Having problems with your Konica Minolta DiMAGE E500 Digital Camera ?

It won't stay on and the lens seems jammed in the collapsed position.


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If you've recently dropped the camera you may have damaged the lend tube (housing) or jarred the zoom mechanism off of its track. Either will require professional repair. If the camera has not been dropped, your problem may be due to weak/worn out batteries or corrosion on the\015\012battery contacts inside the camera\015\012which can prevent the full power of the batteries from flowing into the\015\012camera. Try this free fix before you do anything else: remove the\015\012batteries and wipe the camera contacts firmly with\015\012a dry cloth (heavy corrosion may require cleaning with a wire brush,\015\012steel wool, or sandpaper). Remove any residue that may have fallen\015\012into the battery compartment during cleaning, then wipe both ends of\015\012the batteries and place them back in the camera. This cleaning clears\015\012the problem about 90% of the time. If it doesn't work for you, your\015\012batteries may need to be replaced, or the camera may have\015\012a problem that requires professional repair.
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