20 Most Recent Sony Cyber-shot DSC-N1 Digital Camera Questions & Answers


Unfortunately, there is no way to change the internal card reader in the camera to accept higher density memory cards. You can find the memory stick compatibility list here: https://esupport.sony.com/perl/support-info.pl?&info_id=12 . Scroll down to the Cybershot N Series camera list. The maximum capacity memory stick is 4 GB memory stick pro or M2 Memory stick Pro. For the Memory Stick Duo, it looks like those have a maximum capacity of 2 GB.

I hope this helps.

Cindy Wells

Sony Cyber-shot... | Answered on Apr 14, 2017


Dear!
You can try to change the lens unit assembly On ebay you can get about $30. If you will do, I will give some help then even though you would lose your camera.. It is quit easy to technician but to you question?
Hope you luck! A Professional Camera Clinic Guy!

Sony Cyber-shot... | Answered on Mar 31, 2015


Hi,

Please try this, turn on your camera, insert a blank memory stick, slide the side switch down to the lowest point, should say “No file in this folder” click on menu, click on Setup, use the arrows and go to Memory Stick, choose “Copy” choose “Album” the “OK” this will copy all you pictures from the Album in your camera to your memory stick.

Hope this helps
J

Sony Cyber-shot... | Answered on Aug 19, 2014


You can recover deleted photos with camera recovery software like asoftech photo recovery, download from
Camera Photo Recovery Software

Please be noted that your camera memory should show as a drive letter in your explorer, if not, you need to take out your memory card and connect using a card reader, or plug-in to card reader slot if there's any on your computer.

Sony Cyber-shot... | Answered on Jan 25, 2014


If you can, you can do a google search for a program called FILE SCAVENGER. It will recover deleted files. I'm sure you can search for an undelete program that will work just as well for free but I do know File scavenger does work, I've used it myself.

Sony Cyber-shot... | Answered on Sep 18, 2013


I have had success with this photo recovery... Download the program
camera photo recovery program
You have to use a card reader either on your computer or an external USB card reader. Put the card in the card reader, open the recovery program, then select the drive where files are deleted, then press "Start" and wait for it to do it's magic.

you may refer to this tutorial
recover pictures from camera

Sony Cyber-shot... | Answered on Mar 01, 2013


Search E-bay under camera parts for your model.

Sony Cyber-shot... | Answered on Jan 27, 2013


Generally you want to set the focus on the subject of your picture. If you're taking a portrait, you want the focus on the subject's eyes.

Sony Cyber-shot... | Answered on Dec 02, 2012


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 the battery ran down with the lens extended ... Here are some troubleshooting steps that you can try that may (or may not) correct it. They only seem to work for less than 40% of the lens errors, but if the camera is out of warranty (or repair cost approaches that of the camera), they're worth that try. Some of the later steps do involve some risk to the camera, so carefully weigh your options before deciding to conduct them:

Sony Cyber-shot... | Answered on Aug 28, 2011


Hello,
This usually means your zoom lens is jammed and can not extend so the camera shuts off. You may have to get it serviced, but just try new batteries as the problem could be low power as well.
Chris

Sony Cyber-shot... | Answered on Aug 10, 2011


Use the Copy command in the Memory Stick menu. Full details are in the "Copy" section of the manual (page 67 in my copy). If you need a manual, you can download one at
http://esupport.sony.com/US/perl/model-documents.pl?mdl=DSCN1

Sony Cyber-shot... | Answered on Jun 20, 2011


Unprotect them first. With the image displayed, touch [MENU] to display the menu. Touch up/down to select the key symbol.

Full details are in the "Viewing menu" section of the manual (page 54 in my copy). If you need a manual, you can download one from the manufacturer's web site at
http://esupport.sony.com/US/perl/model-documents.pl?mdl=DSCN1

Sony Cyber-shot... | Answered on Jun 20, 2011


Reason is lens guide pin damaged & replacing is the final solution. But before that trey these.

Hi there please follow the steps and let me know the result.
1. Ensure batteries are fully charged & clean the battery connector point in side the battery compartment.
2. Look carefully between the lens and the camera body for any sand, dirt or any damaged etc.
3. Try turning the camera with the lens facing down and shake to dislodge anything stuck
4. Try removing batteries and memory card, wait 5 minutes and refit the battery only.
5. Now turn on camera( with out card ) and see ,if working then fix the memory card & again turn on the camera. If working then fine . Otherwise format the memory card and fix back in camera again & try. Make sure before format the memory card take a back up all photos in your computer then format. If no luck then reset or restore the camera setting by pressing Menu key for 2 sec .. in not done the press both Menu & self time key for 2 - 4 sec.
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Sony Cyber-shot... | Answered on Jun 08, 2011


Hello

Thank you for using FIXYA!!!

This is a suggestion. If you do not feel comfortable trying it, you will need to take the unit to your nearest service centre. Feel free to let me know if you need any assistance.

The problem might be that the lens has become stuck in the barrel. There are some DIY solutions you could try, but the probability is that you will have to get it fixed by a professional.

Use these at own risk as it may further damage the camera.

Firstly , try connecting your ac adapter or usb cable.

Try holding the shutter button while switching on the camera.

Look at the lens , and if some of the lens 'circles' is misaligned or not concentric then try wiggling it (while holding camera lens down).

Try gently pushing or pulling the lens when it extends but this is risky as it may cause the lens barrel to slip out of its guidance system.

Another way to do this is to place the camera lens down on a hard surface and then power it up. Be sure to use a soft cloth or something similar as to not scratch your lens or casing. Let the lens push the camera up and down a few times and sometimes the little resistance provided by the camera is enough to get things going again.

Try hitting your camera near the lens on the body with the soft tissue on the palm of your hand.

Other than that , I would take the camera to a repair centre for a evaluation to see if it would cost more to repair than to replace the camera.

If it is still under warranty I would suggest you take it in before trying any of these steps and remove any off-brand batteries or accessories as some stores are really fussy about warranty repairs on camera's with non-brand accessories.

You can also have a look at THIS link.

Hope the advise is useful. please do not hesitate to let me know if you need any further assistance. Also, please be so kind to let me know if you found this helpful.

Regards
Andrea

Sony Cyber-shot... | Answered on May 31, 2011


I'm sorry that the Camera is displaying the error message. "TURN THE POWER OFF AND ON AGAIN" displays on the LCD screen when the Lens Mechanism is stuck or when affected by any malfunction. If turning the power on and off again does not resolve the error message, try doing a power reset. Please follow the below steps to perform a power reset.
  • Turn off the camera.
  • Remove the battery pack.
  • Press and hold the power button for 30 seconds.
  • Allow the camera to remain without power for 60 seconds.
  • Reinsert the battery pack.
  • Turn on the camera.

Also try initializing the Camera if you're able to access the Menu items on the Camera. The Initialize option will be available under Setup or Main settings Sub Menus.


If the issue persists again, service is required. Please click hear to locate the service center near your area.

Thanks for understanding. Please let me know if your require any further assistance.

Sony Cyber-shot... | Answered on May 27, 2011


Please replace the battery pack and check the operation.

Sony Cyber-shot... | Answered on May 27, 2011

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