Having problems with your Digital Cameras ?

My F-3 has locked up and wouldn't turn on. The battery is good but nothing turns on when the on-off switch if activated. I suspect a bad switch contact. Camera has not been used for 3 months but neve had problems before.


Answers :

HI,

Try taking out your batteries and then taking out your memory card. Put back in batteries. Turn on camera.

If\015\012this works, just put back in your memory card and try again. Sometimes\015\012the memory card hangs and you need to pop it in and out.

This could be any of hundreds of different faults so I'll give you the ones you can check yourself.

One or more of your batteries are faulty.

The battery contacts are dirty.

The batteries are inserted wrongly.

You have a problem with the lens mechanism.

Shake camera and listen for anything rattling around. If metal it could short anything out.

Check your troubleshooting chart in your user's manual.

Is the power switch feeling as if it's actually switching.

Has the camera been dropped or given swimming lessons.

Check all your switches to make sure nothing is disabled.

Apart from these it's impossible to say what's wrong. A trip to a repair shop may be in order.

Goodluck,
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