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Problem with camera

Camera appears to operate OK. Green power light adjacent mode control flickers when camera switched off. does not go out at all. It is lit up fully when camera switched on. I have been through the manual, but it does not mention this fault Any assistance would be appreciated. Regards, Tony Islip

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  • garrylochh Jun 26, 2008

    I have had the camera for about 4 years with very good results and no problems but recently, for no obvious reason, the green power light does not go out when the slider is closed, it remains on and blinks. The battery loses charge rapidly even with the slider closed. When switched on the camera appears to work normally. I have checked the Olympus manual trouble-shooting section but find no mention of such symptoms.

  • bcomfy Aug 25, 2008

    Same problem - camera works great but if there's a battery in it, the power light is always on. When the lens barrier is closed and monitor is off, the green light just flashes away until the battery is dead. I called Olympus and after consulting with his peers and supervisor and all the reference manuals he had, the customer service rep could not help me. They did send me a new battery :) but I put it in and it still flashes. Did anyone ever get a fix on this, or do I just need to take the battery out of the @#* camera every time I'm not using it? It's a GREAT camera otherwise...

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I am having the same exact problem--started Christmas day. The camera seems to lose all user set options as well with each power cycle. For instance I had it set to not beep or make noises when taking pictures, now the default factory settings always make the shutter click sound and such when taking pictures. I am wondering if there is perhaps an internal battery in this camera that is now dead that would remember those settings to cover your regular battery when changing it or if it were drained?

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