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Flash The pop up flash has stopped working , it does not flash , new batteries don't help.

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Re: Flash

Sounds like the bulb might be a gonner. Can you hear it charge when you turn it on flash mode?

Posted on Nov 26, 2007

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No, the battery is the same as you use to make all the other pictures. To check if your flash really does not work, please put the camera in automatic (green camera symbol and hold your hand in front of the lens while pressing the shutter button (to make it look dark) The flash should pop up and should go off.
When you don't put the camera in auto, it expects you to tell if the flash should fire or not.
If your battery is bad, or almost empty, it can't charge the flash, so it won't fire either.

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You would be better off selling the camera for parts, and buying a new one... sorry to say but that is the best solution... You can get a brand-new on for under $75...

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Thank you for using FixYa for your problem

Always check the batteries first but if is it still giving the same fault, your camera is faulty.
It should be taken to an authorized repair centre for a repair estimate. Very few digital cameras have any user-serviceable parts.

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The flash icon appears in the upper left corner of display or it appears as circled flash icon? If flash is open and appears a circled icon, then there’s a malfunction contact that don’t communicate to the camera that the flash is open. Your camera needs service! Be sure the upper part of the flash is unfolded, pointing directly in front of the camera (not downward), because the sensor is just in this second folder. If the icon is not circled, press the right arrow until only the lightning symbol appears (forced flash). Try a shot! If the flash doesn’t pops, then your camera needs servicing (burned or broken lamp or other malfunctions).

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