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Replace flash my flash does'nt work. how do you replace the bulb?

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  • Eugene van Niekerk Nov 07, 2007

    I have a Sony DSC-W1 camera. The flash stopped working recently. There is no error code, and all the flash symbols can be set as normal. The flash does not fire in any mode.

    The voltage on the xenon tube and the 2 capacitors are about 240 volt which is normal .

    I replaced the xenon lamp but the problem persists. Should i perhaps change the reflector as it is part of the triggering ?

    My name is Eugene and my e mail address is [email protected]

  • notflashsavy Nov 16, 2007

    my flash does not work on my camera fuji f-470 you can see it try to flash if you hold your hand over it to see and i have tried every setting to fix it. please help?

  • Anonymous Nov 17, 2007

    No flash for me either its a vivitar vivicam 55

  • Insanenyyfan Nov 28, 2007

    my flash is not working and i would like instructions on how to fix it. My camera is a Kodak EasyShare C643

  • glideride Dec 02, 2007

    flash quite working everything acts like it is going to work but dont flash was takeing flash pic,s when it quite

  • Anonymous Feb 18, 2008

    I have a canon power shot g3 and my flash too has stop working. What should I do?

  • Richard D. Fraser Feb 26, 2008

    Dont have a solution for my problem my flash does not work either. My Camera is a Nicon Coolpix L1. I have turned on the Lightening symbol and nothing happens have any ideas...?

  • Anonymous Jun 29, 2008

    Flash does not work on our Sony Cybershot DSCP52 camera.

  • talisyn Sep 14, 2008

    I've got a Samsung Digimax 530 thats worked we'll since I bought it in 2004 and now - no flash (Well about 2% of the time it will flash) I've had this camera long enough I know it inside an out- Its not a setting.

  • Julie Sade Feb 05, 2009

    The flash on my Canon A620 started flashing overly bright for the first flash, then fine for the ones following. And it also refuses to flash. I changed the batteries, no change, put the original batteries back in, the camera flash started working again (after the first overexposure flash).

    Where do I take the camera for a flash repair? Or would it make more sense to just get a new camera?



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I have a nikon coolpix. i've tried every flash option yet the flash never goes off....

i took it to a repair shop and he said i'll need a new flash circuit and it's going to cost

$130 to replace it. i don't know much about cameras, but is this high? also, would it

be better to just get a new digital?

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Usualy the flash is soldered into the unit. Are you sure its on? some pop up and some have to beflipped up automaticly. Does your display show a lighting bolt? the normal icon for flash being on is a lightning bolt. If it has a line threw it it is disabled in the settings somewhere. Ive never seen one that has failed so it makes me think there is a wrong setting somewhere. Try and hold it up maybe there is dust or dirt o the switch keeping it from detecting it is up and ready for use?

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