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Lens wont go back in once camera is turned off.

I turned the camera on, took some pics. i fell, then the camera shut off, but the lens wouldnt go back in. now if i turn it on, i get the start up menu, but i can't do anything. HELP!!!
anyone have any clue on how to fix this thing!
(pentax optioA30)

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Lens motor probably blew a SMT fuse when it got jammed. either take it apart and probe for an open fuse with a miltimeter and jump it with a blob of solder, or remove batteries for 48 hours and try again. Maybe a hard reset (no battery for 48 hours) can reset a shunt type protection.

Posted on Nov 16, 2008

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