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Old Jul 31, 2003, 12:05 PM   #1
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Default fixed sony cyber shot dsc-s70 flash error E:91:01

I Fixed my own flash error on my sony cyber-shot dsc-s70 camera.
I Made my own kit to reset an e:91:01 flash error.
Sounds like any sony digital camera will get this permanent error if the flash fails.
So even if you replace the flash you will have to reset the error.
1st I ordered the service manual from http://servicemanuals.net/index.html
2nd I downloaded a RM95 emulator program. this program acts like/replaces the remote commander sony techs use to change settings.
http://stanza.techfocus.net/camera/rm95.zip in side the zip is the RM95EMUL.EXE and RM95DUMP.EXE
3rd I made the LanC Interface Cable on this web site http://www.hardwareanalysis.com/acti...ntarticle/1464
the steps above save you $200 in service tools. The cable parts cost about $12 the manual cost about $30.
I can sell you a cd copy cheaper if you have the same camera.
when you are ready plug the cable you made into the (ext flash) or (lanC) port on the sony camera.
Put your camera in play mode and turn it on. Then start the RM95DUMP.EXE program in a dos prompt.
Type (RM95DUMP.EXE>factory.txt) this will save a copy of all the setting of the camera to your pc.
Now you did that run RM95EMUL.EXE.
You will need the service manual to know what settings to change.

I had to change these addresses to unlock page d with the flash error setting.
Set address to (reset all values to default after page d is changed and saved)
Page: 0 .address: 01,and set data: 01.
Page: 2 .address: 03,and set data: 00.
Page: 2 .address: 00,and set data: 2d.
Page: 2 .address: 01,and set data: 2d.
Page: 2 .address: 02,and set data: 01.

Cant change this setting until you change the above settings
Page: d .address: 67,and set data: 00 (if you have an error this will be 4 set it back to 0)
Write/save the new change to memory

Its funny that the above tools were made to just hack camcorders.
I spent a lot of time to get this far.
Hope this can help some people.

The programs my need to run on a win 95,98
:lol:
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Old Jul 15, 2005, 11:22 AM   #3
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This isa recipe for disaster.
Those who didn't make a cable consider yourself lucky, it's better to have a broken flash than broken camera.
Following these instructions results in permanent "low battery" sign after power up, then camera shuts down in few seconds.
Recovery procedure is possible, but is very hard and requires desoldering and reprogramming of EEPROM chip.
The emergency button in DVin program is supposed to recover from this on video camera, but itdoesn't workfor S70 camera.
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Old Oct 14, 2005, 5:55 AM   #4
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Hello,I have the famous E:91:01 flash error on my Sony DCR-TRV30E. I bought the manuelthough I can not find the section in the manuel that gives me the correct EVR data to reset.Can you help me please?
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Old Dec 4, 2005, 5:25 AM   #5
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acem77 wrote:
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I Fixed my own flash error on my sony cyber-shot dsc-s70 camera.
I Made my own kit to reset an e:91:01 flash error.
Sounds like any sony digital camera will get this permanent error if the flash fails.
So even if you replace the flash you will have to reset the error.
1st I ordered the service manual from http://servicemanuals.net/index.html
2nd I downloaded a RM95 emulator program. this program acts like/replaces the remote commander sony techs use to change settings.
http://stanza.techfocus.net/camera/rm95.zip in side the zip is the RM95EMUL.EXE and RM95DUMP.EXE
3rd I made the LanC Interface Cable on this web site http://www.hardwareanalysis.com/acti...ntarticle/1464
the steps above save you $200 in service tools. The cable parts cost about $12 the manual cost about $30.
I can sell you a cd copy cheaper if you have the same camera.
when you are ready plug the cable you made into the (ext flash) or (lanC) port on the sony camera.
Put your camera in play mode and turn it on. Then start the RM95DUMP.EXE program in a dos prompt.
Type (RM95DUMP.EXE>factory.txt) this will save a copy of all the setting of the camera to your pc.
Now you did that run RM95EMUL.EXE.
You will need the service manual to know what settings to change.

I had to change these addresses to unlock page d with the flash error setting.
Set address to (reset all values to default after page d is changed and saved)
Page: 0 .address: 01,and set data: 01.
Page: 2 .address: 03,and set data: 00.
Page: 2 .address: 00,and set data: 2d.
Page: 2 .address: 01,and set data: 2d.
Page: 2 .address: 02,and set data: 01.

Cant change this setting until you change the above settings
Page: d .address: 67,and set data: 00 (if you have an error this will be 4 set it back to 0)
Write/save the new change to memory

Its funny that the above tools were made to just hack camcorders.
I spent a lot of time to get this far.
Hope this can help some people.

The programs my need to run on a win 95,98
:lol:
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Old Mar 22, 2006, 5:14 AM   #6
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Quote:
This isa recipe for disaster.
Those who didn't make a cable consider yourself lucky, it's better to have a broken flash than broken camera.
Following these instructions results in permanent "low battery" sign after power up, then camera shuts down in few seconds.
Recovery procedure is possible, but is very hard and requires desoldering and reprogramming of EEPROM chip.
The emergency button in DVin program is supposed to recover from this on video camera, but itdoesn't workfor S70 camera.
this guy is full ofcrap it has nothing to do with desoldering a eeprom and it does work on a s70

others have used my guide.

it is risky. you cause some big problems if you mess it up.

even if you do mess it up and a have a back up dump of all your settings you can slowly re-enter the correct values during the camera shutting down. you should not have to worry about the camera shutting down if you dont off set the check sum. the settings i listed will not mess with the check sum of the camera. there are some mods an other person came up with to enhance the camera. you have to do some bianary math to correct the check sum when doing those mods.



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Old Sep 30, 2006, 5:13 AM   #7
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Me too!!!!!
There are some solutions?
My digital cam recorder is SONY TRV30E (PAL)
The same error E:90:01 and flash don't work.
Damn it!!



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Hello,I have the famous E:91:01 flash error on my Sony DCR-TRV30E. I bought the manuelthough I can not find the section in the manuel that gives me the correct EVR data to reset.Can you help me please?
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