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Canon ds6041 i took a shot adn the flash sparked for several seconds since then it is not possible to take any photos wont power-up.

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On board fuse probably burned. and flash probably dead now.
need to send this to canon. they have fixed price major and fixed price minor service rates. not very expensive. on the other hand, you might invest in a newer camera or an upgrade.
good luck
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Posted on Dec 24, 2007

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Some of my photos have a yellow color to them, can't figure out why. This is the second one I have ownwed and did not have this problem with the first one. Any ideas to why this is happening?


its the auto white balance, its not reliable especially if using a flash. maybe you arent experimenting with all the modes and just keep using auto.

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Why does it take more than 20 seconds to change up in order to fire the flash strobe on the vivitar 285hv


My first impression is that you are using the flash at its maximum capacity and completely draining the charge each time. I'd also say that you are only going to get about a dozen flash burst before the batteries are exhausted. I use several Vivitar 283's 285's and a couple 285HV's in a portable studio set up I have and the 285 HV's have got to be tuned down about 1/3 before I can get them to match the other flash outputs. If I need all out brute power then the 285HV's are used on full inside a softbox. I generally work with a 16 batteries between the two 285HV, also they need good fresh batteries off the charger. On a photo shoot I'll get maybe 15 shots before the power is down enough that I change then, I'd say powering back up it'll take about 15 to 20 seconds before they come out.

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I have a canon powershot a520 and it refreshes vary slow so it takes forever to take another photo. How do I fix this?


Hi,

I've got a A520 also, and I think theres a few reasons why it can take a while between shots.

1) When using the flash, flash needs several seconds to recharge, this is unavoidable.
2) Some SD cards are slower than others. Make sure you buy a fast one. Note too that a 2Gb or 4Gb card will slow down your camera between shots, compared to a smaller memory card, such as 1Gb, or 512mb.
3) If using a slow shutter speed, such as 10 or 15 seconds, I've found it takes longer to take the next photo. This is unavoidable.

4) You could lower the resolution of the photos you're taking, this will enable you to take photos faster, and may still be good enough for applications such as Facebook, ect.

5) Another trick is to use the multiple shots option. For some reason you can take more photos more quickly than if you manually take each photo. Flash, and slow shutter speeds may still slow down the camera, if used.

Hope these hints help!

Nov 22, 2010 | Canon PowerShot A520 Digital Camera

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Very long lag time to shoot and between shots... sometimes!


hello again after researching i did find out that there is about a 3 second delay if using the flash option did any of your delays happen when not using the flash ? also does this happen when using the camera in auto mode ? turning the knob on the top to the green auto mode i'm thinking it also could have to do with your shutter speed or try going to the menu and changing the shutter speed to a faster speed your self then taking pictures in av or tv mode. here's a comment from a review on the PowerShot a590 that might help. Camera performance is very good. The PowerShot A590 is ready to shoot after a 1.2 second delay -- pretty snappy. Focus speeds were very good, even in low light situations. Shutter lag wasn't a problem, and shot-to-shot delays were minimal, except when you're using the flash, which is slow to charge. The camera can shoot continuously at 1.5 frames/second until your (high speed) memory card is full. The A590's battery life is 10% better than its predecessors, and is well above average for its class. The camera supports the USB 2.0 High Speed standard, for fast data transfer to a Mac or PC.
and if you still have the problem with out the flash then the only other solution is a faster flash memory card there's cards made just for digital camera's that store pictures and format quicker.
hope this helps your enjoy your camera.

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My Nikon N65 flash leaves a dark spot on all my photos


tlguthrie,
I love that camera. There are several possiblities, If you are using the pop up built-in flash with a telephoto lens or a lens hood you'll get a shadow in your photos ususally at the bottom of landscape oriented shots. If you are using a flash unit attached it may have something interfering with the strobe possibly or it is turned. We have the same camera and have had the shadow issue in the past. The pop up just won't work if something is wrong with the "bulb" the only other thing is that is isn't going all the way up, check that also.
randy32osgi

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How to turn on/off the flash onthe samsung d900i phone


Using camera options in Capture mode
In Capture mode, press < ebdd9ac.gif > to access the following
options:
Record video: switch to Record mode.
Shooting mode: take a photo in the following
modes:
Single shot: take a photo in Normal mode. You
can select whether or not the camera automatically
saves a photo.
Multi shot: take a series of action stills. You can
select the number of photos the camera will take
and the shooting speed.
Mosaic shot: take several stills and save them in
one frame. You can select the layout.
Effects: change the colour tone or apply a special
effect.
Frames: apply a decorative frame.
Flash: determine the use of the flash.
Timer: set a time delay before the camera takes a
photo.
Go to My photos: access the My photos folder.
Camera settings: change the default settings for
taking a photo.

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Menu and display buttons do not function


Hello,
One quick question. Is the camera taking photos?? when you try to transfer the photos to computer , are the photos fine or there are some Black photos??

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Wont turn on.... flashes on then off


Get out the batteries then leave the camera for about one day, Put a pair of new batteries then try to switch on.

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Canon ds6041


the whole top cover that holds the flash on needs to be replaced i repair these and thats what i replce to fix it

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Camera shorting- sparking when taking photo


Flash unit is defective, maybe bad bulb, or capacitor short. needs unit replacing

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