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Finepix S5000 - Photo Transfer

I have had no problem in the past with tranferring photos from my S5000 to my PC.  However, lastnight when I tried to do the transfer it simply would not work.  My PC did not even recognise the cmeras existence.  I tried it on my laptop and I get a 'USB Device Not Recognised' message.

Any ideas?  Thanks.

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Re: Finepix S5000 - Photo Transfer

Try NOT connecting your camera to your computer.

The best way to download pictures from your camera to your computer involves removing the memory card from the camera and plugging it into a card reader (either built-in to the computer or connected via USB or FireWire). This is likely to be faster than connecting the camera to the computer, and won't run down your camera's batteries.

Once the card is plugged in, it will appear to your computer as a removable drive. You can use the operating system's drag&drop facility to copy pictures from the card to the computer's hard drive, the same way you copy any other files. Or you can use any photo cataloging program such as Picasa.

Posted on Dec 26, 2012

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SOURCE: Fuji Finepix S5000 ccd sensor

hi dude, i'm eric regarding your ccd problem , first i need to know where you buy this camera. if in singapore so you are lucky, because all s5000 model if that conform is ccd problem that is FOC for repair, but perhap other country olso is FOC for replace the ccd .maybe you log on to for more s5000 just replace the ccd and foc.ok good luck

Posted on Jul 02, 2008

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SOURCE: fuji j10 - my mac wont recognise it even using finepix

I had the same problem with my camera & mac.  I got this off the Fuji site and it worked for me:
If images cannot be downloaded from the camera to a Macintosh, check the status of the camera and the Macintosh and resolve the problem accordingly.

1) Check the status of the camera and Macintosh.
1. Connect your camera to the Macintosh and turn the camera on.
2. Open the "Applications" folder on the Macintosh HD.
3. Double-click "Image Capture".
* If the "Imaging device not connected" message appears, follow the steps described in [Checking the connection between the camera and PC].
4. Select "Preferences" from the "Image Capture" menu.
5. The procedure for using the Image Capture Preferences window differs depending on the OS version used. Use the correct procedure for your version of Mac OS.
- Mac OS 10.4: Click "General" in the Image Capture Preferences window.
- Mac OS 10.3: Click "Camera" in the Image Capture Preferences window.
- Mac OS 10.2: Simply proceed to the next step.
6. In "Items launched at camera connection", select "FPVBridge" and then click the [OK] button.
* If FPVBridge is not among the displayed items, follow the steps in [Displaying FPVBridge] below.
7. Quit "Image Capture".

If you implement the above procedure up to step 6, FinePix Viewer launches automatically.
* To stop FinePix Viewer from launching automatically, follow the steps in [FinePix Viewer Setup] below.

Posted on Dec 08, 2008

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SOURCE: Broken cover on a Fuji FinePix S5000

I think it will stay closed with painters tape or gaffer tape. this type of tape is blue or black. it is strong but not super sticky. I also have the same camera. my battery cover broke after the strap got stuck on a door handle to my office and the door kinda crunched it. 

Posted on Jun 14, 2009

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SOURCE: my finepix f20 is not being recognised when I plug

Do what the pros do...use a card reader instead of your camera.

Posted on Jan 30, 2010

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SOURCE: Finepix S5000

It's a failed CCD imaging unit.

The only fix is to have it replaced, but your camera is now around six to seven years old and so it's beyond economic repair.

The spares are no longer available as the camera is past it's original design lifespan, if you did find a spare it would need professional fitting and the labour costs would far exceed the camera value.

For less than the repair costs, you could now buy the Fuji S1500 for about £120. It does pretty much all that your current model does and to a far higher standard.

Posted on Feb 03, 2010

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SOURCE: FUJIFILM FINEPIX S5000.No image on viewfinder or LCD.

I think there is a small button on the back of the camera near the bottom that turns the viewfinder off and on I think. It should be in the manual.
It might have gotten bumped while in the bag.

Posted on May 24, 2010

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I have a Fuji FinePix S5000 Digital camera with a broken LCD screen. I can take pictures thru the view finder but can't see on the LCD screen. How can I get it fixed and how costly would it be?

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You need ot send it back to the address in this articale and they will fix for free. It is the same problem with mine. You can also call and they will tell you this, Hope this helps you.

Service Advisory to Owners of
the FinePix A303, F410, and
F700 Digital Cameras
spacer.gif spacer.gif spacer.gif spacer.gif spacer.gif spacer.gif Thank you for your patronage of Fujifilm FinePix digital cameras.

FUJI PHOTO FILM U.S.A., INC. announces that some of the FinePix A303, F410, and F700 digital camera models may develop a problem with the CCD imaging sensor. However, the problem affects a limited number of units and may not occur in all cameras.

The symptoms are captured images that appear completely black, have a purplish cast or multi- colored distortions. These symptoms would be seen on the camera LCD monitor when the camera is in the shooting mode or during playback. A limited number of these models will have these problems. The following list of serial numbers and model names may be affected:

Model Serial Number Range FinePix A303 3JA4****∼3JA5**** FinePix F410 32A1**** 32A6****∼32A7**** 32A9**** FinePix F700 33A0**** 34A1****
Serial numbers are found on the bottom of the cameras

If your camera serial number is on the list and experiences the symptoms described above and have no other additional damage/malfunction, FUJI PHOTO FILM U.S.A., INC. will repair your camera at no charge, even if your standard one-year limited warranty has expired. If your camera is beyond the standard one year, limited warranty period, you will receive a written estimate for any additional damages or malfunctions not listed in this Service Advisory.

This announcement is issued by FUJI PHOTO FILM U.S.A., INC. and is limited to only those Fujifilm products imported to the U.S.A. by FUJI PHOTO FILM U.S.A., INC. and sold by FUJI PHOTO FILM U.S.A., INC. to authorized dealers.

Package the camera carefully using ample padded material to prevent damage in transit. Include your name, address and phone number with the shipment as well as a general description of the problem. Keep a record of the camera's serial number and shipment tracking number. Ship your camera to the Fuji Service Center noted below:

Fuji Photo Film U.S.A., Inc.
1100 King George Post Rd.
Edison, NJ 08837
Attn: Camera Repair Dept./CCD Advisory

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This appears to be loose connector to the motherboatd from the screen.
Try gentle squeezing of the casing near the bottom of the body
This may do the trick- otheriwise it is a workshop job and frankly not worth the cost - the money would be better spent on a more uptodate camera.

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