Question about Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S700 Digital Camera

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Flash not working

The flash does not work .i have reset the camera and checked flash is set up right and cannot get the flash to work . it looks like the flash bulb may have broken can anyone recomend some one to repair this please. my Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S700 Digital Camera flash doesn't work. i just use it with flash on at that moment the flash was working fine and after a minute i switch to ISO. at that time the flash was off. then after a minute i switch again to another mode that the flash was on. after i click it, the flash doesn't work any more. i didn't drop it. did i do wrong to the camera. what should i do? i already reinitialize it and nothing happen. do i need to repair it to someone who's expert or there's other way? please help me. thanks

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  • Anonymous Feb 28, 2008

    I also have the same problem with the sony cyber-shot. The flash just stoped working

  • heywhat Mar 01, 2008

    Yes I have same problem .. all of sudden flash stoped working

  • Anonymous Mar 24, 2008

    I bought a Sony Cybershot DSC-S700 a 1 month ago and I used the flash just one time and after that I can not use more. The flash does not work anymore.

    I don´t know what happen, but now the flash doesn´t work.

    Someone have a way to fixed this problems.

    Thanks.

  • Anonymous Apr 13, 2008

    my new sony cybershot DSC-S730 FLASH IS NOT WORKING.HOW TO COPE UP WITH THIS PROBLEM

  • Anonymous Apr 23, 2008

    The flsh just stopped working and the flash symbol on the screen das a blinking yellow light! >: (

  • Anonymous Jul 26, 2008

    Only had the camera less than a month and only took about 30 pictures with it and now the flash doesn't work.

  • keelst Jan 11, 2009

    I have S730 and my flash has stopped working!! gutted....taking kids to Disney in a few days. Can it be fixed or are we all just throwing it away!?!?!

  • Makayla Herald
    Makayla Herald Jan 11, 2014

    i have the same problem but my camera is a vivtar so i hate it

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I had the same problem with my flash not working on any setting, but I found a way to fix it: hit the menu button, make sure the "rec mode" choice is set to normal instead of burst. I think the burst mode takes multiple shots in a row, so the flash isn't compatible with that setting?

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Look at which setting you are useing when you stwitch modes some of them dont use the flash and i belive you cannot turn it on in a sertian sceen selection.

Posted on Mar 28, 2008

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I just bought my Sony Cybershot DSC-S730 and soon after purchasing my flash just suddenly stopped working. PLEASE if anyone has ANY advice on how to fix this problem, email me asap - (ravyn.jilon@yahoo.com) Thanks So Much.

Posted on Sep 07, 2008

I hate sony DSC-S730 - i never enjoyed using it.. suddenly the flash is not working.//// who can help me////

Posted on Jul 21, 2008

I had to send it back to Sony for repair

Posted on Jul 14, 2008

My flash doesnt work either, only used the camera once ... quite annoyedc cause i thought by buying a sony i would be getting a quality camera!!

Posted on May 05, 2008

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remove the battery for 15 min and see it that does it if not you might have jared a board loose. or broke loose a solder joint. It can be fixed but with out proper diagnosis I can not be positive of what is broke.

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Posted on Jun 15, 2008

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Hello

The problem is that the lens has become stuck in the barrel after dropping it. There are some DIY solutions you could try, but the probability is that you will have to get it fixed by a professional.

Use these at own risk as it may further damage the camera.

Firstly , try connecting your ac adapter or usb cable.

Try holding the shutter button while switching on the camera.

Look at the lens , and if some of the lens 'circles' is misaligned or not concentric then try wiggling it (while holding camera lens down).

Try gently pushing or pulling the lens when it extends but this is risky as it may cause the lens barrel to slip out of its guidance system.

Another way to do this is to place the camera lens down on a hard surface and then power it up. Be sure to use a soft cloth or something similar as to not scratch your lens or casing. Let the lens push the camera up and down a few times and sometimes the little resistance provided by the camera is enough to get things going again.

Try hitting your camera near the lens on the body with the soft tissue on the palm of your hand.

Other than that , I would take the camera to a repair center for a evaluation to see if it would cost more to repair than to replace the camera.

If it is still under warranty I would suggest you take it in before trying any of these steps and remove any off-brand batteries or accessories as some stores are really fussy about warranty repairs on camera's with non-brand accessories.

Hope the advise is useful.

Regards
Andrea

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