Having problems with your Olympus Stylus 800 / ? 800 Digital Camera ?
My camera stopped zooming and when I snap the picture it's always fuzzy.
I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but chances are the lens got bumped in the out position, breaking a small lens gear or other plastic piece. It's a common problem, and happens a lot. You can try to pull on the lens when it extends, or hold it and twist slightly when it retracts, hoping to get the gears back in line, but that's all you can try, short of service. The whole lens assembly is usually replaced as a unit, and while ebay might have one for about $25, you would have to disassemble the whole unit just to replace it. You might check with a camera repair shop for an estimate, but from what I've seen, you're probably better off getting a new one. Some 10.1 mp go for $69 on sale, that's hard to beat!
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My camera stopped zooming and when I snap the picture it's always fuzzy.
I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but chances are the lens got bumped in the out position, breaking a small lens gear or other plastic piece. It's a common problem, and happens a lot. You can try to pull on the lens when it extends, or hold i ... Olympus Stylus 800 / ? 800 Digital Camera
For several years my C-3020 zoom camera has worked fine. Suddenly, now when I take a picture, the picture leaves when I snap the shutter. Always before the picture remained on the screen so I could see if it was a good take. I can't figure out why it has stopped holding the shot. Any answer for me please?? The way it's working now I have to wait and see if it was a good shot later.
In the camera menu, there should be a setting for "review" to allow you to set the number of seconds the picture remains on the screen. Also, you can always review the pictures you've taken by pressing the review button on the camera...it's usually a ... Olympus Camedia C-3020 Zoom Digital Camera
I have a Samsung Slim Zoom 115A, Quartz Date, 35mm Camera. It stopped working on recent vacation. It would not zoom or allow me to snap any pictures. New batteries did not correct this problem. Can it be fixed?
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There is not a big problem if the lens are coming out but not enough..the mechanism is blocked i think will cost about 25$ or something like that ... Panasonic Digital Cameras
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We have this camera and it will turn on & zoom. The camera will not snap the picture. What could the problem be? We have changed the batteries without sucess The camera has hardly been used. Larry
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