Having problems with your Canon Digital Cameras ?
3 times i've the same problem with my camera, 3 times they've sent it back. The problem still exists.
A new battery, properly charged by me, the camera takes between 1 and 5 photos and then the camera goes dead.
I was told by Canon that the battery lid on the camera was causing a short, they said 'Problem solved.' Nope, the problem is still there and i've run out of extended warranty. Please, please help.
Lemon law with company and replacements normally work in sets of 3. Now that you have had them send you the same type of camera, and the same problem has occured 3 times, demand that they replace it with a comparable or camera of greater value. Worked for my Droid to Incredible
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3 times i've the same problem with my camera, 3 times they've sent it back. The problem still exists. A new battery, properly charged by me, the camera takes between 1 and 5 photos and then the camera goes dead. I was told by Canon that the battery lid on the camera was causing a short, they said 'Problem solved.' Nope, the problem is still there and i've run out of extended warranty. Please, please help.
Lemon law with company and replacements normally work in sets of 3. Now that you have had them send you the same type of camera, and the same problem has occured 3 times, demand that they replace it with a comparable or camera of greater value. Wor ... Canon Digital Cameras
Hello typrice, at the second paraghrap you said: "Or the battery ran down with the lens extended." as a possible cause. I'm quite sure this is what happend with my camera (is a FE-340 model) so I tryed all the fixes 1 to 4, because I don't think it is a blocking problem of the lens. The simtom is just as discribed (lens go out and in 3 times, then turn off). I still can't fix the problem, there is any way to restart the software?? I find it should be simple to fix but still have no success... PL
You say you've tried fixes 1-4. Your symptom sounds like the lens is trying 3 times to open fully and then gives up. Why haven't you tried fix #5? ... Olympus FE-340 Digital Camera
I bought this camera on ebay for my daughter- it seemed like a good idea at the time. I have the same model (bought new) & have no problems. The ebay camera went through batteries alarmingly fast and when I changed them they were hot. On our 6th day of ownership a message appeared on the screen that said "Lens error, restart camera" We could not restart the camera b/c it wouldn't do anything - it was dead and the lens won't retract. Does this sound fixable? Does anybody know what would cause t
Of course, you now realize buying on Ebay carries some risk...why was the camera for sale in the first place...because it worked so well? Anyway, try these:\012 ... Canon Powershot SX110 IS Digital Camera 9.0MP
Hello, So i got this camera... and i left it on the dashboard for less than 10 min.. and i tried to make it work again.. But every time i try to turn on the camera.. its on for about 2 seconds and then turns off again.. What do i do? i went to the seller and he said, hes has had this problem with other cameras before.. and he told me to get a new battery, so i did! but it still doesnt work! help?
By leaving it on the dashboard, I'm assuming you mean it got hot for less than 10 minutes. It only needs to reach critical temperature for 5 seconds to cause damage. Your camera is probably literally "fried". ... Sanyo VPC-T1060 Digital Camera
Hi, I have a Nikon D300. First problem - The battery started showing empty / full / then empty again. Bought a new battery, worked first time, then the same problem empty / full / empty. Change the camera, kept the 2 batteries and charger. First time I tried to use the 2nd camera, both batteries showed empty. Change the batteries and charger. Charged the two batteries but still show empty! What do I do next?
A capaciter in your camera is not working properly and is discharging your battery even when the camera is turned off (this is a cheap problem to fix but must be sent back to NIkon for repair ... Digital Cameras
Battery Problem I bought a Nikon Coolpix L12 Digital Camera this past summer and have had no problem until last night. My camera turned off and said "battery exhausted." After changing the batteries twice with new batteries, the lens would open for a second then close and the camera turned off once again saying "battery exhausted." I don't know what happened. I had same problem. No matter how many times I have changed batteries, It works for a second then closes with signal saying "warning batt
These cameras have a internal battery that holds data for the camera to keep its settings. These batteries can be replaced but the camera has to be disassimboled to change it they should be able to be changed at a local camera shop pretty cheap. ... Nikon COOLPIX L12 Digital Camera
Install new batteries,within minutes of useage battery indicator starts flashing & short time later camera says change battery &camera shuts off. first 3 yrs batteries would last for weeks, i could take a1000 shots plus view edit etc. i tried new charger &batteries ,non rechargeables plus i changed the internal battery for date& time,took camera to shop and had it checked for shorts and discharge problems they said everything was within specs.i have been told all canons do this after 3 or 4 yrs,
... Canon PowerShot A710 IS Digital Camera
My problem is a very simple one! my brother bought olympus camera mentioned below from malaysia!! it worked quite well for a few days but after some time it started to cause trouble!! whenever i put the recharable cells in it it said BATTERY LOW after only 5 seconds of use!! i tried replacing the cells but to no avail!! plz tell me what to do???
Depending on when you bought it it should be under warranty. However many warranties on goods bought in Malaysia are worthless as they are either sold without warranty to lower thye price, or that the Olympus camera co in Malaysia void warranties on ... Olympus Camedia C-4000 Zoom Digital Camera
My Nikon coolpix camera lost it's charge very quickly after recharging the battery. I replaced the battery. The problem still exists with a brand new battery. What could be causing the camera to drain the battery? What other problem could it be?
Try a higher mah battery for example 2500 mah.if the problem is still there the issue is most likely on the mainboard of the camera, draining too much power, the camera would need to be serviced. ... Nikon Digital Cameras
Charging Problem Charging appears complete after about 15 minutes. Normal charging time is 90 minutes. When the camera is turned on the oblong battery level indicator is filled white where previously it contained diagonal markings. The white disappears rapidly as the battery discharges within just a few minutes. Enough time to take a couple of picture. The camera then shuts down. I sent the camera to a repair company who at first said they could repair it. Later they told me the camera wa
I CAN T CHANGE MENU IT IS ONLY IN DEL MENU ... Panasonic Lumix DMC-F7 Digital Camera
Have used the camera successfully for the past 9 months, up until Friday no problems. Then all of a sudden camera just shut down, while in use. I've re-charged the battery several times longest period of re-cahrge was 18 hrs. When placed in camera battery power only lasts for a minute or 2, then is dead. I cannot figure out if the camera is malfunctiong-causing the sever drain or battery is kaput, not taking a charge. Need advice before spending $$$ for a new battery or sending camera back for
Maybe you droped it in water or on the floor. have you tryed changing the battery at all? if so you should take it back to the shop they got it from and explain it to them. they should give you your money back or give you a new one!! ... Digital Cameras
A few months ago my camera started having problems. no matter how many times i change the batteries, the camera still will not turn on and when it does it flashes a quick image and then the screen goes black and it dies without taking in the lens!!! i am very VERY careful with it and have never dropped it, so i do not understand why it is not working! the Camera is only a year old and i have used it quite a few times and it has never had a problem until now.
Hi,This is a common problem. There is a fault within the lens mechanism. The lens error is common for cameras with telescoping lenses.\015\012 ... Sanyo Xacti VPCS1275 Digital Camera
Battery life My AA 3000mah batteries don't last 30 mins before the camera switches itself off, indicating that the batteries are flat. When tested on a multimeter they read 1.24volts. The manual say I should get 300 shots using 2500mah batteries. The batteries have been discharged and charged up many times but still the same problem. I'm using Nimh type batteries that read 1.35v full charge and 1.24v when the camera shuts off. Is this a common fault with this camera ?
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Olympus fe-310. put in newly re-charged batteries that came with camera and camera says battery empty. batteries work in other things but not fe-310. sent camera back to olympus via ritz camera. came back and said there was no problem. still doesn't work.
... Olympus FE-310 Digital Camera
My Canon SD950 IS camera will take about 30 seconds to take a flash picture. You have to hold down the shutter button for a long time. The flash indicator flashes on the display for quite a while and then the picture is finally taken. This seems to have happened after the battery was run down to nothing. After that, this flash problem appeared. I have got another battery but this still happens. I have reset to default settings as well . Still has problem. What is wrong?
... Canon PowerShot SD950 IS Digital Camera
My camera will also show pics that I have already taken so I know the screen is still good but won't go into camera mode. I changed the batteries, even the card and still have the problem. I have been using fuji s5600 for three years now and it's the first time i encountered such problem
If it won't go into camera mode then maybe the micro switch underneath the swtich is damaged. It's on a small pcb with 2 micro switches for either of the 2 functions. play back and camera ... Fuji FinePix S5200 / S5600 Digital Camera
My canon digital rebel (ds6041) wont turn on. I have already replaced the battery 4 times with new ones. All fully loaded. still doesn't turn on. I have taken out the mini battery inside the camera, on the internet it said that the camera then would reset itself, still doesn't turn on. Who has an idea, because I don't want to sent it to a reparation store.
... Canon Rebel XT / EOS 350D Digital Camera
My Sony 7.2 Cybershot camera recently ran out of battery, so I charged it. Once it was done charging, I put the battery back in. The screen showed up asking me to insert the current date and time, so I did so. Next, the zoom lense went out and in, out and in, and out and in while the screen said "Access". Next, it told me to turn the camera off and on again. Nothing happens when I do so, and I've done it about 10 times to no avail. Is this a fixable problem?
... Sony Cybershot DSC-T200 Digital Camera
Charging problems I have recently bought a new ac adapter for my olympus stylus 600 and when i plug it in to charge it the camera will turn on and i can use it but it doesn't charge the battery. Can this be a problem with the cord or is the battery bined. Soon as you unplug the camera it shuts off and thats it. Ive tried charging it when it's off and when its on and still end up with the same results. Help me pls.....
The AC adapter is only used as an alternate power source for the camera. It is not intended to charge the battery for the camera in any way. In order to charge the camera's lithium battery you will need the charger that is designed for that battery ... Olympus Stylus 600 Digital Camera
Pentax Optio 555 Digital Camera. Once I have taken a couple of photos in a row, the camera continually flashes red & green. Like it is continually thinking. I cannot then even get the camera to shut down eithout removing the battery or just leaving it until it times itself out. If i remove the battery, I still have to turn it on & then off again to get the lense to retract. Can you help to solve this problem. It does it no matter what the charge in the battery is like. Full or half used.
Hello ... Digital Cameras
My Samsung WB100 turns off after switch on. Got new batteries and same problem plus 'old' batteries are still good even though camera said they needed replacing after a few days minimal use.
Make sure you are using name brand high quality batteries and not some generic from China. Camera require a great deal of power to boot up. ... Samsung Wb1000 Digital Camera
Shutter Disabled My Nikon D40 shutter is disabled..the message on the camera says shutter disabled recharge battery. My battery is good and charged and for giggles i bought a brand new battery and charged it and still same problem. i know the batterys are fine cause i can keep camera on forever and review pictures and never dies out but the Batt light keeps blinking low battery..
I was quated £250 to replace a buckled shutter unit can this be done any cheaper ... Nikon D40x Digital Camera
The battery for my z33wp won't charge anymore. It has only been fully charged 3-4 times. The camera's fine because with the little bit of battery left, it still worked perfectly. I don't know if the fault is with the charger or the battery. I'm still just about covered with the 6 month warranty, but im just wondering if this is a common problem. Would purchasing an alternative battery and charger be a good idea?
HelloThank you for using FixYa for your problemAlways check the batteries first but if is it still giving the same fault, your camera is faulty. It should be taken to an authorized repair centre for a repair ... Agfa FUJIFILM FINEPIX Z33WP Digital Camera
Troubleshooting. I'm currently using the EXILIM EX-Z60/Z60DX CASIO Digital Camera. I recently relocated and when I went to use my camera, I noticed the battery was almost dead. So, I took it home and put it on the charger. Usually, the red light will come on and it will charge, no problem. This time, the red light started blinking. I wasn't sure what that was so I left it on the cradle for about an hour to see if it would still charge. When I put the battery in the camera, my camera wouldn't eve
Blinking light means charging error. Call tech support and they will replace battery for you for free. ... Casio EXILIM ZOOM EX-Z60 Digital Camera
My wife let the battery totally die on our cyber-shot for the first time. I tried turning it on not know the battery was really dead. It came on and the lens went out and dead. We charged the battery and the camera still won't turn on. We have never had ONE problem with this camera and it has not been used a ton!
Hello and thank you for using Fixya!\015\012\015\012I would recommend purchasing a new rechargeable battery from your closest electronics store and making sure that it will turn on. Usually, when rechargeable batteries go down, they take ... Sony Digital Cameras