Having problems with your Samsung Digimax S500 Digital Camera ?

S500 Lens will not shut and it beeps and cuts off. Can you tell me how to fix it?



Answers :

The 3 beeping sound as ou call it annoying means that the camera has low battery capacity. the lens is stuck out because there is incorrect battery connection. there is an option on the camera setting for the battery type. try this one:
-turn the camera on
-click on Menu button
-select options using left/right, up/down button
-select Set up 2
-Select Battery type
-Select Alkaline for non-rechargable
or Ni-MH for rechargable
-click OK button

this setting should be done when using camera for the first time and whenever you are switching battery types, from rechargable to non-rechargable and vice versa.
This sounds like a battery problem.  Make sure that it is fully charged or you replace the batteries and clean all battery contacts in addition to using some canned air to blow out the camera.  Let me know if this works, if not I will research it further.
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