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Optio s4i shutter lock up

\015 Shutter locked up will not allow camera to power up more that a few seconds. Any thing that I can do or do I need to send in for professional help? Thanks Steve\015

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If it is under warranty i advice you give it for service as this is a pretty complicated procedure to get it fixed.
This error is caused due to the failure of lens alignment system.Try following the procedure below..
it may be the lens contacts or grit in the gears
open it up on\015\012the side of the lens you will see a row of thin gold coloured contacts\015\012that report the lens position back to the cpu sometimes these get dirty\015\012or bent.on the side of the lens is a motor, look where the gear\015\012meets the lens and use a pin to flip out any grit that is stuck in the\015\012teeth.
Its very unlikely the lens is "out of alignment" this just\015\012cant happen unless its been dropped or bashed, in which case it may be\015\012broken and needs to be sent in for proffessional service.
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