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Olympus 770 SW wont turn on

Have checked that the battery is charged and we using it correctly, ie inserted correctly both in charger and in camera. Have used the camera successfully anumber of times and recharged and re-used etc. However overnight it suddenly wouldnt turn on after we charged the battery. Is it possible to lock the camera perhaps? has anyone had this problem?

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  • Anonymous Jan 21, 2009

    I have the same problem...i can turn mine on to see the pictures i have already taken but will not stay on to take a picture. i have no clue what is wrong.

  • Anonymous Jan 24, 2009

    same problem. I can turn the camera on and look at old pictures but the lens cover won't open to take new pictures. I messed with it a little bit and it did come back on and work once, but not anymore

  • timmylong Jan 24, 2009

    I have the same problem. My camera will come on so that you can look at old pictures but the lens wont open so you can take new pictures

  • Anonymous Apr 04, 2009

    Same Problem, red light flickers but screen is dark. When plugged into computer, screen comes on and all appears normal.

  • Anonymous Apr 15, 2009

    New battery, but my C-770 Olympus will not turn on. Once it would not close, but eventually I got it to close. Now with new battery it will not turn on.

    Please help.


  • Anonymous May 18, 2009

    My lens cover is open and wont close. I can view the pictures that I have already taken though. When I try to power up, there is like a quiet click click noise. I dont know what the problem is....HELP!!

  • grapes4u May 20, 2009

    The lens cover is stuck open and the camera will not power on. I have put in two different fully charged batteries and the camera will not work with either one. It was working fine and then all of a sudden went into this dead state and will not come out of it.


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Folk here only suggest ways for you to fix it.
you start by getting a very small phillips screwdriver
or a tech .

Posted on Mar 08, 2008

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SOURCE: olympus 770 sw display info

i am not sure if you can do this. I just press the middle ok button to get rid of the information.

Posted on Mar 23, 2008

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SOURCE: cannot print pictures with dates

By default Olympus cameras do not print the date on the images when they are downloaded to a PC. Olympus does not include this functionality because they feel that it detracts from image quality. There is a function of the camera called print order that you can set that it will print the date on the images but this is only if you take the card to a photo processing store. However if you use the Olympus Master software and print the images that you have previously transferred there is a check box in the print setting window that you can add the date and or time to the printed image.

Posted on Dec 22, 2008

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SOURCE: Dropped my Olympus Stylus 1050 SW... now it wont turn on!

make sure the battery is charged and if it is and u r still having this problem try pluging it in a pc to see if your camera still works if it is maybe the lenz is messed up and if thats the case i cant help u with that

Posted on Sep 21, 2009

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SOURCE: olympus 770 sw lens cover not closing

Your problem may be due to weak/worn out batteries or corrosion on the battery contacts inside the camera which can prevent the full power of the batteries from flowing into the camera. Try this free fix before you do anything else: remove the batteries and wipe the camera contacts firmly with a dry cloth (heavy corrosion may require cleaning with a wire brush, steel wool, or sandpaper). Remove any residue that may have fallen into the battery compartment during cleaning, then wipe both ends of the batteries and place them back in the camera. This cleaning clears the problem about 90% of the time. If it doesn't work for you, chances are that your batteries need to be replaced because they're just too worn to properly power the camera. And then, of course, there's the possibility that your camera may have a problem that requires professional repair.

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You are not indicating what brand and model of digital camera are you using, so all I can help you is by giving you a generic answer:
Some cameras use a battery charger, You need to remove your battery ,insert it in charger and insert charger in a wall outlet.
Other cameras use adapters that let you charge fro USB port of a computer or from wall outlet, without removing the battery.
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2. I suspect it is the "charger" that is not working correctly.  Take it back if its covered under warentee.

3. If it isn't under warentee buy a new charger or buy re-chargeable batteries with a "high" power rating 1800 Ah plus that come with a charger.

4. If all this fails then you need to go back for replacement or repair depending on your warentee situation.  But try the number one first.

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Insert the batteries correct plus to plus and minus to minus. Only one battery the wrong way around and the camera won't work. Check contacts of the batteries and in the battery compartment of your camera. Dirty or oxidised contacts can be cleaned with a dry cloth. Never use sharp tools to clean contacts or anything in or on your camera.
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When the light does not go on, when you plug it in a power outlet, the battery is not inserted correct, or the contacts are dirty.
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Make sure the power outlet works normally. and the power cable is not defect.

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First off, you can download a PDF version of the manual from the manufacturer at:
If you don't have a PDF viewer, you can download one from: (just click download under the free version)
For your convenience I've pasted the relevant information about charging the batteries from the above manual:
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Please leave feedback if this was helpful. Thanks.

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An extract from the faq about it .....

The camera no longer powers on. What could be wrong?
The battery may be dead or underpowered.
If the battery is completely drained, the camera will not power on when the Power button is pressed. If the battery is nearly drained, the camera may briefly display a Battery Empty error message and then power off, or it may power on and then quickly power off without displaying the error. In either case, charge the battery using the LI-40C battery charger bundled with the camera.
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