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E:91:01 hello friend I saw your reply for the e:91:01 flash error. I'd like to ask you if those steps are realy working, i dont have the camera with me right now to test it. but i will do it when i get home later in day. I have a DSC-W50 that now blinks that error. Before this error i had 2 others but i fix them. firstly: while i was turning ON the camera ...lens where comming in and out for 3 times, and message was displayed on LCD that i cant remember right now. Solution: .. i disassembled into parts and re-assembled her back! tapped 2-3 times horizontaly at my desk ...Works 100% second: ..after the error above ...while it opens and focus and remains on standby mode, she goes black after 4-5" with the message "for use with combatible battery only"... anyway ...seems i havent reconected the flexible conector of power control unit well ..i disassembled her again and fit the cables right this time.... so it works again. BUT now ..after taking some shots with no flash .. i tried to put a flash on a shot. The "flash charging" led blinked for some 2minutes, and the Flash indication on LCD displays forever and the E:91:01 blinks. No action is taken when pressing the flash button. Thats all, I'll appreciate if your solution works and solve this final problem. The camera, although its 2 years old ..its in perfect condition. will be a shame if i put her aside with only this error. I have a DSC-W1 camera with broken lcd which works perfectly.. but.. no display at all, so ..useless. I have a spare LCD from ebay but not for W1 but for my W50. They use the same LCD but with different flexible conector and i cant find a new connector. So, a LCD for W50 spare too! .. hahah. Farewell my friend

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  • Anonymous Dec 05, 2008

    I recently bought a used DSC-W50 from a freind and now when i take pictures E:91:01 Constantly flashes on the lcd screen. Everything else seems to work fine. Can this be repaired.

  • Anonymous Dec 23, 2008

    Same problem here and all the initializing and resetting is not working. I personally thing something has happened to break the internal flash. I believe it's just plain dead now. However it did (for a long time) do the multiple flashes when I was taking a picture and there was a delay too. I read that one other person had that too , before the E9101 msg. Not sure , but I'm thinking of raising the white flag, there are so many other camera's out now.

  • jdpuppy Dec 25, 2008

    I have the same problem, one day i turned it on and it was flashing E:91:01. How would I get rid of it, can I??



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I've had my dsc w50 for about 2.5yrs and its just started the same milarky! Go to menu, set up 1 and re-initialise, it cleared for me then came back again. Went through the same process just now and error has gone for time being, although I think the flash is on its way to heaven. Some pictures are dark and others completely white out!!

Taking it in to the sony shop tomorrow to see if they can lend any advice - I hope it doesn't mean a new camera as I've not over used it....

Let me know how you get on

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