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Re: Lense Damage in side
It depends on the nature of the damage. What are the symptoms? For example, does it fail to zoom in and out, does it fail to focus properly, do you see something out of the ordinary when you look through the viewfinder? Have you taken some test pictures? If so, what did the photos look like. If you can give me the specifics, I can probably advise you correctly.
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Hi! Better check it with qualified technecian. It might damage everything if you force it. The lense broke inside. It needs to be replaced or adjust the screw to lossen so that lens will go back to its original position.
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hi there, i am sorry but there is no reset button that can fix this problem. the gears on the lense have been dis lodged and needs to be reposition. the camara would have to be picked down completly for the lense to be removed and this is nothing you can do unless you know what you are doing. once re-posistioned the error code will go away and your camara will work as normal.you will need a technition and i cant do it for you because i am all the way i the caribbean (barbados to be exact) good luck and let me know if you get it repaired please.
I gave the lense part of the camara a moderate slap, and the camara has worked fine since. looks like a lot of people have the same problem. Most of the people call it black screen problem. the shutter gets stuck. Tap it a few times on the side of the lense part of the camara moving it from bright to dark objects back and forth.
This happens du to friction in the movement of the lense assembly. Did you happen to drop it in sand or on hard surface. If the camera if exposed to sand, just the cleaning of the lense assembly,( gears and the barrels) will solve the problem. But, if any damage is there then the complete lense unit needs replacement.
What is most likely happening is there is damage to the lens or the lens mechanism and you should have the camera looked at by an authorized service technician. I will say that digital camera repairs often exceed the value of the camera, but it can't hurt to get an estimate done. I hope this helps!
Give the lense side of the camara a few moderate slaps while moving camara from bright to dark obgects back and forth. the shutter gets stuck and doesn't respond to changing light. that's why outdoor pictures are usually too bright and indoor pictures are black.
I had the same problem with my Nikon coolpix camera. Fortunately, I found a very strange solution from google.com :
"Hit the camera on the palm of your hand a few times (hit the side of the camera , not the lens). Try it slow at first, if it does not work try to hit it harder (but gently). "
I'm not sure if it will work with an Olympus camera and if this is a permanent solution ( a co-worker borrowed and lost my camera after a few months!!) . Also, there is a risk that you will permanently damage the camera. If your camera is under warrany send it for repair.