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Still pics My camera used to take beautiful still photos but wouldn't take camcorder movies (20 secs at a time). Now that is all it takes, and I would rather have the still pictures. I have checked the settings but no matter which one it says- pc-cam or dsc it still does the same thing. Any ideas would be appreciated. Thanks.

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SOURCE: Error with memory card

When this happened to me, I accidentally bought a "type M" card and was told my camera was not compatible with it. I simply went to Fuji's website at and upgraded my camera to be able to use this card (of course this would only work if you have a Fuji camera as well as the card)Go to "support & contact center-Digital Camera software & support" at the top of the screen. Select your camera and it will walk you thru the rest. I'd love to hear if it worked out for you.

Posted on Aug 11, 2006

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SOURCE: Fujifilm FInepix A500

Reconnect the camera to the computer. and then go through the closure sequence one more and do not unplug the camera untill you are told to do so. Aalso get onto the FUJI tech support team.

Posted on Jun 24, 2007

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SOURCE: Card not initialised

You can recover the missing pics off your card get, there are some image recovery programs available on the net and most camera shops will offer a card recovery service but dont format before you get pics recovered.

Not formatting a card is bad. They need to be formatted on a regular basis because deleting images from card does not remove them and the next image taken only overwrites the old ones.

Posted on Jun 12, 2008

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SOURCE: I have a brand new Finepix S8100fd camera and the majority of the photos are speckled no matter what setting I use. However the super macro setting rocks and pictures are super clear! My Fuji 7.1 mega

Common issue with the A8100fd. The most likely problem you are having is not enough light. Try shooting in bright sunlight to test the "graininess". Make sure you use the flash anytime the light is not bright. Even though the camera will shoot in low light (without flash), because it defaults to a high ISO setting, which (just like film) accentuates the "grain", or more properly termed in digital photography, "noise". Set the camera for a low ISO setting and use the flash whenever you see the "red hand" symbol on the screen.

Posted on May 01, 2009

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SOURCE: Not good photos indoors very grainy and bad light looking photos

Auto mode in poor lighting (generally always indoors without flash) sets high ISO, which produces ugly amount of noise (graininess). What you need is to keep the ISO under 200 by either:
Shooting well lit scenes, using flash etc.
Uusing one of the manual programs (M, S, A, P) and setting the sensitivity via the F-menu.

Posted on Jun 03, 2009

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SOURCE: My Fuji s2000 always shoots picture that are

Just check that it is not set in Macro Mode, secondly for inside work you may need to change the ISA value to a faster speed ASA 400. Lastly make sure the battery you are using is fully charged.

Posted on Aug 10, 2009

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When I take a pic the speed to take another pic is slow. Takes about 3 to 5 sec's. how can I make it faster pic one after another, thanks

there are 2 ways.
one is to get a memory card having a very high writing speed. They are classified as Class 1,2,3,4,5,6. An ultra class 6 card will do fine.
Second is to compromise on the photo quality. Keep the photo size low. suppose if your camera can take 10mp shots. You can customize it to 5mp. File size becomes slow and so good writing speed.
During night times photos with flash takes some time to shoot. That depends upon the camera's processing speed.

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Camera still reads full and will not work when new memery card installed

I had the same problem. Your memory card likely has too much memory. I put in a 4G card and it would not take a photo. Every time the camera went off it said "Error - Card Full".
You have 2 options.
1.) You can remove the memory card and use the internal memory to take photos (it will only hold 20 pics) and transfer them onto the memory card by shutting the camera off, inserting the card, turning the camera on, wait for the menu to clear and then shutting the camera off again and removing the card. This does work, but you are limited in the number and quality of photos that you will get.
2.) Get a smaller capacity memory card. I went out and bought a 2G card. Funny thing is that the camera wouldn't even recognize it at first. When I turned the camera on a message saying "Please wait" kept flashing on the screen. I waited 10 minutes and just shut it off and pulled the card again. I took the card home and formatted it on my PC. When I put it in the camera the next time it worked fine. So to save you some trouble, buy a smaller card and FORMAT it on your computer before trying it in the camera. It will save you a headache. After all of that BS I finally got the stupid thing to work. It takes beautiful pics but I will not be buying another Cuddeback. My next trail cam will be a different brand for sure. Not worth the hassle IMO.

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I need to recover deleted pics

I have had success with this... Download Asoftech Photo Recovery program

You have to use a card reader either on your computer or an external USB card reader. Put the card in the card reader, open the recovery program, then select the drive where files are deleted, then press "Start" and wait for it to do it's magic.

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After I take a pic it takes a full 20 sec or more to be able to take another. i cant shoot pic after pic rapidly.

Please check the following:
Is your memory card almost full?
Have you increased the pixel size? (i.e from 2MP to 5MP)
Try using a different memory card and see if the speed increases.

Feb 02, 2010 | Canon PowerShot A540 Digital Camera

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I can't record more then 20 sec video file

I'm sorry to inform you but after researching your camera only records for 20 seconds. It has nothing to do with your card. Only 20 second blocks of time.

Movie mode - The total amount of recording time available is shown by the green "00:20" in the lower right hand corner. This is SHQ 640x480 resolution at 30fps, the maximum recording time is 20 seconds. In the lower quality 640x480 @ 15fps or 320x240 size, the recording time is limited only by space on your xD card. The shaking hand icon indicates that we have the image stabilizer turned on.

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Fuji FinePix A310 Digital Camera Problem

I bet you're using he maximum pic resolution on the camera, and the problem you mention isn't really a problem but a limitation of the camer itself. The delay you're seeing is the time it takes for the camera to "write" the picture to the memory card. It something I've seen in most of the FinePix cameras and the only soltuion is to reduce the resolution of the pictures, thereby reducing the size of the "write" to the card. Sorry if this isn't the answer you're looking for, if the answer is acurrate, I would appreciate a rating. Give the resoltion change a try and let me know if the write time is faster.

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Continuous or fast photo captures

Pics are about 2 per second. If action is fast, like downhill snowboarding, then may not be fast enough for you. Use MOVie mode at 640 by 480. Not bad.

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F828 - Movie Mode

By frame size and frame rate I think. The F828 (in highest quality mode) takes 30 frames per second (fps) at 640x480 pixels. In the US televisions display video at 30 FPS (actually it is 60 fps but only half the frame gets displayed at a time so it nets out to 30.) I'm not swure what dedicated camcorders do internally but I've run my F828 videos on my TV (27" non-HDTV) and they look great. I've got no interest in buying a dedicated camcorder. Things might be different if I had an HDTV.

Sep 12, 2005 | Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-F828 Digital Camera

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Storable images and file sizes ...

Stylus 300 Digital Memory Card Storage Capacity Quality Pixel Resolution 16MB xD-Picture Card 256MB xD-Picture Card SHQ, HQ 2048 x 1536 6, 20 shots 96, 326 shots SQ1 1600 x 1200 24 shots 399 shots SQ2 1280 x 960 38 shots 614 shots SQ2 1024 x 768 58 shots 940 shots SQ2 640 x 480 99 shots 1598 shots HQ Movie 320 x 240 15 fps 16 sec. max per movie 16 sec. max per movie SQ Movie 160 x 120 15 fps 70 sec. max per movie 70 sec. max per movie All capacity figures are approximate. Stylus 400 Digital Memory Card Storage Capacity Quality Pixel Resolution 16MB xD-Picture Card 256MB xD-Picture Card SHQ, HQ 2272 x 1704 5, 16 shots 90, 266 shots SQ1 2048 x 1536 20 shots 326 shots SQ2 1600 x 1200 24 shots 399 shots SQ2 1280 x 960 38 shots 614 shots SQ2 1024 x 768 58 shots 940 shots SQ2 640 x 480 99 shots 1598 shots HQ Movie 320 x 240 15 fps 16 sec. max per movie 16 sec. max per movie SQ Movie 160 x 120 15 fps 70 sec. max per movie 70 sec. max per movie

Sep 01, 2005 | Olympus Camedia Stylus 300 Digital Camera

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Movie record

Quality Mode Resolution 14MB Internal Memory 256MB xD Picture Card 512MB xD Picture Card HQ 320 x 240 30 fps movie 20 sec. Max movie 6 min. 27 sec. Max movie 12 min.54 sec Max movie SQ 320 x 240 15 fps movie 41 sec. Max movie 12 min. 54 sec Max movie 25 min. 48 sec. movie

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