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My Toshiba Camileo HD-DV Camcorder won't focus

If your Toshiba Camileo HD-DV camcorder is not focusing properly, there are a few potential causes and solutions to try:
  • Check that the lens is clean and free from any smudges or fingerprints. Even a small amount of dirt or debris on the lens can affect the focus. If the lens is dirty, try cleaning it with a lens cleaning solution and a microfiber cloth.
  • Make sure the lens is not blocked by any foreign objects, such as the hood of a camera bag or the edge of a cap.
  • Try adjusting the focus manually using the focus ring on the lens. If the focus ring is not responding or is difficult to turn, the lens may need to be serviced.
  • Make sure your camcorder firmware is up to date. Check Toshiba website to see if there is any update available and instructions on how to update.
  • Make sure the camera is not in macro mode. Some cameras have a separate macro mode that enables the camera to focus on objects that are very close. If you are not trying to take close-up shots, you may need to switch out of this mode.
  • Make sure the scene is well lit. Low light can make it more difficult for the camera to focus, try adding more light to the scene or use the manual focus.
If none of the above steps work, it is possible that the camera's autofocus system may be malfunctioning and will need to be repaired. It's best to contact Toshiba customer service or a local camera repair shop for a diagnosis and estimate for repair if the issue persists
1/12/2023 12:35:19 AM • Toshiba Cameras • Answered on Jan 12, 2023
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Choosing batteries

Your camera requires four AA size batteries.There are several factors that contribute to battery life: NiMH: This is the best solution for enjoyment and cost savings. NiMH batteries typically last longer per charge than the average alkaline batteries. NiMH batteries are rechargeable batteries, so they can be used several times and thereby reduce the expense of continually purchasing new batteries. NiMH batteries are typically sold with a power adapter for charging. The life of these batteries can often be determined by the mAh rating, the higher the mAh rating on the battery, the longer that they will last. NiMH batteries do not have the memory effect associated with NiCd batteries, which means that these batteries can be recharged at any time and at your convenience (you do not have to wait for the batteries to completely drain between charges). Lithium: Energizer has introduced a new series of Lithium batteries that provide optimum performance and long life for disposable AA size batteries. Laboratory studies shows that Lithium batteries last more than three times as long as standard Alkaline batteries. This means many more hours of fun and satisfaction with your digital camera. These lithium batteries are not rechargeable, they are long lasting. Alkaline: Using the LCD display, downloading images, playback, zoom and flash all require some battery power to operate and may decrease the number of shots per set of batteries. Performance may also vary based on the Alkaline batteries selected. To significantly increase battery life, be sure to turn off the LCD when it is not in use. The LCD consumes the most amount of battery power. The benefit of being able to use alkaline batteries is that you can find then almost anywhere if needed. Manganese: If you are using manganese batteries, the typical battery life will be about 2 - 5 shots. Then the camera will indicate that battery power is low and may shut-down. To avoid this experience, use either Alkaline or NiMH batteries. Optimum Solution: Use a set of NiMH batteries for longer use and to reduce the expense of continually buying new batteries. It may also be a good idea to keep a spare set of NiMH batteries for other devices that require AA size batteries on a regular basis. Use AA Alkaline batteries when the NiMH batteries need to be recharged and you want to continue enjoying the use of your camera.
1/11/2023 9:17:31 AM • Toshiba PDR-M81... • Answered on Jan 11, 2023
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How does is the right setting of Toshiba refrigerator display setting

This is not a camera. Why post in the Camera queries forum ?
12/8/2021 11:25:12 AM • Toshiba Cameras • Answered on Dec 08, 2021
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Toshiba tv 43u2963db

a) This is not a camera b) Have you looked in the manual ?
11/30/2019 12:00:25 PM • Toshiba Cameras • Answered on Nov 30, 2019
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What key do i press to enter bios on my toshiba qosmio f750

Turn Off you Toshiba Qosmio, then hold down F2 key, and then press the power button same time, just hold F2 key until Bios display appear on screen..

10/17/2018 5:27:15 AM • Toshiba Qosmio... • Answered on Oct 17, 2018
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My power adapter for Toshiba 3320 quit working. When tested with a voltage meter it is not putting out power. Does anyone know how to fix this or where I might purchase another one?

ok you posted to wrong forumpost to camara but sure no big deal..... Toshiba Digital Still Camera PDR 3320i guess you tested the battery, with a voltmeter?yes it is old. the manual is here,...16 years old, is no spring chicken.so battery is first on all things old battery first.new it came with these options4 x AA: Alkaline, NiMH, or Lithiumwhich do you have, try AA batteries first alkalienso no need to charge them an can'tit needs smart media card to work.it must be formatted in the camera, never in a PC.so with 4 new AA batteries, alkdoes the screen come on? it must.or this puppy is toast.(optional A/C Adapter PDR-AC20)charger.https://www.manualslib.com/manual/330672/Toshiba-Pdr-3320.html
9/4/2018 11:47:24 PM • Toshiba PDR-3300... • Answered on Sep 04, 2018
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I have a Toshiba PDR-M70 digital camera (circa.

Try using computer to format cards. Full format.
11/18/2017 11:35:13 AM • Toshiba PDR-M70... • Answered on Nov 18, 2017
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Installing camera programs(do i need one)

Just use a USB card reader
8/2/2017 3:45:40 PM • Toshiba PDR-M61... • Answered on Aug 02, 2017
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Black screen

Unfortunately, if there is a power loss while a camera's software is being updated, it can (and in this case apparently has) corrupt the control software. You may be able to download the latest firmware to correct this fault, but otherwise you may need to replace the camera.
5/5/2017 9:32:30 AM • Toshiba PDR-3320... • Answered on May 05, 2017
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I have a Toshiba PDR2300. I get card error and can't take pictures. How do I fix this?

Discover what the error is with the card and correct it. The card could be corrupted, an incorrect storage capacity, write-protect could be set, or it could be full.
4/8/2017 12:00:53 AM • Toshiba Cameras • Answered on Apr 08, 2017
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I'm having a problem with

As you yourself have said, this is NOT a camera. For help, I would advise you to post this in a forum dealing with computer equipment.
3/10/2017 11:42:30 AM • Toshiba Cameras • Answered on Mar 10, 2017
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