Having problems with your Olympus FE-130 Digital Camera ?

My screen keeps showing card cover open error.


\015 When i turn on the camera an error appears "Card Cover Open". I have seen a solution to this problem posted on this site on Jun 28 last, by bmwrider.\015\012I attempted to place a wooden match and a piece of plastic into the wooden as suggested but the error still appears. \015\012It was mentioned that htis switch may be shorted! \015\012How can this be join successfully?\015\012\015\012Butty.\015

Answers :

I had the same problem after a little plastic trigger thing fell out of\015\012the hole above where it says push to eject. After poking around for a\015\012while I took the\015\012camera apart (remove 7 screws) which made it much easier to see, with a\015\012magnifying glass and lamp, what the problem was. A damaged wire that\015\012needed to be connected to something. Only the very end of the wire was\015\012visible, inside a small white plastic box thing. The plastic box thing\015\012eventually fell apart with my attempts to put in bits of wire of\015\012varying shapes. When it came loose I was left with a short stiff bit of\015\012wire. I took a strand of copper wire (from an old piece of electrical\015\012wire), twisted it so I had a small loop at one end, looped it over the\015\012end of the stiff bit of wire, and then curved the rest of the wire\015\012(about 3 - 4 cm long) so it was resting on a silver piece of metal just\015\012below where the white plastic box had been. Put the cover back on and\015\012the camera worked. Needless to say, it won't let me know if I've left\015\012the cover off, but then it won't work unless the cover is on, so it\015\012doesn't seem to matter. Saved about $100.
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