Having problems with your Fuji FinePix F470 Digital Camera ?

ZOOM ERROR When I switch my F470 on. I get a white bar across the centre of the viewing screen with ZOOM ERROR. I have switched it off and on again, charged the battery so full of charge, all to no avail any Ideas ?


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I used to get that error all the time with a earlier Fuji FinePix with the slide-over lens cover. If the cover wasn't pushed back completely, the lens would extend only so far and then give an error. Make sure that there's nothing (dirt, hair) on any of the lens surfaces and make sure the lens is fully extending when you do turn the zoom on. Don't let anything touch or bump the zoom while it's moving, either.\015\012\015\012\015\012
\015\012Not sure if this will help, since you have a different model. This is what worked for me, though.
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