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Problems When I switch on the camera, it makes a long crrrrrrrrrrrrrrr sound befor opening/switching on What is the symbol to set the camera for fastmoving pictures"sports mode" What does the code E:61:20 stand for on the screen?

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Re: Problems

Defective mechanism,  a stucked mechanism is present. camcorder are smart it can detects error (such as E:61:20) and shuts down itself for safety. earlier models dominoes the defect if the user is not quick enough to react when something goes wrong with the camera. You need professional service to fix it.

Posted on Oct 11, 2007

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Write protect is on the screen

Remove the storage card from the camera and look for the Write Protect switch on it. The switch will usually have a locked and an open padlock symbol. Ensure that it is set to the open, unprotected setting.

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My cannon power shot will not register that the flash is flipped up, so the flash will not turn on. How do i fix this

Are you sure you did not select flash off? This setting remains even when you switch off the camera. See basic settings page 14. If on top of the screen next to the ISO symbol is a flash symbol with a bar, you manually switched off your flash.

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Flash is not firing

Very little to go on, but in every camera you can switch off the possibility to flash. How to switch it on must be very easy, because it is always in the top menus of every camera. Looking on the back of your camera, with the menu on, you should see a flash symbol, with a bar through the symbol, then it is off. Try to switch it on. If the symbol is on (without bar) look if it is dark enough so the flash should work. You also could try to reset the camera to the default settings. But is the flash still does not work something else could be wrong. Just try an external flash. If it does nothing, after you tried everything above, I can't think of anything else. Success.

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I have a Sony digital camera, a DSC-W100 and it has an error code E91-01 with the flash symbol flashing continually. The flash does not operate when taking a photo, and I have initialised the camera as per...

Hello i ill tell you how to fix your camera

1. Turn OFF cam
2. Remove the battery or the power supply
3. Turn the switch to CAMERA for about 30 sec
4. Turn the switch to OFF
5. Install the battery or power supply
6. Turn the switch to MEMORY
7. Open the LCD cover and press the RESET button ( small inner button )
8. You will be prompt to adjust date/time. Do it
9. Take some pictures

If this helped please download the service manual for the camera from the below link it will help with future problems:

Thank you

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How do i get the flashed turned on

First, check to make sure you're not in the macro mode. There's a slide switch on the end of the camera, near the SD card slot. Slide the switch away from the flower toward the mountain to take it out of macro mode. The flash won't fire in macro mode.

Then, if the flash still doesn't fire, take a look at the flash mode. Press the up-arrow button to bring up the flash menu. If it's currently set in the lightning-bolt-in-a-circle-with-a-slash-through-it symbol, you've got the flash turned off. Set it to the lightning-bolt-and-"A" for automatic flash or the lightning-bolt for forced flash.

If the flash still doesn't fire, then it's broken.

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How to set English language in lumix digital camera ( DMC-FX35 ), I cannot set because it used japanes language in camera and the manual also don't have english language

Slide the REC/PLAYBACK selector switch to the camera symbol. Set the mode dial to the camera symbol. Press the MENU/SET button. Use cursor-up/down to select the next-to-last item on the menu (it will have a head-and-speech-bubble symbol).

You can download the English-language manual from the manufacturer's web site at

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No matter what my settings are, the pictures are still blurry even when I set it on a self timer and place it on a solid location. Is this a defect or can it be fixed?

Make sure the macro/far switch is in the appropriate position. The macro mode (the flower symbol) is for taking pictures of objects close to the camera. The far mode (the mountain symbol) is for other pictures.

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I bet you can't solve this.

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Canon Powershot SD200/Ixus 30

It sounds like your mode selector external slide switch is misaligned with the inner one on the circuit board. Would recommend simply opening the camera case to remove the back face so that you can inspect the inner switch. While you have the case removed, also examine the ribbon cables to make sure they're all nicely seated in their connectors.

Here's a couple guides to help you remove the case. Go no further than simply to remove the external case so that you can inspect the above. When reassembling, MAKE SURE that the inner slide switch is aligned with the external slide switch in the same position:

Finally, also make sure you that read the following, as there is a risk of electrical shock if you're not careful:

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