Having problems with your Olympus Stylus 720 SW Digital Camera ?

I just got my camera for christmas. The review mode is working normally, but I cannot get it to take pictures. Last time I used the camera was a few weeks ago, and it worked fine. When I chance it to the camera mode and press on, olympus appears on the screen, it makes a few sounds, then turns off.


Answers :

Hello

Ok the problem you are experiecing is a lens error. In practice we test a lens error by either looking at the error code displayed, or, putting the camera in review mode.

If the camera works in review mode, where the lens does not have any influence, the camera should work propperly, but if you want to take a picture, the camera does not work.

This usually happens if the camera have been dropped. As you mentioned, the camera is still new. The noise you are hearing, is the camera lens motor, trying to push/pull the lens. The lens is most probably clipped out of its moving sleeves, hence the sound.

I would suggest that you take the camera to point of purchace, assuming that it is still in the warrenty period. They will usually repair this for free within the first months of purchase. This is not something i would suggest that you attempt yourself, because it is a very complicated task to do, also, you will void the warrenty.

Let me know if you have any further questions.

Kind regards
Anfrea
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