Having problems with your Olympus FE-280 Digital Camera ?

Hello, my camera is 3 yrs old & its been fine. After taking a couple of shots the other day when I turn it on it makes a bleeps & seems to be trying to set the focus then the screen is just blank & the lights on red & I cant take a pic. It will let me go into the menu & to see previous pics. Ive tried restoring the factory settings. Dpo you think it could be repaired? Thanks


Answers :

Hi berny_hayes,

This problem can be solved by reinstalling the software which is inbuilt in the camera, possibly a new firmware version which could also have some additional bug fixes.

The software can be installed only by an authorized Olympus service center, and it's risky to handover the camera to a local service center for reinstalling the software as this could damage the camera further if it has been worked on without any professional caution.

I would suggest you to try out the below tips before submitting the camera to an authorized service center.

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  1. Check if the camera is on the internal memory mode or memory card storage mode, if any of these two volumes is full and is the active storage medium, the camera won't allow any additional pictures as a result of low disc space.
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  3. Check the camera with a different battery , possibly if you can borrow it for testing from your friends or colleague , so this would give you a sure idea that it's not a battery problem.
Hope this helps ..:) Your feedback would be appreciated.
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