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When I press the power button for my Olympus FE-190 to turn the camera on nothing happens. I haven't used it for a while so I initially thought that the battery might not have any charge. When I put the battery in the charger the charging light stays on for a few minutes and then goes out. I'm wondering if the battery needs replacing. I don't use the camera very often, have had it for a few years and, stupidly, have a tendancy to leave the battery in it when the camera is not in use.


Well, are your batteries in the right slots, and put in right position? Are the batteries used? Was your camera exposed to water? These might be reasons why this is happening to you. If this isn't a very good solution, I have more details, want them? ... Olympus FE-190 Digital Camera

Olympus FE170 digital camera shows battery compartment empty with batteries in place I have the same problem. When I place fully recharged batteries in the Olympus FE 170, the camera won't power on at all. When I first did this, it would power on once and then when I went to take a picture it said the battery was too low. If I put new disposable batteries in camera it works. Camera is only 1 year old and barely used.


On rechargeable batteries, check the mAh on the side, you would need to be about 2300 or more. also the shelf life on some rechargeables may be less than desireable... try lithium digital ... Olympus FE-170 Digital Camera

Olympus FE-140 I keep having to install new batteries. The batteries die after a short usage time and I always shut my camera off when not in use. The batteries are not 'dead' because I test them but a lot of their juice is used up (about 1/2). Is this normal for this type of camera. They also die if the camera is not used for lets say a couple of weeks. Thanks!


My opinion, it is not because of your battery. But it is happen because of some of your camera component is damage. I think it is 'Power IC'. I've got this experienced through repairing my customer digital camera. The posible cause of this damage is ... Olympus FE-140 Digital Camera

Battery drainage I have had my olympus sp-550 uz for approx 18 months, and was getting around 175 shots even when using zoom a lot. I am now getting only 20 - 30 shots using new batteries and also getting total drainage over night at times when my camera is turned off. I have been using the same make and type of batteries since I bought the camera.


20 to 30 shots on "fresh" batteries! Do you use the flash on all shots. That really drains them. I would try to set the camera to "factory default settings" in case you changed something that is causing a drain. I hope you just bought some bad batter ... Olympus SP-550 UZ Digital Camera

BATTERY DISCHARGE I have an Olympus FE 210 Digital Camera and had been using the same for over 3 months. Recently I observed a problem in the same. When I put the camera on, I can browse on the LCD screen and can see the snaps available in the memory. However, when I try to click a new snap, before the flash could pick up, the LCD screen trurns blue and starts showing the signal "BATTERY EMPTY". I changed many sets of new batteries but the problem continues. I am not able to use the camera for c


This is the worst camera I have ever owned. There is nothing wrong with your batteries. The Battery Empty sign lights up even when I know they are full. It happens all the time with mine. I believe it to be the contacts in the battery compartment. Wh ... Olympus FE-210 Digital Camera

Olympus e10 problem. Even with new batteries, could only take a couple of shots before the low battery icon came up & camera shut down. Would work fine using mains supply. Fixed by buying new battery holder. Now 3 weeks later doesn't work again - low battery then switch off both using batteries or mains power supply. Any ideas appreciated as it's a great camera when working. Thanks


You didn't say what type of batteries you are using. Best are CR-V3 lithium which should give 500 shots. 2300 mAh Ni-MH rechargeable batteries should give 200 shots. Worst are alkalines which Olympus do not recommend. Have you checked the co ... Olympus Digital Cameras

I have buy t-10 10 mega digital camera of olympus from home shop 18 but i am not much satisfied with detalis n features of camera like which kind of batteries are best for my camera ni-mh or alkaline or please give me best usage tips of handling and using of my camera or which kind of batteries i could use??? pleae give me immediate reply


You must use good alkaline batteries or better, a set of high capacity NiMH rechargeables. Zinc or "long life" batteries just aren't up to the task, and they can leak and cause corrosion.NiMH batteries with a capacity of 2700mAH are avail ... Olympus Digital Cameras

7 May 2010 Hi there, I have an Olympus camera that I bought in June 2007. I had a two-year guarantee, which ran out last year. Now my camera won?t come on. This happened once before but when I put in new batteries (although the batteries I was using were fairly new), it worked again. Now, however, I?ve had no low-battery warning light and one minute the camera was working, the next it had stopped. I?ve tried putting in new batteries (straight out of the packet) but it?s made no difference. Can y


Try cleaning the battery contacts in the camera with a cotton swab lightly dampened with rubbing alcohol. ... Olympus SP-510 UZ Digital Camera

I have an olympus 'mju' 700 camera which uses li-ion 42b battery and a li-40c charger. Whenever i charge my batteries, the charging light would start flashing (which is not the sign of charging because the light should be still) and when this happens, the battery would not charge. The only way i could make my battery charge was to slot the battery in the charger whilst the power is on (usually, i slot the battery in then turn on the power). But i was using my batteries on a day out, 2 days aft


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Hi i have purchased the olympus 1030sw (used) the camera didnt have battery or charger so i bought these seperately,with the battery in place the camera does not seem to turn on?no lights come on or no image comes onto the screen but when i press the shoot button it will take an image then switch off?does this sound like a fault with the camera or battery?how can i rectorfy this?


... Olympus ? 1030SW Digital Camera

In my Olympus digital camera, when I switch on my camera, it will show change the battery. I have changed the battery inserted new battery, even then, it will show like that only. Hence, pl guide what I have to do. Which capacity of Rechargable Cell I have to use. Pl advise me correctly to below mentioned email ID Regards. ram


The best type of battery to use for cameras is the NiMH (Nickel-metal-hydride) rechargeable type. U'll get all kinds of problems if you use the types you use for toys and things like that. \015\012\015\012What I recommend to you is go to a stud ... Olympus FE-170 Digital Camera

DIGITAL CAMERA HI, I HAVE AN SP-700 OLYMPUS BRAND DIGITAL CAMERA. I'VE HAD IT FOR 1.5 YEARS AND DON'T USE IT VERY OFTEN. THE CAMERA WILL NOT TURN ON. I THOUGHT IT WAS THE BATTERY BUT I GOT THAT CHECKED AND THE BATTERY IS FINE, EVEN TRIED A NEW ONE, STILL NOTHING. DON'T KNOW WHAT COULD BE WRONG WITH IT. I HAVENT DROPPED IT OR ANYTHING ELSE, IT JUST STOPPED TURNING ON PERIOD.


Clean the battery and battery compartment with alcohol and let air dry for an hour before inserting battery ... Olympus SP-700 Digital Camera

Rencently i bought a olympus camera (FE-5030) from singapore.I was taking a picture and suddenly the battery was totally finished.So i charged it using the Adapter which was provided with camera.After the battery is full i unpluged it and switched on the camera and tried to take a picture but the screen appears to be black and doted with white (Not able to see the focused object) but all the menu on the camera as usual as before and the photo is also black and doted with white. Please he


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Battery I've just purchased an Olympus 3040Z. This is all new to me since I've owned a digital camera before. What batteries are best? The camera came with 2 one-use Lithium battery packs.


I have the Maha c204f charger and two sets of 1600mA Powerex Batteries. Over the past two months I have found that this is a perfect set up for my use of my Oly 2040. The batteries fully charge in under 3 hours, don't have a "memory effect", can be l ... Olympus Camedia C-3040 Zoom Digital Camera

Charging problems I have recently bought a new ac adapter for my olympus stylus 600 and when i plug it in to charge it the camera will turn on and i can use it but it doesn't charge the battery. Can this be a problem with the cord or is the battery bined. Soon as you unplug the camera it shuts off and thats it. Ive tried charging it when it's off and when its on and still end up with the same results. Help me pls.....


The AC adapter is only used as an alternate power source for the camera. It is not intended to charge the battery for the camera in any way. In order to charge the camera's lithium battery you will need the charger that is designed for that battery ... Olympus Stylus 600 Digital Camera

My Olympus Tough 8000 charges up to a blue light but when I unplug the charger and switch it on, it just beeps multiple times and switches straight off. I've only used it for a week and it's a new, official Olympus battery. Is it a battery fault or do I need to send the camera back?


I have the same problem too. Mine is mju tough 6010 and it just beeps and switch off. The metal cover in front of the lens won't open. Mine is just 1 month old. ... Olympus Mju Tough 8000 Compact Digital Camera

Hello, I need a repair form or link from olympus I have a camera less than year old that needs repair please send me shipping info and where to.I live in chicago illinois the camera uses full batteries for less than an hour and says empty again. I tried different types of batteries but they all discharged real quick what else can I do conrad velasquez


Hi! This is the webpage that will help you! http://www.olympusamerica.com/cpg_section/cpg_servicerepair.asp\015\012\015\012Scroll down ... Digital Cameras

Why does my olympus FE-270 digital camera drain battery really fast. i have used all types of batteries, but to no use


LinkHello,Your camera might need a battery replacement. Make sure that the battery your going t ... Olympus FE-270 Digital Camera

I have an Olympus Camedia C-50 Zoom camera that has worked fine for a few years, but suddenly when I open the lens cover, the camera does not turn on. I charged the battery and it is fine, and I can use the quick view button in the back to see what I have already taken, but the lens will not come out and turn the camera on. What can I do?


Fixing a Lens Error on a Digital Camera\012\012This has to be THE most common failure mode for a digi ... Olympus Camedia C-50 Zoom Digital Camera

I have an Olympus e510 that I bought new 2 years ago. The other day I got it out to use it and it will not turn on. I purchased a new battery, charged it, and it still will not work. When I removed the battery from the charger the light on the charger was green. I decided after the camera would not turn on I put the battery back on the charger. At that time the charger was showing a red light. Could the charger be going bad?


Hi, as per your information your camera 2 years old but not used much. You buy a new battery 1st time when you charged you see the gree light. But camera not working. When you try to charge the battery again you seen the red light. Its mean your char ... Olympus Evolt E-510 Digital Camera

I've been using Olympus 550 UZ camera for over a year now. I am facing problem with the life of battery though. Tried Energizer and Duracel batteries. 10-15photos and the battery is drained down. Is there any remedy for this problem.


The best thing I EVER bought for my Olympus was the Re-chargeable\015\012Lithium Ion battery. The worst thing I did was buy an off brand. That\015\012was a waste. I ended up getting the more expensive brand Olympus\015\012recommended and all was GREA ... Olympus SP-550 UZ Digital Camera

Problems with Olympus STYLUS-550WP 10 Megapixel Waterproof.I only bought my camera 1 week ago, have used it succesfully once at a birthday party, I tried to use it again but when i try to turn it on a red light flashes on the back then a beep and it just turns off again, i have fully charged the battery, and have not used it in water or dropped it.


1 week old?...take it back. ... Olympus STYLUS-550WP Waterproof Digital Camera

BATTERY I have an older DSC-50 which works great...I bought the new W-170 and they both use the NP-BG1 batteries. I have used the newer battery in the DSC-50 camera and now when I try to use the orignal older battery my camera tells me (For use with compatible battery only) and then shuts down. I can still use the new battery in both cameras. I get the same response from the W-170 with the older battery. Battery has been great and has been holding a good charge... Any ideas? Removed memory stick


When it comes to this matter,If it isn't the snoy battery problem,then it must be the problem of ... Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-W7 Digital Camera

Batteries This camera has been the worst digital camera I have ever used.  The pic quality is fine.  The ease of use is fine.  The problem lies in the battery longevity.  Maybe that is not even the right description.  I will put in new batteries and only use my camera for a short time.  The next time I go to use the camera it is not at all uncommon for it to not turn on.  Even though it has new batteries and was not left on, the batteries are dead.  It happens with the rechargeable as well as re


This model of camera does drain your batteries while it's off. Numbers I've seen in online discussion boards from people who used a meter to measure the amount of drainage include 79 to 100ma. ... Kodak EasyShare C743 Digital Camera

I have an Olympus C-765 for 5 years. Lately, the battery does not charge and in fact I cannot use the camera. How to know if the problem is with the battery or with the charger


1. Do not use ordinary batteries. Use rechargeable NiMH.\015\012\015\0122. Measure battery voltage using tester or volt meter. 1.2 v for rechargeables.\015\012\015\0123. Try measuring charger output. ... Olympus Camedia C-765 Digital Camera
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