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Nikon coolpix 5700

Hy there i`m having a serious problem here... if i try to use the flash, it caontinuously apperas on screen a red dor and near "SB" i don't know what that means... if some one knows please answer me.. if is a tehnical issue or just a configuration... sorry about my english... i`m from romania:)

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The red dot beside SB means that the flash is not ready. If the flash does not pop-up, I would say something is jamming it -- and not allowing the flash to pop-up. If the flash does pop-up, but the red dot stays on, there is a problem with the flash. The simplest might be a battery that is almost dead. The flash has to "charge" before it will fire. I have to admit, you would notice this rather quickly as the camera would power down within a few shots -- even if the flash didn't fire.

Check the pop-up flash position and get back to me. I hope this helps! Please post rating, if it does.
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Char1ieJ

Posted on Nov 18, 2008

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