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  • jackspacks Oct 13, 2008

    an olympus c-460 zoom will not power up.

    I have installed new batteries, media card and connected it via USB cable to a computer. When I slide the lens cover open the zoom lens does not move. I only get flashing led's in the viewfinder

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Appears that there is a power issue... try the lithium batteries and may even clean the battery compartment area with alcohol cleaner

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