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Digimax 4500 shutter response

I have tried to take pictures of people jumping in the air (kind of a hobby of mine) and it seems hard to tell when the shutter is really going off.. I tried counting to three (for folks to jump on three) and pushed the shutter on two and they were still up and back down before it went off. Is this normal and/or can I force the shutter to go at the instant I press?

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Unfortunately, delayed shutter response happens on some digital cameras.

Posted on Sep 10, 2017

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SOURCE: digimax i6 pmp SHUTTER problems!!!

Congratulations on fixing the problem! However I just wanted to let you and everyone else who reads this solution know that the part which failed on your camera is not actually the shutter. The shutter is deep inside the lens assembly right next to the image sensor. What you were dealing with was simply a protective cover for the lens. David Millier Advance Camera Repair

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SOURCE: my samsung digimax s500 camera still says card locked every time i go to take a pic.Someone kindly sugested holding the rest button, but i

THe SD card inside has a lever to its left Side .... Move it upwards ..... That is the lock on the Memory Card ...

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SOURCE: the shutter lens to the Samsung Digimax S500

This normally happens when the batteries are going flat. Replace batteries and the problem should be solved.

Posted on Jan 24, 2011

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