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Can't get rid of "turn the power off and on again"
Wed, 04 Dec 2019 23:27:48 +0000

Mine worked once after some violent slaps with a rubber slipper, then stopped. More beatings and it worked again but could hear some creaking on the lens when used to zoom in and out. Wiped the lens body to make sure it's clean, sort of exercised it by zooming in and out repeatedly. Hopefully, this will keep working from hereon.

Thanks!


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Nikon D3300 Shutter Release Spring Replacement
Sat, 07 Dec 2019 03:50:55 +0000

My Nikon D3300's shutter button is stuck down, upon taking it into a camera shop the man told me the shutter release spring could be broken. I plan on trying to fix it as getting it done professionally would cost more than the camera is worth. So, where can I buy a spring and any advice on the procedure is welcome.

Thank you in advance :)


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Sigma 105mm EX DG Macro - anyone know how to update the firmware and where can I get a copy of the firmware ?
Wed, 20 Nov 2019 01:26:18 +0000

That's a good question. In the past, you have the send the lens to Sigma to have the firmware updated. I don't know if there is anyway you can do it yourself.


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Turn Your Android Phone into a IP WebCam
Thu, 14 Nov 2019 16:36:34 +0000

I hope that your app really works


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E:62:10 on DSC-T9
Fri, 08 Nov 2019 08:57:30 +0000

Eleven & a half YEARS on and the same problem still happens. Sucks to be Sony. DSC WX300 E:60:10 image stabilisation abnormality. Turn off and turn on again. Which doesn't work.

Only difference after over a decade is that the fault makes the camera completely unusable. Stuck in the Turn off and turn on again loop. So worse really.

Read all this with some scepticism. Turned camera on, when lens came out removed battery with lens still out. Gave it a moderate tap on the palm of my hand. Did all four sides for good measure. Put the battery back in and the lens retracted. Turned it back on and the error had vanished. Zoom works. Image stabilisation works. It takes stills and movies. Sorted. Genuinely gobsmacked, both that the fix worked and that Sony have left a systemic fault unchecked for over a decade. Smells of planned obsolescence and consumerist capitalism. No wonder we have climate change.


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Gently Tapping DSC-H10 Fixes E:61:00 Error Message
Tue, 10 Sep 2019 02:03:21 +0000

Hoy 31 de agosto de 2019, abro mi cámara Sony DSC-H10, después de un tiempo sin usarla y me aparece el E:61:00, no puedo hacer fotos, ni enfocar.... Sigo el manual de apagar y encender la cámara, nada, saco la tarjeta y la pila y las vuelvo a colocar, nada.... Abro esta página y leo lo de los golpecitos, no me lo puedo creer pero lo hago, golpeo suavemente la cámara unas 4 veces con la cámara de pie en una mesa de madera y... ¡¡¡Se arregla el problema!!!. ¿Por qué? No lo sé pero da resultado. Gracias a quien tuvo la idea.


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hacked firmware for DSC-F717
Thu, 25 Jul 2019 15:52:08 +0000

Yeh, even the original Sony firmware that allows viewing through clothing using nightshot mode would be cool.


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c31:30 error code
Thu, 11 Jul 2019 01:44:53 +0000

Holy crap it worked. Despite reading all the good reviews of this method, I still doubted it. But I am back to playing my videos (and transferring them to my PC as I do!)

Thank you, internet!


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Vivitar Mini Digital Camera User Manual
Fri, 12 Jul 2019 04:53:20 +0000

I hope you can send me a copy of the user manual for the mini digital camera, would be much appreciated


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Error Code C:31:42
Tue, 11 Jun 2019 02:09:29 +0000

this didnt work for me! :( i have a Sony Trv 720 and ive smacked it all over, lightly, and harder, and in different spots and nothing worked. someone help!!


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DCR PC5E Error code C 21:00
Sat, 20 Apr 2019 02:23:54 +0000

I have an ancient Sony DCR PC5 (NTSC) which I bought while overseas in 1995. It's been in storage for the last 12 years because the cassette thing wouldn't close when the video cassette was installed. Because of your advice and successes here, I whacked the thing, top, side, bang bang. Still the same problem. Then someone said whack the bottom! I gave that 3 or 4 whacks and lo and behold the thing works! If Sony incorporates this advice, sue them for copyright infringement! LOL I have other cameras now that don't need whacks, but you never know. :-)Thanks for posting!
Dave in Nova Scotia, Canada


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Converting N3 Accessories to E3
Fri, 12 Apr 2019 21:58:54 +0000

I know this is a very old thread but I wanted say how helpful it was. I was able to find the Radio Shack connectors on eBay and successfully converted my TC-80N3 timer/controller to an E3 (2.5mm stereo plug) connection for my new EOS R. Works great!! Many thanks.


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Anyone seen the Vivitar Mini Digital Camera?
Sun, 31 Mar 2019 07:25:16 +0000

You can use virtual box and load linux. Linux detects the camera without driver or software from the camera.


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Sony don't play image on lcd screen
Mon, 04 Mar 2019 06:35:48 +0000

I have a HandyCam DCR TRV-330 and it started to display the C: 31: 22 error. I cleaned the head and it worked again. But after a few days she can not play. The numbers of minutes did not appear. She just goes back and forth. Play works, but no picture appears on the display and on the LCD screen.


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How to Read APS Film's Magnetic Track?
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 08:30:14 +0000

Great article! Were you able, to read the timestamp from the magnetic track of the APS film?


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