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Flash doesn't work

My camera will not take a picture with the flash turned on. I have to manually turn off the flash then the camera will work.

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  • bizymom Feb 10, 2008


  • stevemcqueen Feb 22, 2008

    My A540 will also only take photos without flash. However, every not and again it teases me and lets me take one. Buy a new one or get it fixed?

  • EHLOhio Mar 13, 2008

    My Canon PowerShot A 540 is no longer taking pictures with the flash. At first, it was just taking longer to take flash pictures. Now, I can hold the shutter button down for over ten minutes while it tries to get the flash ready. I eventually give up, turn it to NO FLASH and hope that my pictures don't turn out blurry. Very Frustrating!

  • gjmb66 Apr 02, 2008

    my flash only works when i turn it on and off - even when it works sometimes i wait for ten seconds for it to flash.



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Please go to manual mode and then enable the flash.

if it not works there are two reasons
both internal

either the flash bulb has blown.
else the control signal is not reaching and hence get it serviced.

Posted on Jun 16, 2008


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