Having problems with your Olympus Camedia C-5050 Zoom Digital Camera ?

Sometimes my Olympus C5050 keeps switching off and on when switching it on.

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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, chances\015\012are that your batteries need to be replaced because they're just too\015\012worn to properly power the camera.\015\012And then, of course, there's the possibility that your camera may have\015\012a problem that requires professional repair.
I had the exact same problem. I contacted Olympus support and sent the camera to their U.S. facility. My understanding is that this was a recall issue. Whether or not it was, they repaired my camera (5 years old at the time) for no charge. In fact, they didn't even charge me return shipping. Very good customer service.
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