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Clamshell is sticking

The sliding "clamshell" on this camera sticks or will not connect

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The problem you are describing is a problem with the sensor behind the lens cover door. It seems to have failed and needs to be replaced.

Olympus will charge a flat rate repair fee for this product. The cost is $83 plus your local sales tax. This covers parts and labor, factory cleaning and diagnostic check, 6 month warranty and the cost of shipping the product back to you is all included in that price.

Posted on Mar 17, 2009

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As a last resort you could copy the full card to a computer and then delete the pictures on the card and use that again.

Here is the error list from the camera manual.
This is all I can suggest from here.

"Reinsert the Memory Stick Error"

Insert the "Memory Stick Duo" correctly.

The inserted "Memory Stick Duo"cannot be used in your camera
(See below).

The "Memory Stick Duo" is damaged.

The terminal section of the "Memory Stick Duo" is dirty

Compatible cards.
Memory Stick Duo (without MagicGate)
Memory Stick Duo (with MagicGate) *1 *2
MagicGate Memory Stick Duo *1
Memory Stick PRO Duo *1 *2
---
NOT compatible
Memory Stick (without MagicGate)
Memory Stick (with MagicGate)
MagicGate Memory Stick
Memory Stick PRO
----

Some Memory Stick Duo have a write protect switch on the back.
You cannot record, edit or delete images if you
slide the write-protect switch to LOCK with a
fine-tipped object



*1
"Memory Stick Duo", "MagicGate Memory
Stick Duo" and "Memory Stick PRO Duo" are
equipped with MagicGate functions.
MagicGate is copyright protection technology
that uses encryption technology. Data
recording/playback th
at requires MagicGate
functions cannot be performed with this
camera.

*2
Supports high-speed data transfer using a
parallel interface.

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I have several older Sony digital camera that I converted to use the newer Sony Memory Stick Pro Duo cards, it works great ! I checked your Sony model on Ebay and you have to scroll down a bit to see those adapters I just mentioned, some sell with the adapter and the newer memory stick already included in the price.

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You need to find out if the problem is with the camera or the stick. Firstly make sure that the write protection slide on the stick hasn't moved as this will stop the camera formatting it.

Then get hold of another stick and try it in the camera. If it works then its obviously a stick problem. If not then the camera has a fault. A local repair shop should be able to repair at a reasonable price.

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The little sliding in connection pieces could be broken or cracked or the memory stick could be genirec and is not compatible with your camera type.

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take your memory stick out of your camera and theres this sliding thing on the back...slide it so that its not on the lock side? does that make any sense? well..good luck!

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