Having problems with your Pentax Optio A10 Digital Camera ?

My pentax option A10 turned black on the screen and won't open

\015 My pentax option A10 turned black on the screen then once I tuned it off the zoom went in and is unable to open back up. The camera will turn on the screen for a second but since the lens will not open the camera will turn off. The screen initially turned black right after a picture then i turned it off on the button and now the zoom is stuck and will not open the lens.\015

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Since the screen went black BEFORE the lens retracted, it makes me think this is a main board problem. The only other possibility is that it is the lens assembly, but since it went black BEFORE the lens retracted, I don't think that is it. I can replace the main board for $40, or you can send it to pentax in Arizona, and they will do it for about $90.
\015\012The main board is NOT something that I would suggest anyone try to replace as a DIY project. There are too many small screws, and delicate connections to deal with.
\015\012You can contact me at: mrfixitmark at comast dot net
\015\012If you just want to sell the camera as-is, I also buy all pentax a10, a20, a30, a40 cameras, in any condition.
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