Having problems with your Olympus FE-280 Digital Camera ?
I got sand in the lens and now it won't autofocus! Is there a way I can clean it?
You can try to blow compressed air into the front of the lens assembly, hoping to dislodge the sand. If you try to take the camera apart, you will have to disassemble the whole thing just to get to the lens assembly, and then you will have to take it apart to clean it, and then reassemble it. Quite a job- which is why repair shops just replace the whole lens assembly with a good one when there's a problem. If you don't have any success with the compressed air trick, and decide to have it serviced, get an estimate first. Often the cost of repair exceeds that of a new camera, especially these days as the prices of cameras on sale can't be beat. Good luck, you might get lucky, hope so.
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