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Olympus FE 170 Digital problem

My camera will cycle on and off, and allow review of pictures on chip. When I attempt to take a picture, the screen goes blank, and shutter, although open, remains un responsive to zoom or shoot button.

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Power issue... you may want to try lithium AA or send camera to repair

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