Having problems with your Olympus FE-340 Digital Camera ?

On last pwr down the lens only retracted halfway. Now, press pwr button and the pwr lite blinks 3X, stays lit, blinks 3X, goes out and the camera does nothing. Is it brain dead? Tnx, Bobert


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Try replacing or charging your batteries, then see if that fixes it. Lens could be stuck by dirt or something, see if you can gently assist it closing when you power it on again. Other possibility that comes to mind, other than being "brain dead", is that the gears that drive the lens have broken or jammed. Not sure what a camera shop would charge to check it out, but you might try to get a good used one on Ebay, they seem to go for around $60. Hope this helps!
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