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When using the camera it says recording and wont take still pictures

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Samsung P1000 digital camera wont record

what size card is in it and does it have enough memory for video use??if not it wont may also be that the card in it is not formatted to recieve video..

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Wont take picture

Hello Alexis, Sounds like bad censor assembly, Very costly repair.
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Dec 20, 2012 | Kodak EasyShare C180 Digital Camera

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Downloading photos from Sony DSC-P100 to computer running Windows 7

Please check below for information about the compatibility of your Sony DSCP100 camera.

Windows 7
* Drivers:
The drivers needed to connect your Sony camera to a computer and transfer files are already included in the operating system.

Not Supported: The Windows 7 Starter edition is not supported.

Check here how to transfer video clips to a computer running a Windows operating system:
1. Turn on the computer.
2. While the camera power is off, connect it to the computer using the supplied USB cable.
3. Make sure the camera is using a fully charged battery pack or connected to an optional AC power adapter and that it is plugged into a working electrical outlet.

NOTE: Avoid using a battery pack with little remaining charge because transferring may fail or image data might be corrupted if the battery pack shuts down too soon.

4. Make sure media with the recorded video is inserted in the camera.
5. Turn on the camera.

On the LCD screen, a USB indicator will display during and after the communication session.
If this is the first time the camera has been connected to the computer, the computer should automatically install the appropriate USB driver at this time.

6. Transfer the pictures or videos to the computer using one of the following methods:
6.1 Use the Import pictures and videos option.
In the AutoPlay window, click Import Pictures and videos using Windows .
In the Import Pictures and Videos window, click Import Settings .
In the Import Settings window, click the Browse button.
Click to select the location on the computer where you want to copy the movie files (for example My Videos ).
Click the OK button.
In the Import Pictures and Videos dialog box, click the OK button.
Click the Import button.

6.2 Use Picture Motion Browser (PMB) software
Using PMB version 4.3 or older
Using PMB version 5.0 or later

Copy and paste the video files from the Removable Disk window that represents the camera.
a. Open the My Computer or Computer window on the computer.
b. In the My Computer or Computer window, double-click the icon that represents the camera.
c. Click to select the appropriate camera folder that contains the video or picture files you want to transfer.
c.1 The DCIM folder (if available) contains still picture .JPG, or .ARW files and .AVI video files.
c.2 The MP_ROOT folder (if available) contains standard and high-definition .MP4 video files.
c.3 The AVCHD folder (if available) contains high-definition .MTS video files.

NOTE: Depending on your camera and the type of footage recorded, not all the files or folders above may be displayed.
On the computer keyboard, press CTRL+C to copy the camera folder and its contents.
Browse to the location on the computer where you want to copy the picture or video files, such as the My Pictures or My Videos folder.
Press CTRL+V to paste the camera folder and its contents into the computer folder you selected in the above step.

* Movie player software must support the MPEG-4 format to playback standard or high definition .MP4 recordings.
* Movie player software must support the MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 format to playback high-definition .MTS recordings.
* Refer to the developer of your movie player software for information about file format compatibility.
* For the video to be viewable in the PMB software, the folder where the videos or pictures were saved must first be registered in the software. Information about how to register folders is available in the PMB Guide in the Help section of the software.

Hope this helps (remember to rating this answer and leave a testimonial comments).

Oct 11, 2011 | Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-P100 Digital Camera

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Camera wont record sound

DSC-S930 does record sound and you can hear video clip sound by playback of Media Player in Computer.
This camera does not have inbuilt speaker for playback sound but it have inbuilt mic to record sound, transfer recorded movie clip in computer and play it with media player to get sound and picture.
Hope this info will help you.

Jan 06, 2010 | Sony DSC-S930 Digital Camera

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My s5000 screen is all white in record mode. It breifly had a picture then when I pushed the shutter it went white again????

Does the EVF work? The small view finder above the LCD screen. You can switch to it using the EVF/LCD button on the right side above the main display. If it is okay then you'll likely need a replacement LCD.

Jan 04, 2010 | Fuji FinePix S5000 Digital Camera

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It's possible the camera won't take an sdhc card. Or maybe you just need to move the slide switch on the side of the card to unlocked or that you need to format the card in the camera.

Dec 26, 2009 | Digital Cameras

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Camera wont switch to picture stays on video recording

have you eset the camera to factory settings. procedure will be given in the instruction manual

Jun 09, 2009 | Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W55 Digital Camera

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You can add memory to your camera by purchasing an xd memory card.
Compatible cards
xD-Picture Card (16MB – 1GB)
There are two ways to record the pictures you take with this camera.
Recording pictures to the internal memory
• Pictures are recorded to the internal memory, and when the number of storable still
pictures reaches 0, you must connect the camera to a computer to download the
pictures, and then erase the pictures from the internal memory.
Using an xD-Picture Card (optional)
• Pictures are recorded to the card when inserted in the camera. When the card is
full, you download the pictures to a computer, and then either erase the pictures
from the card or use a new card.
• Pictures are not recorded to the internal memory when a card is inserted in the
camera. Pictures in the internal memory can be copied to the card using the
[BACKUP] function.
g“BACKUP Copying pictures in the internal memory to the card” (P.25)
“The card” (P.60)
Number of storable still pictures and recording length of movies
Still pictures
• If you use a non-Olympus card or a card used for another application, such as for
a computer, the message [CARD ERROR] is displayed. To use this card with this
camera, use the [FORMAT] function to format the card.
g“MEMORY FORMAT (FORMAT) Formatting the internal memory/card” (P.24)
Additional shooting tips and information
Increasing the number of pictures that can be taken
Number of storable still pictures
Internal memory Card (128 MB)
SHQ 2816 × 2112 2 25
HQ 2816 × 2112 6 76
SQ1 2048 × 1536 8 108
SQ2 640 × 480 60 726
Remaining recording time
Internal memory Card (128 MB)
HQ 320 × 240 (15 frames/sec.) 32 sec. 6 min. 37 sec.
SQ 160 × 120 (15 frames/sec.) 2 min. 8 sec. 26 min. 28 sec.

Dec 15, 2007 | Olympus FE-170 Digital Camera

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