Question about Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W55 Digital Camera
I have a problem with my Ony DSC-W55 camera. It says access and then restart the camera but then nothing happen and turn off again...
What is going on??Please, help
Just kick it few times on the left side of the camera and the problem will be gone. Same thing happened to me and it worked.
Posted on Feb 02, 2008
1.turn the unit on and switch to play mode(picture preview mode)
2.press the menu button
3. select setup
4. inside setup and search for setup 1 (option with a toolbox icon with a number at the bottom.)
5. inside setup1, pls select initialize and reply with OK to evety prompt(using the center button)
6.if succesfull(you'll get clock settings)
7.set the date and time then try the camera again.
8. if it prompts you to turn the power off and on again.... turn off the unit,remove the battery for 1 min and press and hold the power button at the sae time.
if this does not work.... call sony cust service 1800-222-7669
Posted on Jan 30, 2008
OK so my camera was doing the same as above,.................. I tried option 4 like 3 times and then hit the FEFT and RIGHT side of the camera... with ease and with not (once it didn't work) after MANY times of EACH... the last time I did option 4, the cam just went back to picture mode :) So THANK YOU!!!!! It does work, just make take a few times~
Posted on Aug 13, 2010
Before each use, open the battery casing, gently push on the batteries, jiggle them and make sure the contacts are clean. Then close and the camera should turn on the first time. Mine does, but who knows for how long. I think the problem is in the battery casing.
Posted on Dec 23, 2008
How can i remove "access" error form DSC S55.
Posted on Oct 19, 2008
Same problem here.Camera is less than 1.5 years old and have already had to send it back twice.Lucky for me(I guess)that I bought the "extended warranty"
Was using the camera and all was fine.Literally two minutes later the few pictures it would take came out blurry.I turned the camera off,turned it back on and the word 'access" appeared on the screen.The lens would go in and out three times too.After the lens stopped doing whatever it was doing I would get the message to turn it off then on again.Doing that did nothing.
Very disappointed in the quality of this camera.The one I have is the cybershot dsc-w55
Guess its time to give canon cameras a try.
Posted on Oct 15, 2008
I did solution #2, no help, but followed with solution #1 with adaptation - I'm not kicking my camera! (the poor thing gets used by 450 students a year already -- it gets kicked enough) I turned it over, tapped gently on the face side nearest the wrist strap and it started up after two tries.
Posted on Oct 09, 2008
Bang it few times close to the lens area. Very gently! Voila there you are!!! :)
it's as simple as that!
Posted on Oct 09, 2008
I have this camera too and if you smack it on the left side of the camera the problem is fixed.
You may need to do it a couple times but eventually it goes away
Posted on Sep 15, 2008
I tried but nothing..and they're selling this for 300 hundred dollars..
Righ now I am gonna write a warning in Amazon.
Posted on Jul 23, 2008
I kicked it few times on the left side of the camera and the problem was solved. That was the solution.
Posted on May 25, 2008
Mientras esta accediendo dale un golpecito y arrancara.-
when said the acces word on the screen. made a little hit and gonna start
o solucion 2 really works
Posted on May 22, 2008
Say access, turn the power off and on again........
i do same as massage appear
but still got the same problem
Posted on May 19, 2008
Posted on Oct 10, 2008
The same problem it saying turn off and to restart
Posted on Sep 18, 2008
SOURCE: Sony cyber shot shutter problems
Occasionally, a good "whack" in your hand can fix it. Just don't hit the lens, or lcd; or you can break them. Then there will be more damage.
YES THIS IS STUPIDE SIMPLE AND IT WORKS! (owner of a DSC W 55)
Posted on Jan 03, 2008
SOURCE: sony cyber shot dsc-n2
There could be two things causing this problem.
1- some dirt somehow got on the outside of side of the lense. So the lense could not fully retract or open out. As a result you can take any picture. If the lense comes out even a little bit, try to pull it out NOT too hard a few times. If it does not retract, turn the camera off and push the lense in (up and down) NOT too hard foe a few times. If the camera opened up 100% or retracted 100%, your camera should be back to normal.
2- If you dropped the camera, some mechanical part of the lense is broken or dislocated or the cable may have come loose. In this case you need to take out the lense from the camera and inpect it for broken pieces or loose cable. clean the outside of the lense and push the lense in and out a few times. Put the lense back on and your camera would be back to normal.
Posted on Jun 11, 2009
When I turn the camera on it says access on the screen, then it starts beeping and says "turn the camera off and then on again." I do this and the same thing happens. This happend once before, and I went to a troubleshooting web site and it was suggested that I take the camera in one hand and smack it into the other hand. Which I did. It started right up and has been working fine until now.
Posted on Jul 20, 2009
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