Having problems with your Olympus FE-340 Digital Camera ?

If switch ON power the liens move out in normal position stop and goes then to the macro position stop and goes back to start position. This happens 3 times and then the power supply goes OFF.


Answers :

Hi.

It is probably lens error. The lens try extending, as they cannot reach full extension they retract until the camera shuts down.

First\015\012 step is resetting the camera by removing battery for one minute. Ensure\015\012 that you put fully charged battery and restart. In some occasions the \015\012reset may work.

You can attempt tapping gently the back of the camera while turning the camera on. Sometimes this can help the lens out.
That will probably not work.

If that does not work, then the lens must be taken apart.
The lens assembly is very delicate and it is made of \015\012small gears and parts. If you do not have enough experience, with DIY disassemblying there is \015\012always a good chance that you end up with the camera turned into a bulk of tiny bits \015\012and pieces.

I summarized the problem in this article: Lens Error.

Try following the steps in \015\012the article if that does not work I suggest calling Olympus at the number \015\012listed on manual. You can also get a quote from a third party service here: Repair.
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