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I have a fujiflim s5000 i have had it for years and have never had a problem. i did not change anything on the settings and all of the sudden the pictures are bright and u can not see anything... i have adjusted the white balance the flash and the exposure but nothing will help this.

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Your CCD chip is gone.
repair possible if one could find a new one.
Fuji isnot given them away.

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I just bought a Fujiflim Finepix L55 last week and now its screen becomes too bright that cannot see things clear, it comes suddenly, I try to reset all the setting but didnt help... the picture took still...


Its new, don't mess about with it, take it back to the seller and ask them to replace it under warranty. If you start to mess about with it, you may void the warranty.

Mar 03, 2012 | Digital Cameras

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Memory Card and the S5000


hi,

Fuji S5000 doesn't have an internal battery...it's a known motherboard/internal memory chip failure. Basically, they put a chip in there that will only last a couple years and then you either have to replace it (for a couple hundred bucks) or deal with correcting the settings everytime you change batteries (which will be more often now that some battery power is now dedicated to holding that internal memory settings). FujiFilm doesn't seem interested in correcting the issue via customer service either, very much a bummer!!

your S5000 contains a battery (lithium 'button' cell, I believe) which,
ordinarily, would enable the camera to store all the user settings. It
sounds as though yours (or its recharging circuitry, which is less likely)
has died. A year is rather a short life for these batteries in these cameras
but by no means unheard-of, unfortunately.
I don't know how easy it is to change the battery yourself on the S5000. If
you phone your nearest Fuji service centre and tell them how disappointed
you are (but otherwise very happy with their product... ;-) ) you may find
that they will do the job free - Fuji UK can be very good like this at
times.
You might find advice on changing the battery yourself on the forums of
various digital camera sites, such as www.DPReview.com - the Fuji forum
there is at
http://forums.dpreview.com/for ums/forum.asp?forum=1012
Hope this helps, and good luck with your camera.

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Feb 02, 2008 | Fuji FinePix S5000 Digital Camera

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Looking at the screen and through the view finder, all looks green and purple? How can I fix this, I changed a setting somehow


I just tried changing the film type settings on my S5000. (the blue button, standard,chr, b/w) None of those changed the colors to purple and green. It may be that the camera has a failing CCD. It would be a rather expensive repair and not a DIY.

Feb 01, 2010 | Fuji FinePix S5000 Digital Camera

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I had Fuji S5000 for about 3 years. It worked fine. Now all sudden, I can't see any image when trying to take a picture. Both image through view finder and on LCD are just blank. Someone told me that a...


Hi
I have got an S5000 that I can still view previously taken pictures from the card, but when trying to take pictures the screen and view finder shows a peculiar distorted purple and green picture and any picture taken is just a green blur.
I contacted Fuji and they say they can repair it for £90 (about $120)

Nov 02, 2009 | Fuji FinePix S5000 Digital Camera

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Fuji s5000 overexposing pictures


try setting it to auto mode and see if it is ok

otherwise
they are not over exposed actually they have CCD HR problem ur CCD is having fault as 1000's have the same fault u will get pink shades in white and then later it will stop working u have to arrange for ccd change go to fuji service centre

Feb 19, 2009 | Fuji FinePix S5000 Digital Camera

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Pink Foto's


This is an unfortunate problem with batches of the image sensors. Small amounts of moisture seeps into the inside of the chip and ruins them. The cause is well known to the manufacturers of the many cameras affected. It usually takes the camera well beyond the warranty period, although contacting their local customer service department may result in a "good-will" repair at no charge. Repair is expensive if you are paying for it. It wasn't Fuji's fault. The sensor manufacturer overlooked the moisture seal. If you "google" bad image sensors, you should find lots of information and see how widespread the problem became.

Jan 25, 2008 | Fuji FinePix S5000 Digital Camera

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Fuji FinePix S5000 stuck in date/Time mode


Set date and time and camera should work. If camera asks to have date set everytime you take batteries out then the memory 3 volt battery is flat ... replace.

Jun 08, 2007 | Fuji FinePix S5000 Digital Camera

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A BATTERY PROBLEM WITH THE FUJI S500


Old motors and mechanism is eating too much power, thats what you will expect after three or more years using your unit. Digital cameras lasts for about three years working in good condition, after that expect your head to turn using that cam.

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