Having problems with your Olympus Camedia C-700 Ultra Zoom Digital Camera ?

My Olympus c-730 just fell on the floor while it was on and landed on the lens. The glass lens and 2 plastic pieces came out and the lens housing is now crooked. It won't retract in or out. I tried straightening it but it just makes lots of noises. Does anyone know the sequence of getting the lenses back in place? I can't find an exploded view anywhere.


Answers :

I'm sorry to tell you that this means your camera is now dead.

You've broken the lens assembly, and probably the lens zoom/retract motor and gear assembly. There is no way to accurately repair them without replacing as complete sub-units: even if you could get it back together, the lens elements would be out of alignment. Spare parts have long since been discontinued.

Your camera is now about eight years old, so it's done fantastically well; very few digital cameras last more than five years. Unfortunately the only fix is to replace the camera.
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