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Pentax ls1100 GET SAND IN IT


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Try to blow with lens blower carefully, sands will give problem with the mechanism movement and sometimes made it stuck.
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Pentax ls1100 GET SAND IN IT


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How do I get sand out of my OlympusFE-100? Dropped it in the sand now it won't turn on. When it tries to turn on the zoom just goes out and in several times and then it shuts down. I am hoping that I can clean out the sand somehow.


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Today i went to a beach nad my camera fell in the sand. After taken it out when i switch on, the lens does not move at all. It is stucked because of sand and on the screen it says "lens error, restart the camera". So in order to get it fix, what should i do? for information, i bought it from best buy in houston last thanks giving.


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Can't get pics out of camera into pc - Pentax Digital Cameras


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