Having problems with your Olympus Camedia C-4000 Zoom Digital Camera ?

My problem is a very simple one! my brother bought olympus camera mentioned below from malaysia!! it worked quite well for a few days but after some time it started to cause trouble!! whenever i put the recharable cells in it it said BATTERY LOW after only 5 seconds of use!! i tried replacing the cells but to no avail!! plz tell me what to do???


Answers :

Depending on when you bought it it should be under warranty. However many warranties on goods bought in Malaysia are worthless as they are either sold without warranty to lower thye price, or that the Olympus camera co in Malaysia void warranties on certain serial numbers outside their country. That means if you lIve in the US the warranty may be worthless.

If you have a warranty card and it does not mention where it originated you could submit it for repair at any Olympus dealer and claim it was a birthday gift and you have no idea where it was bought.. be vague somewhere in virginai Ithink etc.

Your camera has a control board fault and needs it replaced. You could also try cleaning the terminals before you attempt repair. But I will punt that it is the ctrl board.

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