Having problems with your Fuji FinePix A345 Digital Camera ?
Zoom error Hi
The zoom gets stuck about between 1/2 - 1cm out when power turned on.
I'd estimate 80% of point and shoot cameras suffer from this problem. Usually due to some sort of impact or dirt in the lens mechanism.\015\012Personally I'd be taking your camera to a good technician unless you're technically minded yourself.\015\012\015\012I certainly wouldn't recommend that "grab the lens and pull and twist "method. That can cause delicate components in the lens mechanism to be literally ripped out of the lens barrel. Also the days of "kick it to make it work" have long gone. So avoid the bash the camera on the desk or table top.\015\012\015\012The lens is an extremely delicate mechanism please treat it as such and give yourself a chance at it being repaired. If the quote turns out to be rather excessive then consider cutting your losses and invest that money in a newer model.\015\012\015\012To recoup some of the loss you could always sell the damaged camera on Ebay for spare parts. If the thought of Ebay scares you, ask around to find an Ebayer who is willing to sell the camera for you.\015\012\015\012Let's face it, today's domestic digital cameras are built to last for the warranty period and unless you're lucky, that's about it.\015\012\015\012BMW
Try this thread, same problem with a better solution:\015\012\015\012http://www.fixya.com/support/t143152-zoom_error_message
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