach the third line with the light output options I want. P
You should consult a Professional Photographer / Cameraman or contact the Customer Care of the Company. ... Digital Cameras
Write protect error comes out after switching on the camera, What will I do? My Unit is GE A730. It occurs after I bought a new SD memory. I have used that alrady on my camera but I dont why after few days that when I was about to use it already this write protect message appears in the LCD screen.
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 is already in the proper position, slide it fully the ot ... GE A730 Digital Camera
I bought a power adapter for the camera, but it doesn't seem to work without batteries in the unit. If I use the batteries alone, I will eventually get a red blinking light at the back of the camera, indicating low battery power, hence the purchase of a power adapter. When using both power adapter and batteries, the red light on the front of the camera is illuminated. The green light on the back of the camera is blinking. The camera seems to work fine while recording video. But why won't th
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I bought a used T10, but when I power on, it displays the clock setting screen which in itself is normal, you're supposed to set the clock first but the screen is frozen; no button or combination of buttons does anything. Is there a general re-set button hidden somewhere or do you have any other suggestion. Thanks/Robert Hoppel
Helloit is not general setting problem, i think this is matter of battery, the battery may gone weak need replacment. otherwise it need to be handeled by Sony Service Center.Good Luck ... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T10 Digital Camera
I bought this camera second hand a few days ago. Unfortunately I did not know that the rechargeable batteries needed to be above 2000 mar and was using ones less than that. I also took it out on a very hot day. It suddenly stopped powering up at all. I have tried other batteries but still not working.
Have you tried the lithium energizers? I had the exact problem with my fuji (albeit a considerable inferior model to yours) I'd bought at the duty free before my flight to trinadad and i had normal pencil bats in it. It was fine for my three weeks on ... Fuji FinePix S602 Zoom Digital Camera
I bought a used canon xs from craigslist. I think a hard lesson learned already. Anyway the camera appears to be in great condition. The problem is whenever I take a picture it does not come out right. The colors are way off. Some colors look fine, blue will come out beige, gray or green. This is with the flash indoors or outdoors with just normal light and the camera on full auto. I called canon and they said it sounds like the sensor is going bad. Just wondering if anyone has any advic
The experts at Canon are probably right. But, check the white balance and make sure it is on "auto WB". Go into the camera menu and find "reset" to get the camera back to factory default settings. If it still doesn't work, then you probably need a se ... Digital Cameras
I bought a Sunpak 383 external flash. When I put it in the hot shoe, the menu in my camera doesn't allow me to access the external flash options. I don't understand how to use the flash
Sunpak 383 is not a 'dedicated' flash that is why it don't give any information to the camera.However set the camera in manual mode and set the aperture and shutter speeds and match the iso of both and it will work like a champion. ... Digital Cameras
Hey. I bought a new camera some days ago with a new Digix 4gb SDHC memory card. I went to Disney World and took normally a lot of pictures. From one moment to another, the camera gives me the message "Memory card error" and won't let me take nor view pictures. I tried removing the memory card and everything. I checked and It isn't locked or something. Also, I tried using a memory card reader on my laptop, and it says I have to format to read the card. I REALLY don't want to lose the pic
The first thing that may be complicating things is, can your laptop read SDHC cards, or just SD cards? If the laptop is asking you to format it, then probably it's working, but be really sure, before you continue.Check the co ... Digital Cameras
My camera battery becomes very hot after about 10 minutes of not constant use. Is this normal?
No! you most likelely have a short circuit in the battery holder or the circuit. Have this rectified quickly by taking it for repair as it will do lots of damage if left unchecked.Please rate my help++++Thanks for using FIXYA ... Digital Cameras
I just bought a Vivicam T027 It says that you need a memory card for normal use I havel looked on line for a vivitar memory card for this camera and I cannot find one Are there generic ones I can get and what am I looking for?
You can use any SD or SDHC card. The brand doesn't really matter, as long as you stick with the major brands. The speed doesn't matter either, though a faster card might download faster if you use a card reader.\012\012\012You should be a ... Vivitar Digital Cameras
My camera nikon s220 was in a case on the front seat. Went to use it and the lcd look broken. Nothing hit it and it has not been hot. I also have one for my son and his lens won't open. We bought a total of four... two work and two don't.
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When I want download pictures from camera to notebook - appear to notice: camera not found. When I used Windows XP, download worked normally. Recently I'm bought notebook with installed OS - Windows Vista. From this time I cannot correctly download the pictures to notebook. Thank you for the help. Vlado from Slovakia
Use a card reader instead of the camera. ... Canon PowerShot A95 Digital Camera
LENSE i BOUGHT A LENSE optomax 300 mm f5.5, with a sliding hood at the end...I put it on my Pentax ist DL but it seems that it's not working.. DO I have to set up the aperture. the shutter is not functioning everytim I use this lense. Pls. Help Thanks.
Make sure the aperture ring is set to the "A" position. If the lens doesn't have an auto aperture setting then I don't think the lens will work. \015\012\015\012There is a setting called "Using Aperture Ring" that you can setup using the menu and c ... Pentax *ist DL (W/18-55 LENS) Digital Camera
Blury I just bought the Olumpus C 765. It is a really good camera. I am very happy with it. But when I try to take a picture indoor of a moving subject, between the focus time and the flash working the subject is very blury or out of the picture. Is there a way to fix that? Is it normal? Should I use some of the manual setting for that?
If you have not tried it......use manual focus.\015\012The Owner's manual will tell you how to set it.\015\012\015\012When shooting in low light, don't overdo the shutter speed. When you increase shutter speed, you need more light. Try a shutter spee ... Olympus Camedia C-765 Digital Camera
Wobbly lens I have just purchased a Sony W130. It is my first ever camera. When the camera is off the lens section can be moved about 1/2mm with gentle movement of the camera. When zoom is fully extended it can be moved side to side by gentle pushing about 1 1/2mm. Is this normal or is the camera faulty? It doesn't seem to be affecting the pictures but everytime I use it I get a vibration warning on the screen.
Half mm or so movement is normal in fully extended lens. If camera is not giving any error display during function then every thing is just fine in it. ... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W130 Digital Camera
"Stuck" Pixel Hello folks I bought a used S2 from a friend and recently started noticing this green hot pixel that shows up at the same location in most of the shots. These are not long exposures. They're available light shots inside my house, so they average 1/45 @ f4 ISO 400. I'm starting with digital and this really sucks, because it is showing up in most pictures. These are snapshots of my family and I don't want to have to fix each of them in post production. I would like to hear from membe
I just read in a photo magazine that if you had a stuck pixel, you should leave the cap on the lens and shoot several frames as quickly as you can. ... Fuji FinePix S2 Pro Digital Camera
White out Every photo I take seems to white out, as if it is letting in to much light. But it is more than this, as it is possible to see white streaking on the image as well. I have also tried taking photos in various manual settings, resulting in the same problem. It seems to be a little better in doors. However when I use video mode the image is normal. This problem first occured on holiday in Singapore - when I took it into a shop out there they said it was probably the heat. But the problem
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I have just purchases a 8018. It is default set at 3 mp. I have downloaded the manual and followed the instructions to change mp to 8. However, when the camera is turned off it goes back to 3. Is this normal or a fault in my camera? Do I need to remember everytime I want use it to change it from 3mp to 8mp?
15 \015\012Image Size \015\012The image size and quality setting determines the number of photos that can be saved and the amount of \015\012memory required for each photo. The higher the photo quality the more memory it will ... Vivitar ViviCam 8018 Digital Camera
I bought a Sanyo E1500TP camera while on holiday in Orlando. Camera worked really well while on Hols however on returning home to UK we used the camera once and then battery seemed ro die, we have charged it several times both from mains and through the USB outlet on the PC but the camera will not switch on. The charge light is flashing when charging as it did when on hols but camera will not switch on either in normal mode or even to review pics.
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I just purchased a Nikon cool pix s205 and I noticed that the entire camera gets very hot after a few uses...is this normal?
YES this is normal well and good he is hot in some starting days after some time used it can be normal ... Nikon S205 Digital Camera