Having problems with your Olympus Stylus 710 Digital Camera ?
Flash red flash icon flashing on screen, cannot take pictures
I am having the same problem. For this indicator, the manual states "Camera movement warning/flash charge". I'm guessing that the flash is no longer functioning. Note you can force the flash to OFF and camera will function without a flash.
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