Having problems with your Olympus C-3000 Zoom Digital Camera ?

Olympus C-3000 zoom. I bought it used from a good friend. And everything worked great. I got the manual online. It was working fine until I changed batteries, But now I think I need to do a master rest. How? Nothing seems to work. Batteries are lithium. I have no CDs but I do have the USB cable. I really like this camera.



Answers :

Hi.

The camera is powering up. When problem is battery the camera beeps flashing the number of pictures, then turns off.

I think that the problem is not the battery, but an internal failure. In that case there are parts that may need replacement. The camera must be taken apart and tested by a technician.

You can get a quote on repair calling Olympus or using this form to contact a third party service:Repair.

Regards.

Ginko.
To eliminate a possible battery problem, you can try the A/C adapter, if you have it. Otherwise, there are a few things that can be occuring, after changing the batteries. One thing is that the rechargeable batteries might have to be recycled a few times to get them to fully charge. Try some alkalines and see if that works, indicating the lithium batteries might need recycling. Another thing to check, is that the battery terminals, both on the batteries, and inside the camera, are clean (use a qtip and alcohol, or a pencil eraser).
\015\012Here is an excellent blog, that delineates things you can try to get the camera up and running again:
\015\012http://camerarepair.blogspot.com/2007/11/simple-fix-for-dead-cameras-that-wont.html
\015\012I read a spec online that stated the camera has 2 rechareable batteries, and one alkaline, but there was no information about it, or what voltage, etc., so you might investigate that (refer to your manual).
\015\012Good luck, and hope this helps.
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