Having problems with your Olympus ? 1030SW Digital Camera ?

Camera goes to sleep too quickly...is there a way to adjust?

\015 As soon as I hand my camera to someone to take a picture, the screen goes dark. do you know if there is a way to adjust the sleep time so the camera stays on longer?\015\012\015\012also is there a way to adjust the time when the camera powers off completely?\015\012\015

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Power saving mode is probably on. Power saving mode will make the screen go dark very quickly if there is no button pressing or functions being used. There is a setting for power saving mode... try switching it to off
To save battery power, the camera automatically goes into sleep mode and the monitor turns off if there is no operation after 3 minutes when the camera is turned on (when the lens cover is open and the monitor is on). No picture is taken even if the shutter button is fully pressed in this mode. Operate the zoom button or other buttons to restore the camera from sleep mode before taking a picture. If the camera is left on for 15 minutes, it automatically turns off (the lens cover closes and the monitor turns off). Press POWER to turn the camera on.
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