Having problems with your Casio Exilim EX-S500 Digital Camera ?

Clicking sound when ON button is pushed / Lens will not retract. Where can I send it for repair ??

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Remove the batteries from the camera, wait a few minutes. Put a fresh set of \015\012batteries back in (pand turn the \015\012camera on. If that didn't work, try pressing and holding the Function or OK \015\012button while turning the camera on. \015\012
Insert the cameras Audio/Video (AV) cable, and turn the camera on. \015\012Inserting this cable ensures that the camera's LCD screen remains off during the \015\012start process. Thus extra battery power is available to the camera's lens motor \015\012during startup. This extra power can be useful in overcoming grit or sand \015\012particals that may be jamming the lens. If the AV cable doesn't fix the lens \015\012error by itself, consider keeping this cable installed while trying fixes 4, 5, \015\012and 7 as a means to provide extra help to these fixes. But note that I DON'T \015\012recommend keeping the cable installed during Fix 6 as you may damage the AV port \015\012while tapping the camera. Reinsert the cable only AFTER tapping the \015\012camera.

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Clicking sound when ON button is pushed / Lens will not retract. Where can I send it for repair ??

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