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Flash not working - Fuji FinePix Z1 Digital Camera

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  • urbnd3cay Jul 08, 2008

    my flash does not work either.. how do i fix it

  • zamas8082 Jul 29, 2008

    i had casio exilim ex-z500. the flash wont work anymore. how to solve this problem?

    pls email me asap.

  • Sachindinesh Aug 23, 2008

    Actually i`ve tried to reset my camera several. I also turned the flash to always on with but still wont flash. If someone has a solution for this problem please mail me on

  • Anonymous Sep 03, 2008

    I use a sony 5.i mega pixel cybershot DSC-P93A

    Tried several options on auto mode but flash suddenly stopped working. If anyone can help me pls email to also if you know of a repair firm in Durban South Africa pls advc

    thanks / Rohith

  • Anonymous Sep 03, 2008

    I use a sony 5.i mega pixel cybershot DSC-P93A

    Tried several options on auto mode but flash suddenly stopped working. If anyone can help me pls email to also if you know of a repair firm in Durban South Africa pls advc

    thanks / Rohith

  • Anonymous Sep 11, 2008

    flash wont work but camera still takes pictures samsung s730

  • abellj Oct 16, 2008

    flash not working ,you can here it ,but it does not flash

  • Anonymous Nov 22, 2008

    I can't get the flash to work on my camera

  • kkc69 Nov 25, 2008

    i have the sony cyber-shot dsc-w70 the flash just stopped working

  • haquifah1 Nov 26, 2008

    I have a 518 DXG model and the flash has stopped working . Any help?

  • Anonymous Dec 02, 2008

    have same cam, sent in for repairs, a year and 200 pics later same issue...attempting to get it repaired and possibly upgraded at Nikon's expense...i should not have to pay for repairs when this thing has never been dropped and has been babied...

  • Anonymous Dec 08, 2008

    the flash does not work any more other than that the camera is perfect

  • Anonymous Dec 19, 2008

    bought this cam for our son in may 2008. flash stopped working the 3rd or 4th time he used it. has not worked since.

  • tomfordo Dec 24, 2008

    same here. Olympus c55. flash button stuck on off, i.e doesn't loop auto -redeye-on off..

  • meggx0 Dec 26, 2008

    I have a Nikon Coolpix camera and the flash worked like twice for me when i didnt want it to... and now i tried reseting it and stuff, and its not working... i just got this camera, everything else works fine... but the flash !

    -never been dropped

    the manual said it doesnt work when its on scene or something...

    and if you turn it off or switch mode the flash is enables to all modes ?

    HELP !


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