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When I press the power button the lens just keeps going in and out. And when it does come on my pictures come out blurry. I have an Olympus FE 230.

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That must be due to some mechanical defect in power button.. I too had similar problem.. the service man checked the power button and make it go alright.

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I'm pretty sure you camera needs servicing. It sounds as though there is a problem with the focussing mechanism or motor, which would cause both of those symptoms. It's quite unlikely that you can fix this yourself. Hope it's still under guarantee!

Posted on Sep 05, 2008

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Hi taataa (cute name)
Does the lens seem to come all the way out, and does it move, in and out, when you turn the zoom control back and forth ? let me know and we'll go from there.
Regards, Paul

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