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Auto Intelligence problem?

When in AI mode the camera toggles between photo and video, occasionally flashing up 'Auto Intelligence'. When viewing photos on the camera it will revert to photo or video mode. Doesn't seem to be a problem when using P or Scene setting. Any ideas?

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SOURCE: Blank Screen and faulty shutter blades

I found out the hard way that you should never use alkaline batteries in a Digital Camera. I thought my camera had a fundamental flaw (power kept going off whenever I tried to take a photo or record a video and the shutter blades half closed) even though it was only 2 months old. I nearly wrote it off but all along the problem was that I was using alkaline batteries, which incidentally were enclosed with the camera in the box!! Once I switched to NiMH (Nickel) batteries the camera worked fine and the fault completely vanished! These NiMH batteries are avaiable in most electrical shops i.e currys/comet in the UK. They must be charged before use. They are more expensive than alkaline batteries (£8-£9 for 4) but as they are rechargable they last a long time.

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SOURCE: Auto Settings Mode

Hello jmmarsh, replacement of the flash unit is the righ solution. 50 Euro for my account. If you need more info, please advice. Arpi

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look for the 3 boxes icon (multiple shot mode) on your lcd screen at the top. Toggle the button for this (by the shutter button) until it goes away. this has 3 modes. My wife does this all the time!

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SOURCE: Flashing yellow light beside veiwfinder.

You error message is your flash circuit which need to be replaced they run around 30 plus dollars for the part or it could be the main board just depends. With out diagnosis it it is hard to really tell.

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Ok,
Flash unit is defective and needs to be replaced as per following part number... (if you have camera repair experience then can do it your self because electric shock risk in involve in flash unit handling)

A-1249-950-A ..ST BLOCK ASSY

Above part is available in Part Store.

Posted on Dec 27, 2008

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My flash stopped working on my nikon coolpix L110..


The Nikon Coolpix is a compact digital camera that is well-suited for amateur to semi-professional photographers. Occasionally, some issues with the built-in flash can occur. If the hardware is damaged, the camera must be taken in for repairs. More often, problems occur because of obstructions or issues with the camera's settings and are easily repairable. Follow the troubleshooting guide to fix the built-in flash.

Instructions:
1.Ensure the Nikon Coolpix digital camera battery is fully charged.
2.Wait several seconds before pressing the shutter-release button if the "Flash Ready" indicator light is flashing red. Press the "Flash Mode" button once or twice to change the flash settings from "Off" to "On" or "Auto" if the "Flash Ready" indicator light is off.
3.Ensure there are no obstructions, like your finger or the camera strap, that are preventing the flash from firing if an error message appears on the display screen and the flash is not firing when the flash mode is set to automatic.
4.Press the flash back into the camera after every photo to ensure the flash always fires in "Auto" mode instead of just in low illumination settings. Press the flash back into the camera to turn off the flash in "Manual" mode; otherwise the flash will continually fire.
5.Change the auto focus setting from "Infinity" to "Auto," "Macro Closeup" or "Self-Timer" by pressing the "Focus Mode" button once, twice or three times to automatically turn the flash back on.
6.Use only Nikon external flash accessories to avoid damage to the built-in flash and camera circuits.

I hope you find it very helpful. Thanks.

Aug 25, 2011 | Nikon COOLPIX L4 Digital Camera

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Alright I am new to this camera. I need to know how to view taken photos and how to shoot video. I have a Vivitar ViviCam X327 10.1 MP Digital Camera. Thanks:)


Press the Mode button to toggle between the three camera modes. One of them is Playback, marked by a right-pointing triangle. Full details are in the "Playback Mode" section of the manual, beginning on page 30.

Press the Mode button to get to the Video mode, marked by a movie camera. Press the shutter release button to begin recording, press it again to stop. Full details are in the "Video Mode" section of the manual, beginning on page 27.

If you need a manual, you can download one from the manufacturer's web site at
http://www.vivitar.com/files_products/10/ViviCam%20X327%20User%20Manual.pdf

Dec 25, 2010 | Vivitar ViviCam X327 Digital Camera

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My D80 suddenly stopped taking photos while I was in Auto mode. I noticed the flash stopped releasing. I've changed lenses, reset the camera's green buttons, switched out the card, reset the clock. It...


Hi, Also, try a factory reset found on page 129 of the manual. On the left side of the camera is the terminal cover, inside below the USB connector is the reset switch. If that does not work call Nikon digital 1-800-645-6689.

May 13, 2010 | Nikon D80 Digital Camera with 18-135mm...

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Pictures that I take come out very white/bright. you cannot tell details. I have changed batteries and have the setting on auto.


Double-check your flash settings. You mentioned the camera is in Auto mode, but the flash has separate settings from the camera's shooting mode. With the camera in shooting mode AUTO check the Flash settings (Auto, Red-Eye Reduction, Fill-In, Off) It may be set to 'fill' causing your photos to be too bright.

Also, depending on how close you are to your subject the flash may not be needed. Using the flash when too close to your subject (less then 3 ft.) will cause bright/white photos. Turn the flash OFF if you are taking macro or photos closer then 3ft.

If neither of these fix your problem, turn the flash mode OFF, and camera shooting mode to AUTO and in a naturally well lit area, take a photo, if the photo is still too bright, you may have something mechanically wrong with your camera.

Nov 03, 2009 | Olympus FE-210 Digital Camera

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I have a d80 and while I have a Nikon AE lens, I also have a collection of older Nikon lens's. They work outside but don't work with a flash. Can you tell me if there is any way to fix this problem?...


I found this in my D80 manual regarding non-cpu lenses and their limitations:

The non-CPU lenses listed below may be used, but only when the camera is in mode M. Selecting
another mode disables the shutter release. Aperture must be adjusted manually via the lens aperture
ring and the camera autofocus system, metering, electronic analog exposure display,

** and TTL flash control can not be used. **

Except where otherwise noted, the electronic range fi nder can be used with
lenses that have a maximum aperture of f/5.6 or faster.
• AI-modifi ed, AI-, AI-S, or Series E Nikkor
• Medical Nikkor 120 mm f/4 (can only be used at
shutter speeds slower than 1/180 s)
• Refl ex Nikkor (electronic range fi nder can not be
used)
• PC Nikkor (electronic range fi nder can not be
used when shifting or tilting lens)
• AI-type teleconverter *
• PB-6 Bellows focusing attachment (attach in vertical
orientation; can be used in horizontal orientation
once attached) *
• Auto extension rings (PK 11A, 12, 13; PN-11) *
* Electronic range fi nder can be used if maximum effective
aperture is f/5.6 or faster.

There is a great deal of info in the manual about the use of other compatible Nikon devices. If you have lost your manual, you can view / download it here:

http://support.nikontech.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/14051/~/user%27s-manual---d80---guide-to-digital-photography

I hope this was helpful!

Oct 24, 2009 | Nikon SLR D80 Digital SLR Camera Digital...

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How do I view all the pictures and videos that I've taken?


Check your manual, the playback button usually has a small -> (arrow) on it. put it in that mode and use the toggle (round area around menu button) to view all the photos.

Apr 15, 2009 | Nikon Coolpix L11 Digital Camera

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No flash in "P" mode


In all of modes you can use "up" key to toggle between "always on", "auto"  and "off" mode for flash. (in some mode there is only auto and off.) also the flash light icon on top right of screen shows th status of flash. I hope this helps...

Aug 02, 2008 | Canon PowerShot A640 Digital Camera

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Olympus sp 350


There is a "quick" button located on the back of the camera just for flashes. It is the first button to the right of the power button and it looks like a crooked lightning bolt arrow that points down. If you are in any picture taking mode, push this button and it will toggle you through each flash option, auto, red eye (eyeball symbol), flash (same symbol as the button, this mode will make the flash work everytime you take a picture), red eye and flash, and no flash (careful, in this mode you have to allow for the camera to focus, the lens will stay open a long time in a dark atmosphere -- if you don't hold the camera still you will get a blurry picture).

Apr 09, 2008 | Olympus SP-350 Digital Camera

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