Having problems with your Pentax Optio M20 Digital Camera ?

Loud beeps, lens out, camera shuts off

\015 Starts beeping (almost a buzzer) loudly upon powering up. Lens goes back into camera and comes out.LCD shows the view through the lens, then the camera shuts off.Holding blue arrow+power allows picture review and all functions.Menu+power shows VER 1.00Green button+power - VER 0628A SBV-FIRM\015

Answers :

If you are sure the batteries are ok and fully charged...and still have\015\012problems, then you may need to return it (if it's under warranty). Or\015\012you could try resetting the camera somehow (refer to your user manual\015\012for possible faults and errors).

I tried tapping the camera on a table (not too hard - just a firm tap),\015\012and it works normally now. I know this sounds a bit extreme, and\015\012perhaps you have already solved your problem
Nothing to worry .you just have to clean the metal contacts internally where you insert the battery there r two sensors 1 on each side left and right.open the device remove the sensors and clean them gentely.you can also do it without opening but it will be more better if you open the unit as you can clean it completely.
\015\012as it happens because the sensors does not allow the device to sense the battery in the device so it gets shuts off.
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