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Stablelization message I can turn the camera on and get into the set up programs. However, when I try to take a picture it tells me stablezation is not available? This is a six month old camera and to my knowledge has never been dropped. I would appericate any assistance. I would also like to find out when this was purschased and get a copy of the warrenty.

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  • icepink Dec 05, 2007

    You are saying unless I purchese the premium assistance plan you are unable to help me?

  • reshmer Dec 08, 2007

    Yes I have the same problem. Just bought 1 month ago - never dropped.

  • Anonymous Dec 12, 2007

    Same problem, you turn camera on and the screen reads,Camera stabilizer is not available.

  • Anonymous Dec 12, 2007

    yes, I have the same stabilization error.

    How do I load new firmware?


  • hazzi Dec 19, 2007

    STablilizer problem as do you load the new firmwarE??

  • sammy1203 Dec 19, 2007

    ive had mine less than 2 weeks then when i went on this trip i started getting that msg and now it wont go away

  • Solitaire83 Jan 03, 2008

    I keep getting the Camera Stabilization Not Available. How do I fix it?

  • Anonymous Jan 15, 2008

    i also encountered this problem. my EXV7 camera is only a 7 months old and right now, whenever i open my camera "stabilizer not available" appears on the monitor. Can someone share a solution.....thanks... - Gemini man

  • benisfis Jan 26, 2008

    i have exacctly the sam probem with my casio exilim ex-v7. my ccamera sow.stabilizer is not is brand new hardly yousd for one month.

  • Anonymous Feb 09, 2008

    same problem here



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I have the same problem with you with my ex-v7, but now i am so happy because i dont need to buy new one because it is already fixed.still appearing that error message but you can use it well. i did the same with other, just update your firmware to 1.03 version and you can see the surprise that you are looking for....and now i know that the technical support of casio is useless because a month before i went to the warranty center to ask regarding this problem, and they advised me to buy new one because if they would repair it they need to change that stabilizer part that costs of 4000NT$.i am very thankful with this fixya...for being very helpfull...

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I can't even register my serial number - it says "malformed" useless piece of **** company no wonder their **** is cheap

Posted on Jul 24, 2008


Casio told me it had to do with the lens being out of alignment. This is such a common problem, why wouldn't Casio recall it?? I had my camera for 3 months and it said this so I called casio and I had to ship it from Northeastern Oregon down to California and it was gone for 2-3 weeks getting repaired! It was covered by the warrantee but I didn't get a loaner camera, obviously, so paying to get it repaired would almost be worth it if I would get it back the same day. 1 week ago exactly it said "Camera Stabilizer not functioning" later that afternoon the camera started working again (I didn't do anything to it) but now it will NOT focus on anything more than 3 feet away. I am so dissatisfied with this camera's dependability that I will never buy casio again, no matter how good the deal sounds.

Posted on Feb 03, 2008

I just received my EX-V7 today and got this error the first time turning it on. Googled the error message and saw someone claimed firmware upgrade helped. So I went to Casio web site to download it:

It says EX-V7 Version 1.01 on this web page but clicking it showed V1.02 download. Click "I agree" at the bottom, enter serial No. at the bottom of the camera (only numbers), then click "Download" for Windows or Mac file.

!! Read the instructions on the download page to check current firmware version, how to extract the firmware file, where to put this file, and how to update the firmware.

After upgrading my firmware from 1.01 to 1.02 the error message still shows up when I turn on the camera. But it doesn't prevent me from recording any more.

Posted on Jan 05, 2008

Casio told me to send it in and they will repair it free of charge. i really enjoy this camera when it works but that problem also appeared on my camera. it is an internal problem that the warranty will cover for within a year of purchase.

Posted on Jan 02, 2008

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