Having problems with your Olympus Camedia C-8080 Wide Zoom Digital Camera ?

C-8080 out of focus at all times


\015 Hi , i have a c-8080 and was working fine , then all of a sudden the picture is always out of focus , or it simply cant focus , its as if the lense or zoom function is out of sync ,on start up it makes a few strange noises unlike it used to ( when functioning correctly ) a couple of beeps and basicly struggles to focus on anything . i have, as best i can, restored all factory settings and left the batterys out for 24 hours ,no change , in all modes it has the same fault , manual focus has no affect , the only clear picture i can obtain is if i move the camera to about 1-2 CM's from the subject , has something inside gone out of sync , jammed up or is this a rectifyable / common fault , Maybe im just plain stupid ?? either way im very frustrated and would greatly appreciate any help , lee\015

Answers :

Here is the link to the manual;\015\012\015\012http://www.olympusamerica.com/files/C8080WZBasicManual.pdf\015\012\015\012Check page 31 - "focus lock" - it sounds like that could be your problem.\015\012\015\012Hope this helps, please post again if you need more info :)
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