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Camera goes on, red light, then goes off

When I turn on camera, it says "accessing files" and then the red light blinks and the camera goes off. I tried 2 new sets of batteries and that did not work and also tried leaving batteries out overnight, No change. thanks for your help!

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  • Susan Winters Jun 10, 2007

    this didn't solve my problem. the lens does extend.

  • Susan Winters Jun 14, 2007

    Hi,
    the secondry element does move.

    thanks

  • Susan Winters Jun 16, 2007

    Apparently the camera still takes photos. I just can't see anything in the display or in the photo review. I tried a few photos and then took the memory card out and put it in another device and there were photos there!

  • Susan Winters Jun 17, 2007

    So, how do I go about fixing that?

    thanks!

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Assuming this hasn't been fixed, as it is a bit old... You would have to open up the camera and short the connections to various buttons and switches to test them. If it is a button or switch, when you short that one it should start working again. It' sort of tricky to do, since you have to open it, but have it on so you can test it. Once you find the bad button or switch, it's just a matter of replacing that part.

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If the lens does not extend then the problem is that the focus element inside the lens has gotten stuck. This is a common issue on this model of camera. If you are mechanically inclined you can remove the front lens cover and front optic giving you access to the secondary optic (this is the focus element). There is a tab of plastic which is easy to grasp with fine tipped pliers, simply grasp it and tug very gently. Turn the camera on and the element should begin moving normally again. If you are not able to do this, or do not have a fine tip screw driver and pliers you can take it to a camera repair shop and give them this information. They should be able to do the procedure for you for a small fee. If the lens does extend, then this is not the problem and I am unsure how to address your problem.

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    David Millier Jun 10, 2007

    Yes, even if this is the case the outer lens will extend. When you turn on the camera look inside the lens, does the secondary element move? If it does not - then this is your problem.

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    David Millier Jun 16, 2007

    If both the outer lens and the inner lens move, then the problem is internal and probably involves a board or component failure. Konica-Minolta no longer exists, their assets were acquired by Sony last year. Getting any parts is hit and miss, we did just receive a replacement battery door for a Dimage Z2 - but this is the only part I have seen come from Sony for these Konica-Minolta cameras recently.

    You could send the camera to a repair facility like ours and get it looked at for $40, fixed for $60-$150 depending on the root cause of the problem. Or you could sell it "as-is" on ebay for $40-$60.

    Hope this helps!

  • David Millier
    David Millier Jun 17, 2007

    Congrats. You might be looking at some simple button or switch failure on the rear controls. Given that you see "accessing files" when the camera turns on, that shows that the screen is not dead.

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