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When switched on the lens comes out then the green light goes off the camera switches off but the lens does not retrack

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SOURCE: S630 lens out and wont turn on

Cameras belonging to the S Series really do have a battery type option that needs to be set up first for proper power connection.

Recommended batteries are just:
- Alkaline (Non-rechargeable)
- Nickel-metal Hydride (Rechargeable)

Just the proper battery type by:

- Pressing MENU/OK button
- Scroll to the right until you are in SETUP 2
- Keep on scrolling down and look for battery type
- Press the right button to pick up on 2 options
like Alkaline and Ni-MH
- Press MENU/OK for changes to be saved
- Keep pressing MENU/OK to get out of the MENU

Once, it's done, camera needs to be turned off for a few seconds
so that settings made will be refreshed with the camera.

As you turn camera on, you're now ready to take many pictures.

ALKALINE (Non-rechargeable) batteries when set to the correct battery type will really take a maximum of 100 pictures.

For the Rechargeable batteries (Ni-MH), when those are fully charged, and the battery type is set to Ni-MH, it will be taking more than a hundred of course.

I hope this help you a lot.

Posted on Jan 11, 2008

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SOURCE: my camera wont charge, everytime i try the light

The first question is how old is the battery?

Faulty batteries will cause this problem,

Posted on Sep 12, 2009

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SOURCE: Hi, my Samsung nv10 camera, when switching on,

If you have recently dropped the camera you may have damaged the lens tube (housing). This damage will prevent the lens from moving properly and will cause the camera to shut itself off after a few seconds. If the lens is damaged the camera will require professional repair. If the lens is not damaged, the problem may be battery related. Make sure that you have the correct battery type installed, and that the batteries are fresh/fully charged. If the problem persists, you may have corrosion on the battery contacts inside that camera that is preventing full battery power from flowing to the camera. Remove the batteries and wipe the inside camera contacts firmly with a dry cloth (heavy corrosion may require cleaning with a wire brush, steel wool, or sand paper). Remove any residue that may have fallen into the battery compartment during cleaning, then wipe both ends of the batteries and reinstall them in the camera. This cleaning solves the problem about 90% of the time, and I hope it works for you.

Posted on Sep 14, 2009

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SOURCE: lens stuck half way out

it seems that your cam and barrel assembly has been damaged. The worst part is that you do not get the spare part either from Samsung or any other vendor. if you get a solution please mail me

Posted on Sep 29, 2009

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SOURCE: The camera doesn't turn on at all. Tried new

Hello. Begin by cleaning all of the terminals in the camera and all of the battery terminals with the eraser end of a common pencil. you may merely have a thin coating of corrosioin preventing you from getting a good connection and also a good recharge.
If that does not fix it, try these steps:
f your camera will not turn on, do the following:

  1. Remove all sources of power (batteries and AC Adapter) from the camera.
  2. Remove the Picture Card.
  3. Wait a full minute.
  4. Press the Power button twice.
  5. Connect the appropriate AC Adapter to the camera.

Posted on Nov 14, 2009

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