Having problems with your Samsung NV10 Digital Camera ?

Hi, my Samsung nv10 camera, when switching on, only the auto focus light comes on. The lens does not pop out or open. The only way to switch off the aoto focus light is then to remove the battery. Any ideas?


Answers :

If you have recently dropped the camera you may have damaged the lens\015\012tube (housing). This damage will prevent the lens from moving properly\015\012and will cause the camera to shut itself off after a few seconds. If\015\012the lens is damaged the camera will require professional repair. If\015\012the lens is not damaged, the problem may be battery related. Make sure\015\012that\015\012you have the correct battery type installed, and that the batteries are\015\012fresh/fully charged. If the problem persists, you may have corrosion\015\012on the battery contacts inside that camera that is preventing full\015\012battery power from flowing to the camera. Remove the batteries and\015\012wipe the inside camera contacts firmly with a dry cloth (heavy\015\012corrosion may require cleaning with a wire brush, steel wool, or sand\015\012paper). Remove any residue that may have fallen into the battery\015\012compartment during cleaning, then wipe both ends of the batteries and\015\012reinstall them in the camera. This cleaning solves the problem about\015\01290% of the time, and I hope it works for you.
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