Having problems with your Olympus FE-170 Digital Camera ?
Red Flash icon blinking, never charges flash, Olympus FE-170
\015 Olympus FE-170, used 3 years, all of a sudden now when turning it on the flash icon blinks forever, won't take pics and the flash won't charge. It only takes pics in non-flash mode. Tried 2 sets of new charged batteries, all 2500 mh, still won't charge flash/take pictures, waiting for Olympus to respond\015
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