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My olympus digi cam Lens will not retract - Olympus Digital Cameras
If the camera has recently been dropped you may have lens damage that's preventing the lens from performing properly. If it hasn't been dropped, your problem\015\012may be due to weak/worn out batteries\015\012or corrosion on the battery contacts inside the camera which can\015\012prevent the full power of the batteries from flowing into the camera.\015\012Try this free fix before you do anything else: remove the batteries and\015\012wipe 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, place them back in the camera and give them a good\015\012charge (assuming that you're using rechargeable batteries). This\015\012cleaning clears\015\012the problem about 90% of the time. If it doesn't work for you, your\015\012batteries may need to be replaced, or the camera may have\015\012a problem that requires professional repair.
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My olympus digi cam Lens will not retract - Olympus Digital Cameras
If the camera has recently been dropped you may have lens damage that's preventing the lens from performing properly. If it hasn't been dropped, your problem\015\012may be due to weak/worn out batteries\015\012or corrosion on the batter ... Olympus Digital Cameras
When I power on my Olympus Fe-340 digital camera, the lens extends and retracts fully 4 times. The red light located next to the power button flashes while the process occurs. After the 4th retraction of the lens, the camera powers off.
This could be the battery issue. I have an FE-370 and got almost the same problem. The Red light flashes and the camera shuts off. I went to Olympus store and they try a known working battery (LI-60B) and the camera is now working correct ... Olympus FE-340 Digital Camera
Lens problem Hi. I have an Olympus FE-190 digital camera. not sure what happened, but now there is a problem with the lens. when i turn on the camera, the lens extends, retracts, several times (trying to find "home" I think). Image on the display screen is blurry. it WILL take a very blurry picture. there is a faint 'ratcheting" sound when the lens is fully extended. is there a way to 're-set" or calibrate the lens extension setting or focus? thanks very much for your assistance.
Take it to Best Buy for repair. ... Olympus FE-190 Digital Camera
Olympus stylus 760 camera won't retract lens - Olympus Stylus 760 Digital Camera
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My olympus stylus710 digital camera is currently not working. when we turn the camera on the lens opens and extends, quickly retracting. this happens several times before the unfocused screen turns blue and D: 5f08 5e02 comes up on the screen. once its in this mode no buttons work except just to power it down. any ideas on how this can be fixed? thanks
That looks like a software error. Check that the battery is fully charged and read the manual at troubleshooting section. if you don't have one, seach on web and you`ll find it. ... Olympus Stylus 710 Digital Camera
I dropped my olympus sz-11 digital camera and the lens will not retract now when the camera shuts off and It keeps giving me a zoom error? Is this repairable?
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Lens won't retract - Olympus Stylus 840 Digital Camera
The gear attached to the motor is cracked or slipping - it needs to be taken apart to fix. Repairable, but get an estimate first - this is an intricate repair process. Some shops will charge you the same amount of money to fix as buying a new camera. ... Olympus Stylus 840 Digital Camera
Olympus digital camera lens extends and retracts
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Lens pops out and then retracts - Olympus FE-280 Digital Camera
If the camera has recently been dropped you may have lens damage that\015\012is preventing it from powering up. If it hasn't been dropped your\015\012problem\015\012may be due to weak/worn out batteries or corrosion on the battery\015\012contacts in ... Olympus FE-280 Digital Camera
The lens will not retract when switched off - Olympus FE-230 Digital Camera
That usually means the gears in the retract mechanism are bad or jammed. You can try to gently push the lens in but don;t force it. Unfortunetly this means a repair at the depot so unless it is covered under warrenty you might want to look at a new c ... Olympus FE-230 Digital Camera
Lens can't retract..... if turn on a blue screen monitor appear with message D:5f08 8234, digital camera olympus stylus 760
... Olympus Stylus 760 Digital Camera
Lens retracts when shutter is pressed - Olympus Camedia D-520 Zoom Digital Camera
With battery and memory card removed. Is there a hidden reset button on this camera? Some electronic devices can be reset so the everything works properly again. It could be a simple paperclip size hole where a paperclip is inserted and is gently pre ... Olympus Camedia D-520 Zoom Digital Camera
Olympus stylus 760 lens won't retract - Digital Cameras
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The lens is not retracting - Olympus Digital Cameras
Check for any dirt or debris around the lens use canned air to gently blow it away. After removing dirt and debris, turn the camera on and off. ... Olympus Digital Cameras
My c-480 lens wont retract - Olympus Camedia C-480 Zoom Digital Camera
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Mju 300 lens barrel will not retract - Olympus MJU 300 Digital Camera
Check the batteries! all features will not work on drained batteries. If the problem is in the hardware, then think about getting a new camera. ... Olympus MJU 300 Digital Camera
I have a samsung 860 digital camera ang my problem is the lens... the lens is still retracted even its turned off... before it happened the camera have a low battery.. and when i charged the battery for several hours and i put it on the camera... it works but the shots are blurred and when i turn it off again the lens was still retracted and not coming back... what can i do for this? please help me. tnx
This may be similar to another solution posted. Try heavy duty batteries - I used ACDelco Super Alkaline, but any brand of "heavy duty" AA should work. Make sure battereis are not cold; low temp causes any battery to lose power. If fresh heavy dut ... Samsung S860 Digital Camera
My olypus fe-360 cam's lens wont retract or extend unless the battery is taken out. When the power button is pushed the camera's lens comes out as it should normally, but the screen is blank and it beeps If I take out the battery and put it back in the lens does retract back into the camera. I have not dropped this camera nor have I gotten it wet... what do you think the problem is?
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Hi.. My Olympus Stylus 710 camera is one year old and I have been having problems with it recently. Basically the camera is unusable right now. When i press the power, the lens open halfway, the picture on the LCD is blurry and one second after the lens close and an error appears of the screen saying "D: 5f08 5f0e 5f08 5e02". Can you help me fix this problem? Sending the camera back to Olympus to fix will cost a bundle and where I live, no one fixes digital cameras.
Fixing a Lens Error on a Digital Camera\015\012\015\012This has to be THE most common failure mode ... Olympus Stylus 710 Digital Camera
I have an olympus stylus 820 camera . it was working perfectly fine all night last night . then me and my boyfriend were wewalking for about 20 -30 min in the freezing cold and then when i tried to use it after that the lens would just slighty go out and retract sevral times and makes alittle weird noise and then the lens retracts and the lens cap thing doesnt completley close all the way . is it possible my camera froze or is it something else ? cuz this only happens when i put it on the pictur
Tengo una camara digital Olympus fe-170 y solo graba imagen, No graba sonido.\015\012Saludos Jorge ... Olympus FE-170 Digital Camera
My Pentax Optio S10 digital camera is giving me problems. Initially the lens would not extend fully and would then immediately retract and the camera would then turn itself off. After cleaning the extended lens barrel each time it extended, I found it would open further each time. It nows extends fully, but still retracts immediately thereafter. At the time the screen shows the green Optio screen for a split second and then shows an out of focus shot of whatever the camera is pointing at, bef
Fixing a Lens Error on a Digital Camera\012\012This has to be THE most common failure mode for a digi ... Pentax Optio S10 Digital Camera
Sanyo E1075 Digital camera was drop while turned on . One picture was taken then camera shut off not retracting the lens. Lens is still not retracting and camera wont turn on.
Without opening the camera. I can say there might PCB contents broken or lens barrels problem ... Digital Cameras
My Olympus Fe-230 camera's lens won't open. I turn the camera on and it makes the sound of the lens opening, and the lens begin to "push out" but then retract. This happens a few times and then the camera stops "trying" to open. The actual lens is never exposed [as in the black 'cover' never opens]. How do I fix it?
Try these procedures. ... Olympus FE-230 Digital Camera
My nikon coolpix s220 digital camera fell on the floor with the lens out. the lens is half out when the camera is on and off. when i switch the camera on the lens retracts twice and then the screen just says 'lens error'. the warranty ran out just over a month ago. i haven't yet check what the repair price will be. can anyone help me please?!
This\015\012 is such a common fault that I hope you don't mind me pasting my stock \015\012generic answer below. No point in reinventing the wheel!Stuck lenses ... Nikon Coolpix S220 - Aqua Green 2.5" LCD Digital Camera
My Olympus Digital Camera D510's Lens jammed and not going in and I am not able to do photography. My Camera working fine in View mode and able to view photos from card. But in picture mode screen is showing empty, I think problem occurred because a gentle pressure come on Lens. I showed my D510 to Olympus authorized shop and they are saying it is related to shuttle lock (I don't know what it is). But as I am not having international warranty they refused to repair and asked to charge around
Fixing a Lens Error on a Digital Camera\012\012This has to be THE most common failure mode for a digi ... Olympus Camedia D-510 Zoom Digital Camera