Having problems with your Olympus ? Stylus 500 Digital Camera ?
Red flashing lightning bolt on the screen
\015 On the screen, there is a red flashing lightning bolt on it that wont go away.. and I can't get it to take pictures. What could be wrong.. what should I do?\015
That is the flash charging indicator blinking constantly on the screen. Unfortunately the camera will need to be sent to Olympus for service as this is a switch inside the camera that needs to be replaced. I would call Olympus Customer Service for repair process and pricing information. Their telephone number is 800-622-6372 option 2 and then option 3.
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