Question about Fuji FinePix F401 Digital Camera

1 Answer

Trouble with lcd screen

I haven't used this camera in months. It's been charging a new battery for about 3 hours. When I turn it on, the images on the lcd screen appear as light blurry images.This is the case in shooting or playback mode when the media card is empty. When it's in playback mode with a card full of pics, old pics I have taken show up fine. Does it need to be charged longer ? Any ideas ?

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points


    An expert that got 10 achievements.


    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Vice President:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 100 times.

  • Expert
  • 513 Answers
Re: trouble with lcd screen

Have you tried it with another card? might help to narrow it down. Post back

Posted on Jun 12, 2006

Add Your Answer

0 characters

Uploading: 0%


Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add


3 Points

Related Questions:

1 Answer

3/4 of my camera screen is all white and i don't know what could have happened to it because i haven't dropped it, but it has been in my purse for a long time, but nothing in my purse is heavy...

Possible that the LCD screen has failed. You can take images and load them to the PC.,If the images are clean then the LCD is a suspect. remove the battery for sometime and reset. If the fault occurs as a blank screen then the LCD must be taken out and checked for possible damage.

Jul 11, 2011 | Digital Cameras

1 Answer

My camera works fine for awhile, and then the screen goes dark, but you can still see some movement. Pictures turn our dark with blue tint. I've tried charging the battery, and battery appears to have a...

This sounds like a problem with the image sensor within the camera. I doubt camera charge will affect picture or LCD screen image quality. Such problems can occur with old camera and in most cases buying a new camera is indicated as repairs are expensive. Ask at the Casio website support.

Please rate Fixya Answers.

Feb 18, 2011 | Casio Digital Cameras

1 Answer

When I turn the camera on the screen shows a white light. No image

  1. Verify that the lens cap is not covering the camera lens.
  2. If operating the camera with a battery, ensure the battery is fully charged.
  3. If operating the camera with the power adapter, ensure it is plugged into a working AC outlet.
  4. Verify that the LCD screen is turned on.
  5. Adjust the LCD brightness control.
  6. Change the shutter speed or aperture settings.
  7. If the issue is not resolved, try resetting the camera.

Using an Initialize option in the menu

Since Cyber-shot cameras have different menu system layouts, refer to the instruction manual specific for your camera model.

Using a RESET button

  1. Locate the RESET button on the camera.
  2. Use a pointed object (like a ballpoint pen) to press and hold the RESET button for 2-3 seconds.
  3. After 2-3 seconds has elapsed, release the RESET button.

Performing a manual power reset

  1. Turn off the camera.
  2. Remove the battery pack.
  3. Remove the button-sized lithium battery.
  4. Allow the camera to remain without power for 30 seconds.
  5. Reinsert the button-sized lithium battery.
  6. Reinsert the battery pack.
  7. Turn on the camera.

Jan 01, 2011 | Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-S40 Digital Camera

2 Answers

My camera shows that battery is low even if battery is new

Clean the battery terminal connections with rubbing alcohol and a cotton swab

Sep 29, 2010 | Nikon COOLPIX L20 Digital Camera

1 Answer

I am in Pune 411004 in India and have purchased Samsung digital es 15 camera recently. Original 2 aa Alkaline batteries have been completely used up.when I replaced these with 2 new eveready batteries...

Solution: As digital cameras become more advanced and include more features, the power needed to keep them functioning has also increased. That means that typical alkaline batteries likely won’t do more than power your camera for a few shots before running out of juice. Sometimes, your digital camera may not power on at all if the inserted alkaline batteries aren’t fully charged or powerful enough. Rather than carry along dozens of alkaline batteries for a single photo shoot, you can save money by purchasing rechargeable NiMH (nickel-metal hydride) batteries. Rechargeable batteries can be purchased with a charger that you plug into a wall outlet, and they fully charge in one to five hours depending on the charger and the type of batteries you’re using.

If you’re already using rechargeable batteries but are experiencing short battery life with your digital camera, it’s likely time to replace your rechargeable batteries with new ones. Depending on the number of charging cycles you perform (how many times you discharge and recharge your batteries), rechargeable batteries typically last for two to three years before they no longer hold a full charge. You may also ensure that you’re charging your rechargeable batteries directly before use. As batteries sit unused for extended periods of time, they automatically lose some of their charge.

There are many ways you can conserve battery life while using your digital camera, too. For starters, if your camera has a viewfinder in addition to an LCD, use the viewfinder to frame your shots and turn the LCD off because LCDs draw a lot of power. If you prefer to use the LCD, you can still conserve battery life if you refrain from looking at each picture on the screen after you take it.

Jun 13, 2010 | Digital Cameras

3 Answers


This sounds like it might be a defective CCD imager. If so, Canon should fix this for you for free worldwide, and may also include free shipping both ways (free shipping varies with countries). This is regardless of your camera's warranty status. Please check this link for more info.

Applicable cameras include: A40, A60, A70, A75, A80, A85, A95, A300, A310, S1 IS, S60, S200, S230, S330, S400, S410, S500, SD100, SD110, IXUS V2/V3/300/400/430/500/II/IIs, IXY Digital 200a/300a/320/400/450/500/30/30a

Jan 24, 2010 | Canon PowerShot A95 Digital Camera

2 Answers

Canon XSi not powering up

if it has a view finder make sure in the settings that the image is set to show up on the LCD screen also make sure the batteries have a FULL charge which means at least 8 hours of uninterrupted charging before use.

My guess is that with most nice digi cams it is set to not show the image in the LCD viewfinder but rather the actual real time with your eye view finder. look around the menu if you can and see what you can change as far as view finding and if i didn't help please specify the problem a little more and i will be glad to do whatever i can to help.

Jun 01, 2009 | Canon EOS Rebel XSi Digital Camera

1 Answer

Vivitar DVD 560G

Try a different or a new battery pack

Sep 05, 2008 | Digital Cameras

Not finding what you are looking for?
Fuji FinePix F401 Digital Camera Logo

Related Topics:

99 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Fuji Digital Cameras Experts


Level 3 Expert

94039 Answers

Donald DCruz
Donald DCruz

Level 3 Expert

17129 Answers

Steven Wander
Steven Wander

Level 3 Expert

574 Answers

Are you a Fuji Digital Camera Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides