I've got a finepix A345 camera. Just recently the little hand symbol that appears on the screen to warn you that it's shaky won't go away even when the camera is on a flat surface. The pictures have all started to come out a bit blurry too. Does anyone know whats wrong with it?
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Re: "Shake" warning symbol won't leave screen.
That shake warning will appear whenever the camera is in a low-light situation where the shutter speed is low and the images may blur. If it's coming on even in bright light, maybe you set the shutter speed to a fixed low setting? Either way, you may be able to shut off the warning in the settings of the camera.
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What I've found with these cameras is that they can become overheated if left in a car, dashboard, or in direct sunlight. In most cases the screen will return to its "normal" after the camera has cooled down.
This is just a reminder, that with its current settings, the camera would use an exposure time that is too long for clean hand-held shots. It does not mean that the shot actually will be blurry, so e.g. if you are using a tripod and shooting a static subject, you can safely ignore it. To get rid of it, either enable the flash, use better lighting or use a higher ISO setting (which of course produces more noise).
Well, you send it off for repair to fujifilm (search google) and they will give you a quote, or you can guess that it is the LCD screen and replace it yourself. Search for Finepix A345 LCD and you'll usually find several suppliers, even on ebay. Some will even send you the little tool required to get into the camera. Prices range from £12 on ebay to £25 from parts shop.
Try using a separate card reader to download your pictures to a folder you create on your desktop. If that doesn't work, take the card to a store that has a Kodak picture maker machine. It will usually show all the pictures on a card and you can print them or even make a cd.
Fortunately I was able to locate my owner's manual. On page 82 of the manual it depicted the warning display that concerned me. The explanation: Tjere is a stronge liklihood of camera shake because the shutter speed is slow. Remedy: Use flash photography. However, use a tripod for some scenes ans modes.
Thanks so much for your prompt respond to my issue of concern.
If you haven't tried already, try changing the batteries to high-drain Nimh or Energiser 2800MAh batteries. I had loads of problems with my camera until I put stronger batteries in it, now it works wonderfully again.