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I have an Olympus E500. My problem is that the lense won't focus and despite making all the right noises no photo appears (pitch black). Tried to reset to the default setting but cursor by passes the setting mode! Help! Aubrey


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Go to the menu, select "Custom Reset Settings" then choose "Reset". This will reset the camera to default factory settings and hopefully by-pass any settings you set to cause your current situation. See page 118 in the advanced user's guide found here: http://www.olympusamerica.com/files/EVOLT%20E-500%20Advanced%20Manual.pdf
Hello Aubrey

There is 2 possibilities:
1) you have focusing on MF or S-AF+ MF- it\015\012can sometimes stop focusing
2) second possibility is that body has\015\012"forgotten" lens- mostly it happens when you change the lens when body\015\012is switched ON, so you can try- switch OFF- unscrew lens- screw lens\015\012back and switch ON.
You may also want to visit THIS link form a different forum..

If all else fails, then its best to get the camera serviced..

Hope that helps!

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