Question about Canon PowerShot A640 Digital Camera
Same problem.. flash does not work... when flash is turned on.. the flash indicator is blinking but its not taking the picture... can only take pic with flash turned off
I took it to a canon dealer who was going to charge me £70 just to diagnose the problem and then charge further for parts and labour. I decided to see if I can fix it myself. I've come accross the problem of the flash not working once or twice before when the batteries were getting flat. This problem was previously fixed when I used recharged batteries. The A640 uses AA batteries and I bought some rechargeable 2700mAh ones (give very good battery life). Recharged batteries didn't fix the problem this time though. I then decided to use a set of precision screw drivers which I'd bought from a £ shop and undid the screws on the bottom of the camera. I noticed that two of them were rather loose anyway. I then screwed them back in rather tightly. PROBLEM FIXED! My camera worked as it did before and the flash was working fine. It might have been a fluke but I have been screwing my camera into a tripod rather tightly hence the bottom of the camera may have come loose. Tightening the screws fixed the problem.
Posted on Sep 11, 2009
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Posted on Jun 18, 2009
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