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Can't take pictures

Had the camera for about 3 Years now with no problems. Tonight turned the camera as normal and tried to take a photo. Nothing happened. Screen appears normal, batteries fine, CF card formatted correctly. Flash bulb flashes orange, but that is about it, any help appreciated. Regards Kopite0168

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Re: Can't take pictures

The focus element within your lens may not be moving normally. This can be due to contamination such as sand, impact, or failure of the motor itself. If the lens cannot resolve proper focus the auto focus system on the chip will not continue to take the picture. Another possible reason is that the button has simply failed. David Millier Advance Camera Repair

Posted on Feb 24, 2007

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