Having problems with your Pentax Optio A30 Digital Camera ?

IF MY PENTAX OPTIO A30 is turned on a blank screen

\015 IF MY PENTAX OPTIO A30 is turned on a blank white screen comes on and the lens will not come out either. It will not turn off once turned on. I have to remove the battery for it to go off. It is like something is stuck. It was working great just a few days ago\015

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It sounds like you need a new main board. Pentax in Arizona will replace the main board for about $135, or I will replace it for $65. If you just want to get rid of this camera, I also buy all Pentax Option a10, a20, a30, a40 cameras.
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IF MY PENTAX OPTIO A30 is turned on a blank screen


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