Question about Fuji FinePix E550 Digital Camera

1 Answer

No power when i go to turn on the camera a red light flashes next to the view finder hole. Can someone help me to figure out the issue is there a reset button or is my camera fried thanks chad scott

Posted by on

  • darwillb Jan 19, 2009

    I was uploading pictures via usb to my computer when something happen and I lost power.Now my camera wont power up.I have a blinking red light and I have tryed a different xd card but it still will not come on.Any ideas what I could try ?

  • nedcfc Feb 20, 2009

    i put wrong usb into my e550 screen turned white then camera switched off wont turn on just a flashing red light is pcb fried or is there an easy fix tried a new xd card but still no power

×

1 Answer

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Mentor:

    An expert who has written 3 tips or uploaded 2 video tips.

  • Expert
  • 198 Answers

A blinking red light next to the viewfinder means one of the following:
It most likely is an xD-Picture Card Warning--meaning
no card inserted, card not formatted, incorrect format, card full, xD-Picture Card error (perhaps it was scratched when you removed it, or it received a shock.) If it looks dirty, clean it with a cotton cloth.
Have you touched your xD card? It is located in the battery area. You can either pull it out, or push it in and it pops out. Perhaps it wasn't pushed in all the way. Try that first. If that doesn't work, do you have another xD card to try? Maybe you can find the little one it came with--usually a 16 MB card. The 512 MB are pretty cheap these days online. I know that my card works whether or not it is formatted in the camera or by my computer, as I download all my pictures into my laptop with its card reader. If you did that, and erased the Fuji file the images usually sit in, you might have to download the card with a computer card reader, as the finepix software might not work. You will find loads of programs happy to download from a card reader--I like Windows live photo gallery. In fact, that is the ONLY thing I like about Vista. My camera then always reformats the xD card when I put it back.
One explanation: "The xD-Picture Card will work well for long time, but will sooner or later lose its ability to store and play
back images or movies. If this happens replace it
with a new xD-Picture Card."
If something is wrong with the xD card, an error message should appear on the LCD display. If you haven't fixed it with the info I;ve provided you, let me know what the error message says.

Posted on Mar 24, 2008

  • Richard Roberts Apr 05, 2008

    Hey, Babyhuey--do you still need help, or did I fixya?

×

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

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

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Hello, i have a sony cybershot DSC-S650. Expert, my problem is that when i turn my Sony Cybershot on the lens won't look at nothing, it's ust a blackscreen. Can you please help me. Thank you, My...


Make sure that the batteries in the camera are good and turn it on. Is there a light that comes on to let you know that the camera has power and is ready when you press the power button? Does that light come on and what color is it?

If the light ends up green, then you know the batteries are good and the camera is functioning properly and is ready to take a picture. If this is the case, then after you turn it on - look on the back of the camera for the focus zoom in and out buttons. Sometimes they look like a switch that you can rock right or left. Press the switch and look through the lens. Does press the switch or arrows in either direction clear up your view and allow you to see anything? Are you looking through the lens hole or are you using a small screen to view on the back of the camera? If you are looking at a screen on the back of the camera and that screen is black - it means that you dont have the exterior view option turned on in the cameras settings. Sometimes there is a button labeled "view" on the back of the camera to alternate from the exterior view screen on the back of the camera and using the lens hole view at the top. Press that key to make the view screen turn on. If this option is not turned on yet, press the menu key on the camera and use the arrow keys to scroll through the option choices until you find the image preview choices and turn this option on. Then save this choice and close the menu features to see if it comes on.

If you are not getting a power indicator light when you turn the camera on, then replace the batteries. If the light comes on and its something other then green and steady - (like red and flashing) check your camera manual to see what this indicator means. Some cameras show a red light that is flashing when you turn them on to indicate that the memory card is full. Some camera have a red light that is steady to indicate that the battiers are almost out of power and they will show a picture on the digital to indicate how much power you have left before they shut down. Each model camera is different according to the options it came with.

Jul 06, 2011 | Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W80 Digital Camera

1 Answer

Camera won't turn on. Flashes red and orange lights by the view finder and blue at the s button. Battery is fully charged. Just use the camera the other day and it worked fine


The Canon G9 has a design defect, two screws fall out inside the camera and short out the fuse. If you've never had it fixed for no power before this is most likely what has happened to your camera.

Do a Google search for "canon g9 no power repair" and you will see a full repair service including return shipping of your camera for just $85.

Hope this helps!

Thomas
Owner, Darntoothysam.com Digital Camera Repair

Apr 26, 2011 | Canon PowerShot G9 Digital Camera

1 Answer

Flashing indicator lights when treying to power on my a540


Hi there, I can help you with that. Do this:

Turn the camera off.
Take out the batteries for 5 minutes.
After 5 minutes, put the batteries back in (or get a fresh set).
Then turn the camera back on.

Let me know if that helps or not with a comment. If it helps, feel free to rate my answer accordingly. Thanks for coming to FixYa.

Rob

Feb 22, 2009 | Canon PowerShot A540 Digital Camera

1 Answer

Will not turn on


mine does that when batterries are dead

Jun 04, 2008 | Kodak EasyShare C633 Digital Camera

2 Answers

Flashing light


put your adapter in your camera then try to turn it on,, i know this will work,, so next where u put the usb there is a little hole,, there u need to put the adapter in,, then turn in it,, ofcourse ur adapter is connected to the power supply,,, hope i helped ya

Mar 15, 2008 | HP Photosmart R707 Digital Camera

2 Answers

My camera won't turn on even with new batteries


Mine's doing the same thing...need help please!!

Dec 25, 2007 | Kodak EasyShare C340 Digital Camera

1 Answer

Power issues


No it is a switching issue and is not going to get better. Kodak technical support will tell you more be prepared though -if you have had this for some time then the next camera purchase looms I guess

Apr 29, 2007 | Kodak EasyShare V550 Digital Camera

2 Answers

Sanyo camera shuts down and won't power up


I connected my Sanyo VPC - 603 digital camera to an AC/DC adaptor due to battery malfunctions. After about 5 seconds, i heard a spark sound and the camera went off. What might have gone wrong? How can it be repaired?

Apr 10, 2007 | Sanyo Xacti DSC-S4 / VPC-S4 Digital Camera

Not finding what you are looking for?
Fuji FinePix E550 Digital Camera Logo

285 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Fuji Digital Cameras Experts

kakima

Level 3 Expert

96396 Answers

Donald DCruz
Donald DCruz

Level 3 Expert

17129 Answers

Tony

Level 3 Expert

2598 Answers

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

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...