Having problems with your Fuji FinePix F700 Digital Camera ?

The lens will not retrieve, screen message is Focus Error

\015 I have a Fuji F700 camera and the lens will not go back when switched off, there is a clicking noise but nothing happens? can you help please, Fuji as said it will cost me over \302\24350 if I send it to them, and only offer me \302\24330+ in part exchange\015

Answers :

The lens will not retract and camera is not functional (no picture ondisplay, and does not shoot) , and you already tried replacingbatteries with a new fresh set (ensure please) , and then restartingcamera with no memory card inside, then camera is faulty.

Try aneasy fix by pushing gently the lens (do not force them, just help them)while you turn off camera at same time. Try also switching the modeselector.

If still no luck , then the camera must be disassembled to fix the problem.

Possible reasons are :

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  • Faulty lens mechanism or jammed lens (camera usually turns off by itself in this case)
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  • Main board faulty.
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  • Ribbon cable to main board broken or connector defective.
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  • If there is no power at all it is the connector from batteries to main board, this is also a ribbon cable.
The pound 50 repair is not too bad , there is need to work at the camera a good number of hours to disassemble it and fix it. About the 30 pounds I do not know , I should inspect the camera to say.

If you want an alternative estimate for comparing with the one from from Fuji , or from a third party like Advance Camera here :Advance Camera Repair you can book the repair online.
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