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Camera shut down while taking a picture, now when you try to turn it on, it starts up then turns off.

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Re: Camera shut down while taking a picture, now when you...

That's usually all it is but now my A40 does the same thing with BRAND NEW BATTERIES

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Some cameras you charge the battery by hooking up the USB cable to your gets its charge from your computer. Hope that helps...

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Change the batteries.

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Camera shuts down when try to take picture

You can try using NIMh batteries instead of using of using the conventional. Most other cameras with similar problems have turned to function normally by using the above mentioned cameras.

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Easy Share V1003 Turns on, then shuts down.

Make sure that you are installing a fresh/ full charge battery
Remove the memory card and the battery
Clean the metal contacts on the battery using a clean cloth

Pls test with an alt. batt.
If you do not have access to a dif. battery.
Pls. take the batt out of the camera. Insert the charger into the unit from the main socket and turn the camera on. If the camera works you will need to replace the batt. If not you will need to order a No power repair.

Contact KODAK:

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1.Try turning the camera off, then take out the battery.

2.Then replace the fully charged battery back in and turn the camera on but donot take any pictures.

3.Go to the menu of your camera and activate the CCD cleaning, which willactivate mirror lockup.

4.You will hear a mirror lock up/half exposure cycle sound.

5.One you hear this, take the lens off and make sure you can see the CCD but donot touch the CCD or allow dust to get on it.

6.Now place the lens back over the camera and turn the camera off.

7.You will hear the mirror unlock itself, then the camera will shut down.

8.Now turn the camera back on and start taking pictures.

This worked for me and my camera started taking better pictures; however, thesame problem came up again when I let the camera sit too long with a deadbattery. So I repeated the procedures and my camera is back.

My advice is never leave a completely dead battery in the camera. Alwaysstore fully charged batteries in the camera.


Oct 25, 2008 | Konica Minolta Maxxum 7D / Dynax 7D...

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Shut down prematurely

It turns out that the problem was the batteries. I put some good ones that I had in the camera and it started working just fine. Even though the others were showing that they at least partially working, maybe just not enough juice to really work. Anyway, with just about any problem - try new batteries first and see if there is any change or improvement.

Sep 10, 2008 | Gateway DC-M40 Digital Camera

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DSC S600 Won't stay on

i know this will sound really obvious, but i had the same problem a while back and changing the batteries fixed it
it might help

Jul 22, 2008 | Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S600 Digital Camera

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Camera turns off when taking picture

Try changing the battery brand and see if this helps..I seem to have the same issue with my camera with certain battery brands..Solved my problem by switching brands..

Jun 21, 2008 | Fuji FinePix A345 Digital Camera

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This problem is that your camera has shut down improperly.It has gotten out of tim.IT requires taking the camera apart and re-timing the camera to its restart position. Hope this helps jerry

May 20, 2008 | Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-P52 Digital Camera

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Lens error M425-12 (7f80) appears/ camera shuts down

yea.. i also got sand in my camera and i have thje same problem... there is no help anywhere on the internet for us :(

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DiMage Z6 turns off when trying to view pictures

I posted this on another section:

My Z6 worked flawlessly for over a year, then suddenly started shutting off for no reason. Tried new batteries, etc. The problem turned out to be the memory card. My advice, buy a GOOD card instead of a new camera! Keep in mind, flash cards DO have a "life" to them - meaning they can only be used / erased so many times before they will cause errors (so don't buy a used card off of ebay - no matter HOW good the deal seems). If your shutdown problem started with a "unable to read card" warning, then its the card. The camera is actually "protecting" itself by shutting down. Good luck!

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Sony cyber shot DSC-W1 Digital Camera

I found an online manual for your camera. Page 84 talks about the USB Mode Normal with the 4 dots underneath. It also show a troubleshooting area for this and it is on page 96. Hopefully this will get your camera working right again. Here is the link to the pdf manual.

Aug 25, 2007 | Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-W1 Digital Camera

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