Question about HP Photosmart R717 Digital Camera

2 Answers

Camera will not switch on

Could it just need a new battery? For exmaple, should I be able to power the camera from the docking station or the USB connection? What is the next course of action if it is not a faulty battery?
Cheers
James

Posted by on

  • 2 more comments 
  • mleighs23 Aug 04, 2008

    my camera will not turn on and the lens is stuck out a little bit. I just replaced the battery with hope that that would resolve the problem but it didn't. Any one know what to do about this?

  • Anonymous Oct 05, 2008

    I have the same problem with the R717. It will power up even when plugged into the charger.

  • Geusje Dec 25, 2008

    My camera (R717) won't switch on anymore. The green light will switch on, then immediately switch off again. No power either when I put it on the usb cable to connect to my pc...

  • CathryneL Mar 18, 2009

    My camera is "dead". It does not respond whether it is plugged in, or whether it is on battery.

×

2 Answers

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

  • Contributor
  • 1 Answer

My camera will not show power when plugged into the dock, I had power from this before. Is it the dock or my camera that isn't working properly? Thanks Joanie October 2,2008

Posted on Oct 03, 2008

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

    Governor:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 20 times.

    Corporal:

    An expert that has over 10 points.

    Mayor:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 2 times.

  • Contributor
  • 6 Answers

Turn off your HP R717 digital camera. take out the battery and the media/memory card out of the camera . Get a paper clip and insert it into the small hole next to the hinge on the battery door (inside the battery/memory compartment). Push the paper clip in to press the reset switch and press for 6 seconds. Re-insert the battery and media and give it a try.

  • 2 Remove the memory card and batteries from the camera.
  • 3 Locate the reset button inside the battery door by the battery slots.
  • 4 Press and hold the straightened end of a paper clip in the reset switch.
  • 5 Wait for six seconds.
  • 6 Release the paper clip.
  • 7 Reinsert the camera's batteries. Close the battery door.
  • 8 Turn on the camera to test it.

  • Read more: How to Reset My HP R717 Digital Camera | eHow.com http://www.ehow.com/how_5989932_reset-hp-r717-digital-camera.html#ixzz0xsCGIfY4

    Posted on Aug 28, 2010

    4 Suggested Answers

    • 1 Answer

    SOURCE: Battery stuck in camera and docking station

    Try putting it in the freezer for a few hours. I was able to get my battery out by doing this. The downside is there will be condensation. So make sure you allow it to dry completely before using again.

    Posted on Apr 15, 2008

    Agent Allan
    • 480 Answers

    SOURCE: Replacement USB cable/docking station?

    Hey Renix,
    I found the USB cable for sale through HP's website, and I have provided a link to it below.
    http://partsurfer.hp.com/cgi-bin/spi/main?sel_flg=partlist&model=PHOTOSMART_M420&HP_model=&modname=HP+Photosmart+M420+Digital+Camera&template=main&plist_sval=Cable+%28Interface%29&plist_styp=subcat&dealer_id=&callingsite=&strsrch=&keysel=Cable+%28Interface%29&catsel=%3F

    Sincerely,
    Allan
    Go Ahead. Use Us.

    Posted on May 01, 2008

    • 2 Answers

    SOURCE: HP R927 Camera

    i had this problem with this camera when i had it new i would put the camera on the dock to charge and then use it then finally it wouldnt work and i realised that the camera wasnt charging. i contacted hp who i found to not be very helpful, they eventually sent me out a new battery even tho i told them i felt it wasnt the battery, of course the same thing happened with the new battery. i called them again and said i felt that there may be a loose connection in the wire going from the transformer to the dock as by messing around with it had made the light come on but as soon as i let go it went off, they agreed to send a replacement. when the replacement arrived they sent the part of the cable that plugged into mains and as such was no use, they siad they would send the right one but as yet i have not received it. =S however, by moving the wire where it plugs into the dock i have manged to get the camera to charge, it may be worth messing with the wire to see if this is the case with urs and calling for a replacement. claire xx =D

    Posted on Jul 17, 2008

    6ya6ya
    • 2 Answers

    SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

    Hi,
    a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
    best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
    the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
    click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
    goodluck!

    Posted on Jan 02, 2017

    Add Your Answer

    Uploading: 0%

    my-video-file.mp4

    Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

    ×

    Loading...
    Loading...

    Related Questions:

    4 Answers

    My kodak eastyshare z760 flashes red when on the battery charger but yet, the battery never shows fully charged.


    I had the same problem. I needed to take the clear plastic insert off but then I had to put a rubber band around the dock and camera (more on the left of the camera and dock) to hold it evenly on there since the camera was leaning on the right and wasn't charging for me. Now it charges as soon as I put it on there with the rubber band with no blinking red light anymore! Hope this helps!

    Jun 10, 2010 | Kodak EasyShare Z760 Digital Camera

    1 Answer

    It will not power on.


    Hi Ken if you bought your 735 new it has a cradle a (docking station)if you had tried the batteries and still not powering up you need to eliminate other possibilitys try powering up the camera on the docking station make sure power cord is on if the cam fires up that way then this will no doubt a camera shop fix,I repair on the side would be interested in trying the repair to at least give you some more closure on deciding if the cost of the repair is worth considering these are and been outdated quite sometime ago and a repair could supercede the price of the camera when purchased if you want e-mail me and i could try a few walk threws with you and see if we can cure it.


    thanks,steve

    Sep 01, 2008 | HP Photosmart 735 Digital Camera

    1 Answer

    Charging Camera


    I would test the docking station first. Do you have a way of charging the camera without using the docking station?

    Thought I'd ask because some can and some can't.

    Jun 21, 2008 | Casio Exilim Card EX-S600 Digital Camera

    1 Answer

    When I put camera on docking it win,t show charge


    First, the dock will charge only the batteries that came with the device; not other rechargeable batteries.
    Be sure that the Kodak battery is inserted correctly, the door is closed securely, and that the camera is securely seated in the dock with the power cord secure to both the dock and the AC outlet. The USB cord does not supply power to the dock.
    Hope this helps.
    DigiChick

    Jun 09, 2008 | Kodak EasyShare CX7330 Digital Camera

    2 Answers

    Can't download pics


    hi
    sir, u replace ur USB conecting cable

    Feb 20, 2008 | Casio Exilim EX-S500 Digital Camera

    2 Answers

    On off button


    are the batteries fully charged?

    Jan 12, 2008 | HP Photosmart M407 Digital Camera

    2 Answers

    Battery/Docking Station


    I have a working used one if you're interested. Google my username, and I can help out... ;)

    Jan 11, 2008 | Casio EXILIM EX-Z1000 Digital Camera

    1 Answer

    Kodak DX6440 won't power up using batteries


    There's a chance that the drop is irrelevant to your problem. You could try using a small eraser to clean the battery contacts down in the chamber (make sure to dump out any eraser particles) and try a new CRV-3 battery, which because of it's slightly longer body produces a little more pressure on the contacts. If that doesn't work to improve things then your cam might need a repair, your call there. Good luck

    May 02, 2006 | Kodak EasyShare DX6440 Digital Camera

    Not finding what you are looking for?
    HP Photosmart R717 Digital Camera Logo

    Related Topics:

    221 people viewed this question

    Ask a Question

    Usually answered in minutes!

    Top HP Cameras Experts

    Fred Sops

    Level 2 Expert

    271 Answers

    teddyboy

    Level 2 Expert

    419 Answers

    Lawrence Oravetz

    Level 3 Expert

    7928 Answers

    Are you a HP Camera Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

    Answer questions

    Manuals & User Guides

    Loading...