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

EX-S500: * I turn it on and the 'Adjust' screen comes up. *I press the 'Menu' and the lens comes out, the green light flashes for awhile, it beeps a few times, it grinds a few times and shuts off. The lens stays out. *I turn it back on, the lens goes back in and the 'Adjust' screen comes on. * I press the power button and the camera goes off. *I left the camera in the charge gradle all night and the battery did not charge. *Help


Answers :

You could have a power and lens issue, going on at the same time here. There's a couple of web blogs that delineate things you can try to correct these issues, and here they are:
\015\012http://camerarepair.blogspot.com/2007/11/simple-fix-for-dead-cameras-that-wont.html
\015\012and
\015\012http://camerarepair.blogspot.com/2007/12/fixing-lens-error-on-digital-camera.html
\015\012If none of these suggestions work, the camera may require servicing. You can take it into a camera repair shop for an estimate, or contact Casio Support on the web. Make sure you get an estimate first, since the cost of repair can be considerable.
\015\012Good luck, and hope this helps.
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