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Kodak DX4900 My camera switches on it lets me format the card or look at photos ,but when i go to switch the camera to shoot mode the lens come out and then goes back in again and switches off. The batteries are the correct one and i have tried new batteries in in as well as i thought at firtst it was dead batteries. ANY SUGGESTIONS?? as usual the camera is out of warranty Thanks

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Re: kodak DX4900

Try to remove the memory card first and turn it on without memory card, it has a built in memory by the way. if it works, throw away the memory card, If the problem is still there, try to shake it side by side. If it still dont works, it needs to be opened, something is stucked inside.

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My kodak easy share camera is not allowing me to format a memory card when i insert it and therefore doeas not allow me to take photos. how can i format a memory card


This sounds like the write protection lock is on. Take the card out of the camera and look on the left hand side for a small switch. slide the switch up and pop it back in the camera and see if it will let you format it.

If the write protect lock is off then the card maybe faulty.

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i there please follow the steps and let me know the result.
1. Ensure batteries are fully charged.
2. Look carefully between the lens and the camera body for any sand, dirt or any damaged etc.
3. Try turning the camera with the lens facing down and shake to dislodge anything stuck
4. Try removing batteries and memory card, wait 5 minutes and refit the battery only.
5. Now turn on camera( with out card ) and see ,if working then fix the memory card & again turn on the camera. If working then fine .
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My kodak DX4900 just completely locked up and wen i turn it on the top screen says e 13

This is a lens error. KODAK suggests a repair for this fault.

However due to spare part shortage this model is no longer repaired. Instead KODAK offers a trade up option where you will have the opportunity to trade up to a newer model 25-30% cheaper than the market price.

Contact KODAK:

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I have a Canon EOS 40D When I switch it on all appears fine. When I take a photo the shutter remains open & all power is lost. I then need to remove & re-install the battery to recover power. I can...

See if the problem is related to the memory card. Start by ejecting the memory card and after saving to disk via card reader, format the card. If there is a problem writing to the card, it will probably show up during the format process. Or, insert a *different* card into the camera and take a shot. The likelihood of two cards being faulty is slim, so if the problem is related to the camera (same problem with both cards) you'll find out by doing the above steps.

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Kodak EasyShare DX4900 E13 error


The problem is that the lens has become stuck in the barrel. There are some DIY solutions you could try, but the probability is that you will have to get it fixed by a professional.

Use these at own risk as it may further damage the camera.

Firstly , try connecting your ac adapter or usb cable.

Try holding the shutter button while switching on the camera.

Look at the lens , and if some of the lens 'circles' is misaligned or not concentric then try wiggling it (while holding camera lens down).

Try gently pushing or pulling the lens when it extends but this is risky as it may cause the lens barrel to slip out of its guidance system.

Another way to do this is to place the camera lens down on a hard surface and then power it up. Be sure to use a soft cloth or something similar as to not scratch your lens or casing. Let the lens push the camera up and down a few times and sometimes the little resistance provided by the camera is enough to get things going again.

Try hitting your camera near the lens on the body with the soft tissue on the palm of your hand.

Other than that , I would take the camera to a repair center for a evaluation to see if it would cost more to repair than to replace the camera.

If it is still under warranty I would suggest you take it in before trying any of these steps and remove any off-brand batteries or accessories as some stores are really fussy about warranty repairs on camera's with non-brand accessories.

You can also have a look at THIS link.

Hope the advise is useful. please do not hesitate to let me know if you need any further assistance.


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Your Probleum is Sometimes occer when camera is put in pocket and press som keys then first on camera they shoot put to little pushing with the help of hands and then turn up and down you see your camera would worked again.

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