Having problems with your Olympus EVOLT E-300 Digital Camera ?
On off switch works sporatically
\015 The off switch would not work then the on switch works intermittingly.\015
Hello odtom,\015\012Looks like you have the same problem as my Kodak. The contacts below the dial are getting worn and that's why it works intermittently. What I got for my Kodak was some electronic contact cleaner spray at Radio shack and gave it a blast. This worked for about one week and the problem returned. Other than spraying it forever, the mechanism needs the replaced. It's like an old radio with a scratchy sounding volume knob. The contacts are worn out. Time to get it replaced.
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On off switch works sporatically
Hello odtom,\015\012Looks like you have the same problem as my Kodak. The contacts below the dial are getting worn and that's why it works intermittently. What I got for my Kodak was some electronic contact cleaner spray at Radio shack and gave it a ... Olympus EVOLT E-300 Digital Camera
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