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Camera comes on and shuts off shortly after - Pentax Optio 30 Digital Camera


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Digital camera I have a digital camera (Pentax Optio A10) and just recently the camera stop working. Every time I turn on the power button, the lens zoom out and a few seconds later the camera will turn off, and the lens will come back in. I bought a new battery thinking it help, but it still does the same thing. The camera is not even 2 years old yet and I paid over $300 for it. HELP?!?!


I had almost similar problems with my A10 from day one. The camera shuts down before the battery is depleted, most of the time while I was operating the zoomlens. I bought a new battery, but that didn't solve it. Later I decided to take it apart as a ... Pentax Optio A10 Digital Camera

I have 2 pentax optio m20 cameras purchased at the same time. Both have developed the same problem: hit the on button and it tries to come on, but makes a funny sound, lens moves in and out trying to focus (screen is lit showing focus changing and green mode icon), then the camera shuts off and never gets into picture taking mode. I fixed one of the cameras once by pushing buttons after connecting and disconnecting from the computer (and the camera worked okay for several months), but repeate


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Pentax Optio 555 Digital Camera. Once I have taken a couple of photos in a row, the camera continually flashes red & green. Like it is continually thinking. I cannot then even get the camera to shut down eithout removing the battery or just leaving it until it times itself out. If i remove the battery, I still have to turn it on & then off again to get the lense to retract. Can you help to solve this problem. It does it no matter what the charge in the battery is like. Full or half used.


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Hi there ! Yesterday when I tried to take picture with my pentax optio m40 camera I find that when it's lens come out, camera makes strange noise, can't focus and shut down


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Orange padlock comes up on screen for the Pentax Optio S5i everytime we try to access any buttons. We have tried reseting the camera without luck and the memory cards successfully play images on digital picture frame even though they won't on the camera.


Try pressing the green "Quick" button. I had same problem and after doing this could access Menu etc. Hope it works for you. KL ... Pentax Digital Cameras

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My Pentax Optio M4 suddenly started to shut down and power off after starting up. It starts up normally, then gives 3 short beeps, then shuts down as if I had just switched it off. I have recharged the battery but the problem still remains. I cannot reset the camera to factory defaults as it doesn't stay on long enough for me to access the memu options.


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My camera is all messed up It's a Pentax Optio Z10. When I turn it on it is stuck in "Green Mode" then after a few seconds, turns off. If I press the "Playback" button it will come on and I can review pictures, but can't take new ones. When I close the slider the power stays on. I have to remove battery to shut it down. Looks like lots of other people have had this problem but I haven't seen one good solution . Please help


Hi,The problem you describe indicates that inner switch mechanism is broken that's why the camera turns off. You need to replace the inner switch so it will work properly. You need to take to near by the service center to get it rep ... Pentax Optio Z10 Digital Camera

Pentax optio 43WR very short battery life using Energizers nmh rechargeables. when battery charge drops only slightly the camera indicates low battery and shuts off. Any cure?


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Reads lens error and shuts off - Pentax Optio 60 Digital Camera


This is probably THE 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 ... Pentax Optio 60 Digital Camera

The lens does not come out when powered up - Pentax Optio S5z Digital Camera


The lens error is due to failure of the lens control system. You can remove battery and card replace battery and while switching on tap the lens hood on your hands so as to disengage any dirt or mechanism being struck.Use some air to b ... Pentax Optio S5z Digital Camera

When turn on the camera and try to do anything there's a message that comes across the screen saying there's a problem with the lens. It's a 5 year old Pentax Optio 50 (digital) 5.0 Megapixels are the max.


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We have a Pentax Optio M90. The lens has got stuck half way shut and now the camera is coming up with Lens fault 1211. Any clues?


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Camera problem Hi. I have a Pentax Optio M20 Digital Camera. When I hit the on/off button, the camera turns on, the lens zooms out for a second and then back in, then it shows the "Pentax Optio M" load screen, then it shows "Auto Picture" in the center and a green dot in the bottom left with the words "EV Compensation" next to the dot. While it's showing this last screen, it beeps 3 times right before the lens zooms out again then back in just before the camera turns off. I have changed the batt


I got it!!! on my cam i hold down the menu button at the same time power on, it will showup a " ver 1.00" and lens move a little maybe u have to do it 2 times but second time it should work ... Pentax Optio M20 Digital Camera

Pentax S5i Hi I just bought a used Pentax Optio S5i camera.It only comes with the camera batterie and charger but,- no bundled cd software to program the camera to my pc.I bought this camera becuase my Optio s4i had got stolen.My question is,-will the S4i cd program that I have downloaded previously work with the S5i camera? I need to transfer pics to my computer and wanted to know if the S4i will be ok.Otherwise I have to find the cd program that came with the camera.PLease help Thanx


I have lost my cd for my optio s5i pentax camera and have a new laptop how can I get another cd or download software so I can transfer photos onto my laptop ... Pentax Optio S5i Digital Camera

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Pentax camera optio a10 won't retract - Pentax Optio A30 Digital Camera


It sounds like you may have a bad lens assembly, or a bad main board. If it is sticking, it will buzz. If it fails to open or close all the way, it will turn itself back off. This is what it sounds like you are saying. I can fix this for $40, or ... Pentax Optio A30 Digital Camera

Pentax Optio A10 Camera Lens won't retract - Pentax Optio A30 Digital Camera


It sounds like you may have a bad lens assembly. If it is sticking open or closed, it will usually make a buzzing noise. If it fails to open or close all the way, it will turn itself back off. This is what it sounds like you are saying. I can fix ... Pentax Optio A30 Digital Camera

Pentax Optio 50 Digital Camera Lens Error


Not really, it sounds like the lens has been bumped while it was extended. Unfortunately, the "buzz" you hear is the gears stripping one another. The only fix is to have the lens assembly replaced, which usually costs upwards of $200. I see this prob ... Pentax Optio S50 Digital Camera

I have a Sanyo VPC-S1415 digital camera, the lens is stuck in the camera and won't come out. The camera will come on for a few seconds then shut off and it shows a side-view picture of a camera with the lens out with a red X over the lens. How can I fix this?


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I have a Sanyo VPC-S1415 digital camera, the lens is stuck in the camera and won't come out. The camera will come on for a few seconds then shut off and it shows a side-view picture of a camera wi


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Battery failure I charge my Pentax Optio S5z battery on the charger then put it in the camera when it is fully charged (green light comes on on the charger) but the camera won't work ie. battery is dead, as i put it back in the charger and the light comes up red like it is flat again. Sometimes I just leave it in the camera and it seems to work after a few days, then may last for a day or sometimes for ages. I'm guessing the battery is stuffed but I want to check before I buy a new one. Please


The only solution for that is to buy a new battery. I had the same problem with my canon 900Ti (NB5 battery), died after less than a year. It probably exceeded it's battery cycle life... have a nice day! ... Pentax Optio S5z Digital Camera

I own a polaroid t730 digital camera. I can take pictures using the existing memory in the camera. As soon as I insert a memory card the camera shuts down except for the red light in the front that comes on and the green light in the back comes on. I am unable to operate any of the buttons while the card is in the memory slot. I have tried 3 different memory cards including a brand new one.


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