Having problems with your Olympus Stylus 740 Digital Camera ?
Dropped camera when kens was out
\015 I dropped the Stylus 740 when the lens was out. Now the lens is pushed in and doesn't come out after it hit the ground. Something definitely is broken inside and I can hear the motor working, but I don't know if it will cost more to fix whatever is broken than what the camera is worth. It was in great shape and almost new before this incident. What do I do?\015
Hi...The transmission system that moves the lens in and out has a problem with it's gears. There is most likely a gear or an actuator that has fallen out of alignment and is getting stuck at a certain point as the lens comes in/out.There is some disturbacnce of the lens arrangement that is preventing the lens from coming in/out.Any of these symptoms above could trigger the camera to shut itself off to protect itself from further damage.
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Dropped camera when kens was out
Hi...The transmission system that moves the lens in and out has a problem with it's gears. There is most likely a gear or an actuator that has fallen out of alignment and is getting stuck at a certain point as the lens comes in/out.There is some dist ... Olympus Stylus 740 Digital Camera
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Apparently, Some water worked its way into the camera circuitry. You need to stop trying to get it to work...you're only making things worse. Remove the card and battery. Bury the camera in a bowl of dry rice for a few days to absorb any moisture. ... Canon PowerShot A430 Digital Camera
Dropped camera I dropped my camera very lightly now the lens are stuck. Is there any way to fix this without going to a repair? I just got this one week ago and the drop was so light. THe screen works it says Access though and then it says turn the camera on & off i did this but it still doesn't help. But the menu screen & etc works. Please help, thanks!
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Our Camera was dropped and the lense was out while it was dropped. The lense now appears to be bent in a downward direction and wont retract in or out. The camera did a series of beeps and turned off. Now wont do anything and we are not even able to connect to the computer to download the pics that are on there. Does anyone have any suggestions of fixing this ourselves or if not what we might expect to pay for a repair of this issus? PLEASE HELP!! Olympus FE-360 Digital Camera Purcharsed in Dec
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The camera will not turn on. I have put in a new charged battery so I know that the power is ok. I did drop the camera on a carpet from a about 2 feet and has not worked since. It was on when it was dropped there is no visible damage to the camera body.
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I dropped my camera while it was on and the lens was extended. And I dropped it right on the lens. And now when I turn the camra off, the lens does not go back inside the camera. Everything else is fine, I can see the picture perfectly. It's just the lens that won't go back inside. How can I fix this myself without buying a new camera, or having to pay someone to fix it?
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I have an olympus camera. It's a stylus 850SW. Apparently its supposed to be drop proof but it took a bad fall I guess and the side part that plugs into the computer is now having problems opening. Also, this is going to make it seem like I'm always dropping my camera but a piece of the bottom broke off and I'm unsure how. I got it a little over a year ago. Is there anyway I have a warranty on this camera. I paid so much for it and I really don't want to buy another one. What do I do?!
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Take it to a camera shop like jessops to see what they say. ... Vivitar ViviCam 4345 Digital Camera
Dropped camera My son dropped my camera and the display is not working. The camera still takes pics but you cant see what you're taking a pic of... Can it be fixed?
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My Pentax Optio A20 camera display doesn't show true colors, they now have a red-orange tint. It was dropped on the grass yesterday. When I play back the pictures, all of them show up as red-orange on the display, the ones I took before it was dropped and after it was dropped. Everything else works fine on the camera. My brother-in-law says that there may be a reset button to restore factory settings.
It sounds like you may have a broken display. It is possible that it is the main board, but much more likely that it is the LCD display. I can fix this for $40, not matter if it is the display, or the main board. Or you can send it to Pentax in A ... Pentax Optio A20 Digital Camera
Eek, i dropped my camera more times than i can count, and hanging around a bunch of rowdy skaters seemed to really do it in. we've dropped it so hard the screen cracked, but it was still working fine. after awhile the crack started collecting dust [ew]. and now this last time, the focusy thing was open when i dropped it and it now refuses to work. i've lost the box and recipt and everything, so i doubt if anyone would replace it, even if i did do the whole 'pay more than your camera's actually w
Non - motorized lens cameras , will survive\015\012\015\012more drops ( ebay it - as is - for parts ) ; ... Casio EXILIM ZOOM EX-Z60 Digital Camera
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Dropped camera Hello, My daughter dropped her camera half on the grass with the lens part hitting the pavement. Now the lens is almost all the way out, but is stuck at an angle. When we turn it on it wants to retract, but doesn't, it just beeps. Any suggestions? Is it dead or can it be repaired for less than a new camera? Thank you.
Try getting a repair estimate from places like\015\012\015\012www.advancecamera.com/repair\015\012\015\012Repair estimate from advancecamera is ... Samsung S860 Digital Camera
MPEGMovieVX DSC-P200 I dropped this camera in the water last week. When I dropped the camera it was on and ofcourse went out after just a few seconds in the water. We removed the casing and dried the camera out. Everything seems to be functioning normally with the exception of taking a picture. When in any mode, the screen is just black. It's as if there is no light getting into the lens. The screen still shows all of the functionality, I can still adjust functionality, and I can still view pict
There is a sensor behind the lens of your camera that takes light and converts it to electrical signals that in turn is decoded by the board. If the sensor is damaged, there will be no picture to display only what you have in the memory stick. Work o ... Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-P200 Digital Camera
HI, the camera was hanging on back of a chair with the strap and slip off to the Tile floor. The camera takes pictures but, lines come across the screen as soon as the picture is taken. My wife has down loaded the camera and relayed that all the pictures taken after the drop either have the lines or just didn't take at all. The drop to the floor was probably 18" to 24"
Hello , Guess the lens has damaged !! better take it to a technician!!! ... Digital Cameras
Dropped camera I dropped my camera (hp photosmart m425) and now when i try to turn on the camera the lens won't come out and it says lens error m425-12 (7f 80). I really need to fix it, I hope someone can help me.
This is probably THE single most common failure among digital cameras. There's a halfway chance of fixing it yourself, described here: http://camerarepair.blogspot.com/2007/12/fixing-lens-error-on-digital-camera.html ... HP Photosmart M425 Digital Camera
Dropped camera I dropped the camera at about 3 ft high. Now the camera doesn't take pictures
Remove the batteries and reinstall them. If that doesn't do it, you may have to face the fact that you've broken your camera. ... Casio EXILIM Digital Camera
Dropped camera!! My camera is a Sony Cybershot DSC W35 and I dropped it on Christmas day! The camera will still take photos but the screen is black and the photos are also black!Is there anything I can do?
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