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Camera does not flash

The flash does not work.. Error message is E:91:01 with a flashing flash sign. Thanks

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Re: Camera does not flash

I reset my camera and the error message has gone, but still won't flash .... still working on it....

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Re: Camera does not flash

Problem is with the high voltage capacitor charge circuit. the internal battery voltage is stepped up to around 4 thouseand volts. this voltage is necessary to jump the electrode gap inside the xenon strobe tube which is the flash component

Posted on Sep 02, 2007

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To get your camera back in working order you need to reset it to factory settings. Please click on the link below for a video from Sony website on how to perform reset.

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What does E:91:01 mean? I get the error message when I turn my camera on and the flash will NOT work. Please help. Thanks,

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