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I have the same basic problem.

The LCD will display the menu commands and settings, but the camera will not capture images. I replaced the batteries and the memory card. I took multiple photos (mostly using the AUTO setting). On Playback mode, the camera displayed only black screens. I downloaded the images to both the Canon and PhotoShop software and also retrieved only black (i.e., blank) images.

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The camera sensor is bad. It can be replaced if you still have warranty. If its out of warranty, get a new camera - the cost to repair = cost of new camera.

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I would like to turn the date stamp off... I do not like it in the pictures


Using the Capture Menu
The Capture Menu allows you to adjust camera settings that affect the characteristics
of the images and video clips you capture.
1. While in Live View or Playback, press , then use to highlight .
2. Use to highlight a menu option, then press to display the menu option's
sub-menu.
3. Use to highlight a setting, then press .
4. Press to exit the Capture Menu.
For on-camera information about an option, use to highlight Help... in the option's
sub-menu, then press .

In the capture menu goto

Date & Time Imprint Imprints date in lower left corner of image.
Off Default No date or time imprinted on the image. (this setting)
Date Only Date permanently imprinted.
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this should fix your problem

Mar 18, 2014 | HP Photosmart M525 Digital Camera

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LCD is almost white , no picture seen, Video section is not responding


Hi,

This may be due to the LCD Screen issue or the CCD Image Sensor failure in the Camera.
To confirm the issue, please check if the previously captured images are displaying normally. The previously captured images and icons will get displayed normally if the CCD image sensor issue is there in the Camera.
If this happens only with the live view, then try Initializing the Camera.

The Initialize option works only if you're able to access the menu of the Camera, otherwise power reset the Camera.
The Initialize option can be done only if the Menu of the Camera is accessible. To access Initialize select MENU-->SETUP-->SETUP 1-->INITIALIZE-->OK.

To power reset the Camera, remove the batteries from the Camera and then press and hold the POWER BUTTON of the Camera for 15 seconds and then reinsert the batteries after 1 minute and check if the Camera works normally.

If the issue is not resolved after resetting, service may be required.


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All of the icons are still visible, but otherwise, the screen of my t99 is showing up blank. The camera still takes pictures, but the photos are black and so is the display. Please help! No temperature...


Hi,

This may be due to the CCD Image Sensor failure in the Camera.
To confirm the issue, please check if the previously captured images are displaying normally. The previously captured images and icons will get displayed normally if the CCD image sensor issue is there in the Camera.
If this happens only with the live view, then try Initializing the Camera.

The Initialize option can be done only if the Menu of the Camera is accessible. To access Initialize select MENU-->SETTINGS-->MAIN SETTINGS-->INITIALIZE-->OK.

You may also try power resetting the camera. To power reset the Camera, remove the batteries from the Camera and then press and hold the POWER BUTTON of the Camera for 15 seconds and then reinsert the batteries after 1 minute and check if the Camera works normally.

If the issue is not resolved after resetting, service may be required.


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Jan 18, 2011 | Sony DSCT99 Digital Camera

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The screen on my camera is black. You can still see the text on top of it, the battery meter, and the flash sign but other than that, it's just black.


Hi,

This may be due to the CCD Image Sensor failure in the Camera.
To confirm the issue, please check if the previously captured images are displaying normally. The previously captured images and icons will get displayed normally if the CCD issue is there in the Camera.
If this happens only with the live view, then try Initializing the Camera.

The Initialize option can be done only if the Menu of the Camera is accessible. To access Initialize select MENU-->SETTINGS-->MAIN SETTINGS-->INITIALIZE-->OK.

The RESET button is located at the lower right side of the control button. To reset the camera, press the RESET button using a sharp-pointed object.

You may also try power resetting the camera. To power reset the Camera, remove the batteries from the Camera and then press and hold the POWER BUTTON of the Camera for 15 seconds and then reinsert the batteries after 1 minute and check if the Camera works normally.

If the issue is not resolved after resetting, service may be required.
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No image or video that I can see even thru lcd


Common problem with this model , CCD requires replacement.

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How do you turn off the flash on samsung sl202


When the menu is displayed on the LCD monitor, pressing the LEFT button makes the cursor shift to the left tab. When the menu is not displayed on the LCD monitor, the LEFT button operates as the FLASH ( ) button.  Selecting the flash mode 1. Select a desired Recording mode, except the [Movie] mode and the [DIS] mode. 2. Press the Flash button until the desired flash mode is displayed on the LCD monitor 4268flashicon.jpg The flash does not fire. Select this mode when capturing images in a place or situation where flash photography is prohibited. When you capture an image in poorly lit conditions, the camera shake warning indicator ( ã ) will appear on the LCD monitor.

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Instructions for use acer aspire5050-5430 notebook orbicam


These are the text-only instructions:
Launching the Acer OrbiCam
To launch the Acer OrbiCam, double-click on the Acer OrbiCam logo in the
desktop.
OR
Click Start > All Programs > Acer > Acer OrbiCam. The Acer OrbiCam capture
window appears.
Changing the Acer OrbiCam settings
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To change the capture resolution, click the displayed resolution at the bottom
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Note: Setting the camera resolution to 640 x 480 or larger does
not change the capture window size.
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Options
Click Options to display the Window, Preview, and Folder tabs. Use the options
to change the capture window size, preview settings, and the folder for
captured photos or videos.
Camera Settings
Basic settings
Click the Camera Settings icon on the bottom right corner of the capture
display, then select Camera Settings from the pop-up menu. You can adjust the
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Capture settings
From the Camera Settings window, click the Driver Settings button. The
Properties window appears.
Device Settings allows you to change the camera brightness, contrast, hue,
saturation, sharpness, etc.
Advanced Settings allows you to activate gain control, implement image mirror,
select image enhancements and anti-flicker settings, and turn on/off the camera
indicator.
Zoom/Face Track Settings allows you to adjust the zoom level and turn the
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Capturing photos/videos
To capture a photo or a video clip, rotate the Acer OrbiCam to get the desired
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No Picture


1. If you are using TIFF mode for uncompressed images, the camera takes much longer to process the image because of the very large file size. It takes longer between shots and longer to play back a TIFF image. The TIFF setting on the camera Top LCD Display is 'No Stars' (One Star = Basic, Two Stars = Normal, Three Stars = High Resolution, No Stars = be patient for TIFF). Unless you are doing professional images, we suggest that you use the normal or high resolution JPG settings (Two or Three Stars / FULL) for good results. 2. If the camera can not focus on a subject, or can not determine the appropriate exposure setting, the camera will beep and disable the shutter button. This is to avoid improper processing of the image. This is usually due to either poor lighting conditions or movement. 3. The camera Flash Element requires ten seconds to recharge between images. Although the camera is ready to continue capturing images almost immediately in bright (daylight) settings, if you are using Flash photography the Flash element will need to charge between shots. 4. The batteries may be running low. LCD Display, Flash, and Playback use much more power than taking pictures. It is possible to quickly consume battery power, even if you are not taking many pictures. Try turning the Mode Dial to the OFF position to recycle power. If the camera beeps and will not take a picture under normal conditions, you may need to change batteries.

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No Picture


1. If you are using TIFF mode for uncompressed images, the camera takes much longer to process the image because of the very large file size. It takes longer between shots and longer to play back a TIFF image. The TIFF setting on the camera Top LCD Display is 'No Stars' (One Star = Basic, Two Stars = Normal, Three Stars = High Resolution, No Stars = be patient for TIFF). Unless you are doing professional images, we suggest that you use the normal or high resolution JPG settings (Two or Three Stars / FULL) for good results. 2. If the camera can not focus on a subject, or can not determine the appropriate exposure setting, the camera will beep and disable the shutter button. This is to avoid improper processing of the image. This is usually due to either poor lighting conditions or movement. 3. The camera Flash Element requires ten seconds to recharge between images. Although the camera is ready to continue capturing images almost immediately in bright (daylight) settings, if you are using Flash photography the Flash element will need to charge between shots. 4. The batteries may be running low. LCD Display, Flash, and Playback use much more power than taking pictures. It is possible to quickly consume battery power, even if you are not taking many pictures. Try turning the Mode Dial to the OFF position to recycle power. If the camera beeps and will not take a picture under normal conditions, you may need to change batteries.

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Sony F55 Recorded Display


The filename (e.g. DSC0012.jpg) shows the image number, the filespec shows the date and time recorded. Most software will give you document info about resolution of the image. I wouldn't worry about what the battery status was when the shot was taken or how many other images were on the Mstick. I guess I'm not sure what you need.

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