Having problems with your Olympus i:robe IR-300 Digital Camera ?

IR-300 Olympus My camera lens is stuck open. When i turn on my camera it makes noises like it is trying to move the lens/shutter but it doesn't move and then the screen will say ZOOM ERROR and turn back off. Can anyone help?


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I had what sounds like the same problem. The camera was dropped and the shutter was stuck open. Just kept showing error message.
\015\012As I felt I had nothing to lose I began tapping it on a soft book and the shutter started to appear. I then shut it just using the end of my finger. When I then turned the camera on again it opened and shut when turned off. It has worked fine ever since.
\015\012Seems a rather poor design.
\015\012Hope this helps. Very best regards Peat.
Peat,
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\015\012I received an email saying that a solution had been offered; I got out the camera and put battery in and turned own; noticed that I didnt get error messaged and was able to take a couple of pics; I was happy it worked; then I shut it off and the lens didnt close, so I tried your method; tapped a few time and saw a little of the lens; then turned camera off and the lens closeds; seems to be working fine so far; thanks a bunch
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\015\012greg
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