Having problems with your Pentax Optio E80 10MP Digital Camera with 3x Wide Angle Optical Zoom and 2.7-inch LCD ?

Lens assembly does not extend when the camera is turned on. Seems jammed into the camera body.


Answers :

Hi.

This is a common problem , generally indicated as lens error. The problem is often caused by dirt or dust in the lens gears.

Possible reasons are :
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  • Faulty lens mechanism or jammed lens (camera usually turns off by itself in this case)
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  • Main board faulty.
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  • Ribbon cable to main board broken or connector defective.
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  • If there is no power at all it is the connector from batteries to main board, this is also a ribbon cable.
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You can attempt tapping gently the back of the camera while turning the camera on. Sometimes this can help the lens out.

If that does not work, then the lens must be taken apart.

I summarized the problem in this article: Lens Error.

If the camera is less than one year old will be replaced by manufacturer.
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\015\012\015\012If your warranty is expired you can get an estimate for repair from\015\012manufacturer, or from a third party like Advance Camera here :Advance Camera Repair you can book the repair online.\015\012\015\012

Regards.

Repair Help & Product Troubleshooting for Pentax Optio E80 10MP Digital Camera with 3x Wide Angle Optical Zoom and 2.7-inch LCD

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