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Pentax Optio S5i - Zoom Lens Stuck IN.......!!

Hi, my 4yr old unfortuneatley got hold of my camera and now it will not turn on. When pressing on/off switch green light comes on for about 30 secs there are 3 beeps and then light goes off. It appears that the zoom lens is stuck in..does anyone have any ideas how I might rectify this as I have phoned a repair shop and the quote seemed very high just to look at it without any parts etc. Thanks

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  • smash44 Jan 29, 2008

    This is my problem, but it seems the lens is stuck out!! HELP!

  • Catinka Apr 10, 2008

    same problem here. lens is stuck in. when i try to switch it on, the green light powers up, there's a beep from inside the camera, and nothing. love the camera. gutted!

  • Anonymous Jun 01, 2008

    Got exactly the same problem, lens is stuck in. Tried eevrything. Just bought a replacement on E bay for $80

  • Nikki Sedge Aug 17, 2008

    Hi, my 4yr old unfortuneatley got hold of my camera and now it will not turn on. When pressing on/off switch green light comes on for about 30 secs there are 3 beeps and then light goes off. It appears that the zoom lens is stuck in..does anyone have any ideas how I might rectify this as I have phoned a repair shop and the quote seemed very high just to look at it without any parts etc. Thanks

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You can try removing the battery and leaving out overnight then putting it back and charging it up then try the power. This has worked for some people but not all.

Posted on Sep 08, 2005

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Hold the OK key for 5 seconds while powering on the camera. this unlocks the menu and key modes.

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happened to me a couple times & after recharging battery, still stuck, so manually pushed it in when motor was running trying to close it.

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I have lost my cd for my optio s5i pentax camera and have a new laptop how can I get another cd or download software so I can transfer photos onto my laptop

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SOURCE: Pentax Optio A30 - turns off when I zoom in

This might sound a bit silly, but as I have posted earlier I had a similar problem As soon as he lens came out ready to take pictures it retracted and turned off. Because i haave decided to buy another camera I held the Optio in my right hand and banged it into the palm of my left hand. No great shock to the camera, but hey presto it now works. Not sure if I can rely on it though......what does anyone else think about this?

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