Question about Konica Minolta DiMAGE A1 Digital Camera

1 Answer

Camera viewing screen greyed out

Camera vewing screen is greyed out, battery is fully charged

Posted by on

  • 3 more comments 
  • Anonymous Apr 04, 2008

    shadowy flickering images can't make out anything

    menu contents fine and readable no problem there

    camera bought 2nd hand without manual so I may be doing something wrong.

    Hope you can help.

    Thank you for your time,

    Vince.

  • smooreco Nov 02, 2008

    dimage a1 viewer is fine, picture is gray w/white noise. shows that way on computer pic too. Movie player is normal, good picture. Only digital photo pics are distorted. this just started after shooting a small movie pic a few days ago but can't figure out why the digital pictures distorted..checked all settings and reset to defaults. still no good.

  • mattwerts01 Nov 03, 2008

    camera turns on without a problem menu screen works no problem but both viewing screens are grey out and flicker but you can't see any image at all, I have seen other people with same problem and read about the repair but can't seem to get any information on were to find the CCD to fix this problem.

  • Anonymous Nov 03, 2008

    I contacted customer support - free repair program ended July 17, 2008. They will fix my camera CCD problem for $211 in 7-10 days. Is it worth it? I paid $1600 in 2004 for multiple lenses and accessories. Hmmm...The repair comes with 6 mo warranty. Facility is in Conneticut. Can you fix this yourself? I haven't found anyone who has.

  • Anonymous Nov 28, 2008

    can view menu, but cant view any image and take pictures

×

Ad

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    Superstar:

    An expert that got 20 achievements.

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

  • Konica Minolta Master
  • 4,738 Answers

If this also shows up on the pictures it could be a defective Sony CCD issue. If so, Sony will fix your Minolta camera for free (with free shipping) regardless of warranty. You need to do this before March 31, 2008 so get going! See this link:

http://camerarepair.blogspot.com/2007/11/sony-konica-minolta-cameras.html

The Dimage models that Sony is accepting for the recall repair are:
Dimage 7HI, 7I, A1, Xi, F300, XT, X20, S414.

Posted on Dec 26, 2007

  • CameraR
    CameraR Jan 04, 2008

    If the CCD has been ruled out as the cause by Sony, another possible cause is a poor connection of the LCD ribbon cable. This would require opening the camera and reseating the ribbon cable to its connector to correct.

×

Ad

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi there,
Save hours of searching online or wasting money on unnecessary repairs by talking to a 6YA Expert who can help you resolve this issue over the phone in a minute or two.

Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.

Here's a link to this great service

Good luck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

I have been having this problem with my Olympus mju1040 for quite sometime. Everytime i tried to charge the battery when the battery low signal is blinking or when the screen blackout, it will be fully...


Try charging it for an hour even if it is indicating that it is already full in 10 minutes. If the battery still gets drained after a few shots, then you should change your charger.

May 22, 2011 | Olympus Stylus / mju 1040 Digital Camera

1 Answer

Touchscreen stopped working


I'm afraid that problem is a common one with touch screen cameras.
I recommend trying:

1.) Ensuring the battery is fully charged
2.) If battery is fully charged and it still isn't working, remove the battery from the camera for at least 24 hours. This ensures that all electricity has drained from all the circuits and allows it to fully reset.

If neither of those work, unfortunately it most likely needs to be repaired. If you don't have warranty on the camera, repairs can be costly and not a economically sensible option.

Feb 28, 2011 | Nikon COOLPIX S230 Digital Camera

1 Answer

My camera will not turn on, it is fully charged. When I turn it on it goes to the main Kodak screen and then just shuts off. I have tried cleaning the battery, but nothing has worked.


There is a systems control board failure or the systems control has detected a problem in the camera. I know you have fully charged your batteries, but try regular batteries just to be sure, because as the rechargeable batteries degrade the systems controller will shut the camera down.

Jan 13, 2011 | Kodak EasyShare M863 Digital Camera

1 Answer

When I push the power button, the lens cap comes out and on the screen is a very brief shot of what the camera is aimed at. The camera stays engaged for one second and the lens cap goes retreats back into...


Try to remove the rechargeable battery and use a battery of the same type but an alkaline like the energizer. Sometime rechargeable battery malfunctions that it seems fully charged but actually is not. If the camera continue to power on when you replace the battery it simply means that your problem is in the battery.

Nov 26, 2010 | Kodak EasyShare M1093 IS Digital Camera

1 Answer

My camera will not stay on. Now that it is on the battery exaust words appeared on the screen and now the screen in just white. The batt are new


What kind of batteries? New rechargeable batteries are supplied only partially charged. You need to charge them fully before use.

Nov 25, 2010 | Nikon COOLPIX L20 Digital Camera

1 Answer

Black screen no image showing


black screen blur image showing cannot see subject to be photographed when camera power on,if press to take photo nothing shows, just black screen. it was fine one minute then nothing the next. battery is fully charged, memory card ok.

May 24, 2010 | Olympus FE-230 Digital Camera

1 Answer

Camera won't turn on to take pictures~


This is a common problem related to batteries. Use 2100mA or higer batteries fully charge batteries. This problem occurs when you use alkaline batteries or faulty NiMH batteries. To solve the problem try with new fully charged NiMH batteries.

May 14, 2010 | Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-W5 Digital Camera

1 Answer

Camera still takes pictures but LCD screen remain black(lit, differnet from when screen is off) at all times. Batteries are fully charged.


Please make sure to check if the battery is fully charged. Second, check the menu option for battery saving mode and turn it off. If the battery is getting old and not charging fully anymore the priority of the camera is the shooting mode.

Feb 19, 2010 | Sony Cyber-shot W290 Digital Camera

1 Answer

Camer keeps shutting off...it's burry and powers


Digital cameras require lots of power. Bad electrical contacts can cause lots of problems so battery and camera contacts must be cleaned properly. Batteries may be fully charged, but will be viewed as low if contacts are not really good. The LCD screen is a low steady load, but when lens extension, optical zoom, focus, and flash charging are added in the capture mode; the load is very heavy. Bad contacts make cameras do strange things like making bad pictures or shutting off with the lens out.
Do not overcharge.
Reset by removing power up to one month is the ultimate non-physical repair for DVD recorders and other software using digital devices. Digital cameras reset to original settings if batteries are removed. Time required varies with function and camera, but try one minute. Check display and setup menu for non-auto functions and date/time. Remove extra memory to eliminate this as a possible problem. Insert fully charged batteries and restart the camera.

Jul 31, 2009 | Kodak EasyShare M1033 Digital Camera

1 Answer

I have a ex-z77 it is just under 1 year old the camera does not switch on even after the battery has been on charge. when the battery is charging the charger light flashes, im sure the light used to stay...


Your battery will no longer take a charge. Replace the battery with a new one. Your computer probably does not supply the power to the camera. You need a fully charged battery in the camera to view or transfer photos onto your computer.

Nov 10, 2008 | Casio Cameras

Not finding what you are looking for?
Konica Minolta DiMAGE A1 Digital Camera Logo

Related Topics:

234 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Konica Minolta Cameras Experts

Donald DCruz
Donald DCruz

Level 3 Expert

17130 Answers

Computer Links

Level 3 Expert

2386 Answers

Steven Wander
Steven Wander

Level 3 Expert

593 Answers

Are you a Konica Minolta Camera Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...