Having problems with your Pentax Optio 555 Digital Camera ?

Optio 555 I have Pentax Optio 555 that stopped working when the lens became stuck in the extended position. I turned it on, the lens extended-out, and suddenly the camera was inoperative. Connected to USB to see if PC could override the lack of function but nothing. Can someone provide guidance before I have to break it apart to do internal diagnostics?


Answers :

According to Pentax, storing the camera lens-down in a warm area for an extended period (a week) can help re-lubricate the retractor drive in cases like this.

This camera seems to have a predisposition to lens retraction problems. Try some gentle nudging, Even a small piece of debris can jam the mechanism, so it might just need a little push or pull.

As for not even turning on anymore- does this camera use a Pentax rechargeable battery, or can it use conventional batteries?
Reinstall it again in the computer
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