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No Power when the on switch is toggled.

When the On switch is set to on there is no power. I can see a faint flashing of the LCD display and hear a clicking noise coming from within the body of the camera. However, when I insert the USB cable tethered to the computer I intermittingly get the lens servo coming in. After about 20 seconds the power switches off. The samething happens when I press the LCD light button. The camera has been drop from waist level a few weeks ago but it still work. It was working the day before and then stopped the next.

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Re: No Power when the on switch is toggled.

How old is this E.1? Try Olympus support But I suspect it will be bad news. No spares or a price that is well on the way for the cost of its latest replacement.

Posted on Jun 18, 2007

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Change from lcd moniter to view finder

Try this, in your manual at the bottom of pg. 229 that says, "If you turn off the power while the 'shooting settings display' screen is displayed, the same screen will be displayed when you turn on the power again. To avoid this, press the <INFO> button to turn off the display on the LCD monitor, then turn off the power switch."
The converse also applies. Get into the shooting settings display with the INFO button and power down. The display will come on when you power up again.
It also solved my problem of getting the mode selection button selections to show on the LCD when needed.

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Help! Won't turn on

Fuji suggests; "If the digital camera will not turn on, run through the "Checklist" given below. If this does not solve the problem, take the camera, the batteries, and the AC Power Adapter to an authorized FUJIFILM service center for testing and repairs. [Checklist] 1. The direction of your battery might be wrong. Confirm it and put it again. 2. Load new or fully charged batteries. 3. The battery terminals may be dirty in a way that cannot be seen (fingerprints, etc.). Wipe the terminals clean with a soft cloth. 4. Press the Power button again firmly." Cleaning the battery contacts sounds worth a try. Fuji also say; "Please use only alkaline batteries or Ni-MH rechargeable batteries with Fujifilm digital cameras Please note that instruction manuals provided with Fujifilm digital cameras recommend that only alkaline batteries or Ni-MH rechargeable batteries are used with those digital cameras which require AA or AAA type batteries. If other types of batteries are used together with an AC adaptor, this may result in the rare occurrence of the battery overheating. Please do not use batteries other than those recommended in our instruction manuals." Check that the type of battery is correct Did you buy the camera new? is it still under warranty? Here is the link to the support page for the s7000 including manuals, repair centre details etc; or direct to the manual; Apart from contacting Fuji for service, the only suggestion I could find in the manual was that the battery cover may not be closing fully. Worth checking. Hope this helps :)

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Canon 450d lcd will not turn on at all, viewfinder says busy, and camera will not take pictures

In menu option C.Fn-12 you can choose to switch the display off (or on) when you switch on the camera. The display stays off even if you switch of and on the camera.
Press the button <DISP> and switch off the camera, while the settings for recording are on the screen. After you switch on the camera, the LCD screen will be switched on again.
Please refer toy your english manual, I had to translate, because I don't have the English version.

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When I turn on my camera the shooting setting display menu comes up, but after I take a picture the screen just goes black. I can still take pictures and everything. I have a Canon EOS 1000D by the way...a

Okay, there are a few possibilities and things to check out if you haven't already found a solution to this problem.
First, it sounds like you've turned off the display by hitting the button. Page 42 of the manual describes hitting the , which toggles the display between being off and on. So, try hitting that button and see if that fixes your problem.

One other thing to check out is the LCD Monitor Off/On setting, which is described on page 115 of the manual. If you're still having problems with your display after toggling the button then check this setting and make sure that it is on the [Shutter btn.] option.

Finally, it's possible that one of the custom functions is affecting the behavior of the display. To get to the custom functions just hit then use the arrow buttons to select [Custom Functions (C. Fn)] under the second to last menu item along the top, as shown in the next picture from page 152 of the manual.

From there choose C.Fn-11 for "LCD display when power ON" and make sure it is set to 0: Display, which will turn the display on when the camera is turned on, instead of 1: Retain power OFF status, which will keep the display off when the camera is turned on.
Since it's been a while I imagine you may have already solved this issue, but if not, then I hope these troubleshooting tips will solve your problem.
Good luck and have fun. :)

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Why is canonS3IS screen blank

Please clarify your problem so someone can help you.

1. Does the camera power up? It has good batteries and the Status Indicator LED lights up showing that the camera has adequate battery power?

2. Is the screen blank when playing back previously taken photos also, just during recording, or all the time?

3. Can you see the camera menu's ok but not the live view of the subject.. or is everything blank?

4. Are you quite familiar with the menu's and most aspects of this camera model and you're sure all the settings are correct?

Please provide more detail.
In the meantime check the basics such as:

1. Press the display button on the back while the camera is on. This toggles the display setting between various settings such as Off/ On / Info. The screen may be switched off.

2, Check that the monitor brightness setting is set to medium at least in the menu's.

3. If the problem is only affecting recording then check that the main record settings are correct for the type of scene. For example don't use Beach, Snow, Candle or manual with a super high shutter speed while taking regular daylight shots.

2nd example .....If you set the shutter speed really high such as 1/1000 second while using indoor lighting the shots will be very dark.

4. If the LCD display has a hardware issue you could connect the camera to a TV using the video output jack and look at it that way. Then you'll know if the built-in LCD is ok or not.

5. Having a damaged or stuck video output jack WOULD cause this problem also,, since that circuitry is designed to automatically shut off the built-in LCD display when you connect a video cord to it. So leaving a cord plugged in to the video jack would shut off the display.

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Using the Flash
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1in your settings ensure that flash is set ot on.
2 check your manual to see if the camera has a factory reset this may also be in the camera settings.

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I am assuming that the power does not go on or it immediately turns off as it is turned on.

Try the docking station or the 3.3 AC adapter to the camera. Plug that in to live power. If you hear the lens motor (by default the lens is retracted to closed position when plugged to AC power), then the camera is operational. If not, there is power failure with the camera.

If the lens motor work, then try to turn the camera while plugged to AC power. If it turns on, then there is something wrong with the battery or with the chamber. If the camera does not turn on, then check the button board for a bad power switch.

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