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Flash not working

My flash is not working. I read somewhere to check the ready light/ flash of lightening. Where would you find this " flash of lightening?? I am not seeing one anywhere. Thanks

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There is no flash-ready light on DSLRs. Recharge the battery fully and try again.

Posted on Feb 14, 2009

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Flash not working


Can be for severe; reasons.
1. There is enough light.
2. You can force the flash, with the mode switch to Flash forced on, Slow synchro and Flash forced off. Try flash forced on.
3. The battery is not fully charged. When there is not enough power in the battery, the flash can't be charged enough to fire. But if the camera tries to charge the flash, a symbol with a lightening arrow and a dot is displayed. So if you see these symbols, could be you need better batteries. Try charging the battery.
4. the flash is really defect. Could happen too, but first check if everything from 1 to 3 is as it should be. only than you have to visit the repair shop or Sony if it is still in warranty.

Nov 30, 2013 | Sony Cybershot DSC-S950 Digital Camera

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I have a Olympus FE-100 everything works except the flash. I have tried everything. The lightening bolt and red light flashes all the time. Change modes nothing happens. mHelp.


hi
your camera has flash circuit defective. the red light flashed mean it is trying to charge flash capacitor in its circuitry. it might has flash pcb defective or just fuse brown. you can bring to local repair shop and they would charge around $35 to 75 depend on what they really want to charge.
Thanks and best regard!

May 23, 2011 | Olympus Cameras

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I have a Olympus FE-100. Everything works fine but it will not flash. Blinking red light. Blinking red lightening bolt. I have tried everything.


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blinking red light means camera is trying to charge flash circuitry. if you cancel flash mode, you can use taking picture. But if you want to repair, your local repair shop would charge around $35 to 75 depend on what they really want to charge.
Thanks and best regard!

May 23, 2011 | Cameras

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Turn off flash


Hi,

With the camera ready to shoot in Auto mode - you will see a little lightening symbol in the top right hand corner of the screen. This indicates the flash is turned on.

On the left side of the circular dial at the back of the camera you will see a similar little lightening symbol indented into the dial. Simply press on this side of the dial to turn the flash on or off as you desire.

The symbol on the screen will go off when you push this to indicate flash is off and return if you press again to turn it on.

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Dec 30, 2009 | General Electric A950 Digital Camera

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How to turn flash on


When you turn the camera on and you are on the main screen, use the last touch screen button at the bottom marked with a lighting bold. If you hit it it once, the flash is automatic, if you hit it twice it is always on.

Aug 11, 2009 | Vivitar ViviCam 8025 Digital Camera

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Sanyo Xacti HD2 Flip Flash Not flashing


Hmm...I can't find a software control either. When the flash is down there is a cross through the lightening mark in the upper left portion of the screen, and when I press the flash button and raise the flash the same lightening mark in the upper left has no cross through it. Do you have the same mark? Does the flash button have no effect upon the mark?

Dec 18, 2008 | Sanyo Xacti VCP-HD2 Camcorder

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98 Dodge Stratus won't start


Best place to start is with "check engine light". Put vehicle in park, foot on brake, and cycle key on, off, on, off, on, then wait with pen & paper ready to read flashes of check engine lamp. Will be a 2 digit code each time. For example, flash, short pause & flash, will be 11, or flash, flash, short pause, flash, flash would be 22. In between trouble codes you'll get a little longer pause, then it will start to flash again if more than one code, which is quite possible. Also note that I say key to on, not start, just on.(normal run position) Then get back to us and we'll be able to better help you.

Nov 28, 2008 | 1998 Dodge Stratus

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Flashing device status light


Ok the lightning bolt is your power indicator: solid green-charging, Flashing green-fully charged, flashing red-low battery, flashing red three times the once green-bad battery. the "trash can" looking one is your hard drive activity indicator it will flash while your hard drive is reading and writing.

Nov 20, 2008 | Dell Latitude D600 Notebook

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SB-600 Ready Light Won't Come On When Mounted on D-40X


Check that all the batteries are functioning properly, and that they have been inserted in the proper direction.


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Dec 11, 2007 | Nikon Speedlight SB-600 TTL Flash

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Replace flash


Usualy the flash is soldered into the unit. Are you sure its on? some pop up and some have to beflipped up automaticly. Does your display show a lighting bolt? the normal icon for flash being on is a lightning bolt. If it has a line threw it it is disabled in the settings somewhere. Ive never seen one that has failed so it makes me think there is a wrong setting somewhere. Try and hold it up maybe there is dust or dirt o the switch keeping it from detecting it is up and ready for use?

Mar 24, 2006 | Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-F505V Digital Camera

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