Having problems with your Samsung Digimax S500 Digital Camera ?

Camera frozen My samsung s500 camera is frozen. I tried to take a picture and it shut off with the lens stuck out. I haven't been able to turn it back on. The batteries are fresh. Please help.


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The autofocus motor is stuck. It's a Samsung common problem and can't be fixed by the user. If it's still under warrenty you can send it to the the listed repair facility in NYC, otherwise you might wind up paying aa much as what you bought if for. BTW, they fixed mine while it was still under warrenty and three months later, it's broken again with the same problem. My advice? DON'T BUY ANOTHER SAMSUNG PRODUCT AS LONG AS YOU LIVE!!
The autofocus motor is stuck. It's a Samsung common problem and can't be fixed by the user. If it's still under warrenty you can send it to the the listed repair facility in NYC, otherwise you might wind up paying aa much as what you bought if for. BTW, they fixed mine while it was still under warrenty and three months later, it's broken again with the same problem. My advice? DON'T BUY ANOTHER SAMSUNG PRODUCT AS LONG AS YOU LIVE!!
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Camera frozen My samsung s500 camera is frozen. I tried to take a picture and it shut off with the lens stuck out. I haven't been able to turn it back on. The batteries are fresh. Please help.


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