Having problems with your Kyocera Finecam S5R Digital Camera ?

My kyocera finecam S5R is acting strangely. Thought it was the battery so after buying a new one/after charging it continues to do the same thing! Problem. Turn on power button - viewfinder & Telephoto lens. Pop-up & advance..As It Should. But it Immediately. Retracts (lens) and viewfinder (closes down) .. At a loss what to do. Charging is fine. Green light is steady when complete after ovenight charge. Still the same results


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First thing to check is that the battery terminals inside the camera are clean (use a qtip and alcohol, or a pencil eraser). Although a battery or power problem can cause this symptom, so can a lens issue. The following blog details the things you can try to fix it:
\015\012http://camerarepair.blogspot.com/2007/12/fixing-lens-error-on-digital-camera.html
\015\012Since there are tiny gears that drive the lens, any bit of dust, dirt, or lint can affect the initialization of the lens, and cause it to retract.
\015\012If you spray out the lens with compressed air, and try the other fixes, take it into a camera repair shop and get an estimate. Sometimes, it's cheaper to just buy a new one, since the cost of repair can be high.
\015\012Good luck, and hope this helps.
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