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Green mode cant turn off

Hi I am trying to use my camera but all i see is black with a message saying in green mode. I cannot use it currently because of it?

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Posted on Jan 02, 2017

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i just had the same problem....

here's how i fixed it...

turn it on... then as it's loading up... hold the "menu" button
i think this forces it to stay on...
i changed the green button to be something else... not green mode
then i just turned it off and on again

Posted on Mar 11, 2008

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SOURCE: when I turn on my camera it shows green mode and

its look as you need to update your firmware
in your cam/and the message you see its your firmware version # you got to go on pentax web site under customer support and find it and downloaded to your cam,use a usb memory stick its work better
be carrefull to dowwnload the good version
[ VER 0628A SBM FIRM ] Hope thts gone help ask a friend

Posted on Mar 02, 2010

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SOURCE: When I turn on the camera, it says

Green mode locks all the camera's settings except for the flash. It can be turned off, however. There are 12 preset shooting modes. The main menu screen features chirpy cartoon icons for all the standard options, and some more unusual selections. A MySpace-friendly self-portrait mode is included, as well as settings for snapping pets and food. Oddly, the menu is laid out in no particular order: the top row features program, night, movie, voice recording and novelty frames, while the more useful portrait and sport are relegated to the lower tiers. The pre-loaded frames are even lamer than we've come to expect from such fripperies, and they ratchet the processing time right up.
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Green Button - Define function of the GREEN button


Posted on May 13, 2010

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I have the exact same problem with my Pentax Optio L40. When I switch on, I get Green mode for 3 seconds, then it switches off again. No change when I fully charged the battery. No change when I changed for a different battery. Do I throw it away, or is there a software reboot/reset button that can somehow jump out of this?

Posted on Sep 15, 2010

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SOURCE: Pentax Optio M20 in Green Mode switches off after turning on

Try to press & hold down the Green button (the trash can button on the bottom right corner) & see if it gets u out of green mode.

Posted on Dec 01, 2010

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Hi Keith, The link below is the user manual for the Pentax Optio E30 Digital Camera, On page 56 it says
• In Green Mode, you cannot change the information displayed on the LCD monitor by pressing the 4/W button.
• You cannot use the [A Rec. Mode] menu or Capture Mode Palette in Green Mode. If you try to display the [A Rec. Mode] menu or Capture Mode Palette, - (key lock icon) appears.
• If you switched to Q mode from Green Mode, you cannot display the [H Setting] menu by pressing the 3 button. If you try to display the [H Setting] menu, - (key lock icon) appears.
• When the camera is turned off in the Green Mode, it turns on in the Green Mode next time the power switch is pressed.
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remove the batteries and the memory/SD card. replace the batteries first. power up the camera (this will help save your pics from possible deletion). If you can get to the menu of your camera, here is where you'll find the 'green mode'. check the settings. if its on, turn it off. after saving, reload your SD card and try to take another picture.

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although it hasn't worked for me because my screen stays black, one of the options given to me is to try to start in safe mode and then adjust your settings to "never" on the energy/sleep/hibernate mode

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My EasyShare was doing the same thing your post describes, which is how I came to be at this website. I tried the one suggestion of turning on camera (I did so to the 'Auto' setting), then pressing the |O|/i button, which is the button below the 'delete' and above 'menu' next to the screen. That didn't work for me. I then tried the suggestion with the other modes on the power dial, no luck.

I then, from the off position, turned the dial the other way, to the 'favorites' icon, and it worked! I didn't have a memory card in at the time, so it made a noise almost like saying "uh-oh", with the message 'no images in favorites'. I then turned it off, then turned it to 'auto' again, good to go! The lens opened, green light remained on in all modes.

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Screen black in all lighting. Icons and menu show and can view photos already on card, but screen black in all modes. Can take picture, but it is also black. Lens cover is open. Nikon Coolpix 4600. Thanks...


Hello, I went and researched a few points in the manual and hope this helps to some extent. If this doesn't help, try resetting your camera by removing the batteries for 30 seconds, then reinstalling them and turning on the camera again.
Monitor is blank:
• Camera is off.
• Batteries are not correctly inserted or battery-chamber
cover is not properly latched.
• Batteries are exhausted.
• EH-62B AC adapter (available separately) is not properly
connected.
• Camera is in sleep mode. Press shutter-release button
halfway.
• Monitor is off.
• USB cable is connected.
• AV/Video cable is connected


No picture is taken when shutter release button is pressed:


• Camera is in playback mode.
• Batteries are exhausted.
• Red (!) lamp flickers: flash is charging.
• Green (AF) lamp flickers: camera unable to focus.
• Message "CARD IS NOT FORMATTED" appears in
monitor: memory card is not formatted for use in your
camera.
• Message "OUT OF MEMORY" appears in monitor:
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Screen black in all lighting. Icons and Menu show but screen otherwise black in all modes. Can view photos on card. Can take a picture, but it is also black. Lens cover is open. Nikon Coolpix 4600. Thanks...


Hello, I went and researched a few points in the manual and hope this helps to some extent. If this doesn't help, try resetting your camera by removing the batteries for 30 seconds, then reinstalling them and turning on the camera again. 
Monitor is blank: 
• Camera is off.
• Batteries are not correctly inserted or battery-chamber
cover is not properly latched.
• Batteries are exhausted.
• EH-62B AC adapter (available separately) is not properly
connected.
• Camera is in sleep mode. Press shutter-release button
halfway.
• Monitor is off.
• USB cable is connected.
• AV/Video cable is connected


No picture is taken when shutter release button is pressed:

• Camera is in playback mode.
• Batteries are exhausted.
• Red (!) lamp flickers: flash is charging.
• Green (AF) lamp flickers: camera unable to focus.
• Message "CARD IS NOT FORMATTED" appears in
monitor: memory card is not formatted for use in your
camera.
• Message "OUT OF MEMORY" appears in monitor:
insufficient memory to record picture at current Image Mode selection.

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Press the trash can button which is also a green dot and it should reset.

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Hi there, resoldering the focus motor contacts on the lens unit might be the solution. Replacement of the optical (lens) unit is the ultimate solution. If you want more info please contact me at LIVE Expert Assistance. Best regards, Arpi

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