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Status LED just blinking the whole when switched on

Hi, my brother has this camera (no memory card) - he bought it about 2 years ago. He says when he switches it on the green status LED just flashes the whole time indicating it is busy processing. He alrady changed the batteries. No luck. I've looked at some of the others posts. Any ideas? Cheers, Eben

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    Eben van der Merwe Oct 22, 2007

    Added in a SD card and now it works. It seems the internal memory is gone forever, just using SD in stead - at least the camera is useable again!

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I have lost all confidence in this model camera. If you managed to take at least 500 pics - consider yourself lucky. Even the experts are baffled by this problem. Time for a new camera BUT not a Samsung I"d say.

Posted on Aug 03, 2007

  • Barney van der Merwe Oct 31, 2007

    And here is the solution... Eureka - we have found a cure. Internal memory of 16MB is shot. Buy a memory stick, insert and voila.... The camera is back too life. And apologies to Samsung....This is really an extrodinary little camera.

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