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Camera troubleshooting
« on: April 29, 2014, 05:14:08 PM »
My sisters Sony Nex 5n starting making trouble. I haven't seen the issues live but she says when scrolling through pics it will all of a sudden get stuck and after turning it on it won't take pictures. Seems like the software went haywire. Any ideas?
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Re: Camera troubleshooting
« Reply #1 on: April 29, 2014, 08:58:50 PM »
Software doesn't go "haywire" (this ain't no Windows machine :P).

It's most probably a messed up SD card or a hardware issue. Unfortunately there's not enough clear info in your post to take figure out what's wrong...

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Re: Camera troubleshooting
« Reply #2 on: April 29, 2014, 09:02:27 PM »
Lol. Ok. Well I got some tips to try from Sony. Gonna have my sister try them and get more detailed info. Thanks.
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Re: Camera troubleshooting
« Reply #3 on: April 29, 2014, 09:09:40 PM »
Whenever a camera (any camera) starts acting weird:

1) Format the memory card. Back it up first, as everything will be permanently deleted.

If that doesn't work then:

2) Reset the camera to factory settings (through the menu).

99% of camera problems could be fixed this way. Of course this doesn't include physical damage (drops or spills, etc.).

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Re: Camera troubleshooting
« Reply #4 on: April 29, 2014, 09:26:06 PM »
The lens on my Nikon Coolpix doesn't open all the way when I turn on the camera and I need to pry it open with my fingers in order to get it to work. Is the lens removable or is there perhaps a quick fix?

 I don't use it much however I need a 2nd body for an upcoming trip for wide angle pics.

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Re: Camera troubleshooting
« Reply #5 on: April 29, 2014, 09:31:11 PM »
Your camera has erectile dysfunction, which the #1 P&S killer. I'll cost you much more to fix than to buy a new camera.

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Re: Camera troubleshooting
« Reply #6 on: April 29, 2014, 09:35:33 PM »
Your camera has erectile dysfunction, which the #1 P&S killer. I'll cost you much more to fix than to buy a new camera.
somebodys got to say it i guess ill take one for the team......do they sell camera viagra?

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Re: Camera troubleshooting
« Reply #7 on: April 29, 2014, 09:42:21 PM »
somebodys got to say it i guess ill take one for the team......do they sell camera viagra?

Yes, I get at least 50 emails a day trying to get me to buy some ;D

Supposedly their's cures just about everything :P

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Re: Camera troubleshooting
« Reply #8 on: April 29, 2014, 10:52:11 PM »
Your camera has erectile dysfunction, which the #1 P&S killer. I'll cost you much more to fix than to buy a new camera.
Oh well, it did serve me well while it lasted. Funny thing is it still works fine it's just a pain to manually open the lens every time.


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Re: Camera troubleshooting
« Reply #9 on: May 05, 2014, 05:33:47 AM »
restore it

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Re: Camera troubleshooting
« Reply #10 on: February 13, 2018, 04:38:20 PM »
HI

I have a Samsung NX3000 And getting "Error 00 "  when I open it

Can anyone suggest  where to take it ? or what to do

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Re: Camera troubleshooting
« Reply #11 on: February 13, 2018, 04:48:00 PM »
HI

I have a Samsung NX3000 And getting "Error 00 "  when I open it

Can anyone suggest  where to take it ? or what to do
Found this online:
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Camera displays Error 00
This error message indicates a problem with lens installation. Shut the camera off and carefully remove the lens. Make sure that the mount connections on both the camera and the lens are not damaged and are free of debris. If so, remount the lens and power the camera back on.
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