Samsung Digimax S500 Digital Camera Logo

Question about Samsung Digimax S500 Digital Camera

1 Answer

Will not turn on

When i try to power up my camera it trys to turn on and then it beeps three times and shuts off i have put a lot of batteries in it and there good i just dont understand what is wrong with it!!!HELP!!!

Posted by robster on

Ad

1 Answer

Anonymous

My guess is that your camera has been dropped recently and that the beeping is a result of the lens not extended when powered on. My Mother-in-Law has the same camera exhibiting the same symptoms. I've been able to get it to turn on by slightly pulling on the lens prior to turning it on. One of the plastic gears inside is probably damaged.

Posted on Aug 23, 2007

Ad

Add Your Answer

×

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

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

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

0helpful
1answer

When trying to power up hear 3 beeps and camera turns off.

Make sure the batteries are good and in right. If it keeps doing it you might be having a problem with your lens opening up and staying open, I had a camera that did that to me, and the lens had been knock and wouldnt open properly, check that out. The lens was out of range from normal and would automatically shut down
May 09, 2009 • Cameras
2helpful
2answers

Samsung L100 Digital Camera Problem

right as the lens comes out very quickly remove the battery before the lens slides back inand beeps three times, wait a second put the battery back in and switch on obviously let the lens go back in and hay presto itshould work, it worked a treat for my L100, i hope this helps some of you but its obvious to us all our camera's are ****.
0helpful
1answer

Camera not working - S85 Digital Samsung Camera

If you've had the rechargeable batteries for a long time, they can wear out. I would try getting some new rechargeable batteries or try some lithium batteries in your camera. They're a little more expensive but they're the best for digital devices and they last a little longer.
Jun 16, 2008 • Cameras
0helpful
3answers

S85 camera will not turn on just beeps three times

I figured out the fix:
Take the batteries out, put them back in and close the battery cover. Next, turn on the camera and before it can finish the three beep sequence, open up the battery cover(disconnecting the battery power). Close the battery cover (reconnecting the batteries) and switch on the camera. It may take a couple of tries, but it seems to be a "poor man's reset"
0helpful
1answer

Wont turn on

Are you sure that your batteries were fully charged? I have the same issue when using shop bought aa batteries - or they don't last very long at all.

That 3 beeps and turning off is what should happen along with a "battery low" error message on the screen from experience.

When I bought the recommended charger and two batteries from Amazon - they lasted a lot longer. Search the website for the charger battery code suggested in the instructions.
1helpful
2answers

Camera will not stay on.....

the 3 beeping sound means that the camera has low battery capacity. the lens is stuck out because there is incorrect battery connection. there is an option on the camera setting for the battery type. try this one:
-turn the camera on
-click on Menu button
-select options using left/right, up/down button
-select Set up 2
-Select Battery type
-Select Alkaline for non-rechargable
or Ni-MH for rechargable
-click OK button

this setting should be done when using camera for the first time and whenever you are switching battery types, from rechargable to non-rechargable and vice versa.
0helpful
1answer

When I try to turn on, or see pictures stored, it beeps three times and shuts off

called samsung s800 have know power problems return for replacement before warranty expires or they will charge you 58 to fix
1helpful
3answers

Jammed camera

A temporary fix to power up is to press the menu and power button at the same time. When the lens is extended and it beeps, on my camera , the lens is *stuck* Give it a gentle tug , then try the power button again
0helpful
1answer

Wont stay on

You probably don't have the batteries fully charged up. Also you will need to change battery type from alkaline to metal hydride in the "wrench2"(the last icon on the menu) menu. You did get metal hydride rechargeable batteries??? If you got nickel-cadmium rechargeables that might also be your problem with your camera as they don't have enough power.
0helpful
1answer

The lens doesnt close and when i turn the camera on it bips three times and the screan shuts off. the lens wont close.

The batteries need to be changed. The digital batteries sold at the stores die out too fast. I had this same problem. In result, I purchased rechargeable battieries.
Not finding what you are looking for?

61 views

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Samsung Cameras Experts

Cindy Wells

Level 3 Expert

6450 Answers

David Shaub

Level 3 Expert

2991 Answers

Paul Bade

Level 3 Expert

1699 Answers

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

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...