Question about Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-S90 Digital Camera

2 Answers

Sony cybershot dsc-s90

The camera works when turned on in picture review .. but as soon as you turn the dial to a picture taking mode or video mode ... it turns itself off...
also it wont turn on at all when in picture or video mode i press power and it turns on for a split second but the shutter wont extend and then it yurns itself off... its never been dropped and is only a year old

thanks,

Greg

Posted by on

2 Answers

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Sergeant:

    An expert that has over 500 points.

    Champion:

    An expert who has answered 200 questions.

  • Expert
  • 231 Answers

Unit in camera mode required ample current from battery source.Make sure your battery is charged properly.If camera using AA batteries .I recommend using higher output rechargable batteries .If unit uses a Sony battery make sure it is good.Otherwise there is a good chance the lens has a problem opening thus shutting down on camera mode

Posted on Jun 24, 2008

  • 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.

    Legend:

    An expert who has written 200 answers of more than 400 characters.

  • Expert
  • 480 Answers

Hey Gregorious03,
You could try removing the batteries for at least one minute and then reinserting them, or you could try initializing the camera back to the factory settings under the setup menu. I hope this helps!

Sincerely,
Allan
Go Ahead. Use Us.

Posted on May 14, 2008

1 Suggested Answer

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:

1 Answer

The lens will not retract on my Sony Cybershot DSC-S90 camera.


Hi there i like to inform you that its a lens guide pin problem. It is damaged or out of lens guide line. Thats why its stuck. The solution is only replacing the lens. But before that if you want to take a risk then on the camera and give a twist on the lens. Be careful. not much twist, just little. After that turn off / on the camera. If its working then fine. Other wise only the solution is contact with the service center and replace the lens.i am sure your camera lens position like a below mentioned picture.. before all this try to follow those step for luck.


1. Ensure batteries are fully charged.
2. Look carefully between the lens and the camera body for any sand, dirt or any damaged etc.
3. Try turning the camera with the lens facing down and shake to dislodge anything stuck
4. Try removing batteries and memory card, wait 5 minutes and refit the battery only.
5. Now turn on camera( with out card ) and see ,if working then fix the memory card & again turn on the camera. If working then fine .
Otherwise format the memory card and fix back in camera again & try. Make sure before format the memory card take a
back up all photos in your computer then format. If no luck then reset or restore the camera setting by pressing Menu key for 2 sec ..
in not done the press both Menu & self time key for 2 - 4 sec.

May 06, 2010 | Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-S90 Digital Camera

1 Answer

Sony Cybershot DSC W70 Will not take picture it will only take video on still picture mode? How do I reset the settings


Did you ever remove the dial and put it back on?
Turn the dial to a different location and try to take pictures. try all the settings untill you get the correct one. Good luck

Jun 09, 2009 | Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W55 Digital Camera

1 Answer

Camera turns off after reviewing two pictures


I suspect this a battery problem which has been described by many Sony users. The camera reads the battery charge wrong
and shut downs down.

For what its worth I had this same problem with both rechargeables and alkcalines. Fresh batteries were rejected after just a few shots and were clearly NOT dead. Solution seems to be either use Sony's NP-NH25 cybershot battery which is made of two AA batteries jointed at the hip or use generic rechargeable NiMh batteries with a capacity superior to Sony's battery (>2500mAh).

Dan

Dec 10, 2008 | Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-S90 Digital Camera

1 Answer

Camera that I've had for years wont power on except in Review mode.


Hi,  
  This situation appears when the lens assembly start malffunctioning. Therefore, You have to replace the Lens Block Assy. For this plz contact any nearest Sony Service Centre nearby to u.
Thanks for using fixya!
Take care.

Sep 01, 2008 | Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-S90 Digital Camera

1 Answer

Sony cybershot 4.1 megapixels mpegmovie vx dsc-s90


Your camera has problem in Lens mechanism. If Lens doesn't open properly, camera will not show picture at all. There would be Loading Motor section demaged in Lens mechanism and it needs to be replaced to work camera OK.
Now come to blue screen in playback mode, This model doesn't have internal memory, so you need memory stick/ card to see previously taken pictures.

Jun 21, 2008 | Cameras

2 Answers

I can review, but not take pictures or video


Well, I have the same problem. Looks like the mighty SONY has created a turd and now I need to spend another 300 plus dollars for another one. Thanks Sony!

Oct 13, 2007 | Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-S90 Digital Camera

2 Answers

Sony cybershot dsc-s600


Hi, here is a temporary solution that might work for you as it did for me:

1: turn on the camera in picture/movie review mode
2: turn the screen off (not the camera)
3: change from review picture/movie mode to take picture/movie mode
4: turn the screen back on.

You should now be able to take pictures and record.

Hope this is of some help.

Apr 09, 2007 | Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S600 Digital Camera

3 Answers

Viewing is fine, taking pictures is not


This sounds like what started happening with my camera a few weeks ago. I found that turning the LCD screen off during picture-taking allows me to take pictures. I then have to go into review mode to look at the pictures I took using the LCD screen. Definitely not a great fix. I'm trying to locate a firmware upgrade that may solve it.

Sep 01, 2006 | Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-W1 Digital Camera

Not finding what you are looking for?
Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-S90 Digital Camera Logo

98 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Sony Cameras Experts

kakima

Level 3 Expert

98771 Answers

Donald DCruz
Donald DCruz

Level 3 Expert

17129 Answers

Larry Spears
Larry Spears

Level 3 Expert

625 Answers

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

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...