Having problems with your Olympus Stylus 800 / ? 800 Digital Camera ?

My camera stopped zooming and when I snap the picture it's always fuzzy.


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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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